The aerial bombardment of the town of Nawa comes after talks with opposition forces to cede the town fail.
Iranian media gave conflicting reports about the attack on government outposts in Syria’s northern region amid speculation that it was carried out by neighboring Israel.
The U.S., U.K. and France acted in the awareness that Russian and Syrian forces may already have tried to clean up important evidence in Douma, where dozens died in last weekend's attack.
A ferocious bombing campaign by government forces targets hospitals, apartment blocks and other civilian sites, killing and wounding hundreds.
The attack raises the specter of a full-scale offensive that could mean catastrophe for nearly 400,000 civilians trapped under siege.
Aki Kaurismäki delivers a minimalist portrait of an asylum-seeking refugee from Syria.
Evgeny Afineevsky’s Oscar-nominated documentary doesn’t shy away from the war's brutal realities. The children’s voices are especially poignant.
The shooting of Andrei Karlov, the Russian ambassador to Turkey, will slow but not interrupt the process of Russo-Turkish rapprochement, after a period last winter and spring when the two countries were boycotting each other.
“We die in Aleppo, you die here," the shooter of Ambassador Andrei Karlov reportedly said.
As the opposition fighters moved to the Sunni religious right, and as the most effective fighters were drawn from that sector, the rebels lost the goodwill and support of most Syrians.