Syrian President Bashar al-Assad met with Iran's Foreign Minister to discuss a reaction to Israel's airstrike on a Syrian weapons convoy. Assad said Syria could deal with Israel but didn't announce a retaliation.
The US president is threatening to pull the country out of the 2015 Iran nuclear accord. DW examines why Trump is considering dropping the deal and who shares his concerns on Iran.
A new safe zone would be a fourth of its kind, which Russian, Iranian and Turkish officials claim led to a decline in violence in Syria. But any comprehensive and long-lasting peace will require the weight of the UN.
Syrian state media said government forces have broken the "Islamic State" (IS) group's siege of the airport to the eastern city of Deir el-Zour. The risk of a clash with US-backed Kurdish SDF forces has grown.
The US is increasingly moving away from its anti-Assad course. Syria's president appears increasingly confident, announcing that conditions will apply to governments that seek to rejig their relationships with Damascus.
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