Middle East

Trump hints at possible military action in Syria

US president says 'something should happen' to Syrian President Assad in retaliation for deadly gas attack in Idlib.

Donald Trump hints at military action in Syria

Opinion

Implications for a Syrian transition under Assad

Though some Syrians will accept his rule, embarking on a reconciliation process would be difficult with Assad in power.

Sultan Barakat

by Sultan Barakat

Sultan Barakat

Opinion

Six must-read opinions on Syria's sixth war anniversary

On the day of the sixth anniversary of the civil war, here are the opinions that shed light on what happened in Syria.

Al Jazeera Round Table

by Al Jazeera Round Table

Al Jazeera Round Table

Syria's Civil War

Astana talks marred by Syrian armed opposition boycott

Days after a high-level meeting between Russia and Turkey, Syria’s armed opposition refuse to attend new round of talks.

Middle East

US 'invaders' in Syria not helpful, Assad says

But Syrian president says there could be room for cooperation with US President Donald Trump in the fight against ISIL.

Syria's Bashar al-Assad calls US forces 'invaders'

Syria's Civil War

Ahrar al-Sham: 'ISIL is not fighting Assad'

Al Jazeera speaks with Ahrar Al Sham's spokesperson about rebel infighting, the negotiations and Syria's future.

Battle for Raqqa: 'Difficult and complicated'

Middle East

UN: 'Looming catastrophe' in Syria's besieged towns

UN official urges Syria war players to allow life-saving aid deliveries to 60,000 civilians trapped in four towns.

UN: 'Looming catastrophe' in four besieged towns

Middle East

Syrian government 'ready' for prisoner swap with rebels

State media says Assad government 'continuously ready' for prisoner exchange with rebels before upcoming peace talks.

Syrian government 'ready' for prisoner swap with rebels

Middle East

Russia, Turkey, Iran discuss Syria ceasefire in Astana

Russia, Iran and Turkey meet in the Kazakh capital to further discuss efforts to strengthen Syria's fragile truce.

Russia, Turkey, Iran discuss Syria ceasefire in Astana

Opinion

Will Assad ever be tried for his crimes?

Documentation of violations and crimes in Syria is the first step in the pursuit of justice.

Noha Aboueldahab

by Noha Aboueldahab

Noha Aboueldahab

Jabhat Fath al-Sham

Air strikes kill dozens of rebels in northern Syria

At least 40 fighters from Jabhat Fateh al-Sham killed in Aleppo province at a training camp attack.

Air strikes kill dozens of rebels in northern Syria

Middle East

Syria's Assad: Everything on the table in Kazakh talks

In interviews with French media, Syrian leader says military victory in Aleppo was the "tipping point" in the conflict.

Opinion

The Assad conundrum

Some argued that without his rule, radical Islamists such as ISIL would take over Syria.

John Bell

by John Bell

John Bell

War & Conflict

Turkey, Russia 'agree' on Syria ceasefire plan

Turkish state media says if truce succeeds, political talks will start in Kazakhstan under Turkey and Russia's guidance.

Turkey and Russia 'agree' on nationwide Syria ceasefire

Inside Story

Where is the next battleground in Syria?

The Syrian government celebrates the retaking of Aleppo, but is it enough to secure the final victory?