June 7, 2013
The Syrian army is attempting to fully eradicate a rebel presence in the north of the country, and is hunting rebels in the areas surrounding Qusair, which they took control of earlier this week.
Jordanian foreign minister Nasser Judeh has issued the Syrian ambassador in Amman with his final warning before forcibly expelling him from the country, on account of his "discourteous manners and provocative attitude".
The Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia has called for jihad against the Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah, echoing the sentiments of top Muslim cleric Sheikh Youssef al-Qaradawi
Heavy sniper activity has been reported in the Lebanese city of Tripoli on Thursday, as the Lebanese armed forces raided neighbourhoods and weapons depots as they try to crack down on internal security threats.
June 6, 2013
Two United Nations workers were killed by shelling in the Israeli occupied Golan Heights on Thursday, as the Syrian army and rebel forces waged a fierce fight for control of the borders. Mid-afternoon Thursday, the Syrian army gained control of the crossing.
The Austrian government has authorized the withdrawal of its UN peacekeepers in the Golan Heights in the wake of fierce battles between the Syrian army and rebels on Thursday.
Syrian rebels have seized a UN controlled border crossing with Israel, Israeli military reports say, as fierce clashes erupt along the Syrian-Israeli border.
Syrian actress Kinda Alloush is in full support of the revolution against President Bashar al-Assad, and she's not afraid to show it.
Al Qaeda chief Ayman Al Zawahri, issued a statement on Thursday, urging the Syrian population to rise up against Assad as well as US forces, which he said were trying to turn Syria into a political tool against Iran.
Syrian rebels seized a border crossing near the Israeli occupied Golan Heights as Syrian regime forces loyal to President Assad clash with Syrian opposition across the country.
11 rockets fired from Syria landed in the Syrian city of Baalbek late on Wednesday night, injuring up to five people.
During a speech at the Arab League, Lebanese Foreign Minister Adnan Mansour said that the Syrian conflict had spilled over its borders and that any Lebanese fighters were engaged in self-defense
The Lebanese government is discussing plans to limit the number of refugees it receives from Syria
The commander of the Syrian rebel forces, Salim Idriss, said that his troops are ready to enter and fight in Lebanon, the same day the rebels conceded defeat to Syrian regime forces in the town of Qusair.
June 5, 2013
In an effort to bolster its numbers, the Syrian regime offered new recruits a 50 percent pay raise or government jobs on Tuesday. They also told recruits they could volunteer as well.