July 10, 2014
UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon confirmed Staffan de Mistura as the new UN Special Envoy to Syria.
At least 170,000 people have been killed in Syria's three-year civil war according to a new death toll released by an activist group Thursday.
Mais Hamdan joins the "Al Ikhwa" (The Brothers) TV series team as the character of "Sarah." (Image: Facebook)
July 9, 2014
Staffan de Mistura was named to become the new UN envoy to Syria.
At least twenty jihadists from the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) were killed in a Syria government-led air raid Wednesday in the city of Raqqa.
Syrian rebels killed at least 14 people in Khatab village.
Syrian rebels have cited concern over the besieged city of Aleppo amid fears Syria's largest city will be recaptured by government forces.
A number of British firms provided the Syrian regime with chemical weapons in the 1980s according to a Foreign Office report seen by the BBC.
The Syrian National Coalition, Syria's main opposition group, elected Hadi al-Bahra as their new president.
July 8, 2014
Muslim leaders in the UK called for unity and urged British citizens not to travel to Iraq and Syria and join terrorist groups such as ISIL.
Forty-five thousand Syrian refugees were removed from the UNHCR's registry and verification program in Lebanon because they "failed to keep in contact", according to a spokesperson.
July 7, 2014
The head of Lebanon's parliamentary Health Committee MP Atef Majdalani said Syrian doctors and nurses are practicing illegally in Lebanese hospitals and clinics.
A military judge on Monday charged 28 suspects with belonging to the radical Sunni group, the Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria.
Kinda Alloush compares each acting role to a different dish... our guess is as good as yours!
The complications surrounding Lebanon's policy for Syrian refugees are back on the negotiating table with the UNHCR.
July 6, 2014
Syria's opposition group will meet this week in Istanbul to elect a new president.
At least 30,000 people were forced to leave their homes in eastern Syrian by the jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) Saturday.
Lebanon's Internal Security Forces believe that radical Sunni militant group ISIS will strike the country with a series of attacks, according to a leaked report.
Violence throughout Syria left dozens more killed Saturday.
July 4, 2014
Jihadists in Syria now control all of the country's main oil and gas fields.
Syrian warplanes carried out at least three airstrikes on the outskirts of Arsal in east Lebanon Friday, killing a 12-year-old boy and wounding three family members
July 3, 2014
The jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) has allegedly taken over control of Syria's largest oil field.
The Pentagon confirmed the full transfer of Syria's chemical weapons to an American vessel off the Italian coast.
Renowned Syrian actor Adham al Mulla passes away at the age of 82 on Wednesday morning.
Rebels in the north and east of Syria have vowed to lay down their arms if they don’t receive help to fight Al-Qaeda splinter group ISIS, as an offensive by a leading Islamist faction targets the militants in the Ghouta suburbs of Damascus.
July 2, 2014
Syrian rebels will lay down their arms within the next week if they do not receive support from the exiled opposition to fight against the jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS).
Four people were injured Wednesday when an unknown assailant on a motorcycle threw a hand grenade into a coffee shop in Tripoli. One of the wounded is believed to be in critical condition according to sources.
Jamal Suliman is careful to spare the feelings of his son Mohammad when it comes to Facebook!
Everybody loves Syrian superstar Asala Nasri, just ask her Facebook followers!
Twitter users gave Syria's famous Bab al-Hara TV soap opera a Lebanese twist Monday, with people making jokes about common national stereotypes they said would creep into the popular Ramadan show if it was set in Beirut rather than Damascus.
Russia called on the UN Security Council to bar crude oil sales by terrorist groups including the the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria.
The UN children’s agency and Human Rights Watch (HRW) have called for the release of more than 100 Kurdish schoolboy and girls abducted by Takfiri militants in Syria late May.
Amnesty International slammed Lebanon after a leaked document instructed airlines no to bring Palestinian refugees from Syria to Lebanon.
Both Hezbollah and Lebanese security forces prepared to coordinate against any potential ISIS attack, a senior security source said, Tuesday.
July 1, 2014
The American MV Cape Ray arrived in Italy's Gioia Tauro port Tuesday to aid in the destruction of at least 1,300 tons of chemical weapons from Syria.
Some Islamist groups in Syria have "dismissed" the jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria's claim that they have established an Islamic caliphate.
As can be expected, Syria’s once-proud television drama and comedy industry continues to decline. This season, the few shows that exist are not as well done as years before the crisis began.
ISIS captured a strategic Syrian border town from rebels, according to the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
June 30, 2014
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Monday that ISIL sells oil to Syrian President Bashar Assad.
Mortar shells hit Idlib Monday killing at least 14 people.
Prime Minister Tamman Salam said Monday that the Lebanese government will not communicate with the Syrian government over the Syrian refugee crisis.
Extremist militant group ISIS declared the formation of an Islamic "caliphate", citing the group's head, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, as the "leader of Muslims everywhere".
Militant group ISIL announced the appointment of a leader for Lebanon to set up training camps according to LBCI television.
June 29, 2014
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Sunday that the incident happened in Deir Hafer in the east of Aleppo Province.
The family of a radical preacher asked that he be allowed back into the UK, around ten years after he left for Lebanon, where he claims to have been tortured.
Elephants are good luck for Syrian actor Jamal Suliman, who's working on a new project based on the famous novel "The Blue Elephant."
At least two people were killed and dozens more injured in a car bomb attack in Douma.
June 28, 2014
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey says he has prepared an “option” for President Barack Obama to consider the use of US military assets against “high-value individuals” in ISIL leadership.