October 23, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The Russian military announced an 11-hour ceasefire for Thursday to allow civilians, rebel fighters and injured persons to leave the area, promising them safe passage.
October 22, 2016 - 16:46 GMT
Foreign Policy reports that a staffer for Congressman Doug Lamborn asked about popping the Syrian president during a meeting.
October 22, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
The suspect allegedly participated in the abduction on February 17, 2013 and was "involved in guarding the kidnapped victim (a Canadian lawyer) between March and June 2013".
October 22, 2016 - 11:53 GMT
Many displaced Syrians are heading to the newly-freed, half-shattered town of Jarablus, which has become a symbol of Turkey's intervention in the Syrian war. But it is far from clear what awaits them there, and whether the nascent buffer zone is sustainable.
October 21, 2016 - 21:26 GMT
Images surface of escape routes given to east Aleppans from the regime.
October 21, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Russia has told the UN it will stop bombing rebel-held eastern Aleppo for 11 hours a day over the next four days.
October 21, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Continued shelling from both sides casts doubt on the 'humanitarian pause' in fighting that was supposed to take place.
October 20, 2016 - 19:08 GMT
Turkey bombs YPG in Syria, revealing complexities of international relations
October 20, 2016 - 18:17 GMT
Passport fraud could sweeping the globe faster than Syrian refugees are fleeing; in fact, the practice is not limited to the Syrian refugee community but is also the preserve shady business oligarchs.
October 20, 2016 - 15:11 GMT
"None of these incidents were true. You can have it manipulated and it is manipulated," Assad said. "This is a false picture, not a real one."
October 20, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Turkey launched an unprecedented military operation in northern Syria on August 24, sending tanks and striking extremist targets along with Kurdish groups seen by the West as an effective force in combatting Daesh.
October 20, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The shipment was in support of Lebanon's continued fight against Daesh and other militant groups operating in the country and on its border with Syria.
October 20, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Few civilians appear to be leaving Aleppo, too, whether because they are unable to find a safe way out or because they prefer to stay in their homes.
October 20, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Both Russia and Syria said they had halted airstrikes around Aleppo ahead of Thursday's eight-hour truce.
October 19, 2016 - 15:15 GMT
Russia accused Belgium of a bombing in Hassajik, outside of Aleppo, and is demanding an apology. But Belgium denies carrying out the attack.