The fall of Aleppo outraged the international community, leading citizens to raise their voices. Demonstrations were held in support of the Syrian city and its civilians.
Palestinians have taken to the streets of Gaza to protest against the US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. US President Donald Trump is to publicly address the issue on Wednesday.
The UN Security Council has voted unanimously to approve a joint text from France and Russia for UN observers to monitor the evacuation of civilians from Aleppo. Tens of thousands have left since the weekend.
Turkey's family minister was being escorted from Holland to the German border after being refused entry to the consulate in Rotterdam. The incident has heightened the diplomatic spat between Holland and Turkey.
Representatives from all parties have debated what possible actions the German government should take in defusing the crisis in Syria. All sides agree that more action is needed, albeit without agreeing on what.
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