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US-Russia resume air-coms, but confusion remains over Syria 'safe-zones'

10 May, 2017

While Washington has backed a Russian-proposed de-escalation plan for Syria, it has done so with a degree of scepticism concerning the agreement's logistic implementation.

Syria's citizen journalists on the frontline of press freedom

03 May, 2017

Comment: In response to Assad's brutal crackdown on independent journalism, many ordinary Syrians began documenting what they saw around them - an act of resistance in itself, writes Mansour Omari.

Assad in The Hague? UN launches Syria war-crime panel

01 May, 2017

A new UN body tasked with identifying individuals guilty of atrocities in Syria should start work shortly, a key step towards holding war crimes suspects to account.

Syrian medical NGOs demand end to ‘systematic killing’

28 April, 2017

A coalition of medical NGOs call for an end to the "systematic killing" of medical staff as Assad's regime and Russia continue to target hospitals and medical facilities in Idlib.

French intelligence blames Syrian regime for deadly chemical attack

26 April, 2017

A report by French intelligence services blames Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime for the chemical attack in rebel-held Syria that killed 87 people, Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said on Wednesday.

Dozens killed, hospital damaged after strikes hit northwest Syria

25 April, 2017

Airstrikes on a rebel-held village in northwest Syria early on Tuesday killed 12 people and put a nearby field clinic out of service, according to the Syrian Observatory.

British ambassador who defended Damascus 'works for Assad's father-in-law'

23 April, 2017

A former British envoy to Syria who defended the Assad regime in a BBC interview had already become a director of a lobby group run by the dictator’s father-in-law.

Syria's revolution was nothing to do with sectarianism

21 April, 2017

Comment: The Syrian revolution was about Syrians uniting, regardless of confession, but Assad and Iran are deliberately cultivating sectarianism to their advantage, writes Sam Hamad.

Watchdog rejects Russian-Iranian bid for new Syria chemical probe

20 April, 2017

The global chemical arms watchdog Thursday "overwhelmingly" rejected a Russian-Iranian move to launch a new investigation into a suspected chemical attack in Syria, delegates said, backing the probe already underway.

Israel claims Syria has 'three tonnes' of chemical weapons

20 April, 2017

Israeli military officials have said that the Assad regime still possesses up to three tonnes of chemical weapons, similar to those used in a deadly attack on an Idlib town.

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