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Assad army enters birthplace of uprising under peace deal

Syrian regime troops entered Deraa al Balaad, the birthplace of the uprising against Bashar al-Assad’s rule, for the first time since it lost control over the area a decade ago, residents, the army and former rebels said. Army units set up at least nine checkpoints across the city under a...

Fragile truce holds in Deraa as peace talks resume

A precarious ceasefire held in the city of Deraa on Monday after negotiators for rebel forces and the Syrian government tried to close to a comprehensive peace agreement to end a three-month siege. The tense negotiations to finalise the deal came after new government demands to deploy nine...