Russia accuses Syria rebels of 'chlorine' attack
Russia's defence ministry on Sunday said that Syrian rebels used chemical weapons containing chlorine in an attack the previous day on the regime-held city of Aleppo.
After helping retake Aleppo, Russia seeks to rebuild it
Flicking through before-and-after photos of Aleppo's Umayyad mosque on his phone, the city's mufti Mahmoud Akkam said he initially wanted the celebrated landmark to be restored by fellow Syrians.
Massive tanker bomb kills 48 in Syria border town
A massive tanker truck bomb ripped through a market by a courthouse in the rebel-held Syrian town of Azaz on Saturday, killing 48 people and wounding dozens near the Turkish border.
2016: the year in review
Aleppo, migrant crises, Muhammad Ali's death and persistent terror attacks on Turkey capital Istanbul all left sad landmarks on 2016.
Putin, Rouhani welcome Aleppo 'victory'
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin welcomed the "Syrian army's victory against the terrorists in Aleppo" during a late-night phone call, Iranian media reported on Sunday.
Syria army, civilians reclaim ruined Aleppo streets
Syrian troops strengthened their hold over Aleppo on Friday after retaking full control of the city, as residents anxious to return to their homes moved through its ruined streets.
Syria army says Aleppo retaken after evacuation
The army said Thursday it has retaken full control of Syria's devastated second city Aleppo, scoring its biggest victory against opposition forces since the civil war erupted in 2011.
Fall of Aleppo shines harsh light on UN
The warning from the UN envoy could not have been starker: Pounded by a near-daily barrage of air strikes, Aleppo would be totally destroyed by Christmas unless the United Nations stopped the carnage.