A member of the Free Syrian Army holds a blanket near an area that was damaged after it came under fire by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to Syria's president Bashar al-Assad, in Kefr Hamra area, north of Aleppo. Photograph: Giath Taha/Reuters

Disagreements over whether the EU should lift its arms embargo to empower Syrian opposition forces dominated a meeting of Eu ropean foreign min(...)

A Free Syrian Army fighter takes position inside a room as he points his weapon through a hole in Aleppo's Saif al-Dawla district. Photograph: Reuters

European foreign ministers will discuss lifting the EU embargo on weapons transfers to Syria at an informal meeting in Dublin today and tomorro(...)