The United States, Russia and Jordan reached the “de-escalation agreement,” at the G20 summit, ahead of the UN-based peace talks set to open this week.
After an army offensive near the Syrian capital that shut the routes into the rebel enclave, steep price hikes have triggered rising despair in the suburbs.
Syrian government forces and rebels clashed in the northwestern province of Hama shortly after the Russian de-escalation zones deal took effect.
This is the first time a president has used this power to end and protesters against the extension said that this should be a last warning to the lawmakers.
The Syrian military denied responsibility and said it would never use chemical weapons, echoing denials it has made over the course of the war.
Physicians for Human Rights, in a report, said authorities removed dialysis supplies from several convoys headed to rebel-held Douma last year.
Syrians have poured into Idlib at an accelerating rate over the last year, forced to abandon their homes in other parts of western Syria that the government and its foreign military allies have recaptured from rebels.
Air strikes blasted neighbourhoods around a children’s hospital and a blood bank in rebel-held eastern Aleppo in a second day of renewed bombing.
Aleppo has become the fiercest front in Syria’s five-and-a-half-year war, pitting President Bashar al-Assad’s forces supported by Russia, Iran and Shi’ite militias against mostly Sunni rebels including some backed by Turkey, the US and Gulf monarchies.