US Says Syrian Ceasefire Is Closer Than Ever, as Bombs Kill 140 People in One Day
Bombings in two Syria cities claimed by Islamic State killed at least 140 people, as US Secretary State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov reached a provisional ceasefire deal.
Assad Says He’s Worried About 'Terrorists' and Foreign Meddling If There's a Truce in Syria
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad railed against foreign support for rebel groups, but said he would be willing to agree to a ceasefire on certain conditions.
The UN Security Council Just Took a Huge Step Toward Resolving Syria's Civil War
A UN resolution passed on Friday endorses objectives that include plans for talks between Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government and opposition groups by January as well as a parallel ceasefire.