Russia says it's 'close' to joining forces with the US in Aleppo


"Step by step we are getting closer to the situation in which — and I'm only speaking about Aleppo here — we will be able to begin battling together so that there is peace on this territory," Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu told Rossiya 24 television. But he acknowledged Moscow and Washington are still deeply at odds over Syria.


What life is like in Aleppo after the 'ceasefire'

It's been about week since the start of a fragile "ceasefire" in Syria. Reporter Rasha Elass spoke with a Syrian woman named Zein who lives in a rebel-held part of Aleppo. Zein says that people are coming out of their shelters to get food and demonstrate. But she says they're preparing for renewed bombardment.


Syrian opposition moves conflict closer to Damascus

A car bomb in Damascus killed at least 72 people on Thursday. The attack is said to be one of the worst to hit Syria's capital city since the start of the two-year-conflict. Though critics say the opposition against Syria's president is divided, their efforts are slowly moving into the capital city.