President Bashar Al #Assad and his wife Asma during a surprise visit to the "Lady of Damascus" church earlier tonight Rebels expelled regime army and IRGC from al-Nuba Mount in LatakiaKerry says "sharp differences" remain on fate of Syrian President Assad Syria deal excludes "#Daesh and Al-Nusra and any other group we might designate." @JohnKerry #UNSC unanimously adopts #UNSCR 2254 on Syrian political dialogue Sec. Kerry at UN: "The time is now to stop the killing in Syria." UN Security Council unanimously adopts draft resolution on Syria political process Ban: 5 years ago, protests in #Syria began with calls for political change, ended in divisions, including in #UNSC. UN Security Council discusses #Syria resolution UN Security Council to discuss Syria peace process resolution Report from battered Az-Zurbah in southern #Aleppo province #Syria Homes destroyed by overnight Russian bombing in Tell Rifaat #Aleppo #Syria 1 person killed, 2 wounded in clash between Arab "tribal" forces and the #YPG near Tall Antar Obama says Assad must go for peace in Syria #FSA TOW missile blasts a tank on the #Lahaya front northern #Hama #Syria 5 perm membs of UN Sec Coun agree on draft roadmap of Syria peace process.Council will endorse at 2100GMT. @UN veto powers agree on #Syria resolution draftDraft UN Security Council resolution on #Syria to demand "all parties immediately cease any attacks against civilians and civilian objects" #NATO Sending Planes and Ships to Strengthen #Turkey's Air DefensesWorld powers bring Syria peace plan to UN Western media use Russian strikes footage to show US bombings in Syria Air Force: No letup in Syria airstrikes despite Russian air defenses #Russian command in chief awards #SAA Tiger soldiers with medal of honor. At #SyriaTalks in New York, with Ban Ki Moon, @JohnKerry, Lavrov and all other members of the Int. Support Group #Syria: Cluster munitions near Tel Rifat in Northern #Aleppo. Jaish al-Izza hit T-72 tank in Hama. #Syria with TOW missile. #Raqqa #Russian targeted Ukayrishah Oil Refinery today with Airstrikes #Syria:#Russia'n Navy Nanuchka-class corvette "Mirazh" 617 in Port #TartusBashar Assad: My exit may lead to a further worsening of conflictThe Turkish Army opens fire to Rojava's people near border

Map. History of Syria conflict

18 December 2015
President Bashar Al #Assad and his wife Asma during a surprise visit to the "Lady of Damascus" church earlier tonight
Rebels expelled regime army and IRGC from al-Nuba Mount in Latakia
#UNSC unanimously adopts #UNSCR 2254 on Syrian political dialogue
Ban: 5 years ago, protests in #Syria began with calls for political change, ended in divisions, including in #UNSC.
UN Security Council discusses #Syria resolution
UN Security Council to discuss Syria peace process resolution
Obama says Assad must go for peace in Syria
#NATO Sending Planes and Ships to Strengthen #Turkey's Air Defenses
World powers bring Syria peace plan to UN
Air Force: No letup in Syria airstrikes despite Russian air defenses
#Russian command in chief awards #SAA Tiger soldiers with medal of honor.
At #SyriaTalks in New York, with Ban Ki Moon, @JohnKerry, Lavrov and all other members of the Int. Support Group
#Syria: Cluster munitions near Tel Rifat in Northern #Aleppo.
Jaish al-Izza hit T-72 tank in Hama. #Syria with TOW missile.
#Syria:#Russia'n Navy Nanuchka-class corvette "Mirazh" 617 in Port #Tartus
Bashar Assad: My exit may lead to a further worsening of conflict
The Turkish Army opens fire to Rojava's people near border