March 6, 2014
While en route to Geneva for a film festival featuring his latest work "Ladder to Damascus", Mohammad Malas was question for five hours, then finally released.
The United States has restricted the Syrian delegation from moving more than 40 kilometers (25 miles) from U.N. headquarters during the group's visit this week.
March will be a “critical” month for Syria if it is to maintain its timetable for dismantling its chemical weapons arsenal, the U.N. official tasked with overseeing the mission said on Wednesday.
March 5, 2014
The U.N. Security Council failed to take action that could have prevented much of the human suffering in Syria, a U.N. commission of inquiry said Wednesday.
The Israeli military launched an offensive on the Syrian-controlled section of the Golan Heights on Wednesday, wounding seven security forces and four civilians, Syrian state media reported. This behavior reportedly violated a 40-year-old military disengagement agreement that was inked after the Arab Israeli war in 1973
Conflicting reports were released Wednesday or whether or not the Lebanese army opened fire on Syrian warplanes near the Lebanese border town of Arsal.
Al Qaeda affiliated rebel groups have been pondering entering into Lebanon, but stated this week that they are still trying to "send messages to Hezbollah" before taking any direct action in Lebanon.
Syrian regime forces have allegedly intensified their operations in Yabrud, successfully recapturing a strategic area in Qalamoun that represents one of the last rebel strongholds in that region.
March 4, 2014
More than a third of Syria's chemical arsenal has been destroyed or handed over for tentative destruction.
Safa Sultan has begun filming scenes for her upcoming TV drama "Women's Illnesses" in Egypt.
U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon reiterated Monday that the Syrian peace process is a top priority for the international community, as he called on Damascus to return to the negotiating table with a more "constructive position".
A Jordanian newspaper has reported that the head of the Syrian opposition, Ahmad Jarba, met with "top U.S. military officials" in Amman in February.
Proving that the Syrian conflict is increasingly spilling over into Lebanon's borders, Syrian warplanes dropped 18 missiles onto the outskirts of Bekaa border town Arsal and nearby areas on Monday.
Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah on Monday denied reports that Israel had bombed and destroyed a shipment of weapons traveling into Syria last week.
March 3, 2014
The Syrian military continues to bombard the town of Yabroud.