The United States has warned it was ready to act in Syria if needed to end chemical attacks as it proposes a new 30-day ceasefire in Eastern Ghouta.
Western military powers have warned the Syrian government against using chemical weapons again. It comes as the Assad regime is expected to launch an offensive against the last rebel-held province.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said UN-led negotiations to end the civil war should begin next month. The nearly four-year-old conflict has claimed over 10,000 lives and pushed millions to the brink of starvation.
A "window" has opened for a deal to end hostilities in Yemen, Britain's Foreign Office has said. The conflict has killed at least 10,000 people and has become a "living hell" for children suffering from malnutrition.
Turkish, Russian, French and German leaders are gathering in Istanbul to discuss the future of Syria. Germany has clear objectives — and perhaps more to offer than you might think.
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