At least 21 people were killed in an air strike near the Syrian city of Aleppo Thursday, including three children.
You might have wanted it to be true, but Duraid Lahham didn't really call Ahlam "vile, rude and ridiculous"!
Over 100 former rebel fighters have returned to the Syrian regime after they turned over their weapons and promised not to go back to anti-regime activities.
Members of the U.N. Security Council called Wednesday for an investigation into new claims of a chlorine gas attack on a rebel bastion in Syria, expressing concern over the reports.
April 23, 2014
Syria's main opposition coalition has requested more aid and support from Saudi Arabia for the rebel Free Syrian Army.
Maher Abdel Hafiz Hajjar announced Wednesday that he will run against President Bashar Assad in the upcoming presidential elections.
A Syrian war plane launched several rockets onto the Lebanese border town of Arsal, Al Labweh and Al Nabi Othman. No casualties were reported.
Aid workers reached the Lebanese town of Tfail Tuesday. The village is surrounded by the Syrian army, the Syrian opposition, and Hezbollah.
April 22, 2014
Syria has handed over 86.5 percent of its chemical weapon stockpile according to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons who is responsible for the oversight of the weapons removal.
The Arab League condemned Syria's plans to hold a presidential election while the country's civil war continues to envelope the country in violence Tuesday.
Palestinian refugees in Syria's Yarmouk camp intend to protest against militant groups blocking aid from entering the besieged camp.
Jordan's Zaatari problem - when a host community can't cope.
Syrian superstar Duraid Lahham attacked Ahlam on Facebook yesterday, and he had absolutely nothing pretty to say about her!
The U.S. State Department is investigating allegations that a toxic chemical weapon was used in Syria this month.
Syria's opposition has dismissed the upcoming presidential elections in Syria, calling them a "farce."
April 21, 2014
Syrian presidential candidates can begin registering for the upcoming election to be held on June 3rd.
Lebanese Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk said Monday that a plan to rescue a Lebanese border town cut off by Syrian troops will go into effect on Tuesday.
Humanitarian convoys have entered Syria’s northern city of Aleppo as the Syrian army has secured the highway to the city.
Syria's parliamentary speaker announced Monday that the country will hold presidential elections on June 3 despite the ongoing civil war.
A pair of mortar shells hit near the Syrian government's parliament building in central Damascus on Monday killing five people, state media reported.
The United Nations says its food aid has finished in the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk in the Syrian capital Damascus.
April 20, 2014
Four citizens residing in the Jordanian city of Irbid were arrested late last week for allegedly attempting to facilitate the entry of “would-be Islamist fighters” into Syria, according to Islamist and official sources.
Syria’s Greek Orthodox Patriarch told President Bashar Assad on Sunday that Christians in the country will not “submit and yield” to extremists fighting against the Syrian government.
France has information but no solid proof that the Syrian government is still using chemical weapons, President Francois Hollande said Sunday.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has visited the recently recaptured Christian town of Maaloula on the occasion of Easter.
Actress Toulin Al Bakri is one lucky cat, we mean woman, for surviving two missile attacks in Syria!
Wake up Hollywood - Western entertainment is overdue for an Arab awakening! Here's Al-Bawaba's list of 10 influential celebrities you didn't know had Arab roots.
OPCW recently announced that Syria has either shipped out or destroyed nearly 80% of its chemical weapons.
The United Nations last night warned that more than 20,000 civilians are in imminent danger of starving to death in a Palestinian refugee camp that has become a key battleground in the Syrian civil war.
April 19, 2014
Lebanese villagers and Syrian refugees fled from the town Tfail, after Syria's army launched a series of artillery strikes in the area.
An 18-year-old British national has died in Syria, while fighting alongside rebels in Syria. Abdullah Deghayes from Sussex entered Syria through the Turkish border.
Sixty-five militants from the al-Nusra Front have reportedly been killed by Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), as fresh violence erupted in the Syrian city of Deir ez-Zor.
April 18, 2014
Ten people died on Friday after a car bomb exploded outside a mosque in Homs.
