Syria

April 13, 2014

The Syrian opposition and regime both blame each other for Saturday's attack. (AFP/File)
06:28 GMT

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

Is Angelina hating on the SaveKessab hashtag posted by Kim?
11:00 GMT

Armenian public figure Kim Kardashian is allegedly getting some celebrity backlash for her Twitter campaign to #SaveKessab.

April 11, 2014

Rebel groups, the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria and Nusra Front continue to fight each other (File/AFP)
11:33 GMT

Rival groups fighting each other in Syria have brought the death toll up in recent days, complicating the country's civil war further.

Eric Harroun was jailed for six months when he returned to the U.S. for fighting alongside terrorist groups (File/Facebook)
09:08 GMT

Famous for fighting alongside Al-Qaeda rebels in Syria, "The American Jihadist" Eric Harroun died of an accidental overdose in Arizona.

April 10, 2014

A Syrian refugee family waits at a UNHCR registration center in Lebanon (Joseph Eid/AFP)
11:52 GMT

Some 20 Syrian refugee families with ties to the regime have returned to their hometown of Flita, according to Syrian army sources.

Approximately 1,400 people have been killed in chemical weapons attacks in Syria. (AFP/File)
08:33 GMT

The U.S. and Turkey will follow up on new accusations that the Syrian regime has used chemical weapons in recent months.

A handout picture released by the official Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) shows vehicles burning in al-Khudary Street in the Karm el-Loz neighbourhood of the central Syrian city of Homs. (AFP)
06:57 GMT

At least 25 people, including women and children, have been killed in two car bomb attacks in the besieged Syrian city of Homs.

April 9, 2014

 Members of the Syrian Red Crescent arrive with aid at the rebel controlled Jisr al-Haj checkpoint in the Bustan al-Qasr district of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, on April 8, 2014. It's the first time aid has been delivered to Aleppo in 10 months. (AFP)
12:19 GMT

Much needed aid and humanitarian supplies were delivered to rebel-held areas of Aleppo by the Syrian Red Crescent and the UN on Wednesday for the first time in 10 months

Navi Pillay, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, has been accused by the Syrian government of having an overwhelming bias towards the opposition. (AFP/File)
08:47 GMT

The Syrian regime has claimed that UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay is biased towards the opposition, slamming her recent accusations that Damascus has committed human rights violations.

Syrian regime fighters ousted rebels from Yabroud last month (File Archive)
08:00 GMT

The Syrian regime forces have "stepped up their offensive" on the last rebel stronghold in the strategic Qalamoun area, Rankous.

April 8, 2014

Over 150,000 people are estimated to have died in the three year old Syrian conflict. (photo courtesy: www.theaustralian.com.au)
17:58 GMT

Unidentified gunmen kidnapped and later killed the priest in the besieged city of Homs.

Assad may be granted a third term in office if he runs in and wins the July elections. (AFP/File)
10:12 GMT

The upcoming Syrian elections that seem likely to put President Bashar al-Assad back in office for a third term will not be delayed, regardless of the ongoing war, the government said Tuesday.

Rebel fighters from the "Al-Mujahedin The Falcons of Islam" brigade looks at a map as they prepare an operation to "liberate" an area controlled by Syrian government forces in the northern city of Aleppo. (AFP)
06:37 GMT

Syrian opposition groups have claimed gains in the city of Aleppo and Qunaitra area, which borders Israel, while regime troops launched a deadly offensive in the outskirts of Damascus, killing dozens of rebels.

The Assad regime used lethal chemical weapons on the Syrian people in 2013. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT

Israel security sources say the Assad regime used a non-lethal chemical weapon on opposition fighters in March.

April 7, 2014

Bashar al Assad is struggling to stay in power as Syrian rebels and foreign jihadists fight to topple his regime. (AFP/File)
14:41 GMT

Syrian President Bashar al Assad said his army will win the war within the year and go back to "fighting terrorists."