Lebanon & Syria
November 17, 2013
Thousands of Syrian refugees fled to Lebanon in 2 days.
November 16, 2013
U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon urges Hezbollah to withdraw its fighters from Syria.
November 14, 2013
Two bombings and mortar fire killed three and wounded 22 near the Ummayad mosque in Syria's capital.
During a rare public speech, Nasrallah vowed to keep his forces in Syria where they are fighting alongside President Bashar al-Assad's regime.
During a confused state in the hospital under anesthesia, a rebel fighter called out opposition cries in efforts to save himself thinking he had been captured by the enemy. When ISIS militants heard the outcry, they beheaded the fighter on the spot.
Syrian's main opposition group, the Syrian opposition National Coalition, told reporters Wednesday that Kurds' decision to declare their autonomy earlier this week was "hostile" to the Syrian people and cause.
November 13, 2013
President’s Assad’s forces captured a suburb south of Damascus. This victory is the latest in a series of gains that government forces have made in recent days.
Russia may donate $2 million to the UN chemical watchdog mission responsible for eliminating Syria's chemical weapons and is ready to offer expert help as well.
November 12, 2013
Kurds in Syria's northeast region announced Tuesday that they have formed a transitional autonomous administration.
At least 16 people were wounded in Damascus Tuesday from rebel mortar fire.
Syrian troops and rebels clashed outside of southern Damascus Tuesday and Syria's Al-Watan newspaper criticized the regime in a rare move for the paper considered "close" to the government.
An Islamic Action Front official and pro-Hezbollah Sheikh was shot dead in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli on Tuesday morning.
Syria is making moves to re-open Aleppo airport now that more control has been taken back by local government to keep region safe for flight activity.
Mortar rounds have killed nine children in Damascus.
Lebanon releases its detailed plan to file a complaint with the UN over Israel's spying along the border to include a request that Israel be removed from the International Telecommunication Union.