November 25, 2013
Jamal Suliman has finally made the decision to return to his native Syrian TV dramas in a new production set to air next year.
A report conducted by the Oxford Research Group has found that 11,420 children have been killed in the Syrian conflict since it began in March 2011, with explosive weapons causing over 70 percent of the deaths.
November 24, 2013
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday slammed the six-month deal secured in Geneva to halt Iran's nuclear program a "historic mistake", reiterating that Israel maintains the right to defend itself against all threats.
Chemical weapons, a U.S.-strike, failed peace conferences and rising levels of extremists on both sides - it's been a messy and confusing year in Syria. One year ago, we wouldn't have been able to predict the conflict would be teetering on the brink of all-out sectarian warfare - so who knows what 2014 will hold? Let Al Bawaba take you on a month-by-month journey into the Syrian conflict in 2013.
The Syrian regime "welcomed" Iran's deal with world powers on its nuclear program Sunday as fighting between regime and rebel troops in Syria's capital left more than 70 people dead.
As captain of a women's volleyball team, Sulaf's character determines to push through the Syrian chaos to win the trophy.
Warplanes belonging to the Syrian government on Saturday bombarded the Lebanese border town of Arsal with rockets. No injuries were reported.
Islamist rebels have seized the largest oilfield in eastern Syria, according to reports from opposition activists.
November 22, 2013
The six largest Islamist rebel factions in Syria declared a new Islamic Front on Friday, forming the largest alliance of opposition fighters yet in the 2-1/2-year conflict.
November 21, 2013
Syrian opposition leader Rajaa Nasser was arrested by government police days before he was scheduled to leave for talks in Moscow.
Two suicide bombers detonated near the town of Nabk on the Lebanese border to halt regime gains in the strategic area. The Syrian government also announced Wednesday that it will tighten its border policies for Arab nationals in efforts to curb Islamists from entering Syria to support opposition groups from toppling the regime.
November 20, 2013
The U.N. confirmed Wednesday that 2,200 Syrian families have arrived in the east Lebanon border town of Arsal in the past five days.
Two car bombs targeting regime forces near the Lebanese border in Qalamoun Wednesday have killed at least seven soldiers.
In the latest act that has undermined the proposed Geneva II peace talks to end the war in Syria, President Bashar al-Assad told a Lebanese daily Wednesday that "there is no need [for us] to go [to Geneva]" if the Syrian opposition National Coalition expects us to relinquish power."
UN General Assembly's vote Tuesday that demands immediate humanitarian access to Syrians trapped in the country as part of siege tactics blames both sides for the acts of violence, but comes close to blaming the regime for the use of chemical weapons in August.