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More than 235,000 flee violence spike in northwest Syria: UN
28 Dec 2019
As the Syrian army advances into Idlib province, nearly a quarter of a million civilians have been displaced over the past two weeks. Turkey has called for a fresh ceasefire agreement to prevent a humanitarian crisis.
Hezbollah and Nusra swap corpses in border ceasefire deal
31 Jul 2017
Hezbollah and Nusra swap corpses in border ceasefire deal.
Syrian warplanes strike near Damascus despite ceasefire - Syrian Observatory
23 Jul 2017
Syrian warplanes strike near Damascus despite ceasefire - Syrian Observatory.
Russia, Turkey and Iran pledge to enforce Syria ceasefire
25 Jan 2017
Russia, Turkey and Iran, which back warring parties in Syria, end two days of talks in Astana, Kazakhstan with a promise to enforce the country's fragile ceasefire.
UN Security Council endorses Syria ceasefire
1 Jan 2017
The UN Security Council has officially welcomed a Russian-Turkish brokered ceasefire in Syria. It's hoped it will help pave the way for peace talks which are due to be held in Kazakhstan in January.
Under fire in eastern Aleppo
18 Dec 2016
Amateur video purports to show residents fleeing rebel-held eastern Aleppo under fire, despite an agreed upon ceasefire.
Aleppo: Anger & lies
15 Dec 2016
There's anger, disappointment and calls for action. Plus, Syria's Ambassador to the UN is accused of faking propaganda - by using an old photo from Iraq to claim regime forces are doing good work.
Aleppo rebels reach ceasefire deal with Russia
14 Dec 2016
A ceasefire has been agreed in the Syrian city of Aleppo. It will allow civilians and opposition fighters to leave the besieged city and will mark the most significant victory for President Bashar al-Assad since the conflict began.
Video shows renewed Aleppo fighting
25 Oct 2016
Syrian military media video purports to show fierce fighting in the battle for control of the city of Aleppo after a brief pause.
Fighting intensifies in Syria's Aleppo
24 Oct 2016
Activists in Syria say people living in the besieged city of Aleppo are running out of supplies as government and Russian forces resume their attacks. They say strikes on Aleppo intensified a day after a Russian truce ended.
Syria's War: Temporary truce holds in Aleppo
21 Oct 2016
Russia has extended a pause in air strikes on rebel-held areas of eastern Aleppo until Friday evening, a move rejected by rebels who say they are preparing a counter-offensive to break the blockade.
Syria War: Aleppo ceasefire extended by Russia
20 Oct 2016
Moscow has confirmed it will extend Thursday's ceasefire by three hours. The humanitarian pause will now last 11 hours, following requests from international organisations who are hoping to get aid into the besieged city.