Syria to Reject Any Arab League Initiative to End Crisis

Damascus will reject any initiative stemming from this week's Arab League summit to end the year-long crisis in Syria, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Wednesday

 Clashes along Lebanon-Syria Border

Syrian security forces infiltrated the Bekaa border town of al-Qaa on Tuesday, said various media reports.

Turkey Shuts Embassy in Damascus

Turkey closed its embassy in Damascus on Monday because of deteriorating security conditions in Syria, a Turkish diplomatic source said

Jumblat Lauds Syria's Muslim Brotherhood Declaration, Slams Fears of Islamist Movements

Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblat praised on Monday the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood’s statement on the developments in their country, saying that it reflected the Sunni population’s openness to regional changes

UN Allocates $84 Million for Relief Work with Syrian Refugees

The UN Human Rights Council announced it will launch an $84 million fund plan designated for Syrian refugees’ relief efforts. The Council expects that at least 100,000 Syrians will be in need of relief during the next six months

At Least 26 Dead as Tens of Thousands Rally in Syria

At least 22 civilians, three regime troops and a rebel were killed on Friday in Syria as government forces bombed towns and clashed with rebels in several areas of Syria and tens of thousands of people took part in "Damascus

Syria Opposition Says U.N. Statement Gives Assad More Time to Kill

Syria's main opposition group on Thursday said a U.N. statement calling for all parties to end violence in Syria will simply give the regime more time to continue killing its own people

70 Dead as Syrian Forces Blast Last Rebel Bastion in Homs

Syrian army troops rained shells on the Homs district of Khaldiyeh on Wednesday and killed at least 70 people across the country, activists said

Russia Dispatches Special Forces to Syria

 Russian ship carrying Russian Spetsnaz Special Forces armed with the most advanced Russian gear docked in the port of Tartous. The Spetsnaz were deployed close to the Syrian-Jordanian borders to prevent the entry of military aid Saudi Arabia

Feltman Hopes Lebanese Will 'Reject Apologists of Assad's Butchery' in 2013 Vote

Lebanon has a moral obligation to support the fall of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and should use upcoming elections

Jumblat: Syrian Crisis Can Only Be Solved through Overthrowing its Regime

Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblat rejected on Monday Syrian President Bashar Assad’s remarks that his regime will remain, “but Syria will be divided”

Explosions in Damascus to Welcome Annan’s Delegation

 Assad’s forces killed at least 28 today; most fell in the city of Homs as the regime continued to shell the neighbourhoods of Bab Dreib, Bab Sebaa, Bab Tadmor, Jab Jandali, Deir Baalba, Bayada, and the city of Rastan

3 Students Killed in School Cliff Collapse in Northern Lebanon

Three students were killed and seven others injured on Saturday when part of a cliff collapsed at the Bhanine school in the northern Minieh-Dinniyeh district, the National News Agency reported

 identified the dead as Abdul Rahman al-Siddiq, 16, Osama Zreiqa, 18, and 8-year-old Ahmed al-Rifai

Regime Intensifies Assault on Idlib and Homs

 Massacres continued in Homs today, as Assad’s forces massacred 45 civilians in the neighbourhood of Karm al-Zaytoun, including 23 females, 28 children, and 6 men. The females were confirmed to have been subjected to rape

SNC Calls for U.N. Meeting after 47 Killed in Homs 'Massacre'

The bodies of 47 women and children have been found in the Syrian city of Homs, where security forces have been fighting raging battles against armed rebels, the opposition and activists said on Monday

SNC Supports the Formation of the Syrian Businessmen Council

The Syrian National Council (SNC) praises the formation of the Syrian Businessmen Council (SBC), announced on Thursday, March 8, 2012

'After everything I have seen, I can tell you, God cannot exist'

HE WAS naked. Blindfolded. In agonising pain and scared for his life. It was his third period in detention and he would have four more to endure after that

UN Humanitarian Affairs Secretary: Baba Amr Has Been Completely Destroyed

UN Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs, Valerie Amos, visited the neighbourhood of Baba Amr in Homs with a team of volunteers from the Syrian Red Crescent

Syrian deputy oil minister joins rebel ranks..Video

Syria's deputy oil minister resigned on Thursday, becoming the most senior official to join the rebel ranks, as Washington revealed it is mulling non-lethal aid to the insurgency

Berri Stresses Jumblat still Part of Parliamentary Majority

Speaker Nabih Berri has stressed that National Struggle Front leader Walid Jumblat was still part of the March 8 parliamentary majority despite accusations that he had joined the March 14 opposition