Rebel groups in Aleppo
18 Feb, 2015

Temporary 'freeze' on fighting may go ahead in Aleppo after government forces said they would halt bombing

Syrian rebels take cover behind a barricade in Aleppo
14 Aug, 2014

Islamic State militants and Assad's forces encircle Aleppo in what could be tipping point of civil war

A man carries a wounded girl following a 'barrel bomb' attack in Aleppo
28 Apr, 2014

Syria's biggest city is under constant attack from barrel bombs dropped by government helicopters

06 Jun, 2013

White House calls on Iran-backed Hezbollah to get out of Syria as battle for Aleppo approaches

Asma al-Assad and Bashar al-Assad
18 Mar, 2013

Bashar al-Assad's wife is alive and well – and has not fled from Syria with her three children

08 Jan, 2013

As shooting started, Mohammed Ali fainted. He awoke to find himself surrounded by dead bodies

10 Sep, 2012

Free Syrian Army claim responsibility for bomb attack that targeted regime soldiers stationed in hospital

Crispin Black
31 Jul, 2012

The tolerance shown towards Christians in Syria is unlikely to survive Assad's overthrow by Sunnis