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Local sources claimed Thursday that chemical agents had been deployed in attacks on the rebel-controlled area close to Damascus that serves as the Syrian capital's main water supply

More than ten Syrian rebel groups claim the ceasefire agreement being pursued by the regime is different to what they signed up for, pointing to regime violations in Wadi Barada.

Syria's water war reaches boiling point around Damascus

Martin Armstrong

Syria's water war reaches boiling point around Damascus

Damascus relies on water from besieged rebel-held Wadi Barada, but either sabotage or regime bombing has stopped water flowing to Syria's capital.

UN Syria envoy set to meet 'interesting' Trump team

The New Arab

UN Syria envoy set to meet 'interesting' Trump team

UN Syria envoy Staffan De Mistura says he expects to meet US President-elect Donald Trump's 'team' once a secretary of state is appointed.

US-led coalition accused of killing civilians in Raqqa airstrikes

The New Arab & agencies

US-led coalition accused of killing civilians in Raqqa airstrikes

Monitoring groups claimed on Wednesday that coalition airstrikes had killed 20 people in Raqqa. Elsewhere, rebel groups and regime forces ...

Martin Armstrong

'Russian bomb remains recovered' from Syria aid convoy attack

Photographic evidence points to either Russian or Syrian responsibility for the attack on an aid convoy in Aleppo, an investigative journalist who uses open source investigation techniques has found.

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