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WATCH: Video Captures Syrian Army Tank Firing Shell Head On

Posted 10.30.2013 | World

God forbid anyone should ever experience the firing of an army tank shell in real life. But this video, captured by a Syrian rebel's camera, gives a r...

More Than 40 Fighters Dead In Syria Clashes

AP | Posted 10.16.2013 | World

BEIRUT -- BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activists say that two days of heavy clashes between Kurdish fighters and al-Qaida-linked rebels in the northeast hav...

LOOK: Dramatic Footage Shows Syrian Rebels Launching Attack

AP | Posted 10.08.2013 | World

BEIRUT -- BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government warplanes bombed rebel positions near a strategic northern city on Tuesday, activists said, as internation...

Syria's Army: What The West Will Face In Case Of Intervention

HuffPost France | Adrien Oster | Posted 08.29.2013 | World

"We have means of defense that will surprise people," said Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem on Tuesday, August 27, in an apparent warning to the ...

At Least 15 Dead, Dozens Wounded In Syrian Airstrike

AP | Posted 10.16.2013 | World

BEIRUT — Syrian warplanes struck targets in a rebel-held district in the contested northern city of Aleppo Friday, killing at least 15 people, w...

Syrian Army Claims It Made Crucial Gains In Homs

AP | ZEINA KARAM and BASSEM MROUE | Posted 09.07.2013 | World

BEIRUT — Egypt restricted the ability of Syrians to enter the country on Monday, with officials citing reports that a large number of Syrians we...

Russia Denies Plan To Sell Air Defense System To Syria

Reuters | Posted 07.10.2013 | World

MOSCOW, May 10 (Reuters) - Russia has no plans to sell Syria an advanced air defense system, its foreign minister said on Friday, denying media repo...

Syria Expands Use Of Cluster Bombs

AP | KARIN LAUB | Posted 05.16.2013 | World

BEIRUT -- The Syrian regime is expanding its use of widely banned cluster bombs, an international human rights group said Saturday as the deadlocked c...

Syrian Troops Capture Much Of Strategic Damascus Neighborhood

AP | ALBERT AJI and BASSEM MROUE | Posted 03.14.2013 | World

DAMASCUS, Syria — Syrian troops advanced in a strategic suburb of Damascus and bombarded other areas around the capital Saturday in a push to se...

Syria's VP Says Army Can't Win

AP | Posted 02.16.2013 | World

BEIRUT — Syria's vice president says the army cannot defeat the rebel forces fighting to topple President Bashar Assad. The interview with Faro...

Rebels, Army Battle Over Key Syrian Airbase

AP | BARBARA SURK | Posted 01.03.2013 | World

BEIRUT — Three Syrian tanks entered the demilitarized zone in the Golan Heights on Saturday, Israel said, raising concerns violence from Syria's...

Reports: Jihadist Fighters Seize Syrian Air Defense Base

AP | BEN HUBBARD and ZEINA KARAM | Posted 12.12.2012 | World

BEIRUT — Fighters from a shadowy militant group with suspected links to al-Qaida joined Syrian rebels in seizing a government missile defense ba...

Syrian Missiles Hit Edge Of Lebanese Border Town

AP | BASSEM MROUE | Posted 11.17.2012 | World

BEIRUT — Missiles fired by Syrian warplanes hit Lebanese territory Monday in one of the most serious cross-border violations since Syria's crisi...

'FACE INEVITABLE DEATH': Thousands Of Leaflets Dropped Over Damascus

AP | ZEINA KARAM | Posted 10.28.2012 | World

By ZEINA KARAM, The Associated Press BEIRUT -- Syrian military helicopters dropped thousands of leaflets over Damascus and its suburbs Tuesday, urg...

'Does The World Care About Syrians? I Think Not'

Reuters | Posted 10.23.2012 | World

By Oliver Holmes ALEPPO, Syria, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Troops and tanks swept into a restive town near Damascus on Thursday in an assault ...

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...

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...

No Quick Victory For Syrian Army In Aleppo

Reuters | Posted 10.02.2012 | World

By William Maclean LONDON, Aug 2 (Reuters) - The Syrian army's brisk recapture of parts of Damascus is unlikely to be rep...

'As Soon As The Chance Came, I Made A Run For It'

Reuters | Posted 09.11.2012 | World

By Khaled Yacoub Oweis ANTAKYA, Turkey, July 12(Reuters) - As one of the Sunni Muslim soldiers who form the bulk of the Syrian army, ...

Dozens Of Christians Evacuated From Embattled City

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 09.10.2012 | World

ISTANBUL — The Syrian ambassador to Iraq has defected, denouncing President Bashar Assad in a TV statement Wednesday, becoming the most senior d...

Syrian Army Takes Rebel Stronghold

Reuters | Posted 09.05.2012 | World

BEIRUT, July 6 (Reuters) - Syria's army took control of the rebel stronghold of Khan Sheikhoun in northern Idlib province on Friday after an assault...

Report: Italian Defense Group Sold Radio Equipment To Syria

Reuters | Posted 09.04.2012 | World

ROME, July 5 (Reuters) - A unit of Italian defence technology group Finmeccanica sold sophisticated communications equipment to Syrian police as re...

VIDEO: Syrian Fighters Battle For 12th Century Castle

Posted 07.05.2012 | World

In 2006 it was recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site, yet today the medieval crusader castle Crac Des Chevaliers in Syria's Homs province is at t...

'The Syrian Army Did This To Me'

Posted 06.28.2012 | World

"The Syrian army did this to me," Mohammed's 8-year-old son said. The boy was lying on a bloodied carpet, injured after a Syrian army shell hit the fa...

Report: Syrian Troops Use Sexual Violence As Torture Weapons

Reuters | Posted 08.15.2012 | World

BEIRUT, June 15 (Reuters) - Government forces have used rape and other sexual violence against men, women and children during the Syrian uprising, H...