Syria

April 6, 2014

The Lebanese army has increased security near the Syrian border in recent months. (AFP/File)
12:30 GMT

The Lebanese army arrested four Syrian men after a shootout in Arsal.

Damascus has experienced heavy mortar fire in the past month. (AFP/File)
11:27 GMT

Mortar attacks killed two in Damascus on Sunday.

The General Assembly of the Syrian National Coalition, the main Western-backed anti-Assad opposition group, began electing a new political authority during a meeting in Istanbul on Saturday. (AFP/File)
10:30 GMT

The Syrian National Coaltion - the main anti-Assad opposition group - have begun the process of electing a new political authority.

April 5, 2014

The Syrian opposition has engaged in fierce battles with the Syrian Army since 2011. The opposition seeks to oust current Syrian President Bashar Assad. (AFP/File)
12:00 GMT

Syrian rebels has reclaimed a town in the northern city of Aleppo.

April 4, 2014

Once Raghda has returned  to Cairo, she will begin filming another documentary titled “Al Ghurfa 2229” (Room 2229). (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Syrian actress and Bashar Al Assad supporter, Raghda, has been in Syria making a documentary about the current crisis sweeping through her country.

April 3, 2014

These two faces will soon be sharing the same screen!
08:51 GMT

Way to go Jenny Asper on snagging a role in Hollywood next to such a hottie!

Damascus, Syria's capital city, has experienced an increase in violence this week. (AFP/File)
08:30 GMT

At least 13 civilians have been killed by recent mortar fire in several cities in Syria.

Ahmad Jarba is the current President of the Syrian National Coalition. (AFP/File)
07:28 GMT

The Syrian National Coalition will meet in Istanbul this weekend to discuss seven recent resignations.

April 2, 2014

The ongoing violence in Syria has disrupted the lives of millions. (AFP/File)
17:02 GMT

The Syrian civil war has killed 150,000 since it began in 2011, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

Germany will destroy some of Syria's chemical weapons at its GEKA facility in Munster as well (AFP)
13:05 GMT

Berlin will send a frigate to help destroy Syria's chemical weapons arsenal.

The Lebanese border town of Arsal has frequently been hit and targeted by rockets from Syria (Joseph Eid/AFP)
12:47 GMT

Three rockets from the war in Syria hit Lebanon's northeast town of Labweh Wednesday.

Armenian Hollywood personality Kim Kardashian draws attention to the Syrian city of Kessab with her Tweets.
12:27 GMT

Take that, Twitter! The soon-to-be Mrs. Kanye West has joined a social media campaign to save the Armenian Christian village of Kessab in war-torn Syria through a series of tweets.

Jarba was elected to serve as the opposition coalition president for the first time in June 2013, and re-elected to the leadership position in January 2014 (File Archive/AFP)
07:08 GMT

Syrian opposition leader Ahmad Jarba allegedly visited Latakia Tuesday as violent clashes escalate between rebel and regime fighters in the coastal province.

April 1, 2014

Aid distribution resumed this week in the besieged town of Yarmouk, according to Syria's state news agency (SANA/AFP)
14:23 GMT

Some sources say that rebel fighters have claimed strategic positions in ongoing fighting in Latakia, while others sources suggest that the regime still has the upper hand in the coastal province.

Angelina Jolie talking with Syrian refugee children (Image: screenshot from video posted on YouTube).
09:15 GMT

While the world attention span has gotten increasingly shorter, Angelina Jolie is pushing faces back towards the crisis in Syria.