NATO will defend alliance member Turkey, which struck back after mortar rounds fired from Syria landed inside its border, the alliance’s Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said at a meeting in Prague on Monday.
British troops could be deployed around Syria's borders in the event of a worsening humanitarian crisis, the head of the armed forces warned yesterday.
NATO will defend alliance member Turkey, which struck back after mortar rounds fired from Syria landed inside its border, the alliance's Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said at a meeting in Prague on Monday.
The Syrian National Council voted for new leaders at a conference here , a last-ditch attempt to restructure the organization into a more inclusive body and maintain U.S. support. The United States has been increasingly frustrated with infighting
Urges Talks to End Civil War as Rebels Threaten Planes
Concerned that US/Saudi/Israeli/Qatari-supported al-Qaeda rebels in Syria look too much like, well, al-Qaeda members, the US has announced that it prefers to create a whole new opposition in Syria.
Prime Minister Erdogan emerged during the past decade as a transformative leader of Turkey, pledging to make his country a model of Muslim democracy while presiding over an economic miracle of China-like growth and building a new brand of neo-Ottoman
The Syrian army abandoned its last base near the northern town of Saraqeb after a fierce assault by rebels, further isolating the strategically important second city Aleppo from the capital. But in a political setback to forces battling to topple
Washington wages direct and proxy wars dirty. Favored allies are cold-blooded killers. Cutthroats are America's favorites. The more vicious the better. America's so-called responsibility to protect (R2P) is a license to brutalize and kill.
Anti-government rebels killed 28 soldiers in attacks on 3 army checkpoints around Saraqeb, a town on Syria's main north-south highway. Some of the dead were shot after they had surrendered. Rebels berated them, calling them "Assad's Dogs",
Britain's foreign secretary William Hague has called on the fractured Syrian opposition to do more to unite, but said he hopeful that it can form a transition government.
A senior Russian general has said Syrian rebels have anti-aircraft weapons, including US-made Stingers. Gen Nikolai Makarov was quoted by the Interfax news service as saying the origin of the surface-to-air missiles should be "cleared up".
With sectarian spillover from the Syrian Civil War continuing to boil over in Lebanon over the weekend, Syrian rebel fighters attacked a group of Jordanian troops along the border, killing one and suggesting that yet another nation bordering Syria is
Locals in eastern Turkey, bearing the brunt of the fallout from Turkey's involvement in Syria, believe Ankara is merely a pawn in US plans to foment conflict in the region.
The US government is intensifying its intelligence sharing and military consultations with Turkey behind the scenes as both countries confront the Syria’s civil conflict could escalate into a regional war, according to US and NATO officials.
A prominent Lebanese intelligence official opposed to President Bashar al-Assad was killed in a huge car bomb in Beirut in another sign that Syria's civil war is dragging its volatile neighbor into the conflict.
Most of the arms shipped at the behest of Saudi Arabia and Qatar to supply Syrian rebel groups fighting the government of Bashar al-Assad are going to hard-line Islamic jihadists, and not the secular groups the West wants to bolster,
Scores of Iraqi Shi'ite militants are fighting in Syria, often alongside President Bashar al-Assad's troops, and pledging loyalty to Iran's supreme Shi'ite religious leader, according to militia fighters and politicians in Iraq.
Turkey ordered an Armenian plane flying to the Syrian city of Aleppo to land and searched its cargo on Monday, in the latest move to prevent its airspace being used to supply the Syrian military. The plane was allowed to continue on its way after
Syria's rebellion may have just put themselves in the best possible to topple President Bashar al-Assad to date.
Rebels push Syrian army out of Maarat Al Numan as fighting over vital northern cities intensifies.
While the Turkish government has refused to provide any details about the supposedly “objectionable” material they seized from a detained Syrian passenger plane this week, Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov has provided some details.
New evidence has emerged that the Syrian air force has used cluster munitions in recent days, Human Rights Watch said today.
A 40-year-old Ukrainian journalist collaborating with several Russian news outlets went missing in Syria. Colleagues and relatives believe she may have been kidnapped.
Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan rebuked the U.N. Security Council for inaction over Syria on Saturday as war intensified across the country, saying the world body of superpowers was repeating mistakes that led to massacres in Bosnia in the 1990
Syrian opposition fighters release video claiming they have captured more than 200 prisoners in the province of Idlib.
According to witnesses, Turkey scrambled two fighter jets to the Syrian border in response to an army helicopter bombing the Syrian border town of Azmarin, Reuters reported.