Humanitarian aid on Friday reached areas near the Syrian capital Damascus where fighting has been going on between rebels and government forces, but opposition groups said not enough assistance was getting through.
The Church in Syria is alive and "more active than any time before" despite the ongoing civil war and Islamic State continuing to tighten its grip on the country, a church leader has told Christian Today.
The brutal persecution of Christians and other religious minorities in the Middle East edged closer to being recognised as genocide yesterday, as a top US committee passed a key resolution condemning the violence.
A senior official from Syria's main opposition group said on Monday that a fragile international attempt to halt nearly five years of fighting was in danger of collapse because of attacks by government forces.
Fighting appeared largely to stop across most areas of western and northern Syria on Saturday after a cessation of hostilities came into effect, which the United Nations called the best hope for peace since the civil war began five years ago.