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Syria Revolt

Two and a Half Years Later: Inside 'Liberated' Syria

Reem Salahi | Posted 10.26.2013 | World
Reem Salahi

Even before arriving in Syria, it was clear the Syria of 2010 was long gone. On my flight to Southern Turkey, I sat next to a Free Syrian Army fighter.

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 ...

Joshua Hersh

U.S. Walks Thorny Path With Syrian Terrorist Designation | Joshua Hersh | Posted 12.12.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration's decision to designate a major fighting faction within the Syrian opposition as a terrorist group came at a ba...

VIDEO: Horrific Scenes In Syrian Field Hospital (WARNING: GRAPHIC FOOTAGE)

Eline Gordts | Posted 10.25.2012 | World

"The army of Assad. You see this child? They are a terrorist [sic]?" Dr. Qasim points at a young girl lying on a stretcher in his field hospital. ...

WATCH: Toddler Survives Bombing In Mother's Lifeless Arms

Posted 09.06.2012 | World

It seemed a small miracle when 3-year-old Hassan emerged unharmed from underneath the rubble of his bombarded house in Syria's Aleppo. On Monday, a Sy...

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...

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...

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...

The Battle for Aleppo

Sami Moubayed | Posted 10.07.2012 | World
Sami Moubayed

Until recently, life was normal in the busy northern city of Aleppo, popularly referred to as the "industrial capital" of Syria. Then, revolt reached Aleppo, signalling a major challenge for Syrian rebels struggling to topple 49 years of Baath rule.

'We Took Him Right To His Grave'

Reuters | Posted 10.01.2012 | World

By Hadeel Al Shalchi and Erika Solomon AZAZ/ALEPPO, Syria, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Rebel fighter Ahmed chuckles as he tells the story of the...

Assad: Battle Of Aleppo Will Determine Syria's Fate

Reuters | Posted 10.01.2012 | World

By Erika Solomon ALEPPO, Syria, Aug 1 (Reuters) - President Bashar al-Assad told his troops on Wednesday that their battle against re...

Manaf Tlass, Syria's Defected General, Lacks Support Among Rebels

Reuters | Posted 09.26.2012 | World

By Khaled Yacoub Oweis AMMAN, July 27 (Reuters) - The flamboyant scion of a military family that has been a pillar of the Syrian esta...

Shells Rain Down On Damascus, Aleppo

Reuters | Mariam Karouny | Posted 09.24.2012 | World

By Mariam Karouny BEIRUT, July 26 (Reuters) - Damascus and Syria's second biggest city, Aleppo, came under shell fire on Thursday as troops loyal t...

Turkey Struggles To Cope With 44,000 Syrian Refugees

Reuters | Posted 09.24.2012 | World

By Suleiman Al-Khalidi KILIS, Turkey, July 25 (Reuters) - Tempers are running short in Syrian refugee camps just inside Turkey, where ...

Defected Syrian General Speaks Out

Posted 07.24.2012 | World

By PAUL SCHEMM, The Associated Press BEIRUT — A top Syrian military commander, a close friend of Syrian President Bashar Assad, has confirmed his...

Reports: 30 Feared Killed As Syrian Forces Attack Worshippers

Reuters | Posted 09.23.2012 | World

AMMAN, July 24 (Reuters) - Syrian forces killed up to 30 worshippers on Tuesday as they converged on a mosque to perform Ramadan evening prayers in ...

Clinton: Syrian Rebels Are Gaining Ground

Reuters | Posted 09.23.2012 | World

WASHINGTON, July 24 (Reuters) - Syrian rebels are gaining ground and will eventually control swathes of territory, but Syrian President Bashar al-As...

Assad Reshuffles Top Security Posts

Posted 09.23.2012 | World

By PAUL SCHEMM, The Associated Press DAMASCUS, Syria -- President Bashar Assad on Tuesday reshuffled the generals at the core of his regime's highl...

Rebels Battle On After Assassination Of Top Regime Officials

Reuters | Posted 09.18.2012 | World

By Khaled Yacoub Oweis and Erika Solomon AMMAN/BEIRUT, July 19 (Reuters) - Rebels battled deep into Damascus and seized control of par...

Photos Capture Devastation After Mass Killings

Posted 07.19.2012 | World

On July 12, Syrian security forces launched a devastating assault on the village of Tremseh in Syria's Hama province. According to activists, tanks an...

Who Is Who In Assad's Inner Circle

Reuters | Posted 09.17.2012 | World

(Reuters) - As fighting rages in Damascus, and the Assad family that has ruled Syria for four decades struggles for its life against a growing rebelli...

Analysis: Attack Damages Assad's Inner Circle, But Not Decisive

Reuters | Posted 09.17.2012 | World

BEIRUT, July 18 (Reuters) - A suicide bombing that killed and wounded members of Bashar al-Assad's inner circle on Wednesday will weaken the Syrian ...

Videos Purport To Show Victims Of Syria Massacre

Posted 09.12.2012 | World

By BEN HUBBARD -- The Associated Press BEIRUT -- Syrian activists have posted videos they say show at least 17 of the dozens of people reportedly k...

Activists: More Than 200 Syrians Massacred

Reuters | Posted 09.11.2012 | World

By Khaled Yacoub Oweis and Erika Solomon AMMAN/BEIRUT, July 13 (Reuters) - More than 200 Syrians, mostly civilians, were massacred in ...