Syrian Troops, Rebels in 1st Clashes Since Truce

Clashes between the Syrian army and rebel fighters broke out Friday for the first time since a hard-won U.N.-backed ceasefire came into force a day earlier, a monitoring group said

Geagea Warns March 14 in Eye of the Storm

Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea told March 14 opposition officials that Christians in Lebanon would have suffered from the consequences of his assassination if snipers succeeded in killing him

Regime Starts Shifting To Iranian Business Funding

Regime forces threatened businesses who refuse to finance the regime’s operations with murder and destruction of their commercial establishments

Two Soldiers Flee Lebanese Military Service, Join Free Syrian Army

Two Lebanese army recruits have escaped the military service and joined the ranks of the rebel Free Syrian Army to fight President Bashar Assad’s regime, As Safir newspaper reported on Wednesday

Regime Forces Kill 101 on Annan’s Ceasefire Day

Dozens of civilians were killed today which was supposed to witness a ceasefire according to Kofi Annan’s peace plan. Regime forces intensified their operations in a desperate attempt to end all signs of opposition before the final ceasefire deadline

Syrian Crisis to Spill Over to Lebanon as Cabinet’s Fate Remains Unknown

The Syrian crisis will likely have serious repercussions on Lebanon as the international community failed to intervene to stop the bloodshed in Damascus and establish “safe zones”

Opposition Warns Cabinet against Handing Over Refugees to Syrian Regime

The March 14 forces warned the cabinet on Monday against handing over any Syrian refugees who entered the country to escape the Syrian regime’s crackdown against protests, the Kuwaiti newspaper al-Seyassah reported

Cameraman Killed as Al-Jadeed Crew Comes Under Gunfire from Syria

Al-Jadeed TV cameraman Ali Shaaban was killed on Monday in the northern border area of Wadi Khaled when he and two of his colleagues came under gunfire from the Syrian side of the border

Hizbullah Seeking to Improve Aoun’s Ties with Jumblat ahead of 2013 Elections

Hizbullah is seeking to improve ties between Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblat and Free Patriotic Movement chief MP Michel Aoun ahead of the 2013 parliamentary elections, reported the pan-Arab daily al-Hayat on Sunday

Syrian Rebels Refuse to Give Regime 'Written Guarantees' on Ceasefire

Syria said Sunday it will not withdraw its forces from protest hubs without "written guarantees" that the opposition will also lay down its arms, a demand swiftly rejected by rebels, who said they will not give guarantees to a regime they do not recognize

Assad’s Forces Kill At Least 156 Today

Regime forces continued to target unarmed displaced civilians in Homs, as the Syrian army started shelling the villages of Zafrana, Jersaisa, Harab Nafsa, and Derfoul

More than 100 Dead in Syria Crackdown ahead of Deadline

More than 100 people were reported killed across Syria on Saturday, 74 of them civilians, as regime forces pressed a protest crackdown three days ahead of a deadline to cease fire and pull back

2350+ Refugees Crossed To Turkey Today

The Office of the UN Delegate to Syria, Kofi Annan, announced that the Norwegian General Robert Mood will be leading the Observers Mission to Syria

Syrian Regime Continues To Plant Mines Alongside Lebanese Borders

Regime forces started planting new landmines along the Lebanese borders in a bid to replace landmines washed by the winter floods or removed by activists and refugees

 Al-Aisamy Died in Unknown Circumstances

Syrian opposition member Shebli al-Aisamy, who was kidnapped in Lebanon last year, has died in unknown circumstances, media reports said on Wednesday

Seven dead in Christian college shootings, suspect named

A FORMER student of a small California university was arrested peacefully hours after he allegedly opened fire on the school's Oakland campus, killing seven people and injuring three others

Jumblat: Resistance in Lebanon Must Join the Syrian People’s Resistance

Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblat saluted on Monday the Syrian people in their ongoing uprising against the ruling regime

Israel Frees Palestinian Detainee After Hunger Strike of Weeks

A Palestinian woman who spent more than 40 days on a hunger strike to protest her detention by Israel without charge or trial was released from an Israeli prison

'Friends of Syria' Recognize SNC as 'Legitimate Representative of All Syrians'

"Friends of Syria" member countries recognized the opposition Syrian National Council Sunday as the "legitimate representative" of all Syrians, the Anatolia news agency said

"Friends of Syria" Meet in Turkey

Dozens of representatives from Western and Arab countries gathered for talks on Sunday in Istanbul, seeking ways to up the pressure on Damascus to accept a U.N.-Arab plan to stop bloodshed in Syria