A wounded Syrian man sits at a makeshift hospital in the rebel-held Damascus suburb of Douma.
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
U.N. peace envoy Staffan de Mistura met Monday with Syrian opposition members to discuss his plan to "freeze" fighting in the country's war-ravaged second city Aleppo, his spokeswoman said.Also, Israel said it would not allow "sophisticated weapons" to fall into the hands of its enemies, after claims from Syria that Israeli warplanes carried out airstrikes near Damascus. Al-Watan newspaper, which is close to the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, said Monday that the government wanted the cease-fire to be limited to Aleppo city, while rebels want it to extend to the Bab al-Hawa border crossing with Turkey.A delegation of Syrian dissidents tolerated by Assad's regime will travel to Moscow this week for meetings, days after government members discussed a new peace process there.Members of a U.S.-led coalition are ready to send roughly 1,500 security personnel to Iraq to help the Baghdad government in its fight against ISIS, the American commander of the war effort said Monday.
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE