What impact will the death of rebel leader Zahran Alloush have on the Syrian conflict? Middle East analyst Markus Kaim from the German Institute for International and Security Affairs provides some answers.
Pro-regime troops have launched a large-scale attack on the rebel-held eastern region of Ghouta, near Damascus. After years under siege, about 400,000 civilians are trapped between between starvation and bombings.
Near Syria's capital, Damascus, fighting has escalated between the Syrian government and rebels in the suburb of eastern Ghouta. DW takes a look at these various groups and who supports them.
Why is Turkey attacking the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in Syria? What is Ankara's larger goal? DW explains Turkey's motives and the operation's broader implications on the Syrian war.
Several civilians were being treated for "suffocation" after airstrikes in rebel-held areas in northern Syria. The Syrian government denied US accusations last week it had used chemical weapons on opposition forces.
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