The Syrian government has allegedly included chlorine in its attacks on Aleppo.
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The Assad government is accused of using chlorine gas as a weapon against its own people.
At a time of intolerable destruction, a Syrian architect looks ahead to the serious task of reconstruction.
Ankara's real target in Syria is the Kurds, but is Turkey getting bogged down on too many fronts?
Iraqi security forces detain a boy after removing a suicide vest from him in Kirkuk, Iraq.
A young boy is strapped with explosives and sent to detonate himself and those around him at a school. An expert on terrorism explains how and why children become embroiled in militant conflicts.
Cooperation between Tehran and Moscow is strictly limited to Syria.
Syria’s largest city Aleppo has 85,000 children, including around 20,000 below the age of two.
Aleppo has 85,000 children. Dozens are injured every week, just like five-year old Omran Daqneesh whose pictures have shocked the world. Many have far worse injuries and will not survive.
Five-year-old Omran Daqneesh in an ambulance after an alleged airstrike hit a house in Aleppo on August 17, 2016.
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The horrors of war in tweets and hashtags.
By striking deep in Bashar-al Assad's heartland, Islamic State issued a reminder that his regime will never control all of Syria.
A Syrian town of Muslims and Christians stands united amid the country's chaos.
Our collaboration with Point Taken, a new program from WGBH TV continues this week on the topic of Syrian refugees.
Where in the world do you put 4.8 million displaced people?
As part of a collaboration between The Conversation and PBS's Point Taken, a professor from The Ohio State University examines some common misconceptions about Syrian refugees.
Unpaid volunteers are negotiating with Islamic State and facing military attacks as they try to save Syria's ancient cities.
Syrian refugee Dania poses at the Sacramento, California apartment complex she lives in.
A majority of U.S. citizen oppose Syrian refugee resettlement. We run the numbers to put the perceived risk in perspective.
The aftermath of a twin bomb attack in Homs.
Stopping the conflict in Syria means solving a horrible array of intertwined, intractable problems.
The Free Syrian Army standing lookout.
On February 11 a Syrian ceasefire was signed in Munich. Few are optimistic it will hold. Why? Because, argues one Middle Eastern scholar, world leaders are ignoring key realities.
Christmas Eve 2015, Paris.
Well Santa has come and gone, at least for the largest proportion of the world’s population. And, as we reach the end of the year, it is inevitably time to review recent trends and the prospects for 2016…