Fatah Al Sham

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Saudi’s defence minister Mohammed bin Salman attending a military parade by Saudi security forces ahead of the annual Hajj pilgrimage in the holy city of Mecca. Photograph:  Bandar Al-Jaloud/AFP/Getty Images

The rift that has divided the Middle East between Sunnis and Shias and fuelled proxy wars in Syria and Yemen appears to have eased, enabling 86,000 Ir(...)

US president Barack Obama: his decision shows “a belated realisation that Nusra has become the most powerful insurgent group in Syria”. Photograph: Ron Sachs/Getty Images

US president-elect Donald Trump has reiterated his intention of joining the Syrian government in the battle against Islamic State, also known as Isis(...)

People walk along a street near damaged buildings in Tariq al-Bab neighbourhood of Aleppo, Syria. Photograph: Abdalrhman Ismail/Reuters

Russia has called on rebels fighting in Aleppo to leave by Friday, offering to extend a moratorium on air strikes on Syria’s second city where a quart(...)

Staffan de Mistura: The UN’s  special envoy  to Syria  said he was willing to go personally to eastern Aleppo to escort  rebel fighters out of the city. Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images

The entire rebel-held section of eastern Aleppo could be destroyed by Christmas if the “cruel, constant” Russian- backed bombing of the Syrian city co(...)

A woman breathes through an oxygen mask at al-Quds hospital in Syria, after a hospital and a civil defence group said a gas,  believed to be chlorine, was dropped alongside barrel bombs on a neighbourhood in Aleppo. Photograph: Abdalrhman Ismail/Reuters

The UN is working with Russia to bring about a “humanitarian pause” to fighting in the Syrian city of Aleppo, hours after reports of a gas attack on r(...)

A rebel fighter reloads the magazine of his weapon during clashes with regime forces in Ramussa on the southwestern edges of Syria’s northern city of Aleppo on Saturday. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images.

Syrian rebels broke through to besieged opposition-held areas in eastern Aleppo on Saturday in an assault on a major government military complex meant(...)

Burning tyres in Aleppo which activists say are used to create smoke cover from warplanes. Photograph: Abdalrhman Ismail/Reuters

The ongoing battles around Aleppo could decide whether the Syrian war is brought to an end or prolonged, risking further spillover into Lebanon, Jorda(...)