Syria street in Tripoli in northern Lebanon is on the front line of a religious and political conflict. Sunnis versus Shi'ite Alawites. Both groups are Muslim - but they're bitter enemies.
The situation in Aleppo appears increasingly hopeless. This civil war is on the brink of its greatest humanitarian disaster. But there's not much the West can do on its own, writes DW's Loay Mudhoon.
As the Syrian civil war grinds through its sixth year, Aleppo has become a vital strategic battleground. But Hezbollah's leader also made a rare acknowledgement of the casualties his troops have suffered.
Russian and US negotiators are resuming Syria peace talks in Geneva. They hope to unveil a military cooperation plan for the war-torn country. Moscow and Washington have good reasons to reach a pragmatic agreement.
After retaking Manbij from the "Islamic State," the Syrian Democratic Forces look to advance west to unite Kurdish-controlled areas. The force has been enshrined as the US partner on the ground.
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