June 10, 2014
Syria's newly re-elected President Bashar Assad announced a prisoner amnesty for all crimes committed before June 9; including for those accused under Syria's controversial terrorism law.
Qatar's prime minister has called on the U.N. Security Council to impose a ceasefire to end Syria's brutal civil war.
June 9, 2014
Syrian President Bashar Assad has announced a "general amnesty" for all crimes committed during the civil war.
Former Syria peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi has predicted that Syria, a country increasingly being run by warlords, faces becoming a failed state similar to Somalia.
New Zealand media have reported that its first citizen has been killed in Syria. Its Foreign Ministry is yet to provide further details.
June 8, 2014
A family of six has been killed during air raids in Aleppo. The youngest casualty was a six-month-old baby.
As the Syrian war rages on, al-Qaeda is strengthening its position globally.
June 7, 2014
Hasan Nasrallah said during a speech Friday that Lebanon shouldn't rely on Saudi-Iranian talks to solve the election of a new president.
Syrian opposition members believe over 7,500 women were raped in the continuing three-year conflict.
The Syrian branch of militant group ISIS has reportedly made gains towards Iraq, where they could unite with their counterparts across the border in the troubled Anbar province.
June 6, 2014
The silence in Syria's Homs is deadly, quite literally. Even as rebels evacuated the city, Robert Fisk argues, peace has yet to come to the besieged city.
Bashar al-Assad's army regained control of a town close to Damascus Friday, according to SANA news agency.
Saad Hariri on Thursday criticized Bashar al-Assad's victory in the Syrian elections as a "farce".
June 5, 2014
The UN's Special Coordinator for Lebanon, Derek Plumbly, expressed disappointment with Beirut's plans to build refugee camps along the border with Syria.
Al-Qaeda affiliated Nusra Front killed and dumped the body of a 14-year-old Syrian boy on a roadside, east of Lebanon, according to security sources.