Humanitarian corridors became common during the Syria war after Moscow entered the war in 2015 to shore up President Bashar Assad’s forces
Trump has accused Bashar al-Assad of committing "horrible" crimes against humanity, and vowed to prevent his regime from carrying out more chemical attacks
US-backed fighters cornered the Islamic State group in a last part of Tabqa on Monday, after tearing down a huge jihadist flag that had fluttered over the northern Syrian city.
Pentagon chief Jim Mattis said on Monday there is "no doubt" the Syrian regime was behind last week's deadly chemical strike, while US officials accused Moscow of waging a misinformation campaign around the attack.
Donald Trump's sudden decision to attack Syria airbase: An overnight policy evolution for the president
United States of America President Donald Trump's sudden decision to order airstrikes against the Syrian government was an overnight evolution for a president who long warned against deeper American involvement in one of the world's most stubbornly violent conflicts.
Syria chemical weapon attack kills 70: A brief history of Bashar al-Assad and his war on his own citizens
If confirmed, it would be one of the worst chemical attacks since Syria's civil war began six years ago. It was the third claim of a chemical attack in just over a week in Syria.
US strikes Assad's forces in Syria after brutal chemical attack; Donald Trump to address nation soon
The United States fired a barrage of cruise missiles into Syria Thursday night in retaliation for this week's gruesome chemical weapons attack against civilians, US officials said.
Syria's worst chemical attack in years kills 70, including 20 children: White House blames Assad, Obama
A suspected chemical attack in rebel-held northwestern Syria killed dozens of civilians including children and left many more sick and gasping, causing international outrage Wednesday.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has vowed to retake an area that supplies Damascus with water and rejected any negotiations on his departure at upcoming talks in Kazakhstan.
Syria authorities have accused rebel fighters of executing 21 civilians, including women and children, at close range as they quit second city Aleppo last week, state media reported.
Thousands of civilians spent the night in bombed out apartment blocks in rebel Aleppo in desperate hope of a resumption of organised evacuations on Saturday, an AFP correspondent reported.
Responsibility for atrocities committed in Aleppo lies with Syria and its Russian and Iranian backers, US President Barack Obama said Friday as Damascus suspended the evacuation of civilians and fighters from the city's last rebel-held areas.
Bashar al-Assad's Syrian regime and its Russian and Iranian backers have blood on their hands, US President Barack Obama has said while pitching for an impartial international observer force in Aleppo to coordinate an orderly evacuation through safe corridors.
The Syrian army captured a major district of Aleppo on Monday from rebel fighters, now confined to a small pocket of their former bastion in the city's east.
Syrian government air strikes on rebel-held neighbourhoods of divided second city Aleppo killed at least 15 civilians on Wednesday.
It is unlikely that Russia and Iran will be able to block all international efforts to keep the Assad regime safe from all the vulnerabilities in Syria
USA has asked Syria to stick to the agreed transition timeline of 1 August and warned that they risk facing consequence if they do not comply.
Syrian armed opposition groups on Monday accused UN envoy Staffan de Mistura of bias towards Damascus and urged opposition negotiators to take a firmer stance
Assad is normal trying to do the best for Syria, he's being demonised by the West: Aleppo Bishop Antoine Audo
Assad was a normal president. But we have to put him in the context of the Middle East. This big fighting between Shias and Sunnis and they use (d) Syria to destroy, at their level, at the international level. (At the) international level, economic and military interests (were the reasons for the war in Syria).