Conflict Zone: Who is fighting whom in Syria

Here is the state of play in the Syrian civil war that has ravaged the country in the last five years.

By: Agencies | Published:October 5, 2015 8:48 am
syria, syria civil war, syria news Here is the state of play in the Syrian civil war that has ravaged the country in the last five years. (Source: Google maps)

The Syrian civil war, now in its fifth year, involves multiple countries with overlapping and at times conflicting agendas. Competing visions of how to manage the conflict, which has led to a major global refugee crisis as well as the rise of the Islamic State, dominated discussions at the United Nations General Assembly last week. But despite days of meetings and diplomatic maneuvering, the crisis has only intensified. Here is the state of play today:

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