The United States has sanctioned 271 Syrian government employees in response to Bashar Assad's alleged use of chemical weapons.Read the full story ›
Nujeen Mustafa travelled 3,500 miles from her war-torn home country to safety in Germany.Read the full story ›
Boris Johnson has hailed the US airstrike on Syria as the end of an era of "passivity and inaction" in the face of Bashar Assad's "barbarism".
The foreign secretary said that the US had acted with “strength and resolve” following the Syrian's Government's alleged poison gas attack on its own citizens.
"The government believes that the US action was a necessary, appropriate and justified response to an awful crime," he told told MPs in a statement today.
Mr Johnson also again urged Russia, a key player in the Syrian war, to end their "blind support" of the Assad regime and add their weight to efforts to bring a peaceful resolution to the conflict.
Asma Assad, who was born to Syrian parents in the UK, has been criticised for backing her husband's regime.Read the full story ›
Pope Francis has condemned an "ignoble" attack on a Syrian bus convoy that killed more than 100 people as he made his Easter sermon.
The pontiff specifically addressed Saturday's deadly bomb blast in a call for peace during a sermon to thousands of followers in St Peter's square.
"Yesterday's was the latest ignoble attack on fleeing refugees," he said.
May (God) in a particular way sustain the efforts of those who are actively working to bring healing and comfort to the civilian population of Syria, the beloved and martyred Syria, who are victims of a war that does not cease to sow horror and death.
The blast hit buses carrying civilians trying to escape rebel territory in an evacuation deal between the warring sides.
Boris Johnson has branded President Bashar Assad an "arch-terrorist" and warned the US could launch new strikes against Syria.Read the full story ›
A car bomb exploded near buses carrying Syrians waiting to be evacuated from towns besieged by rebels.Read the full story ›
The Syrian government and rebels have begun a coordinated population swap of around 30,000 people trapped in each other's territory.Read the full story ›
The Pentagon says a coalition airstrike killed 18 members of the Syrian Democratic Forces after it mistook their position for an IS base.Read the full story ›
Syrian President Bashar-al Assad has described an alleged chemical attack in Idlib as "100% fabrication".Read the full story ›