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Syria Defectors

What Does This Secret Desert Compound Hide From Syria's Assad?

AP | JAMAL HALABY and DALE GAVLAK | Posted 10.28.2012 | World

MAFRAQ, Jordan — In an isolated stretch of Jordanian desert, a heavily guarded, secret compound houses 1,200 senior police and army officers who...

White House: 'Assad Losing His Grip On Power'

Reuters | Posted 10.06.2012 | World

* Momentum is with opposition and Syrian people, U.S. says * Long battle expected between pro-Assad, opposition forces *...

Defectors Reportedly Kill Syrian Soldiers In Ambush

Reuters | Posted 05.13.2012 | World

Syrian government forces killed dozens of people in the northern city of Idlib, dumping their bodies in a mosque, while some 22 soldiers died in two s...

Deadly Spiral Of Violence Envelops Syria

AP | ZEINA KARAM | Posted 02.13.2012 | World

BEIRUT — Violence across Syria killed at least 25 people Wednesday, including eight soldiers who were gunned down by army defectors in a retalia...

Syria: Major Battle Stokes Fears Of Civil War

AP | ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY | Posted 02.11.2012 | World

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12 Dead As Syrian Forces Fire On Funeral Procession, Clash With Defectors

AP | BASSEM MROUE | Posted 02.09.2012 | World

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Syria Says Elite Military Pilots Killed In Ambush

AP | BASSEM MROUE and ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY | Posted 01.25.2012 | World

BEIRUT — The Syrian military vowed Friday to "cut every evil hand" that targets the country's security, a defiant stance by the regime as it fac...