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’
Foua and Kefraya, two pro-government villages in Idlib, have been surrounded by Islamist rebels for months
'They are in grave peril of losing their lives'
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
As the Syrian winter grips the city, electricity is in short supply and food sources almost non-existent