Hundreds of Defections in the Syrian Army

 The highest rates of defections within the ranks of the Syrian Army have been registered this week, as the numbers of defectors reached hundreds in the province of Idlib and the city of Homs

New Syrian National Council Leader: Assad Regime on 'Last Legs’

The government of President Bashar Assad is on its "last legs" and has lost control of several cities

Australian ICC lawyer Melinda Taylor arrested in Libya

AN Australian lawyer working for the International Criminal Court (ICC) has been detained in Libya for allegedly trying to pass ``dangerous'' documents to her client

U.N. Observers Reach Syria Massacre Village

United Nations observers on Friday reached the Syrian village of Al-Kubeir where dozens of residents were massacred two days ago, activists told Agance France Press

Dean of Journalists and Veteran Politician Ghassan Tueni Dies

The dean of Lebanese journalists Ghassan Tueni, who is the honorary president and former chairman of the board of directors of An Nahar newspaper, passed away at dawn Friday. He was 86

Muslim Brotherhood Denounces New Syria Massacre

Syria's Muslim Brotherhood accused the Damascus regime of being behind a new massacre in the strife-torn country and said the world community

Thousands of Syrians Leave Lebanon After Hezbollah Threats

Reports indicate that thousands of Syrians left Lebanon during the past three days after Hezbollah loyalists spread threats against Syrian Sunnis

Syrian Regime Prepares Terrorist Attacks Against Places of Worship

The Syrian National Council announced that the Assad regime planted numerous explosive cars to be detonated near churches and monasteries in several Syrian cities

Syrian Regime Prepares Terrorist Attacks Against Places of Worship

The Syrian National Council announced that the Assad regime planted numerous explosive cars to be detonated near churches and monasteries in several Syrian cities

Revolutionaries Protect UN Observers from Syrian Army Attacks

Revolutionaries of the city of Khan Sheikhoun in the province of Idlib secured the delivery of the six UN observers who were targeted by regime forces yesterday to a UN convoy

Assad Commits a Massacre in Khan Sheikhoun and Hezbollah Units Occupy Border-Villages

Hezbollah units marched into Syrian territory and invaded the villages of Safsafa, Masriya, Swadiya, Zeeta, and Matraba around the city of Qasir in the province of Homs. They arrested more than 70 Syrians and set up checkpoints assisted by Assad regime forces.

Jordan Threatens to Deport Refugees

Reports claim that Jordanian authorities removed over fifty Syrian refugees from their camps and took them in intelligence services’ buses to the Syrian border

Hollande Sworn in as French President amid Euro Turmoil

Francois Hollande was sworn in as France's first Socialist president since 1995 on Tuesday at a solemn ceremony overshadowed by the debt crisis threatening to unravel the eurozone

6 Dead, 70 Hurt as Clashes Spread in Tripoli and Islamists Reclose al-Nour Square

Sectarian violence linked to the unrest in Syria claimed another six lives in the northern port city of Tripoli on Monday as clashes spread beyond the rival districts of Bab al-Tabbaneh and Jabal Mohsen

Tripoli Sectarian Violence Toll Rises to 5 amid Intermittent Clashes

Sectarian violence linked to the unrest in Syria claimed another two lives in the northern port city of Tripoli on Monday

Al-Mustaqbal Urges Miqati to Resign and Tripoli MPs to Boycott Parliamentary Sessions

Al-Mustaqbal movement urged Prime Minister Najib Miqati and Tripoli ministers on Sunday to resign after the General Security Department lured Shadi al-Mawlawi to arrest him on suspicion of contacting a terrorist organization

Blast near Baath Party Office in Syria's Aleppo

A large explosion went off near an office of the ruling Baath party in Syria's second city of Aleppo on Friday evening, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights

Explosions Shake Damascus, Evidence Implicates the Regime

Two explosions shook the capital Damascus, leading to 55 deaths and 372 injuries according to state-run media. The explosions targeted a security centre and a UNICEF quarters downtown

Syrian Troops Kidnap Citizen in Akkar

Syrian troops crossed over into Lebanon Wednesday night and kidnapped a Lebanese citizen, reported the daily al-Mustaqbal on Thursday

Several Dead, Hurt across Syria as Blast Hits U.N. Observer Convoy in Daraa

A roadside blast hit troops escorting U.N. observers in Syria's south on Wednesday, a day after envoy Kofi Annan warned that his peace plan could be the last chance to avoid civil war, while several people were killed or wounded in violence across the country