Military supplies were provided to Syrian groups whose leaders were appropriately vetted by the US, official says.
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- 3 February, 2016 Syrian army encircles Aleppo as ceasefire talks fade Government offensive intensifies around Syria's largest city, threatening to cut off rebel supply routes in the north.Powered by WPeMatico
- 10 July, 2016 Syria: Rebels' bid to reopen Aleppo supply line foiled Government troops kill dozens of rebel fighters as they attempt to retake vital supply line, monitoring group says.
- 6 November, 2015 Mustard gas used in Syria fighting: UN watchdog According to confidential report the gas was used during fighting between ISIL and a rebel group in August near Aleppo.Powered by WPeMatico
- 30 October, 2015 US to put boots on the ground in Syria for first time Dozens of US special forces operatives to be stationed inside Syria with "moderate" rebel groups, to help fight ISIL.Powered by WPeMatico
- 27 February, 2016 Syrian ceasefire: Early reports of a lull in fighting Government and rebels will re-start peace talks on March 7 if cessation of hostilities holds, UN Syria envoy says.Powered by WPeMatico