UK Foreign Secretary William Hague reaffirmed the British position that Bashar al-Assad has no place in any political solution to the conflict
World Bank President, Jim Yong Kim, on Tuesday announced that in light of a recent request by Jordan, the World Bank will provide financial aid to the country to help with its economy and the growing number of refugees.
Over the last few days, UNHCR has reported the flow of Syrian refugees entering Jordan has reached 'almost zero'. Jordanian, Syrian and international sources have given contradictory reports as to why.
The talks will serve as a warm up to the US-Russia backed peace initiative, touted to take place in June
Three people were killed during sectarian clashes in Tripoli, in northern Lebanon, on Tuesday as the spillover from the Syrian crisis increases its deathtoll and impact.
May 21, 2013
Can a show get any more controversial than having a rebellious Jewish mother whose daughter secretly converts to Islam?
Three members of the militant Lebanese group reported dead on Tueday
The Turkish authorities have arrested a prime suspect in the car bombings that caused 51 fatalities in Reyhanli, near the Syrian border, on May 11.
IDF soldiers came under fire from inside Syria late Monday evening and returned fire
British Foreign Minister William Hague said on Monday that if tyrant Syrian President Bashar Assad doesn't take the upcoming peace negotiations seriously, then "no option is off the table" with regards to foreign action in the war-torn state.
28 Hezbollah fighters have been killed in the vicious battle for the Syrian town of Qusair, whilst some 20 Syrian Army fighters were reported dead.
May 20, 2013
Just one day after Israeli president Benjamin Netanyahu said that he would "take all necessary measures to protect Israel's security from the Syrian conflict", Syrian gunfire hit the Israeli occupied Golan Heights over night.
Around 20 Hezbollah fighters are reported to have been killed as opposition forces fought to defend the strategic town of Qusayr, near the Lebanese border and linking Damascus with the coast
Key foreign ministers from the Arab League will meet on Thursday for an emergency discussion over Syria, just days ahead of the internationally backed peace conference that seeks to find a political solution to the crisis.
Violence erupted on Sunday between Sunni and Alawite members of the Tripoli community, with two fatalities being reported as sectarian tensions rise, influenced by neighbouring Syria.
May 19, 2013
Heavy shelling in the strategically vital town of Qusayr on Sunday morning - reports
Bashar al-Assad vowed to “face the storm” in an interview with Argentinian newspaper Clarin
Battles in Qusayr, Homs, have left at least 10 Hezbollah fighters dead. More Lebanese militants said to be heading to the the town
May 18, 2013
Syrian actress and activist May Skaf who was arrested on allegations of terrorism was freed later on Friday evening.
US and Turkey sing in unison: Assad must step down.
Calling a spade a spade, it's rape not a Holy War.
May 17, 2013
An Israeli official has come forward to say that the Israeli government may attack Syria again so as to prevent the transfer of weapons to what he called "Islamist militants".
After adding sanctions to the Syrian government, including blacklisting several ministers and institutions that it says helped President Bashar Assad begin the civil war, as well as labelling Mohammad Al Golani, the leader of the Al Qaeda linked Al Nusra front a terrorist.
May 16, 2013
A video uploaded to Youtube shows the al-Qaeda linked Al Nusra Front executing 11 men they accused of carrying out massacres against the Syrian people
Turkish police apprehended four suspects late Wednesday in connection with car bomb attacks in Reyhanli at the weekend
May 15, 2013
Syrian rebels placed car bombs outside a prison in Aleppo in an attempt to free some of its 4,000 detainees.
The UN General Assembly is set to vote on a draft resolution that would legitimize the Syrian National Coalition as party to a potential political transition
May 14, 2013
Putin and Netanyahu are meeting on Tuesday to discuss both parties' involvement in the Syrian conflict. Israel might try to talk Russia out of selling missile systems to Syria.
The video, which can't be independently verified, appears to show a man mutilating the corpse of a uniformed man, pulling out organs and placing the heart in his mouth
Cameron: "Syria's history is being written in the blood of her people and it's happening on our watch."
United States and United Kingdom leaders came together in Washington on Monday to discuss the current situation in Syria and their respective positions on how to involve all parties, including Russia, in finding a peaceful solution to the conflict.
May 13, 2013
"Sustainable peace is impossible without deliberately engaging women" writes Leigh Cuen
Moscow and Washington attempt to find a peaceful resolution to the Syrian conflict could be attended by Syrian opposition
May 12, 2013
Syria has denied being responsible for two car bombs which killed 46 people and wounded dozens more in a Turkish border town on Saturday.
Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi made the remarks in an interview with German title Der Spiegel
The four UN peacekeepers were captured by Syrian rebels last week in the Israeli occupied Golan Heights
Turkish Interior Minister Muammer Guler blames groups supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for the twin car bombings in Turkey on Saturday, which killed at least 43 people and left 140 wounded.
May 11, 2013
Two car bombs exploded outside government buildings in a Turkish border town Saturday, killing at least 40 people, the government said.
The US charge d’affaires to Lebanon met with PM Mikati and expressed concern that Hezbollah’s involvement in Syria could drag the country into conflict.
Lebanese President Michel Sleiman said on Friday that the only way to protect the country against Israeli aggression is to place Hezbollah's arms under Army control
With the international community finally taking a more active stance on the Syrian crisis, US Secretary of State John Kerry said said Friday there was “strong evidence” that the Syrian regime had used chemical weapons.
May 10, 2013
Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah said that as a result of Israeli airstrikes on Damascus last weekend, the Shiite group would be provided with weapons he described as "game changing" by the Syrian regime.
May 9, 2013
Syria has already began payments for a $900 million purchase of an advanced air defense system from Russia and an initial delivery was due within three months..
Jordan's Foreign Minister told John Kerry that Syrians could make up 40% of the Jordanian population by mid 2014
US Secretary of State John Kerry insisted on Thursday that President Bashar al-Assad cannot be part of a transitional government in Syria.
Syria's internet and phone services resumed on Wednesday afternoon following a two-day blackout that left much of the war-torn country cut off.
Acting President of the Syrian National Coalition George Sabra says that the two Greek Orthodox archbishops kidnapped in Syria are being held in a small village northwest of Aleppo by a rebel group.