June 12, 2014
Syrian President Bashar Assad has voiced his support for Free Patriotic Movement leader Michel Aoun amidst Lebanon´s ongoing presidential vaccum following Michel Suleiman´s departure from the position on May 25.
June 11, 2014
Bashar Assad urged Syrians to support the country's government and insisted that people "trust the state and its president".
Six people kidnapped from a quarry in the east Lebanon village of Ras Baalbek were released yesterday. Residents claim the kidnappers were from Nusra Front (AFP/ File).
A senior member of the Muslim Brotherhood resigned from the Syrian National Coalition, after it congratulated Egypt's newly elected president, Abdel-Fatah al-Sisi.
Al-Qaeda affiliated Islamic State of Iraq and Syria's offensive in the oil-rich Deir al-Zor province killed at least 634 people and displaced over 130,000 others.
U.S. Ambassador Robert Ford, urged for "moderate opposition fighters" in Syria to be armed accordingly, while he said America will not engage with Bashar al-Assad.
June 10, 2014
Up to 12 people were kidnapped in Lebanon by masked Syrian gunmen, security sources said.
The Syrian government has begun releasing prisoners from government jails under the general amnesty that was announced yesterday.
Prime Minister Tammam Salam denied on Tuesday that the U.S. warned of repercussions of establishing Syrian refugee camps inside Lebanon.
Syrian warplanes raided the border with Lebanon overnight in the Eastern Mountain range, according to Voice of Lebanon Radio.
Samer al Masri takes part in the exciting annual European Shooting Championships!
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.