The old city's castle has reopened. It had been a base for Syrian government troops during the devastating battle with opposition forces. Elsewhere in Aleppo, people struggle to eat, drink and stay warm.
The demilitarized buffer zone in the Syrian city of Idlib may be established on Monday — if Damascus and the rebels stick to the agreement. DW explains the key points.
Syrian forces have warned rebels of an impending assault on Idlib — the last major bastion of opposition to President Bashar al-Assad in the Syrian civil war. Leaflets were dropped advising people the surrender.
The rebel group Failaq al-Sham has begun withdrawing from a demilitarized zone in northern Syria, a monitor says. But the group has denied the report.
US President Donald Trump has cautioned Syria not to attack the Idlib province. Damascus is preparing an assault on the northwestern province, which is the last rebel stronghold in the country.
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