Syrian opposition in Riyadh: Assad has to go

Draft resolution of Riyadh meeting says Syrian leader's departure at start of transitional period vital for ending war.

23 Nov 2017 11:34

Is the war in Syria really almost over?

Syria's president visits Russia to thank his allies for their sacrifices and for 'saving' his country.

22 Nov 2017 02:38

Siege of Eastern Ghouta: A blot on world's conscience

In Syria's besieged Eastern Ghouta, medicine is being rationed and people are dying due to a lack of medical care.

21 Nov 2017 11:42

Riyad Hijab quits as head of Syrian opposition's HNC

Riyad Hijab announces his resignation before a meeting in Saudi Arabia aiming to 'unify' the Syrian opposition.

21 Nov 2017 11:42

Assad to Putin: Thank you for 'saving our country'

Russian and Syrian presidents meet to discuss strategy against 'terrorism' and political settlement options.

21 Nov 2017 11:42

Why some Germans look at Syrian refugees and see themselves

Arrivals from Syria have awakened old memories about what it means to flee.

19 Nov 2017 02:12

Greece releases Dutch reporter 'taken for smuggler'

Sakir Khader from the Netherlands detained on Monday while reporting on Syrian refugees crossing the border via Turkey.

15 Nov 2017 12:35

Erdogan calls on Russia, US to pull troops out of Syria

Turkish president's comments come after Putin and Trump said there was 'no military solution' to Syria's war.

14 Nov 2017 03:13

Is Islamic State losing control of its 'virtual caliphate'?

The propaganda wing of IS is struggling after the group's collapse in Syria and Iraq

09 Nov 2017 08:10

Refugee to Olympian - swimmer Yusra Mardini's incredible journey as she targets Tokyo 2020

Yusra Mardini represented Team Refugee as a swimmer at the Rio Olympics in 2016, less than a year before she fled war-torn Syria and made the 25-day journey to Europe.

08 Nov 2017 02:02

My family's deadly escape from Raqqa

Ahmed's family got caught in the military offensive to drive out IS fighters from the Syrian city of Raqqa.

08 Nov 2017 02:02

Scores killed in ISIL car bomb attack in Deir Az Zor

At least 75 people, including women and children, killed in eastern Syrian city, the UK-based monitoring group says.

05 Nov 2017 11:07

Can Syria's Kurds avoid their Iraqi brethren's fate?

As part of bid for greater autonomy, Syrian Kurds are voting in local elections, the second step in three-phase process.

03 Nov 2017 11:35

How Assad 'won the war'

Bashar al-Assad is the president of occupied Syria.

03 Nov 2017 11:35

Starting a new life in a foreign country at 13

Thirteen-year-old Israa shares her new life in Germany. She and her family fled Syria in 2015.

02 Nov 2017 07:24

Syria's war: Russia dominates Astana talks

It is crystal clear that Moscow is in the driver's seat at the 7th round of talks in Kazakhstan on ending the Syrian conflict.

01 Nov 2017 05:57

Syria's warring sides meet for fresh talks in Astana

Seventh round of Syria peace talks brokered by Russia, Turkey and Iran have begun in the Kazakh capital Astana.

31 Oct 2017 02:35

Assad forces behind deadly Sarin attack - UN

The Syrian regime carried out a gas attack in April which killed more than 80 people, UN says.

27 Oct 2017 04:32

Russia accuses US coalition of decimating Raqqa

The Syrian city has suffered the same fate as Dresden during World War II, Russian defence ministry says.

23 Oct 2017 04:36

Syria: Who controls what?

A map of the Syrian civil war that shows who controls what after years of fighting.

23 Oct 2017 04:36