NGOs have written a letter to the UN undersecretary for humanitarian affairs saying the move set 'an unacceptable precedent'
‘We were too late... a boy died in front of me’
As the first aid trucks arrive, a resident of the Syrian town talks about the horrors of the government’s brutal blockade
American ambassador to United Nations accuses Assad regime of employing ‘grotesque starve-or-surrender tactics’
The plight of the town was highlighted when images of emaciated babies, apparently starving under the siege, surfaced last week
A hashtag meaning "solidarity with the siege of Madaya" was being used to support the Syrian army
Deal to provide food to besieged towns has assisted communities encircled by both rebels and regime troops, and aid will resume next week. Laura Pitel reports from Istanbul
Rebel-held former holiday resort has been under siege by soldiers loyal to president Bashar al-Assad for six months