Regime Launches All-Out Damascus Assault amid Fierce Fighting in Aleppo

Syrian forces launched an all-out assault on opposition strongholds in Damascus Friday amid unprecedented fierce fighting in the city of Aleppo

Syria National Security Chief Dies of Blast Wounds

General Hisham Ikhtiyar, the head of Syrian national security wounded in a Damascus bomb blast

March 14 to Boycott Dialogue over 'Hizbullah Refusal to Discuss Arms'

The March 14 forces announced three preconditions to take part in any upcoming dialogue session: “Handing over the complete telecom data

Regime begins to lose control of northern Syria

The Syrian regime started losing control of northern parts of the country after rebels took control of two major crossings

Egypt ex-VP Omar Suleiman Dies in U.S.

Egypt's former vice president Omar Suleiman, long-time spy chief to deposed president Hosni Mubarak, died on Thursday in the United States

Syrian Defense Minister and Assef Shawkat Killed in Damascus Blast, FSA Claims Responsibility

A suicide bomber on Wednesday struck at the heart of Syria's security apparatus, killing the country's defense minister and President Bashar Assad's brother-in-law

Suleiman Holds Talks in Turkey with Gul

President Michel Suleiman held talks with Turkish leaders on Tuesday about the fate of the 11 Lebanese Shiite pilgrims who were kidnapped in Syria two months ago

Rebels battle tanks in Damascus Neighbourhoods

The heavy clashes between the regime forces and armed resistance groups continued in the capital as military tanks and troops

Arrest Warrants Issued Against 3 Officers in Abdul Wahed Case

The military examining magistrate issued on Saturday arrest warrants against three army officers, who were released last week, in the case of the killing of Sunni Sheikh Ahmed Abdul Wahed and his companion

Syria Opposition Urges U.N. for a Binding Resolution after Massacre

Syria's main opposition alliance Friday urged the U.N. Security Council to pass a binding resolution against Damascus following reports by activists that regime forces massacred

Family Accuses Israel of Poisoning Arafat with Polonium

Israel poisoned the late Yasser Arafat with the lethal radioactive substance polonium, a nephew of the veteran Palestinian leader alleged on Thursday

Iraq Says Defected Syrian Ambassador is in Qatar

Syrian ambassador to Iraq Nawaf Fares, who announced his defection to the opposition, is now in Qatar, Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari said on Thursday

Regime Forces Continue Pounding Cities Amid Mass Defections

A Syrian Arab Red Crescent aid worker died a day after he was shot by regime forces in a clearly marked ambulance vehicle in the town of Deir Azzour

U.S. 'Strongly Condemns' Syrian Shelling of Northern Lebanon

The United States on Tuesday deplored Syrian shelling of northern Lebanon, urging the regime of President Bashar Assad to respect the sovereignty of its neighbors

Regime Forces Commit Massacres in Idlib, Homs and Deir Azzour

Regime forces committed new massacres as they heavily pounded the towns of Ariha in the province of Idlib and Rastan in the province of Homs leaving scores of civilians dead and wounded

Russia Sends Naval Fleet to Syrian Port

Russia has sent a naval flotilla of six warships led by an anti-submarine destroyer to its naval base at the Syrian port of Tartus

Annan to Put 'Approach' to Rebels after Assad Talks

International envoy Kofi Annan said he agreed with President Bashar Assad on Monday on a new political "approach" to end Syria's conflict that would be put to the rebels

Damascus and Aleppo Go on Strike

Khan Sheikhoun was declared by revolutionary councils as a disaster area after regime forces looted, destroyed and burnt down more than 200 houses, sexually assaulted women

Violent Day in Damascus and Aleppo

Syrian resistance forces clashed in the Kafarsouseh district of the capital with regime forces resulting in several deaths and injuries. Meanwhile, the second largest city, Aleppo

Libyans Cast Ballots in Historic Post-Gadhafi Vote

Libyans cast ballots Saturday for a national assembly, the first election since Moammar Gadhafi's ouster