A file image of an explosion that occurred  after an apparent US-led coalition airstrike on Islamic State targets near Kobani in Syria last week. Photograph: Erdem Sahin/EPA.

A US-led coalition set up to fight Islamic State has bombed the al-Qaeda-linked Nusra Front and another radical faction in northwest Syria. The(...)

Syrians citizens waving their national flags during a pro-government protest in Dweilaa district in Damascus yesterday. Photograph: EPA/SANA handout

At least nine people were killed in a car bomb attack today near a field hospital in the Syrian town of Atmeh near the border with Turkey, acti(...)

Free Syrian Army fighters play in the snow in Khan Tuman, Aleppo today. Photograph: Reuters

The United States and Britain suspended non-lethal aid to northern Syria after Islamist fighters seized Western-backed rebel weapons warehouses, high(...)