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Damascus Violence

Several Wounded After Blast Hits Syrian Capital

Reuters | Posted 11.24.2013 | World

Sept 24 (Reuters) - An explosion in southern Damascus killed and wounded several people on Tuesday, state television said. Syrian TV s...

What You Need To Know 2 Years Into Syria's War

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 03.20.2013 | World

After more than two years of brutal conflict, there is no end in sight for the bloody war between the regime of President Bashar Assad and opposition ...

Damascus Sees Worst Fighting In Weeks

AP | BEN HUBBARD | Posted 04.08.2013 | World

BEIRUT — Syrian rebels and regime forces fought their most intense clashes in weeks inside the heavily guarded capital of Damascus on Wednesday,...

Rebels Detain Scores Of Syrian Officers, Militiamen

Reuters | Posted 09.26.2012 | World

By Mariam Karouny BEIRUT, July 27 (Reuters) - Rebels have detained scores of Syrian officers, soldiers and pro-government militiame...

Gruesome Turn For Damascus

AP | BASSEM MROUE and ZEINA KARAM | Posted 09.22.2012 | World

MASNAA, Lebanon — After a bloody, weeklong siege in the Syrian capital, residents who stayed behind are facing hours-long lines for gasoline and...

Syria Sees Deadliest Day Of Fighting Since Start Of Uprising

AP | ALBERT AJI and ZEINA KARAM | Posted 09.19.2012 | World

By ALBERT AJI and ZEINA KARAM, Associated Press DAMASCUS, Syria -- Syrian troops and tanks on Friday drove rebels from a Damascus neighborhood wher...

Syrian Rebels Launch Operation To 'Liberate Damascus'

Reuters | Posted 09.16.2012 | World

By Mariam Karouny BEIRUT, July 17 (Reuters) - Rebels will intensify attacks inside the Syrian capital and target sensitive security i...

President: Syria In Real State Of War

Reuters | Posted 08.26.2012 | World

By Oliver Holmes BEIRUT, June 26 (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad declared on Tuesday that his country was at war and ord...

Wave Of Violence As ICRC President Visits Syria

AP | ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY | Posted 11.04.2011 | World

BEIRUT — Syria saw a wave of violence and arrests Sunday as the head of the International Committee of the Red Cross visited Damascus to address...