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Syria Conflict

Desperation Hits Rebel-Held Syrian Town

Reuters | Posted 10.22.2012 | World

By Oliver Holmes AZAZ, Syria, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Syrian rebel fighters speak proudly of the day forces loyal to President Bashar al-As...

Syrian Tensions Spill Into Lebanon, Leave 4 Dead

Reuters | Posted 10.21.2012 | World

TRIPOLI, Lebanon, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Four people were killed and more than 60 wounded in clashes between Sunni Muslims and Alawites in Lebanon's nor...

Russia Warns West On Syria Following Obama Threat

Reuters | Posted 10.21.2012 | World

* Russia warns against unilateral U.S. action in Syria * At least 20 bodies found after Syria troops overrun suburb * Sy...

Obama: Chemical Weapons Are 'Red Line'

Reuters | Posted 10.20.2012 | World

By Matt Spetalnick and Tom Perry WASHINGTON/BEIRUT, Aug 20 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ...

First Syrian In Space Joins Revolution

Reuters | Posted 10.17.2012 | World

ISTANBUL, Aug 17 (Reuters) - A Syrian astronaut who was part of a Soviet space mission a quarter of a century ago condemned the world's failure to s...

Brahimi Reportedly Agrees To Succeed Annan

Reuters | Posted 10.16.2012 | World

By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Veteran Algerian diplomat Lakhdar Brahimi has agreed to replace Kofi Annan as ...

France: U.N. Monitor Mission In Syria To End

Reuters | Posted 10.16.2012 | World

UNITED NATIONS, Aug 16 (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council will not renew the mandate of a U.N. observer mission in Syria, which is due to expire ...

Reports: Assad's Brother Lost Leg In July Attack

Reuters | Posted 10.16.2012 | World

By Dominic Evans BEIRUT, Aug 16 (Reuters) - President Bashar al-Assad's feared brother Maher lost a leg in a bomb attack on the Syrian...

Syrian Army Bombs Azaz

www.huffingtonpost.com | Posted 08.15.2012 | World

AZAZ, Syria — The Syrian fighter jets swooped in low over the rebel-held town of Azaz Wednesday in two bombing runs that sent panicked civilians fle...

U.N. Slams Syrian Government Forces, Militias Over War Crimes

Reuters | Posted 10.15.2012 | World

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, Aug 15 (Reuters) - Syrian government forces and allied shabbiha militia have committed war crimes and cri...

Defected Syrian PM: Assad Regime 'Crumbling'

Reuters | Posted 10.14.2012 | World

By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN, Aug 14 (Reuters) - Former Syrian prime minister Riyad Hijab said on Tuesday that President Bashar al-Ass...

Pentagon: Syria Air Attacks 'Despicable'

Reuters | Posted 10.13.2012 | World

WASHINGTON, Aug 13 (Reuters) - The Pentagon on Monday deplored what it saw as an increasing use of air power by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's g...

Clinton: Turkey, U.S. Weigh No-Fly Zones In Syria

Reuters | Posted 10.11.2012 | World

ISTANBUL, Aug 11 (Reuters) - The United States and Turkey are considering imposing no-fly zones and other steps to help Syrian rebel forces as the c...

Syrian, Jordanian Forces Clash At Border

Reuters | Posted 10.11.2012 | World

By Hadeel Al Shalchi ALEPPO, Syria, Aug 11 (Reuters) - Syrian and Jordanian forces clashed along the border overnight in an incident t...

U.S. Targets Hezbollah For Supporting Assad

Reuters | Posted 10.10.2012 | World

WASHINGTON, Aug 10 (Reuters) - The United States imposed a new round of penalties against Syria on Friday that targeted state-run oil company Sytrol...

Former Foreign Minister Expected To Succeed Annan

Reuters | Posted 10.10.2012 | World

By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS, Aug 10 (Reuters) - The man expected to replace Kofi Annan as the U.N.-Arab League mediator on Syr...

Ban Ki Moon: 'There Will Be No Winner In Syria'

Reuters | Posted 10.10.2012 | World

By Hadeel Al Shalchi ALEPPO, Syria, Aug 10 (Reuters) - Rebels fighting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces in Aleppo promised a ...

No End In Sight For Battle In Aleppo

Reuters | Posted 10.09.2012 | World

By Hadeel Al Shalchi and William Maclean ALEPPO/LONDON, Aug 9 (Reuters) - Syrian army forces bombarding rebel foes in Aleppo may have ...

Iran's Intervention in Syria Must Be Stopped

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 10.09.2012 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

When will the Western powers led by the U.S., the Arab states, Turkey, and Israel take the necessary and credible steps to force Tehran to stop meddling in Syria's internal affairs?

Shelling Rips Life Out Of Syrian Town

Reuters | Posted 10.09.2012 | World

By Suleiman Al-Khalidi ANADAN, Syria, Aug 9 (Reuters) - In this town near Aleppo, "Freedom Square" has been renamed "Destruction Squar...

Who Will Replace Annan?

Reuters | Posted 10.08.2012 | World

By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS, Aug 8 (Reuters) - As Syria spirals deeper into a full-scale civil war, Western delegations at the...

Rebels Sign 'Code Of Conduct'

Reuters | Posted 10.08.2012 | World

BEIRUT, Aug 8 (Reuters) - Some prominent Syrian rebel fighters have signed a 'code of conduct' committing them to observe human rights in their batt...

Russian General Denies Report He Died In Syria

Reuters | Posted 10.08.2012 | World

MOSCOW, Aug 8 (Reuters) - A Russian general met reporters at the Defense Ministry in Moscow on Wednesday to deny reports that he had been killed by ...

Iran Stands Firm Behind Assad

Reuters | Posted 10.07.2012 | World

BEIRUT, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Iran assured President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday that Syria was a vital partner in its regional anti-Israeli alliance, a ...

Cyber Warfare Growing In Syrian Conflict

Reuters | Peter Apps, Political Risk Correspondent | Posted 10.07.2012 | World

By Peter Apps, Political Risk Correspondent LONDON (Reuters) - On Sunday, it was a hijacked Reuters twitter feed trying to create the i...