The security council has called for a nationwide ceasefire in Syria. But the question is whether the political will exists for it to happen.
More than 500 civillians has lost their lives which mostly consist of children. What are the airstrikes for?
Daily “humanitarian pauses” – ordered by the government’s ally, Russia – have failed to stop the bloodshed in the enclave, where hospitals, schools and shops have been pounded by air and artillery strikes.
If anyone after the Syrian National Dialogue held in Sochi in Russia last month had entertained that the major and regional powers that have had a stake in Syria during the last seven years could build on the conclusions of this dialogue, I am afraid he would be disappointed.