An estimated 300,000 Syrians are now living in Egypt after fleeing the war at home. DW caught up with one family who made it to Cairo but are struggling to make ends meet there.
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."
Six suspected IS members have been detained by German authorities in anti-terror raids across the country. Refugees reportedly tipped off investigators about the men, who are suspected of planning to carry out an attack.
The leaders of Russia, Turkey and Iran have met in Sochi to discuss strategy in Syria. Meanwhile, some parts of the Syrian opposition forces met in Saudi Arabia ahead of UN-backed peace talks.
German authorities have released six young Syrians suspected of being members of the "Islamic State" due to the lack of evidence. Prosecutors had had reason to believe they were planning an imminent terror attack.
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