Syrian government forces control the major Syrian city of Aleppo for the first time since losing parts of the city in 2012. Continue reading
Syrian army releases video of the destruction in the Old City of Aleppo filmed by drone.
The Syrian army’s advance in Aleppo slowed Thursday but a victory was still firmly in sight after President Assad vowed that retaking the city would change the course of the war. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. Continue reading
Assad, allies aim to seize all Aleppo before Trump takes power: official. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. Continue reading
Severely malnourished children in Madaya are eating grass and leaves to survive, the U.N. says after aid convoy reaches the besieged Syrian town for first time in months.
British lawmakers vote in favour of a government motion to extend airstrikes against Islamic State to include Syria.
It is time for Britain to start air strikes on Syria, Prime Minister David Cameron tells the House of Commons. Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn fears lessons haven’t been learnt from previous Western intervention in the Middle East.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says he has been told Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad means to enter real negotiations to resolve Syrian crisis.
The head of the Syrian opposition, Khaled Khoja, says Russian airstrikes only killed civilians and are only in the country to support the Assad regime.
Questioned whether Russian air strikes had hit Islamic State positions in Syria, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says “don’t listen to Pentagon about the Russian strikes.”