Rival US and Russian resolutions to extend the mandate of experts trying to determine who was responsible for chemical attacks in Syria have been defeated at a heated Security Council meeting that reflected the deteriorating relations between Washington and Moscow.
Fri, 17 Nov, 2017
The delivery of humanitarian aid to half a million displaced civilians in north eastern Syria is under threat from fighting between Iraqi forces and Kurdish fighters near the border, a medical charity has warned.
Sun, 29 Oct, 2017
President Donald Trump and Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have signalled the prospect of increased co-operation in Syria after what the White House described as a "very good" phone discussion that included a focus on setting up safe zones in the war-torn nation.
Tue, 02 May, 2017
Analysis of samples taken from a deadly sarin gas attack in Syria earlier this month "bears the signature" of President Bashar Assad's government and shows it was responsible for the deadly assault, France's foreign minister has said.
Wed, 26 Apr, 2017
The Syrian government committed "slow-motion slaughter" of an unknown number of Syrians trapped in besieged and hard-to-reach areas by wilfully denying them food and healthcare, according to a new report from a civil rights group.
Tue, 14 Mar, 2017