Syria conflict: Hopes fade for truce as violence flares

A week-old truce in Syria brokered by the US and Russia appears close to unravelling, with alleged violations by government and rebel forces mounting.

A US-backed rebel group in the divided northern city of Aleppo said the initiative had “practically failed”.

  • Linda1000

    Every picture from Syria is one a burned-out, bombed-out Islamic hellhole. How can a population turn a half decent country or land into such rubble. Looks as good as Nagasaki or Hiroshima after they were bombed.