Syria's War

Have no lessons been learned from Syria's war?

Al Jazeera's senior political analyst says Western air strikes will not change the course of the Syrian war.

Syria's War

Why is Bashar al-Assad still in power?

The Syrian leader has survived seven years of conflict that has devastated much of the country he presides over.

Why is Bashar al-Assad still in power?

Opinion

No, US strikes on Syria will not start World War III

If anything, the latest military action against Syria shows that US and Russia still coordinate on the ground.

Malak Chabkoun

by Malak Chabkoun

Malak Chabkoun

UpFront

What will US attacks against Assad achieve?

Glenn Greenwald and Eli Lake debate whether US strikes in Syria can stop chemical attacks or spark an even larger war.

What will US attacks against Assad achieve?

Syria's War

Syria puts forces 'on alert' amid threat of US military action

Tensions mount as Trump warns of 'forceful' response after suspected chemical attack in rebel-held town of Douma.

Inside Story

How can chemical attacks in Syria be stopped?

Airbase near Homs city targeted, just hours after deaths of at least 85 in suspected chemical attack in Eastern Ghouta.

Middle East

Trump calls Assad 'animal' as gas attack draws outrage

US President Trump tells Russia and Iran there would be a 'big price to pay' for backing 'animal Assad'.

Douma chemical attack draws international outrage

Syria's War

Syrian forces press ahead with offensive in rebel-held Douma

Rescuers say around 50 air raids pummel Douma, which has been partially besieged by the Syrian government since 2013.

Syrian forces press ahead with offensive in rebel-held Douma

Middle East

Syria: 'Absentees law' could see millions of refugees lose lands

Legislation could allow government confiscate properties of displaced Syrians unless they prove ownership in 30 days.

Syria: 'Absentees law' could see millions of refugees lose lands

Syria's War

A year after Khan Sheikhoun, Syria chemical weapons 'still used'

International community keeps turning blind eye to the crimes being perpetrated in Syria, chemical weapons expert says.

UpFront

Who is to blame for the ongoing war in Syria?

After seven years of fighting, Rami Jarrah, Mara Karlin and Alexey Khlebnikov debate the continuing crisis in Syria.

Who is to blame for the ongoing war in Syria?

UpFront

Has Bashar al-Assad won the war in Syria?

We ask if al-Assad and his allies can claim victory in Syria, and author Johann Hari discusses depression.

Syria's War

'Burned alive': Syria forces hit shelter in E Ghouta

Mostly women and children among the dead in air attacks on an underground shelter in Irbin area, activists say.

'Dozens burned to death' in Syria attacks on East Ghouta

Syria's War

Under Siege: Syria's Eastern Ghouta

The suburb, 15km east of Damascus has an estimated population of 400,000, who have been under siege since 2013.

Under Siege: Syria's Eastern Ghouta

Syria's War

Syrian army 'splits Eastern Ghouta in three'

Government forces capture largest town in Eastern Ghouta as death toll surpasses 1,000 in three weeks.