Government forces use warplanes, helicopters and artillery in a bid to enforce an evacuation deal reached with the militants earlier in the week.
Nearly 30 critically ill people are being evacuated from a Damascus suburb where hundreds have been prevented from reaching hospitals minutes away.
The White House spokesman's belligerent malapropisms soared to new heights Tuesday with his comments about Hitler not gassing his own people.
Russia and Bashar al-Assad are not willing to risk Donald Trump changing his mind, what with all the hawks milling around him and on his new cabinet.
Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders won big in New Hampshire on Tuesday. So what foreign policies did the good people of New Hampshire vote for?
The leader of al-Qaida in Syria, Abu Muhammad al-Julani, has called for an escalation of bombings on the population centers of the Alawite Shiite minority.
In the course of 2014, two major trends, long since visible in the Syrian civil war, were strengthened.