Top EU sources told TRT World the differences between Bashar al Assad and the armed opposition over the nature of the constitutional committee have been narrowed down.
A new law in Syria makes it extremely hard for Syrians to return to their homeland and could permanently alter the demographic makeup of the country.
A senior figure from HTS explained how the group is trying to earn trust in Idlib on pragmatic lines and also address the lack of strong defence to survive the airstrikes launched by the Syrian regime.
Turkey, Russia, France and Germany will meet in Istanbul to find a political solution to the Syrian war. Yet this has been preceded by many failures.
Russia and Turkey agreed during a summit meeting in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi on September 17 to set up a buffer zone in Idlib aimed at preventing a regime assault.
With the Assad regime as its proxy in the Middle East power game, Russia is boosting its naval buildup in the east Mediterranean to back the decisive Idlib assault.
The Syrian Liberation Front and the Suqour al Sham Brigades join Free Syrian Army-linked National Front for the Liberation of Syria.
The Syrian regime has taken opposition-held territory in Daraa since increasing the violence almost two weeks ago, with Russia stepping in to oversee deals to retake towns from the embattled rebels.
Pedro Sanchez was sworn in as Spain's seventh head of government since its return to democracy in the late 1970s, taking over from veteran conservative Mariano Rajoy who was ousted over a corruption scandal.
Russian President Vladimir Putin met Syrian regime leader Bashar al Assad in Sochi. As the Syrian regime continues to capture rebel-held territories, Russia is trying to further cement its role as a shaper of regional politics.
Syrian revolutionaries have survived the Assad regime, Russia and Iran. They have also made several mistakes over the last seven years. But the main reason the revolution has failed is because the world has repeatedly failed Syrians.
After seven years of war it can be easy to forget why Syrians rose up against Bashar al Assad in the first place. This is the story of one man's life under Baath Party rule in Syria.
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