Battle for Aleppo

UN envoy: Aleppo residents at risk of extermination

UN envoy urges access to residents of eastern Aleppo as at least 51 civilians killed while fleeing the fighting.

Battle for Aleppo

East Aleppo 'catastrophic' as tens of thousands flee

Civilians fearful as fighting edges closer, with government campaign making advances on rebel-held area.


'Israeli jets' strike outside Damascus, no casualties

Syrian army says Israeli jets fired two missiles at an area west of the capital, causing no casualties.

Battle for Aleppo

Aleppo: Up to 20,000 flee as government advances

France calls for emergency UN Security Council session as battles rage for control of Syria's second city.

Middle East

US: Air strikes killing dozens of Syrian troops legal

Pentagon investigation shows US-led coalition bombed Syrian army loyalists after mistaking them for ISIL fighters.

Battle for Aleppo

Exodus as Syria rebels lose northeast Aleppo

Rebels lose northern neighbourhoods in besieged east as army and allies advance in offensive to take entire city.

Battle for Aleppo

Syria government forces split rebel-held Aleppo in two

Syrian army captures large parts of eastern Aleppo from rebels as thousand flee fighting on the frontlines.

Battle for Aleppo

German lawyers seek criminal case against Syria's Assad

Targeted bombing of hospitals and civilian areas in Aleppo cited as evidence of atrocities by the Syrian military.


Aleppo: Who controls what

Aleppo, once Syria's largest city, is an important battleground in the war with at least 250,000 besieged in the east.

Battle for Aleppo

How much longer can east Aleppo hold out?

With hospitals destroyed, winter weather setting in and food running low, people in east Aleppo are running out of time.

Battle for Aleppo

Syria army captures key Aleppo districts

Government takes two key neighbourhoods as bombing raids on rebel areas intensify in and around the major city.

Inside Story

Who uses chlorine gas in Syria?

The warring sides in Syria stand accused of attacking civilians with chlorine gas.

Battle for Aleppo

Syria army captures rebel-held Hanano area in Aleppo

Government forces capture largest rebel-held district of Aleppo as rebels admit to a collapsing frontline.

Syria's Civil War

Aleppo 'faces starvation' amid continued bombardment

Deadly offensive continues as residents of eastern Aleppo face harsh winter conditions and critically low food supplies.

Syria's Civil War

Turkey clinic 'running out of prosthetics' for Syrians

Doctors at one rehabilitation centre say they'll be unable distribute artificial limbs by February due to high demand.