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Damascus Bombing

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...

Car Bomb Kills At Least 10 Soldiers In Damascus

AP | ZEINA KARAM | Posted 08.17.2013 | World

BEIRUT — Syria's president warned that Europe "will pay a price" if it delivers weapons to rebels fighting to topple him, saying in an interview...

Bombs Rip Through Police Station In Syrian Capital

AP | ALBERT AJI and ZEINA KARAM | Posted 08.11.2013 | World

DAMASCUS, Syria — Twin suicide bombers targeted a police station in the center of Damascus Tuesday, killing 14 people as regime forces aggressiv...

Israel Strikes Syria In Sharp Escalation

AP | KARIN LAUB and JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 07.05.2013 | World

BEIRUT — Israel rushed to beef up its rocket defenses on its northern border Sunday to shield against possible retaliation after carrying out tw...

Top Pro-Assad Cleric Killed In Syria Bombing

AP | ZEINA KARAM | Posted 05.21.2013 | World

BEIRUT — A suicide bomb ripped through a mosque in the heart of the Syrian capital Thursday, killing a top Sunni Muslim preacher and outspoken s...

Bomb Blast Kills 16 Near School In Damascus Suburb

AP | BEN HUBBARD | Posted 02.12.2013 | World

BEIRUT -- Syria's state news agency said Thursday that a bomb blast near a school in a Damascus suburb killed 16 people, at least half of them women a...

Bomb In Syrian Capital Kills At Least 13

AP | JAMAL HALABY | Posted 12.21.2012 | World

AMMAN, Jordan — A taxi packed with explosives blew up near a police station in the Syrian capital Sunday, killing 13 people as the U.N. envoy ta...

Blast Targets Syrian Army Compounds

Reuters | Posted 12.11.2012 | World

AMMAN, Oct 11 (Reuters) - A large bomb exploded in an area housing security and army compounds west of Umayyad Square in central Dam...

TURNING POINT: Rebels Push Deep Into Damascus As Regime Bombards Capital

Reuters | Posted 09.19.2012 | World

By Suleiman Al-Khalidi and Khaled Yacoub Oweis BAB AL-HAWA, Syria/AMMAN July 21 (Reuters) - Syrian army helicopters pounded Damascus w...

Iraq Evacuates Citizens From Syria

AP | QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 09.19.2012 | World

BAGHDAD -- Hundreds of Iraqis flew out of Syria over the past two days to escape an escalating civil war, officials said Friday, while the U.N. report...

Another Top Syrian Official Dies After Bomb Blast

AP | Posted 09.19.2012 | World

DAMASCUS, Syria -- Syrian TV says the country's national security chief has died of wounds suffered in a rebel blast. Gen. Hisham Ikhtiyar is the fou...

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 pa...

Security Council Set To Vote On Extension Of Monitoring Mission In Syria

Reuters | Posted 09.18.2012 | World

DAMASCUS, July 19 (Reuters) - Major General Robert Mood left his hotel in Damascus on Thursday to fly to Geneva after a 90-day U.N. peace monitoring...

White House: Assad Is Losing Control

Reuters | Posted 09.17.2012 | World

By Andrew Quinn and Phil Stewart WASHINGTON, July 18 (Reuters) - The United States said on Wednesday it was clear that Syria...

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...

Fighting In Damascus Rages On

Reuters | Posted 09.17.2012 | World

BEIRUT, July 18 (Reuters) - Syrian forces hit rebel positions across the capital on Wednesday, state media said, shortly after Damascus vowed to pun...

Rebel Commander Claims Responsibility For Damascus Bombing

AP | Posted 09.17.2012 | World

BEIRUT -- Syria's rebel commander says his forces carried out an attack in Damascus that killed the defense minister and other regime officials. But h...

Syria's Shadowy Enforcer

Reuters | Posted 09.17.2012 | World

By Erika Solomon BEIRUT, July 18 (Reuters) - The world saw only a handful of pictures of Assef Shawkat. Few knew what he really did, ...

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 ...

Militants Claim Deadly Bombings In Online Video

AP | BEN HUBBARD | Posted 07.12.2012 | World

BEIRUT — A video posted online in the name of a shadowy militant group late Friday claimed responsibility for twin suicide bombings in the Syria...