In the wake of a series of battlefield defeats for the Syrian rebels over the past few months, there are signs that the opposition’s foreign backers are trying to reverse the tide and salvage what is left of the waning insurgency, writes Patrick Cockburn.
April 17, 2014
Hollywood A-Lister Orlando Bloom takes time out from the spotlight to visit Syrian refugees in Jordan
Actor and Unicef Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom visited the Za'atari refugee camp in Jordan to highlight the plight of Syrian refugees.
National Coalition leader Ahmad Jarba said Wednesday a new round of Geneva peace talks would be possible if the government is “sincere” and urged China to play a bigger role in “stopping the crimes of the Assad regime.”
April 16, 2014
The Syrian army launched two airstrikes against the town Arsal Wednesday.
Jordan's air force shot down armored vehicles trying to enter the Kingdom from Syria Wednesday.
At least four people died from Syrian regime airstrikes in the rebel-held town of Zabadani along the Lebanese border.
The Jordanian State Security Court on Tuesday sentenced three Syrians to five-year prison terms for attempting to provide arms and explosives to the Free Syrian Army (FSA).
The autonomous Kurdish region of Iraq is digging a trench along its border with Syria in order to prevent militants from the neighboring civil war from entering its territory.
New footage coming out of Syria shows rebel forces fighting against the Syrian government with US-made anti-tank missiles.
Syrian army troops backed by pro-regime militiamen entered rebel-held neighborhoods of Homs Tuesday after seizing the last village in the mountainous Qalamoun region on Lebanon’s border.
Lebanon's interior minister announced Tuesday that Syrian refugees now represent 27% of Lebanon's population
April 15, 2014
A Saudi soldier died after coming under attack near the Yemen border. The kingdom's interior ministry is in contact with Yemeni authorities to investigate.
Canada's National Defence has drawn up plans for military operations in Syria according to leaked documents.
Pro-regime forces backed by Hezbollah fighters retook a village in the Qalamoun region with the intention of expanding military operations in the area.
Lebanese authorities plan to stem the flow of Syrian refugees into Lebanon.
Syria's parliament will announce the date of the country's presidential election to be held this year despite the country's ongoing civil war.
New claims say Ankara worked with the US and Britain to smuggle Gaddafi's guns to rebel groups.
France is set to host the meeting in the hopes of leading an international group who will bring the Syrian government to the International Criminal Court in the Hague.
April 14, 2014
Amal Arafa has said no to a new role because she wanted to get paid more than what the showmakers had offered her!
Navi Pillay, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, denounced widespread torture in Syria on Monday.
Syrian forces have entered the town of al-Sarkha in the strategic Qalamoun region, retaking the full control of the town from rebels operating inside Syria.
Syrian regime soldiers have reclaimed Maaloula in the Damascus province four months after Islamist rebels took over the Christian stronghold.
The chief of the international chemical weapons watchdog has said that the Syrian government must speed up its movement of raw materios for poison gas and nerve agents if it is to successfully destroy its stockpile on time.
The will to live and triumph over ugliness of war is giving Syria's culture scene a much needed facelift
After about a decade of decay, Damascus' culture scene is getting its groove back.
As fighting raged across Aleppo and Damascus, Syria's President Bashar Assad said Sunday that he was planning to run for a third term in July's elections and that the conflict was coming to a "turning point".
April 13, 2014
Syrian President Assad says his regime's battle with opposition fighters worked in his favour.
The UN reports that only one fifth of pledged aid to Syrian has been delivered.
Government forces battled rebel fighters in Aleppo in the fiercest fighting since 2012.
The Syrian regime and opposition forces accused each other on Saturday of carrying out a chemical attack on the village of Kafr Zeita, located in the embattled country’s western-central province of Hama.
April 12, 2014
Armenian public figure Kim Kardashian is allegedly getting some celebrity backlash for her Twitter campaign to #SaveKessab.
April 11, 2014
Rival groups fighting each other in Syria have brought the death toll up in recent days, complicating the country's civil war further.
Famous for fighting alongside Al-Qaeda rebels in Syria, "The American Jihadist" Eric Harroun died of an accidental overdose in Arizona.