Two Syrian girls lie in a makeshift clinic after they were wounded during bombardments in the area of Tallmannis in Syria’s northern Idlib province on Tuesday. Photograph:  Zein al-Rifai/AFP/Getty Images

Ten of thousands of people have fled to Syria’s border with Turkey in the last few days as a Syrian army advance pushed further into the opposition’s (...)

Destruction following an airstrike in the jihadist-held city of Idlib in  northwestern Syria on March 14th. Photograph: Muhammad Haj Kadour/AFP/Getty

Foreign ministers have pledged as much as $5 billion (€4.4 billion) to help Syrian refugees inside the country and on its borders, as European officia(...)

The town of Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib – men, women and children lying on the streets gasping for breath, faces turning blue, foam gurgling from mouths, (...)

Turkey’s prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu with his Ukrainian counterpart Arseniy Yatsenyuk  prior their talks in Kiev on Monday. Photograph: Sergei Supinsky/AFP/Getty Images

Turkey has accused Russia of behaving like a “terrorist organisation” and warned it to expect an “extremely decisive response” if it continued a bomb(...)

The second round of Syrian peace talks has opened in Geneva against the background of a precarious, repeatedly broken, ceasefire to allow agenc(...)

France’s president Francois Hollande (C) stands on the steps of the Elysee Palace in Paris on Tuesday. Mr Hollande had assumed airstrikes against Syria would be under way before today’s parliamentary debate on the issue. Photograph:  Philippe Wojazer/Reuters

A parliamentary vote on French military intervention in Syria may be the only way for French president François Hollande to defuse the political crisi(...)