UN seeks to build peace talks on fragile Syria truce
A total of 135 people were killed in the first week of a partial truce in Syria in areas covered by the deal.
A blackout leaves entire nation of Syria without electricity
War-torn Syria was hit Thursday by a nationwide power cut, state television reported, but the cause was not immediately known.
The refugee crisis is turning more girls into child brides
For many parents, it is a desperate measure sought in extreme circumstances.
Syria rebels say attacks by army and Russian planes threaten truce
The agreement, which is in its second day and has drastically curbed violence but not stopped it entirely, is the first of its kind to be attempted in four years.
Russia has stopped sorties over all of Syria so it doesn't accidentally bomb the wrong place
Russia doesn't want any 'bombing mistakes' to get in the way of the ceasefire.
Syrian opposition supports idea of two-week ceasefire
US-MIDEAST-CRISIS-SYRIA-GOVERNMENT:Syrian opposition supports idea of two-week ceasefire
Syria's ceasefire is set to begin Saturday, say the US and Russia
The United States and Russia announced they are 'prepared to work together' on this.
War crimes are rampant in Syria, UN inquiry finds
It's not surprising, of course. But a UN commission of inquiry says that accountability for these horrors must be part of the peace process.
IS blasts kill more than 150 as US, Russia press Syria truce
A string of suicide bombings near a Shiite shrine outside Syria's capital and in Homs claimed by jihadists killed more than 150 people Sunday, as Washington and Moscow worked to secure a ceasefire.
Islamic State cuts salaries as coalition torches their cash
Hundreds of millions of dollars are believed to have been destroyed in coalition air strikes targeting cash hoards used to finance the terror group.
Missile strikes on north Syria schools and hospitals kill 50
Airstrikes have hit at least five medical facilities and two schools in northern Syria, the United Nations said Monday.
Syria doesn't look close to a 'cessation of hostilities'
Last week, world powers agreed to halt fighting in Syria — with many caveats. On Monday, airstrikes hit two Syrian hospitals, killing more than a dozen people.
Turkey strikes Kurd, regime forces in Syria, mulls ground attack
'If there is a strategy [against the Islamic State], then Turkey and Saudi Arabia could enter into a ground operation,' Turkey's foreign minister said.
Unsurprisingly, Russia denies hitting civilians in Syria
Several Western countries have said there is no hope for progress without a halt to the Russian bombing, which has decisively turned the balance of power in favor of Assad.
One Turkish town has done so much for Syrian refugees it’s up for the Nobel Peace Prize
'There is no difference between us,' says Halil, the owner of a cafe frequented by Syrians.
World powers agree to a 'cessation of hostilities' in Syria — sort of
Parties not involved in the agreement: The Syrian regime and the Islamic State.
NATO deploys warships to Aegean Sea to deal with Europe's refugee crisis
Germany and Turkey, both seeking to limit the influx of migrants, requested the operation. NATO insists it's not focused on 'pushing back refugee boats.'
The brutal offensive on Aleppo, as told by the Syrians who survived it
Turkish hospitals are filling up with victims.
Chechen strongman claims Russian spies are infiltrating Islamic State
Pro-Kremlin Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov has claimed spies from his region of Russia are being sent to Syria to assist Moscow in its bombing campaign.
Check out this 'wearable shelter' designed for Syrian refugees
The prototype coat uses origami-inspired folding to transform into a tent or sleeping bag.
Canada will end its airstrikes in Iraq and Syria on February 22
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the decision on Monday at a press conference with Defense Minister Hargit Sajjan and other senior officials.
The latest crisis in the ongoing human tragedy that is the Syrian civil war
A Russian-backed Syrian offensive in Aleppo has sent tens of thousands of civilians fleeing to the Turkish border. Now they have nowhere to go.
Tens of thousands fleeing a Syrian government offensive have nowhere to hide
Fear and desperation stalk northern Syria as airstrikes rain down on Aleppo province.
Syrians flee to Turkish border as Aleppo assault intensifies
US-MIDEAST-CRISIS-SYRIA:Syrians flee to Turkish border as Aleppo assault intensifies
20,000 Syrians stranded at Turkey border after Aleppo siege
Up to 20,000 Syrians fleeing a government advance in northern Aleppo province have gathered at a border crossing with Turkey, the United Nations said on Friday.
No one knows how to help Syria — except by pledging lots of money
An international conference hopes to raise around $9 billion to assist displaced Syrians. They should take cash, not credit.
US demands Russia immediately halt airstrikes in Syria, as peace talks collapse
The United States demanded Thursday that Russia immediately halt its bombing campaign in Syria after a breakdown in peace talks exposed the deep rift among world powers.
Peace talks on Syria are stalled, but the war is moving quickly — in Assad's favor
Government forces are seeking to cut off a rebel-held part of Aleppo from a crucial supply line.
Syria cannot afford a lost generation
Save the Children calls for a stronger humanitarian response to secure young Syrians' education and future.
Amazingly, key leaders are still optimistic about Syria talks
The Islamic State claimed twin blasts in Damascus on Sunday that killed at least 60 people and threw off negotiators in Geneva, where peace talks were maybe somehow about to start.
The US is killing more civilians in Iraq and Syria than it acknowledges
The US government has publicly acknowledged just 21 civilian deaths in coalition airstrikes. That number is impossibly low.