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Without elaborating, John Kerry said both countries saw the situation as urgent and were not waiting for the change of US administration. (AFP/File)
December 03, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Lavrov told a news conference the road to eastern Aleppo was now safe for humanitarian convoys.
This undated photo courtesy of Ahmad al-Khatib, a media activist in Aleppo, shows Syrian social worker Anas al-Basha, 24, dressed as a clown, distributing toys to children in Aleppo, Syria. (Twitter)
December 03, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Known for dressing up as a clown, he was also a centre director for Space of Hope, which tries to provide services for people in opposition areas.
British Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson speaks at Chatham House in central London, on December 2, 2016. (AFP/Ben Stansall)
December 02, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
Johnson underscored the need for Syria to remain a united country, but said he could not 'see that happening under Assad.'
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December 01, 2016 - 14:47 GMT
The actress has caused people to stop and think with her Twitter post on Syria.
Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said neither Russia nor the Syrian government had anything to do with the strike that killed four Turkish soldiers inside Syria. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Turkey earlier blamed the Syrian government for the strike that killed four Turkish troops.
Queen Rania dedicated the award to Jordanians, whom she described as the “greatest humanitarians I know” for opening their homes and hearts to Syrian refugees. (Twitter/Rania Al Abdullah)
December 01, 2016 - 11:31 GMT
The Foreign Press Association has presented its newly-created Humanitarian Award to Jordan's Queen Rania in recognition of her work addressing the Syrian refugee crisis.
24 year old Anas al-Basha was killed in an airstrike in Aleppo. (Twitter)
December 01, 2016 - 10:55 GMT
24-year-old Anas al-Basha brought smiles to the faces of the area’s traumatized children.
Hundreds of civilians have been killed in both sides of the divided city by government airstrikes and rebel shelling since November 15. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The meeting came hours after 45 people died attempting to flee rebel-held areas in the city's east under shelling.
Nearly 50,000 people have fled eastern Aleppo for the government-held west and a Kurdish-held district over the last few days, as fighting intensifies. (AFP/File)
December 01, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Nearly 50,000 people have fled eastern Aleppo for the government-held west and a Kurdish-held district since government forces advanced deep into the enclave in recent days.
Almost 50,000 people have fled Aleppo as fighting continues. (AFP/File)
November 30, 2016 - 13:28 GMT
If Assad wrests control of the city, “the war is essentially over,” a US defense official told the Huffington Post earlier this year.
Turkish soldiers sit in a tank driving to Syria from the Turkish Syrian border city of Karkamis in the southern region of Gaziantep, on August 27, 2016. (AFP/File)
November 30, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Turkey launched an incursion into northern Syria in August, sending tanks, fighter jets and special forces over the border. It aims to sweep Daesh from a roughly 90-km strip of the Syrian border and prevent Kurdish militia groups from seizing territory in their wake.
A sculpture of an Israeli soldier standing guard is seen next to a sign for tourists. (AFP/File)
November 30, 2016 - 10:06 GMT
The Syrian report stated that two missiles were fired from Lebanese airspace and that no one was injured in the strikes.
Since mid-November, more than 694 civilians have been killed in regime attacks on eastern Aleppo. (AFP/File)
November 30, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Warplanes targeted civilians as they attempted to flee the Al-Myassar district to the Bab al-Nairab neighborhood in opposition-held areas of eastern Aleppo.
Mistaken airstrike by US, British, Danish and Australian warplanes killed at least 83 people. (AFP/File)
November 30, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The US-led airstrike near Deir al-Zour in Syria's east on September 18 was supposed to target Islamic State fighters, but instead the bombs landed on Syrian forces.
Syrian regime forces have recently stepped up their attacks on opposition-held parts of eastern Aleppo in an effort to retake the city and advance on Idlib. (AFP/File)
November 29, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
"At least 25 were killed -- mostly women and children -- and scores more injured."
Displaced families arrive at a makeshift camp in a government-held area (George Ourfalian/AFP)
November 29, 2016 - 13:14 GMT
Many on Twitter stood in solidarity as civilians fled bombardment.