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Here are some statements from Permanent Members of the United Nations Security Council on the topic of Syria and Chemical weapons.








Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has joined Instagram in the latest attempt to change the narrative surrounding his family.







As the EU opens up the arms ban on Syria, perhaps it is time for the United Kingdom to step up and actually empower Syrian rebels against the Assad regime with sophisticated weapons? Nadeem Shad begs to differ.

Illustration by Derek Bacon for the Economist








Do Reuters and BBC receive Syrian death toll figures from a London based NGO without any form of verification?

Yara Alshigiri writes about the stories happening in this little town in Syria and the international communities inaction.