Battle for Aleppo

Whitewashing Assad and his allies must be challenged

When we leave whitewashers to continue their campaigns unchecked, we put our own voices at risk of being marginalised.

by Malak Chabkoun

Inside Story

Syria war crimes probe: Will anyone be charged?

UN votes to set up panel to investigate atrocities committed during nearly six years of war that have devastated Syria.

Inside Story

Aleppo: Beginning of the end of Syria's war?

Forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad on the verge of capturing the key city of Aleppo, but at a heavy cost.

Battle for Aleppo

Assad: Capturing Aleppo 'huge step' to end Syria's war

Syrian president rejects opposition ceasefire offer as his army tightens the noose on rebel-held part of the key city.

Battle for Aleppo

Even as the bombs rain on Syria, hope for a better future

After five years covering the horrible human cost of Syria's war, Al Jazeera's Osama Bin Javaid is struck by the resilience of the people.

Syria's Civil War

France pushes for sanctions against Assad government

Foreign minister says meeting to be held in Paris to confront strategy of "total war by Syrian regime and its allies".

Special series

Syria: Witnesses for the Prosecution

Meet the evidence hunters risking it all to collect and document evidence of war crimes committed during Syria's war.

Special series

The Disappeared of Syria

A look at the invisible weapon of Bashar al-Assad's regime: the kidnapping and torture of tens of thousands of Syrians.

Syria's Civil War

Food running out in Aleppo as harsh winter starts

UN warns there will soon be no food left to distribute in rebel-held sector unless aid is immediately allowed in.

War & Conflict

Syria, the Spanish Civil War and foreign legions

Like in the Spanish Civil War, the "foreign legions" are complicating the resolution of the conflict in Syria.

by Ibrahim Al-Marashi

Politics

Mosul and Aleppo: A tale of two cities

They may only be 600km apart but the types of warfare both cities are experiencing are markedly different.

by James Denselow

Syria's Civil War

UN rights chief denounces Aleppo raids as 'war crimes'

UN human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein says the situation in Syria's Aleppo should be referred to the ICC.

Syria's Civil War

Aleppo pounded as Assad vows to 'clean' besieged city

Air strikes continue pummelling rebel-held Aleppo as Syrian president says taking city is key to capturing other areas.

War & Conflict

When will Iran abandon Assad?

Iran's interests in Syria will very soon supersede its support for Bashar al-Assad.

by Ahmed al-Burai

Politics

Syria: Do people really care?

The enormity of the crisis in Syria is almost indigestible to those who do not see it directly.

by James Denselow