Residents are slowly returning to the old city of Aleppo despite the widespread destruction. They are looking for ways to rebuild the city and their properties.
Turkish forces and Free Syrian Army fighters reportedly met little resistance upon entering Afrin. A local official has warned that Kurdish forces would start waging guerrilla warfare in the surrounding region.
Some 20,000 Syrians have left eastern Ghouta in the last week, the UN says. But hundreds of thousands still brave the bombs. Tariq is one of those resisting what he sees as forced displacement, reports DW's Anchal Vohra.
With the exception of Idlib, Syria's government has recovered control of most major cities from rebels and terror organizations. Are the "Islamic State" and al-Qaida being beaten out of Syria?
Syria faces a "merciless war against children," with more children killed in 2017 than ever before, according to a UNICEF report. Hundreds of children have also been forced to take part in the fighting.
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