War & Conflict
Russia's defence ministry says its fighter jets teamed up with Turkish warplanes to hit ISIL in northern Syria's Al Bab.
Syria's Civil War
by Mariya Petkova
Middle East15 Jan 2017 14:26 GMT
Shiraaz Mohamed taken by unidentified armed men near Turkey border while on assignment for Gift of the Givers charity.
Maps15 Jan 2017 08:03 GMT
A map of the Syrian civil war that shows who controls what after five years of fighting.
War & Conflict14 Jan 2017 18:32 GMT
Clashes continue in parts of Syria in advance of scheduled peace talks in the Kazakh capital later this month.
Syria's Civil War13 Jan 2017 15:40 GMT
Deal reached after damaged water infrastructure in Wadi Barada left 5.5 million in Damascus area enduring shortages.
Syria's Civil War13 Jan 2017 12:19 GMT
Large plumes of smoke rise over the capital with the Syrian army accusing Israel of targeting Mazzeh military airport.
Syria's Civil War13 Jan 2017 05:05 GMT
Suicide bomb blast kills at least eight people in the Syrian capital, according to a monitoring group.
Maps12 Jan 2017 13:15 GMT
Aleppo, once Syria's largest city, is an important battleground in the war with at least 250,000 besieged in the east.
Battle for Aleppo12 Jan 2017 12:10 GMT
UNESCO representatives are expected in Damascus next week to discuss ways of salvaging Aleppo's heritage.
Syria's Civil War11 Jan 2017 18:15 GMT
The damage to water infrastructure supplying Damascus has left some 5.5 million people without water.
War & Conflict11 Jan 2017 15:34 GMT
Russia reportedly confirms date for upcoming Syria negotiations in Kazakhstan's capital amid concerns over participants.
Middle East11 Jan 2017 07:09 GMT
Russia seems intent on a political solution in Syria but it will have to press Assad harder to accept it.
War & Conflict10 Jan 2017 14:30 GMT
Local news reports say clashes erupt in front of city's police station, with suicide bomber shot dead during attack.
Middle East10 Jan 2017 07:33 GMT
Health workers in rebel-held Damascus suburb say daily attacks by Syrian troops are stretching them to the limit.
Middle East10 Jan 2017 05:17 GMT
Coalition official confirms soldiers carried out operation against armed group in eastern province of Deir Az Zor.
Middle East09 Jan 2017 15:49 GMT
In interviews with French media, Syrian leader says military victory in Aleppo was the "tipping point" in the conflict.
by Yezid Sayigh
by John Bell
by Batoul Karbijha
by Marwan Bishara
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