UNHCR says some 5.6 million Syrian refugees still remain in five neighbouring countries, and $5.5 billion is required to support the refugees, including a million babies born in displacement.
A US special envoy to Syria recently held a meeting with the Kurdish opposition to the YPG in Turkey's south, sparking speculations about Washington’s long-term goals.
Syrian opposition forces say that Russia and the Assad regime fabricated the chemical attack story as a pretext to carry out air raids in Aleppo.
Syrian activist and satirist Raed Fares, who was assassinated two weeks ago, ran a radio station called Radio Fresh, which now faces closure amid death threats to staff members and financial crisis as western donors scale back funding.
A spokesman for the US-led coalition said a senior Daesh militant involved beheadings of an American and other Western hostages was killed in Syria.
One of the hundreds of death certificates issued by the Syrian regime over the last few months, one is for American aid worker Layla Shweikani. Experts say it is now time for the US to seek justice.
Syrian women who have lost their husbands in the conflict are challenging stereotypes to make ends meet. A view from a refugee camp in southern Turkey.
Talat Silo, who defected from the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, says the YPG, which is the main force in the SDF, is largely run by the PKK terror organisation leaders who are hiding in the Qandil mountains.
Raed Fares' protest placards and art helped project the cause of the Syrian revolutionaries to the world. He was murdered last week after escaping several attempts on his life since the beginning of the Syrian revolution in 2011.
Syria’s future remains uncertain as warring sides trade allegations ahead of a meeting to form a crucial constitutional committee meant to bring a democratic transition.
Slamming the US for planning to install military observatory posts in northern Syria, Turkey's defense minister said the move will create a countrywide impression that “American soldiers are somehow protecting YPG terrorists.”
Russia says it carried out air strikes on a planned buffer zone around opposition bastion of Idlib, a day after an alleged toxic attack on regime-held city.
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