April 9, 2014
The Syrian regime forces have "stepped up their offensive" on the last rebel stronghold in the strategic Qalamoun area, Rankous.
April 8, 2014
Unidentified gunmen kidnapped and later killed the priest in the besieged city of Homs.
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.
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.
Israel security sources say the Assad regime used a non-lethal chemical weapon on opposition fighters in March.
April 7, 2014
Syrian President Bashar al Assad said his army will win the war within the year and go back to "fighting terrorists."
Khaled Hosseini, author of 'The Kite Runner' and a UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador, visits a Syrian refugee camp in Kurdish Iraq and is moved by families desperate to provide for themselves and not to be reliant on the generosity of local people.
An Iranian-sponsored analyst has called on Western governments to halt their support for the Syrian opposition and to recognise that Syrian President Bashar Assad is still "standing tall".
April 6, 2014
At least 50 rebels were killed from explosions targeting Homs Sunday.
She got us, and she got us good. We were super pumped to share the announcement that Jenny Asper had snagged a sweet deal starring alongside Hollywood hottie Brad Pitt, but it turns out the joke's on us. That was one cruel April Fools prank, Jenny!
Samo Zain prepares to launch his latest music album after a long absence from the music scene, but why is there no Haifa Wehbe to be seen in his new music video?
The Lebanese army arrested four Syrian men after a shootout in Arsal.
Mortar attacks killed two in Damascus on Sunday.
The Syrian National Coaltion - the main anti-Assad opposition group - have begun the process of electing a new political authority.
April 5, 2014
Syrian rebels has reclaimed a town in the northern city of Aleppo.