A Syrian opposition fighter watches over as heavy fighting sparks out in the neighbouring village of Kafr Nabuda
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'Stalemate' in Syria civil war

Syria's Deputy Prime Minister has said the civil war has reached a stalemate.

In an interview with the Guardian newspaper, Qadri Jamal said it is clear neither side can win and suggests a ceasefire could be possible.

However Mr Jamil's People's Will Party said the Guardian journalist was ''neither precise nor professional'' about what he quoted the politician as saying.

Richard Galpin reports.

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