A Syrian boy in a camp for displaced Syrians from Idlib and Aleppo provinces, near the town of Maaret Misrin in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province. Photograph: Omar Haj Kadour/AFP

Three doctors and a nurse have contracted Covid-19 in Syria’s northwesternern province Idlib, raising fears of an outbreak in this rebel-held territor(...)

 A child in one of the alleys of the al-Kallasseh area in the eastern neighborhoods of Aleppo, on Friday  captured by rebel forces in 2012, was lately cleared in accordance with an agreement with the Syrian government that gave them a safe exit to the southern part of Aleppo or to Idlib province. Photograph: EPA

Syrian rebel groups said on Saturday they would consider a ceasefire deal brokered by Russia and Turkey “null and void” if the Damascus government’s (...)

A member of the White Helmets inspects the damage  at a Syrian civil defence centre recently targeted by government strikes in Aleppo’s rebel-held neighbourhood of Bab al-Nayrab. Photograph: AFP/Getty

All hospitals in Syria’s besieged rebel-held eastern Aleppo are out of service after days of heavy air strikes, its health directorate and the World H(...)

A Syrian man  sits on the rubble of destroyed buildings following a government forces air strike on the rebel-held neighbourhood of Bustan al-Basha in the northern city of Aleppo. Photograph: Thaer Mohammed/AFP/Getty Images

Five years in and perhaps a half a million dead, it’s difficult to see any solutions to the Syrian conflict forthcoming. But there are four crucial (...)

Syrian government forces gather in the largely deserted Palestinian refugee camp of Handarat, north of Aleppo, on September 24, 2016 after they captured the area following multiple Russian air strikes. Photograph: George Ourfalian/AFP/Getty /

Syrian government and rebel forces battled for control of high ground on the Aleppo outskirts on Saturday as warplanes bombed the city‘s opposition-h(...)