The international community is demanding UN access to the site of an alleged chemical attack in Syria.
With a truce between the army and rebels in Syria close to unravelling, the list of abuses and potential war crimes on both sides appears to be growing longer. Tom Rollins reports.
Militant groups in Syria have refused to abide by the truce unless government troops stop the violence within 48 hours. The statement comes after President Assad's army bombed rebel strongholds around Damascus.
Mohammed Aloush, the chief negotiator for the Syrian opposition group at the Geneva peace talks, has resigned. DW spoke with Middle East expert Udo Steinbach about the causes and consequences.
Terrorists of the "Islamic State" (IS) have clashed with anti-government militia near Syria's northeastern town, Marea. The IS is meanwhile trying to defend its stronghold in Raqqa, in the country's east.
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