May 17, 2014
Lebanon is preparing a plan to address the high numbers of Syrian refugees in the country, Friday.
May 16, 2014
Residents in Aleppo are suffering high water shortages due to the ongoing civil war between militants and Assad's Syrian army despite a recent ceasefire.
Two British journalists were abducted by militants while covering stories in Syria. The Times reporter Anthony Loyd was shot in the leg while his photographer colleague Jack Hill was beaten trying to escape.
Over 29 people were killed when a suicide bomber detonated his vest on the outskirts of Aleppo. Turkish officials said they treated up to 50 civilians for injuries, Thursday
May 15, 2014
Syrian rebels detonated 60 tonnes of explosives in a tunnel under a large army base, a militant commander confirmed on Thursday.
A shootout in the Palestinian refugee camp Yarmouk prevented the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) from distributing aid, according to a statement Thursday.
Lebanon is due to limit the number of Syrian refugees entering the country, according to the Trade and Economy Minister Alain Hakim.
Arab and Western foreign ministers and leaders met Thursday in London to discuss new strategies to support Syria's opposition.
Airstrikes in northern Syria have killed over 40 people, mostly civilians.
May 14, 2014
Japan's government has donated $4.3 million to Syrian refugees in Lebanon to help the "most vulnerable children and families" affected by the crisis.
President Obama met with Syrian opposition leader Ahmad Jarba Tuesday in what has been described by the media as "productive talks."
May 13, 2014
The UN Arab League special envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi will resign from his post May 31 said Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon Tuesday.
Battles raged between al-Qaeda affiliated groups Nusra Front and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in the Syrian borders with Iraq on Monday, according to a British based activist group.
The international community should aid Syria's moderate Kurds in their fight against Islamist extremists.
There is strong evidence suggesting that the Syrian government used chlorine gas on three towns in mid-April in direct violation of the chemical weapons treaty that Damascus signed last year, Human Rights Watch reported Tuesday.