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article 18 February 2015 World, Syria
Aleppo
Syria: 'hope' but 'no illusions' over Aleppo ceasefire

The Syrian government has said it is willing to suspend its aerial bombardment and artillery shelling of the northern city of Aleppo so a local ceasefire can be tested, a UN mediator says.

article 10 February 2015 World, Syria
Barrel bomb
'There are no barrel bombs': Assad's Syria 'facts'

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad began his interview with the BBC's Jeremy Bowen by saying: "We need to talk about facts" - but very little else he said was grounded in reality.

article 23 January 2015 UK, Syria
Exclusive: Two British men who have have returned from the Syria conflict say they travelled to the Middle East on a humanitarian mission to
We were defending British values, say Syria Britons

Exclusive: two British men who have returned from the Syria conflict say they went to the Middle East on a humanitarian mission "against a brutal regime" - and insist they are not terrorists.

article 05 December 2014 UK, Syria
News
Fatima Manji by Two Britons jailed over Syria terror offences

Two British men who travelled to Syria to join rebel fighters have been jailed for 12 years and 8 months.

article 23 September 2014 UK, Qatar
News
US air strikes in Syria - Q&A

In the early hours of the morning, US air strikes targeted Islamic State and other Islamist groups in Syria for the first time. Channel 4 News asks whether it is legal, and where it might end.

article 10 September 2014 World, Syria
Chlorine attack
Syrian government continues 'horrific chemical attacks'

Syria's government is continuing to use chemical weapons in its war against rebels and jihadist groups, a new OPCW report finds.

article 27 August 2014 World, Syria
Syrian children
by The 'immeasurable suffering' of the Syrian people

Murder, torture and rape - a UN report catalogues the "unimaginable" horrors being heaped upon the people of Syria by the government, rebel groups and the Islamic State.

article 22 August 2014 UK, Iraq
America's most senior general Martin Dempsey says the military offensive against Islamic State should be broadened, with attacks on the militants in Syria as well as Iraq (Getty)
Must Syria's Assad be part of the west's fight against IS?

With America's most senior general calling for the military offensive against Islamic State to be broadened, some are asking if our enemy's enemy - Syria's President Assad - should now be our friend.

article 20 August 2014 World, Syria
In his last article before he was kidnapped, James Foley reported on the
James Foley: war reporter 'drawn to the frontline naturally'

In his last article before he was kidnapped, James Foley reported on the "increasingly violent" Syrian opposition, which had been "deeply infiltrated by both foreign fighters and terrorist groups".