Amid the deadly outbreak, Turkey is doing its best to help Syrians tackle the coronavirus in northern Syria, where it has created safe zones for refugees.
Syria says it has a total of sixteen publicly cases and two deaths and UN officials have warned the country was ill prepared for an outbreak and that the confirmed cases could just be the "tip of the iceberg."
The Assad regime has not been forthcoming with information and if action is not taken, it could become a coronavirus hotspot.
Iran, a regional Covid-19 epicentre, backs the Assad regime and sends religious pilgrims and militias to Syria where health systems stand ravaged by war. Arrival of the virus in war-torn countries such as Syria and Gaza raises fears of circulation.
Alongside the perils of the war in Syria and living in displaced camps, the spectre of coronavirus is ever present for Syrians.
A sobering Covid-19 study prompted Britain to shut down social life in the country and ordered the most vulnerable to isolate for 12 weeks, ramping up the battle against the coronavirus outbreak as it accelerates towards its peak.
Syria's regime has started testing in areas in the rest of the country, although has not yet reported a case to the WHO.
The joint patrol in Syria's Idlib region was the result of a recent agreement between Ankara and Moscow on a ceasefire in Idlib province.
What started as a series of protests turned into a genocide that the world is happy to ignore.
Supporters of the revolution against the Assad regime take stock of the toll the war has taken nine years after it started.
When Syrians took to the streets on March 15, 2011, they could scarcely have imagined their anti-regime protests would turn into a complex war entangling rebels, terrorists and outside forces.
First Turkish-Russian joint patrol on M4 highway in Idlib to be conducted on March 15, says Turkish defence minister.
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