February 20, 2013
An attack on a sports complex in Damascus, Syria, Wednesday killed a professional soccer player who was training at the time, opposition and state media said.
The story of Yahya Hawwa, the so-called 'singer of the Syrian revolution'.
February 19, 2013
Russia is sending four more warships to the Mediterranean Sea, the defence ministry said on Tuesday, as the crisis in Syria worsens and Moscow takes measures for a possible evacuation of citizens.
Oil companies yesterday vehemently denied media reports that they have re-exported fuel oil to Syria.
Britain, backed by a bare handful of European Union allies, is fighting to lift an EU arms embargo barring the supply of weapons to the Syrian rebel coalition battling President Bashar al-Assad.
The EU governments on Monday extended sanctions against Syria for a further three months but said they would amended an arms embargo to provide more non-lethal support and technical assistance to protect civilians.
February 18, 2013
News reports on the Syrian crisis are filled with explosions, executions and extreme suffering. But there is another side to the protracted conflict, which has paralyzed the country for more than 23 months. Few reports show how boring and isolating the war can be.
International mediator Lakhdar Brahimi called on Sunday for talks between the Syrian opposition and an 'acceptable delegation' from the Damascus government on a political solution to the country’s 23-month-old civil war.
February 17, 2013
More than 300 Syrians from different sectarian backgrounds may have been kidnapped in a rural area in northern Syria in just a few days
February 15, 2013
Fighters from Jabhat-al-Nusra are shown celebrating after taking over the town of al-Shaddada in the North East of Syria.
February 14, 2013
In late January the United Nations raised more than $1.5 billion in just one day’s worth of pledges at their conference in Kuwait. The money was intended for the suffering masses of Syria’s civil war but critics say most of the aid will never reach the rubble-strewn streets of Aleppo, Idlib and Homs.
Messy personal lives aside, Egyptian actress Rania and Syrian activist and star, Jamal are back to work.
February 13, 2013
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay has said that the death toll in Syria is probably now approaching 70,000.
The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) approved $450.8 million towards financing new development projects in member countries as well as Muslim communities in non-member countries.
Protestors blocked the international highway in Arida on Wednesday to prevent fuel tanker trucks from crossing into Syria.