September 4, 2014
The United Nations (UN) Security Council has once again demanded the immediate and unconditional release of 45 abducted UN peacekeepers by anti-Damascus militants.
September 3, 2014
Lebanon's economy has been hard hit by the war in Syria, which started in 2011 and has repeatedly spilled over into the small Mediterranean country
September 2, 2014
Syrian warplanes pounded the rebel Jubar district of the capital Damascus with unprecedented ferocity Tuesday, launching 25 raids, an activist group said.
Ireland may not replace its 130-person rapid response force in the Golan Heights, where 44 peacekeepers from Fiji are being held by militants, until the United Nations reviews its mandate for its forces there, the defense minister said on Monday.
September 1, 2014
Sunni muslims must lead the fight against the militants in the Islamic State.
Syrian army forces and rebels battle near border; both sides seek to control Quneitra border crossing; UN peacekeepers held captive by Islamists still missing.
Honeymoon, shmoneymoon. Angelina Jolie is just as concerned about those displaced by the Syrian war as she was before she donned a wedding band.
A US lawmaker has revealed that there are hundreds of Americans, who have links with ISIL militants and can return to the US with their American passports.
Muslim leaders have issued a fatwa condemning Islamic State militants.
August 31, 2014
Israeli forces shot down a drone from Syria on Sunday.
The five Lebanese hostages released by the Nusra Front were being reunited with their families Sunday morning, as concerns grow over the fate of the remaining 24 soldiers and policemen being held by Syrian militants.
The Philippines' armed forces chief says peacekeepers on Golan Heights were helped by Israeli and Syrian forces who engaged rebels in seven-hour firefight in what was he called the "greatest escape."
August 30, 2014
Fiji military officials said Saturday the 44 peacekeeper soldiers captured by al-Nusra militants earlier this week have been moved out of UN territory to an unknown location.
August 29, 2014
Israeli forces took up positions at Quneitra barely 400 meters from Nusra Front militants who attacked a UN base on the Syrian side of the border and seized the 43 Fijians.
Almost half of all Syrians have now been forced to abandon their homes and flee for their lives, according to the UNHCR; Syria operation is largest in UNHCR's history, organization says.