August 20, 2014
Hezbollah has killed an ISIS commander allegedly responsible for preparing suicide bombers for attacks in Lebanon, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Tuesday.
The number of ISIS militants fighting against the Syrian government amounts to more than 50,000, according to a UK-based NGO.
Missing American photojournalist James Foley, was allegedly beheaded by ISIS militants in a video clip released on YouTube.
August 19, 2014
The Pentagon says a specially-equipped US ship has completed the neutralization of all the 600 metric tons of the most dangerous of Syria’s chemical weapons components.
The United States has announced that Syrian airspace in not safe for American airlines due to the ongoing conflict in the country.
Australia's government has been taking steps to deport refugees fleeing Syrian violence, according to a letter and emails obtained by Britain's Guardian newspaper.
Japan's government is investigating a video posted online depicting a Japanese man apparently kidnapped by ISIS militants.
August 18, 2014
The Syrian air force carried out air strikes against ISIS militants in the province of Raqqa Monday.
Lebanese authorities tightened controls on Syrian refugees in Bsharri after a wave of violence between militants and the army across Arsal earlier this month.
Clashes between Druze and Bedouins in southern Syria killed 15 people.
Syria's air force continued to carry out dozens of strikes against ISIS militants in Raqqa Sunday, killing 31 extremists and eight civilians.
The combined net profits of six out of seven Lebanese banks operating in Syria dropped 54 percent in the first half of 2014.
August 17, 2014
The Syrian army's jet fighters have launched a series of fresh aerial strikes against the strongholds of Takfiri ISIL militants in northern Syria, killing nineteen ISIL militants and injuring tens of others.
ISIS extremists in Syria executed 700 members of the al-Sheitaat tribe, while 1,800 people remain missing, according to a British-based monitoring group.
August 16, 2014
Lebanese PM Tammam Salam reassured relatives of kidnapped soldiers and police officers Saturday that the state was exerting all efforts possible to secure the release of their loved ones.
The mayor of Tfail said Saturday that the Syrian army ordered residents to evacuate in 48 hours before the military shells the tiny eastern border village in Lebanon.
August 14, 2014
Mais Hamdan humored her fans with a picture of the man of her dreams, and he wasn't what they were expecting, at all!
August 13, 2014
Militants from the Islamic State have taken control of a string of villages in Syria's Aleppo province.
Tensions remain high in the aftermath of Arsal. Lebanese nationals blame Syrian refugees for the violence, while the latter deny any involvement. But, who is right?
August 12, 2014
A large influx of Palestinian refugees from Syria is causing a strain on Lebanon's refugee camps.
Lebanese lawmakers failed in a tenth attempt to elect a new president Tuesday, prompting Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri to postpone voting till September 2.
August 11, 2014
Clashes continued in Syria between the militant group Islamic State, tribesmen and government forces causing thousands of people to flee, according to Al Akbar.
Lebanese authorities Monday said they would consider closing the border with Syria to reduce the number of refugees entering the country.
Syrian singer Asala Nasri's head is reeling after her daughter Sham surprisingly seems to be back together with her ex-fiancé.
August 10, 2014
Refugees who spent two nights stranded in their trucks with minimal supplies were finally allowed back into Syria, the country's ambassador to Lebanon confirmed.
August 8, 2014
Armed men who retreated to Syria from the northeastern border town of Arsal after intensified clashes with the Lebanese army have taken hostage more than 35 soldiers and policemen in an attempt to exchange them.
Syrian Ambassador to Lebanon called for greater coordination between Syria's army and Lebanon's army Thursday.
August 7, 2014
The Committee of Muslim Scholars said negotiations were ongoing to release the captured soldiers held by jihadists since clashes erupted over the weekend.
Human Rights Watch accused Jordan of denying entry to or forcibly deporting Palestinian refugees.
At least 1,000 Syrian refugee families were transported back to Syria with the help of Syrian and Lebanese authorities.
Police in Lebanon's Arsal found at least 30 charred bodies in a Syrian refugee camp, a security source confirmed Thursday.
ISIS militants agreed to leave the Lebanese border town of Arsal within 24 hours, according to a source while three additional captured soldiers were freed as part of the truce deal.
While it is sadly the reality for many a person in the war-torn city of Damascus, the day has not yet come for Wael Sharaf to say goodbye to this earth as rumors had suggested.