People & Power

America's Guns: Secret Pipeline to Syria

How has the international arms trade exacerbated conflict in the Middle East? People and Power investigates.

Syria's War

Afrin attack: Turkish forces prepare final assault

Syrians in Afrin cut off from water and bread as Turkish forces completely surround the Kurdish city.

Turkey-Syria border

Civilians organise 'human shield' to protect Kurdish Afrin

People in Syria and out have reportedly offered to stand between the YPG and Turkish forces set to storm the city.

Czech Republic

Turkey: Czech release of Kurd leader 'supports terror'

Turkish deputy PM calls decision to free Muslim, despite Ankara's extradition request, a move 'in support of terror'.

Turkey lashes out at Czech court over Salih Muslim's release

Czech Republic

Czech court orders release of Kurdish ex-leader Muslim

Turkey requested extradition of Salih Muslim, a former leader of Syria's Kurdish PYD, after he was arrested in Prague.

Czech court releases Salih Muslim, preventing Turkey extradition

Turkey-Syria border

Turkey: Tens of thousands of Syrians destined for Afrin

Turkish officials say infrastructure will be rebuilt in Afrin for voluntary returns after military offensive ends.

Refugee returns expected after Afrin operation: Turkey

Turkey

Turkey says 'nobody can stop' its forces in Afrin

Turkish foreign minister made remarks in response to reports that Syrian forces will fight alongside YPG against Turkey.

Middle East

Syrian rebels: US sends more arms against Iran threat

Stakes are high as Iran seeks to secure influence through Iraq, Syria and Lebanon in so-called 'Shia crescent'.

Syrian rebels: US sends more arms against Iran threat

Syria's 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

Suicide bombs kill dozens near Syria's Al Bab

Attacks leave more than 60 people dead, day after ISIL's retreat from northern town.

Syria's War

Syria peace talks: Opposition renews boycott threat

Conflicting reports emerge about next round of talks as opposition links participation to improvement on the ground.

Syria peace talks: Opposition renews boycott threat

Middle East

Syrian civil war: How the revolution changed my life

Al Jazeera follows the stories of five individuals whose lives have dramatically changed during the past five years.

Syrian civil war: How the revolution changed my life

War & Conflict

US and Russia agree on Syria cessation of hostilities

Moscow and Washington agree deal to end fighting in Syria, with warring parties given until Friday afternoon to sign up.

ISIS/ISIL

Putin and Obama discuss Syria's war over the phone

Russian media report the two presidents agreed on the need for a ceasefire and for aid to besieged civilians.

Putin and Obama discuss Syria's war over the phone

Middle East

Free Syrian Army decimated by desertions

In Aleppo, the rebel group has weakened as fighters leave due to low pay, poor conditions and fragmentation.

 Free Syrian Army decimated by desertions