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Syrian Troops Chase Retreating Rebels

AP | BASSEM MROUE | Posted 08.07.2013 | World

BEIRUT — Syrian troops backed by Hezbollah fighters pressed forward with their offensive in the country's opposition-held heartland on Friday, t...

White House 'Condemns In The Strongest Possible Terms' Assad's Assault On Qusair

Reuters | Posted 08.05.2013 | World

WASHINGTON, June 5 (Reuters) - The White House on Wednesday condemned the assault on the Syrian border town of Qusair by Syrian government forces, w...

BATTLE OF QUSAIR: Syrian Army Deals Major Blow To Rebels

AP | BASSEM MROUE and ZEINA KARAM | Posted 08.05.2013 | World

BAALBEK, Lebanon — Syrian troops and their Lebanese Hezbollah allies captured a strategic border town Wednesday after a grueling three-week batt...

What You Need To Know About The Battle In Qusair

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 06.03.2013 | World

BEIRUT -- With the Syrian civil war well into its third year, the western town of Qusair near the Lebanese border has become the latest site of urban ...

At Least 300 Wounded Trapped In Besieged Syrian City

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 08.03.2013 | World

BEIRUT — Cut off for three weeks by a regime siege, doctors in the Syrian town of Qusair are treating hundreds of wounded in battle-damaged home...

Red Cross Still Pushing For Access In Syria

Reuters/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.03.2013 | Impact

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, June 3 (Reuters) - The International Committee of the Red Cross said on Monday it was still seeking a for...

Syrian Troops Attack Convoy In Key Town

AP | BASSEM MROUE | Posted 07.31.2013 | World

BEIRUT -- Syrian troops on Friday attacked a convoy trying to evacuate the wounded from a central town near the border with Lebanon, killing at least ...

Syrian Forces And Hezbollah Launch Artillery Barrage On Key Town

AP | BASSEM MROUE | Posted 07.25.2013 | World

BEIRUT — The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah militant group vowed to help propel President Bashar Assad to victory in Syria's bloody civil war, wa...

3 More Hezbollah Fighters Die Of Wounds In Syria Battle

AP | KARIN LAUB and BRADLEY S. KLAPPER | Posted 07.21.2013 | World

BEIRUT — Despite recent rebel setbacks in Syria's civil war, the main opposition bloc signaled a tough line Tuesday on attending possible peace ...

28 Hezbollah Fighters Reportedly Killed In Syria Clashes

AP | ZEINA KARAM and BASSEM MROUE | Posted 07.20.2013 | World

BEIRUT — Hezbollah was pulled more deeply into Syria's civil war as 28 guerrillas from the Lebanese Shiite militant group were killed and dozens...

Syrian Rebel Stronghold Devastated By Hezbollah

Posted 07.19.2013 | World

AMMAN, May 19 (Reuters) - Lebanese Hezbollah militants attacked a Syrian rebel-held town alongside Syrian troops on Sunday and Israel threatened more ...

Syrian Army Launches Assault On Rebel-Held Town Near Lebanon Border

AP | KARIN LAUB | Posted 07.19.2013 | World

BEIRUT — Syrian troops pushed into a rebel-held town near the Lebanese border on Sunday, fighting house-to-house and bombing from the air as Pre...

'Mortars Came Down By The Dozens'

AP | DIAA HADID and ZEINA KARAM | Posted 08.10.2012 | World

BEIRUT — Syria's main opposition group on Sunday picked a secular Kurd as its new leader after criticism that the former head was too autocratic...

Syrian Troops Open Fire On Opposition As UN Monitors Arrive

AP | BASSEM MROUE | Posted 06.19.2012 | World

BEIRUT -- Syrian troops clashed with army defectors in an eastern city Thursday, leaving at least one person dead, while government forces bombarded r...