Conflict in Syria
Eight Syrians were arrested in Arsal over suspected links with terrorist organizations.
Ali Ibrahim argues that the world cannot seem to focus its attention on more than one crisis at a time. Whilst all the focus is on Gaza right now, he argues that other events in the Middle East are actually more dangerous.
Ibrahim al-Hajj, also known as Abou Mohammed Salman, was a high-ranking Hezbollah official that was killed on Monday during a battle with Syrian opposition militants in Syria´s al-Qalamoun region.
July 28, 2014
The Observatory for Human Rights reported ISIS militants have advanced to and captured the city of Hassakeh from government forced on Sunday. According to UN human rights investigators, more Syrian rebel fighters are defecting and pledging allegiance to ISIS.
July 27, 2014
Newly-released video footage shows the ISIL Takfiri terrorists summarily executing at least 50 Syrian government soldiers in the troubled northern Syria.
Hezbollah and Nusra Front fighters continue their battle for control of key areas around the border between Lebanon and Syria.
On early Sunday the Israeli army went on high alert along the border with Lebanon and the Golan Heights following the possibility of conflict escalation ahead of Eid al-Fitr.
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.