ISIL used Syria’s al-Hota gorge as dumping ground for bodies: HRW

ISIL (ISIS) used a deep gorge in northeast Syria as a dumping ground and mass grave for bodies of people it abducted and executed, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report. Authorities need to remove the human remains from the al-Hota gorge located 85km (53 miles) north of Raqqa city and preserve the evidence…

Syria’s Idlib sees ghost towns as hundreds of thousands flee

At least one million people are on the move in Syria’s Idlib province. Stranded on the border area with Turkey and fearing Syrian government bombardments, the displaced have nowhere left to run or hide. Al Jazeera’s Hashem Ahelbarra reports from Cilvegozu on Turkey’s border with Syria.

Syria’s ceasefire comes into force in Idlib province

A ceasefire brokered by Russia and Turkey has come into effect in Syria’s Idlib province. It comes less than 24 hours after at government air raids in and around Idlib resulted in several deaths. The rescue effort is still ongoing, as is the search for survivors. Al Jazeera’s Victoria Gatenby reports.