Nov 10, 2012 11:19 EST
Twin suicide bombings killed at least 20 soldiers in Syria's south on Saturday, a watchdog said, as days of foreign-backed efforts to unite the opposition were coming to a head.
Nov 10, 2012 11:01 EST
The Syrian army has destroyed a ship carrying armed rebels on the Euphrates River in the northeast of the country, state news agency SANA reported on Saturday.
Nov 10, 2012 08:27 EST
Days of foreign-backed efforts to reorganise Syria's opposition were to come to a head on Saturday, as twin suicide bombings killed at least 20 soldiers in the south of the country.
Nov 10, 2012 04:30 EST
Twin car bombs at a military officers' club in southern Syria killed at least 20 soldiers on Saturday, a watchdog said.
Nov 07, 2012 16:26 EST
Syrian rebels shelled a key area of Damascus, home to Bashar al-Assad's Alawite minority, embassies and government buildings on Wednesday, as they stepped up attacks on the president's power base.
Nov 04, 2012 05:47 EST
An explosion caused by "terrorists" shook the area near the Dama Rose hotel in the heart of the Syrian capital Damascus on Sunday, wounding seven civilians, state media reported.
Oct 30, 2012 04:28 EDT
Explosions shook Syria's capital as warplanes launched their heaviest air raids yet and two car bombs struck, with the UN-Arab League peace envoy saying the conflict was going from bad to worse.
Oct 29, 2012 16:20 EDT
Explosions shook Syria's capital on Monday as warplanes launched their heaviest air raids yet and two car bombs struck, with the UN-Arab League peace envoy saying the conflict was going from bad to worse.
Oct 26, 2012 11:15 EDT
Dozens of people were killed or wounded in a car bomb attack in southern Damascus, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said, marring a ceasefire that began Friday.
Oct 22, 2012 13:09 EDT
Hopes of a truce being implemented in war-torn Syria during this week's Muslim Eid holidays are "slim," the Arab League said Monday, as heavy fighting erupted in Damascus and on northern battlefields.
Oct 22, 2012 00:10 EDT
Syria peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi appealed to both sides to call a truce to the conflict during a Muslim holiday this week after talks with President Bashar al-Assad, as a deadly blast rocked Damascus.
Oct 21, 2012 15:36 EDT
Peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi on Sunday met President Bashar al-Assad and later appealed to both sides in Syria's conflict to cease fire for a Muslim holiday this week, even as a deadly blast rocked the country's capital.
Oct 21, 2012 09:43 EDT
Peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi on Sunday appealed to both sides in Syria's conflict to cease fire for a Muslim holiday this week after meeting President Bashar al-Assad, even as a deadly blast rocked Damascus.
Oct 21, 2012 09:28 EDT
A car bomb exploded outside a police station in a Christian quarter of Damascus on Sunday, killing 10 people, monitors said, while a similar attack struck Syria's second city of Aleppo.
Oct 20, 2012 17:05 EDT
The annual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca will not be affected by events in Syria and elsewhere across the region, Saudi Arabia's interior minister said Saturday.
Oct 19, 2012 11:44 EDT
Syrian jets hammered a rebel town on Friday, the second day of an assault in which the regime is accused of using cluster bombs, as peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi landed in Damascus to press for a truce.
Oct 19, 2012 11:40 EDT
A powerful car bomb ripped through a rush hour street in mainly Christian east Beirut on Friday, killing at least three people and wounding 96, as tensions grow in Lebanon over the war in neighbouring Syria.
Oct 18, 2012 14:15 EDT
President Bashar al-Assad of Syria, where more than 33,000 people have been killed in 19 months of conflict, issued a law on GM food Thursday to preserve human life, state-run SANA news agency reported.
Oct 16, 2012 13:33 EDT
Syria said on Tuesday that it was interested in exploring a proposal by the UN and Arab League peace envoy for a truce later this month even as it unleashed multiple air strikes on rebel positions on a key highway.
Oct 16, 2012 12:05 EDT
Warplanes unleashed a wave of raids in Syria's north on Tuesday, aiming to dislodge rebels whose seizure of a key highway has prevented reinforcements from reaching the main battleground city of Aleppo.