The Syrian army wants to seize all of Aleppo from rebels before U.S. President-elect Donald Trump takes office in January. Here are five reasons why they might succeed.
The jihadist group had suffered heavy losses in recent months and lost much of its territory in Syria. The Russian military said "not a single village" remains in IS control.
Syria's White Helmets are sounding the alarm. In light of ongoing UN-led peace talks, the civil protection organization is calling for increased civilian safeguards and more international pressure on the Assad regime.
The UN says 137 children under siege in the rebel-held suburb of Eastern Ghouta require immediate evacuation. Five children there are reported to have already died from a lack of medical care.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has held talks with his Syrian counterpart Bashar Assad, the Kremlin has revealed. Assad thanked Russia for its support in "fighting terrorism in Syria."
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