President Donald Trump has warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his allies Iran and Russia not to "recklessly attack" Syria's rebel-held Idlib province, warning that hundreds of thousands of people could be killed.
Civilians residing in the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp south of Damascus are caught in fierce fighting between government forces and ISIS militants, while being deprived of health care, food and medical supplies.
The Syrian army unleashed a massive bombardment against one rebel enclave on Monday and prepared for the withdrawal of insurgents from another as President Bashar al-Assad pushes to crush the rebels' last besieged strongholds.
The Syrian revolution that began seven years ago has failed, and the death rattles out of Eastern Ghouta are among its tragic dying gasps. But the political facts, while somber and tragic, fail to tell the full story of Ghouta — the story of its history and beauty.
The men were private Russian military contractors, the latest human cargo in a secretive airlift using civilian planes to ferry military support to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in his six-year fight against rebels, a Reuters investigation of the logistical network behind Assad's forces has uncovered.
Syria is the latest Arab country where anti-government protests have turned deadly. Today, mourners in the southern city of Deraa buried those who were killed there on Wednesday. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with BBC reporter Lina Sinjab in Damascus.
Syria's president Bashar Al-Assad disappointed those hoping for reform in his address today to the nation. The BBC's Lina Sinjab reports from Damascus that demonstrations continue despite warnings of a new crackdown.
Thousands of Syrians turned out to demonstrate after Friday prayers. The UN says as many as 850 people may have been killed in the two-month crackdown. The World's Ben Gilbert updates us on the latest events around Syria.
President Barack Obama says a "new chapter in American diplomacy" has been turned after the Arab Spring uprisings. "It will be the policy of the US to promote reform, and to support transitions to democracy," he said. Jeb Sharp reports.