Bombings came as John Kerry said a 'provisional agreement' had been reached on cessation of hostilities
Al Manar TV said the blasts were caused by a car bomb and two suicide attackers
The seven areas are considered to be the most in need of relief by the International Syria Support Group
In this subtle war, men of the Free Syrian Army are being allowed to rejoin the ranks of the government army they deserted on their return to the shattered neighbourhood of al-Qadam
Video footage has emerged of members of Bashar al-Assad's Alawite sect being paraded around Damacus in pick-up trucks
The bodies of Shadi Omar Kataf and Mouaz Al Balkhi were washed up 500 miles apart
Shocking satellite images show devastation in districts that back opposition to President Assad
Fighting in the country is now thought to have claimed 130,000 lives. But what about those who lived, yet suffered life-changing injuries? Patrick Cockburn meets some of those survivors in Damascus
Patrick Cockburn in Damascus finds people resigned to Geneva talks failure
The two sides in Syria’s civil war are due to start talking on Friday after three years of savage strife.
6.3 million people are now in critical need of food
His words come after the UN offered Iran a place at Wednesday's meetings on Sunday, which had been withdrawn by Monday
Officials say the Syrians were chasing rebels who were trying to sneak into Lebanon
Al-Assad will stay in power. The rebels are not strong enough to remove him without Western intervention
Compared writing poetry to the sex act? May he be turned to dust!
Dr Abbas Khan, 32, was on the verge of being released when his family were told of his death