Conflict in Syria
July 24, 2014
Lebanese Army Corporal Atef Mohammed Saadeddine released a YouTube video on Wednesday which stated that he had defected to the al-Nusra Front and criticized the military as a Hezbollah tool.
July 22, 2014
Syria's capital of Damascus witnessed what has been described as some of the "fiercest fighting in months."
Clashes at an army outpost on the Syria-Turkey border left at least eight people dead Tuesday.
Syria's main opposition coalition announced Tuesday that it has voted to force out its interim government,.
The European Union has voted to expand sanctions on Damascus over its "violent repression" of civilians.
Syrian opposition fighters have expelled ISIS militants from various parts of Damascus after sustaining heavy losses in other parts of the country.
July 21, 2014
Hassan Fadlallah, a parliamentarian representing the Lebanese resistance movement, said on Sunday that Hezbollah would not be swayed in its fight against Takfiri militant groups operating in Syria.
July 20, 2014
At least 60 Syrian government soldiers were killed in clashes between Damascus and jihadists in Homs province Sunday.
July 19, 2014
In a Friday report, Los Angeles Times cited Samir Zaitoun, a commander with Al Tawheed Brigade, a Syrian opposition group, as saying that nearly half the militants in Aleppo, mostly from small groups, have left over the last year.
Residents of the northeastern town of Arsal are growing increasingly worried about their safety as a battle between Hezbollah and members of the Syrian opposition edges ever closer to the town.
July 17, 2014
Kurds in Syria are now requiring that all of their men serve in their armed forces in the self-declared autonomous region's attempt to fight off jihadist insurgents.
The Jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) seized a major gas field in Syria Thursday, leaving at least 23 people dead in the process.
Hezbollah fighters and Nusra Front militants clashed again close to Lebanon's border with Syria, according to a security source.
The success of the Islamic State is due to a combination of brutal force and winning over local populations.
Lebanese Forces chief Samir Geagea ridiculed Syrian President Bashar Assad on Wednesday following Assad's swearing-in ceremony as president.