Main opposition boycotts election, describing it as 'theatre written with the blood of Syrians'
For a start, we now know Bashar Assad’s regime does detain children. But there’s more…
Ceasefire set to continue in the 'capital of the revolution', but what's next for Geneva II?
Evidence of 'systemic killing' by government officials emerges day before start of peace talks
There's a 'schism' between those in West who want Assad gone and those who fear what replaces him
Assault on SA-125 rockets in Latakia comes at bad time as Russia and US try to end bloody civil war
With peace plan under threat, 'Friends of Syria' try to shore up rebel support in London
UN confirms 21 August attack on Damascus was gas – and the 'most significant' use of chemical weapons since Saddam's day
Tough UN resolution on chemical weapons sets an unrealistic deadline experts warn
Moscow tells Syria to put arsenals under international control as John Kerry continues to campaign for military strikes