Envoy retracts 'Indian Jihadis' remark
Sep 5, 2013
World | Reuters | Sunday November 24, 2013
Fierce fighting to the east of Damascus has killed more than 160 people in the past two days.
World | Reuters | Tuesday October 22, 2013
The rise of Islamist groups fighting Syria's Western-backed rebels has emboldened the Syrian government and will make it harder to extract concessions from Damascus at any peace talks, a US official said on Monday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday October 4, 2013
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad warned Turkey it will "pay dearly" for supporting rebels fighting to overthrow his regime, in an interview broadcast today on Turkish television.
World | Associated Press | Monday September 30, 2013
Syria's foreign minister has claimed at the UN that his regime is fighting a war against Al Qaeda-linked militants who eat human hearts and dismember people while they are still alive, then send their limbs to family members.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday August 17, 2013
Al-Qaeda loyalists attacked a mainly Kurdish town in northeastern Syria sparking fighting in which 17 people were killed, two of them ambulance crew, a watchdog said on Saturday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday August 6, 2013
Rebels fighting to overthrow Syrian President Bashar al-Assad have captured a key air base in the northern province of Aleppo after a months-long battle, a monitoring group reported on Tuesday.
World | Reuters | Monday August 5, 2013
Syrian rebels battled forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in the Jabal Akrad mountains overlooking the Mediterranean on Sunday and a monitoring group said at least 30 people were killed.
World | Reuters | Monday July 22, 2013
The local commander of a Syrian rebel group affiliated to al Qaeda was freed on Sunday after being held by Kurdish forces in a power struggle between rival organisations fighting President Bashar al-Assad, activists said.
World | Reuters | Friday July 19, 2013
Britain has abandoned plans to arm Syrian rebels fighting to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad and believes he might survive in office for years, sources familiar with government thinking say.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday July 14, 2013
Shelling killed at least 13 people on Sunday in the Damascus district of Qaboon, where fierce fighting between the army and rebels has trapped hundreds of families, a monitor said.
World | Reuters | Tuesday July 9, 2013
At least 18 people were wounded by a car bomb blast in Beirut's southern suburbs on Tuesday, a stronghold of the Lebanese Shi'ite Hezbollah militant group that has been fighting in Syria's civil war, security sources said.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday June 26, 2013
The Syrian information minister has lashed out at Saudi Arabia, saying Riyadh is responsible for his country's conflict. Omran al-Zoubi says Saudi Arabia is providing weapons and money to "terrorists," the government's term for rebels fighting to top...
World | Associated Press | Monday June 24, 2013
Lebanese army units battled followers of a hard-line Sunni cleric holed up in a mosque complex in a southern port city on Monday, the second day of fighting that has left at least 16 soldiers dead, the military said.
World | Associated Press | Friday June 14, 2013
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the clashes concentrated in the eastern neighborhood of Sakhour.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday June 5, 2013
Walaa's parents used to force her to stay indoors, fearing for her safety in the war-torn city of Homs. Now she proudly walks the streets each day with a kalashnikov and camouflage uniform.
World | Reuters | Wednesday June 5, 2013
Despite media attention surrounding the death of an American woman in Syria, only a few U.S. citizens have joined the ranks of foreigners fighting there to oust President Bashar al-Assad, U.S. government officials and private experts monitoring the c...
World | Associated Press | Monday June 3, 2013
At least 300 seriously wounded residents of an embattled Syrian town near the border with Lebanon need to be evacuated for medical treatment, a doctor told The Associated Press on Monday, as fighting in Qusair raged for the third straight week.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 31, 2013
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad threatened Israel with renewed fighting in the Golan Heights and said Russia was committed to supplying him with advanced missiles, in an interview broadcast on Thursday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday May 29, 2013
Israel has warned it "will know what to do" if Russia delivers promised anti-aircraft missiles to its war-torn ally Syria, amid growing fears of a wider conflict brewing as the fighting spills into Lebanon.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday May 28, 2013
Syria's opposition on Tuesday denounced as "too little, too late" an EU decision to lift an arms embargo on rebels fighting the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.