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UN sends aid to Syria as Turkey calls for ground operation

UN convoys delivering aid to thousands of besieged Syrians were due to set out today, but hopes for lasting peace dimmed the day after Turkey called for a ground operation in its war-torn neighbour.

Syria government to allow aid into besieged Madaya: UN

Syria government to allow aid into besieged Madaya: UN

The UN said there were "credible reports of people dying from starvation" in Madaya, including a 53-year-old man who reportedly perished on Tuesday.