Syria regime pounds Aleppo as UN backs call for truce
Syria's regime intensified air strikes on rebel-held areas of Aleppo province Monday, as the UN backed a call by its top aid official for a humanitarian truce in the city.
Film shows Syria rebels beheading boy
An earlier clip shows fighters accusing the boy of being a member of Al Quds brigade, a Palestinian group fighting with the regime forces.
Fear in Syria's rebel-held Aleppo as regime lays siege
Civilians in rebel-held parts of Syria's Aleppo expressed fears Monday of a lengthy government siege, as food supplies dwindled after regime troops seized the only road into the city's east.
Aleppo, Syria is about to run out of food
As the US and Russia butt heads, residents in Aleppo say food and fuel are running out. Meanwhile Syrian government forces look poised to besiege the city.
Syria opposition warns of Aleppo starvation amid siege fears
Assad's regime is seeking to control Aleppo's Castello Road — the rebels' last lifeline into the northern city — and impose a blanket siege, the National Coalition says.
Tens of thousands of civilians trapped in Syria's Manbij
US-backed fighters began an offensive in the Aleppo province city, which has been held by ISIS since 2014, nearly two weeks ago.
US says Assad vow to reconquer Syria 'discouraging'
The Syrian leader vowed to recapture "every inch" of Syria in his first address to a newly-installed parliament in Damascus.
This photo looks a lot like US boots on the ground in Syria
When do military advisers become combatants? After Delil Souleiman's photos, many are wondering again about the US role in Syria.
Becoming a refugee: Essays by young Syrians
Five people who fled the war write about their life-changing journeys to a new home in Europe.
Thousands flee IS offensive in northern Syria
Thousands of civilians have fled an Islamic State offensive against non-jihadist rebels in northern Syria into territory controlled by a US-backed Kurdish-led alliance.
At least 60,000 dead in Syria regime prisons
Tens of thousands have died in Syrian government prisons over the past five years from torture or dire humanitarian conditions, a monitor said Saturday.
Hezbollah says Islamist extremists killed military chief in Syria
Lebanese Shiite militant group Hezbollah on Saturday blamed Sunni extremists for killing its top military commander in Syria and vowed to keep fighting to defend President Bashar al-Assad's regime.
Who killed Hezbollah's top commander in Syria?
Hezbollah’s most senior military official is dead. A lawmaker is blaming a usual target: Israel.
Residents begin to return after truce is extended in Syria's Aleppo
Displaced families returned home and schools reopened in rebel-held districts of Aleppo on Saturday.
Residents emerge as truce takes hold in Syria's Aleppo
The Syrian army has agreed to a two-day ceasefire in the city.
The other Islamic state: al-Qaeda is still fighting for an emirate of its own
A woman who fled war in a Syrian city speaks about life under al-Qaeda's strong Syria branch, Jabhat al-Nusra.
Russia, US scramble to halt fighting in Syria's Aleppo
Russia said Sunday it was working to freeze fighting in Syria's Aleppo as US Secretary of State John Kerry was due in Geneva in a bid to restore a nationwide ceasefire.
Residents flee as air strikes shake Syria's Aleppo
Terrified residents fled a new wave of air strikes on rebel-held areas of Syria's second city Aleppo on Saturday, as a "freeze" in fighting held on two other fronts.
Aleppo mourns Syrian doctor killed in airstrike
"Dr Maaz was considered the best pediatrician and was one of the last ones left in this hell," said one of his colleagues.
US, UN condemn Syria hospital bombing in war-ravaged Aleppo
The United States and the United Nations Thursday condemned an air strike on a hospital in Syria's Aleppo, with Washington demanding that Russia restrain its Syrian ally.
A former hostage of extremists in Syria thinks the US needs to talk to Assad
American journalist Theo Padnos thinks much more can be done to help Westerners still held captive by extremists in Syria.
Sending troops to Syria would be 'mistake', Obama warns
US President Barack Obama warned Sunday that it would be a "mistake" to send Western troops into Syria to overthrow the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.
Document leak in Syria ‘enough to convict Assad of war crimes’
The evidence of crimes against humanity is stronger against President Bashar al-Assad than against those who led the genocide in Rwanda, says a former war-crimes prosecutor.
Mass grave of victims of IS found in Syria's Palmyra
Syrian troops have found a mass grave containing the bodies of 42 people executed by Islamic State jihadists in Palmyra, as Washington warned the group's leader will eventually "taste justice".
Why the mixed feelings about Assad's recapture of Palmyra from the Islamic State
Some experts are glad the archaeological gems are free from ISIS's grip, but they're afraid of what the Syrian regime will do with this victory.
Syria troops press advance after blow to IS in Palmyra
Syrian forces pressed their offensive against the Islamic State group on Monday, the day after seizing control of the ancient city of Palmyra in a major blow for the jihadists.
Palmyra ruins generally 'in good shape': Syria antiquities chief
Ancient artifacts in Palmyra are in much better shape than expected, Syria's antiquities chief said Sunday after regime forces recaptured the city from the Islamic State.
Syria forces retake Palmyra from IS in major symbolic victory
Syrian government forces recaptured the famed ancient city of Palmyra on Sunday in a major symbolic victory over the Islamic State jihadist group, a military source said.
If the Syrian civil war happened in your country, it would look like this
This application simulates what the scale of the war would be if it were happening where you live.
Here’s the other reason Putin is pulling out of Syria
'Mission accomplished' does not quite cover his motivation for calling time-out.
If these Syrian kids’ drawings don’t move you, what will?
This conflict has starved millions of young minds, and that must stop now.