World | Associated Press | Sunday October 5, 2014
Syrian President Bashar Assad made a rare public appearance on Saturday by attending prayers for a key Muslim holiday at a mosque in the capital, Damascus, hours after the US-led coalition carried out new airstrikes against Islamic State group milita...
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday September 12, 2014
Syrian government air raids on a rebel-held area near Damascus killed 42 people, including seven children, a monitoring group said Friday, giving an updated toll.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday August 6, 2014
At least 16 people, including two children, were killed when rebels shelled many districts of the Syrian capital overnight, a monitoring group said on Wednesday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday July 13, 2014
Jordan is probing the murder of a Syrian rebel commander in the capital Amman, a security official said Sunday, as the opposition blamed the Damascus regime for his killing.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday February 26, 2014
State media in Syria says army troops have killed 175 rebels in an ambush south of the capital, Damascus.
World | Reuters | Sunday February 2, 2014
Aid agencies in Syria have evacuated hundreds of people from the rebel-held Damascus suburb of Yarmouk, a government-aligned Palestinian group said on Saturday
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday January 6, 2014
At least 200 rebels surrendered to the Syrian government forces on Sunday in a suburb of the capital Damascus, media reported.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday December 30, 2013
At least 15 Palestinians have died of hunger since September in a besieged refugee camp in the Syrian capital Damascus, the UN agency for Palestinian refugees told AFP on Monday.
World | Associated Press | Friday October 25, 2013
Syrian government troops on Friday ambushed rebels near the capital, Damascus, killing at least 40 opposition fighters, state media reported. The ambush was part of the military's offensive against rebel strongholds around President Bashar Assad's se...
World | Reuters | Sunday October 20, 2013
Syrian rebels blew up an army checkpoint outside Damascus on Saturday and more than 30 combatants from both sides died in the blast and ensuing clashes, a monitoring group said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday October 14, 2013
Two cars laden with explosives and driven by suicide bombers blew up in the centre of the Syrian capital Damascus on Sunday night, state media reported.
World | Reuters | Friday September 27, 2013
A car bomb killed at least 20 people and wounded dozens more on Friday when it exploded in Rankus, a town 30 km (20 miles) north of the Syrian capital Damascus, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
World | Reuters | Tuesday September 3, 2013
Russian radar detected the launch of two ballistic "objects" in the Mediterranean Sea on Tuesday but there was no sign of a missile strike on the Syrian capital Damascus, Russia's state-run RIA news agency said.
World | Reuters | Sunday August 25, 2013
The United States is repositioning naval forces in the Mediterranean as it considers a possible military response to an alleged chemical attack near the Syrian capital, Damascus, that killed hundreds.
World | Associated Press | Sunday August 18, 2013
UN inspectors arrived on Sunday in the Syrian capital on a mission to investigate the alleged use of chemical weapons, as Syria's government vowed to fully cooperate with them.
World | Associated Press | Thursday August 8, 2013
Mortar rounds hit an upscale district of Damascus on Thursday as Syrian state TV broadcast images of President Bashar Assad attending prayers in the capital to mark the start of a Muslim holiday.
World | Associated Press | Monday July 22, 2013
Syrian activists say government troops have killed at least 75 rebels over 24 hours in battles for control of the capital, Damascus.
World | Associated Press | Thursday June 27, 2013
A suicide attacker blew himself up near one of the main churches in the Syrian capital on Thursday, killing at least four people, state-run TV said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 11, 2013
At least 14 people were killed when twin explosions caused by suicide bomb attackers struck near a police station in Damascus today, state television said, updating its earlier toll.
World | Associated Press | Sunday June 2, 2013
A Syrian government official says a car bomb has exploded in a suburb of the capital Damascus, killing three people and wounding several others.