November 20, 2013
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.
Kuwaiti officials are denying that money from the Gulf country is flowing to the war-torn country of Syria to fund extremist rebel groups. However, a New York Times report issued earlier this week suggests otherwise.
Syrian rebels executed civilian prisoners in their custody during a battle in the Christian village of Sadad from October 21 to 28, 2013, reports Human Rights Watch.
November 19, 2013
Syrian troops on Tuesday captured the village of Qara in the mountainous Qalamoun region along a key supply route between Damascus and Homs
The Russian Orthodox Church has warned of a “genocide” against Christians and other religious minorities, urging the international community to take action.
In a complete turnaround move, EU nations collectively declined to host the destruction of Syrian chemical weapons in their countries late Monday after previously showing interest to OPCW to serve as hosts.
November 18, 2013
In a day full of diplomatic dealings, Russian President Vladimir Putin telephoned Iran's president Hassan Rouhani and met with Syrian government representatives in Moscow.
A Syrian helicopter raided the Lebanese border town of Arsal Monday, killing two of the mayor's relatives.
She secretly married a Jordanian lawyer last month, but Jumana Murad is now throwing a wedding ceremony she wants everyone to know about!
Syrian rebel leader Abdelqader Saleh died Monday after he was wounded from regime force attacks as Bashar al-Assad's fighters gain ground nationwide.
Syrian opposition National Coalition leader Ahmad Jarba declined an invitation to Moscow to talk with Russian officials in a move that might undermine the momentum of the tentative Geneva II talks that are already on shaky grounds.
November 17, 2013
Syrian regime air forces targeted the town of Qara near the Lebanese border Sunday in another day of clashes and mortar fire.
A senior Hezbollah commander in Syria reportedly died late Saturday, according to pro-Hezbollah websites.
Syrian National Council Defense Minister Assad Mustafa said Assad's allies to launch an "organized invasion" in areas outside Damascus.
Thousands of Syrian refugees fled to Lebanon in 2 days.