Syrian and Russian warplanes have reportedly pounded towns in Idlib province. It comes after efforts to bring about a ceasefire in the country's last major rebel bastion failed. The government says it will retake Idlib – whatever the cost.
Russia's Vladimir Putin has put forward measures to bring the devastating war to a close with the help of Turkey and Iran. Despite renewed peace efforts, a political solution to the eight-year conflict remains elusive.
Martin Griffiths flew to Sanaa ahead of talks with Houthi rebels and representatives of the Yemeni government. The UN envoy is hoping to resolve the warring sides' disagreements over the recently negotiated ceasefire.
Syria's complex and devastating civil war has drawn in multiple foreign powers since it broke out in 2011. With Russia and Turkey seeking new solutions, DW examines where the major players stand on the conflict.
Foreign ministers from EU member states addressed Trump's call for European countries to repatriate foreign "Islamic State" fighters captured in Syria. They also discussed the situation in Venezuela and in Yemen.
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