Israel is to build a 43-mile security fence along the armistice line of the occupied Golan Heights to prevent incursions by Islamist militants currently fighting against President Bashar al-Assad's regime in Syria.
The recruitment of death squads is part of a well established US military-intelligence agenda. There is a long and gruesome US history of covert funding and support of terror brigades and targeted assassinations going back to the Vietnam war.
"We never rejected a political solution ... but with whom should we talk? With those who have extremist ideology who only understand the language of terrorism? Or should we with negotiate puppets whom the West brought? ... We negotiate with the maste
An Israeli Arab who joined rebel fighters in Syria has told his family he and a friend are being held captive, their passports destroyed.
Syria's state run news agency says President Bashar Assad will deliver a speech on Sunday in a rare address to the nation.
Seventeen Golani Brigade soldiers abandoned their post near the Syrian border Wednesday night over allegedly humiliating treatment by senior officers
U.S. troops arrived in Turkey as part of a coalition that will operate Patriot missile defense batteries near the Syrian border, officials said.
More than 60,000 people have died in Syria's uprising and civil war, the United Nations said on Wednesday, dramatically raising the death toll in a struggle that shows no sign of ending.
A Syrian warplane blasted a gas station near Damascus Wednesday, killing and wounding dozens of people and igniting a huge fire in what could be one of the bloodiest attacks in weeks during the 22-month civil war.
Semi-autonomous Iraqi Kurdistan and the central Iraqi government are on a collision course as the Kurds increasingly side with the Syrian opposition and Baghdad stands by the Assad regime.
More than 45,000 people have been killed in Syria since the outbreak in March 2011 of an anti-regime revolt that became a bloody insurgency after a brutal crackdown on dissent, a watchdog said Wednesday. “In all we have documented the deaths of 45
There once was a country where the leaders enjoyed playing tricks on the public, and could always count on its friends in the “media” to play along. The joke was to tell the public the same old lie again and again, and see if anyone ever stood up to
Does this video from Al-Jazeera actually show that the Assad regime in Syria has used chemical weapons against the rebel forces thereby crossing Barack Obama's red-line? Or, was it created in an attempt to provoke an outside military response?
Syrian kidnappers have demanded $700,000 for the release of one Italian and two Russian civilians captured in Homs, officials said.
The west's bid to ramp up the war in Syria will simply escalate the killing. Only negotiation can stop the conflict spreading
Syrian government forces on Oct. 31 shelled a bakery in Al Atarib outside Aleppo, which had provided 30 tons of bread a day, serving 200,000 people.
Shortly before the deployment of two American Patriot missiles manned by 400 US servicemen for defending Turkey against Syria was announced Thursday, Dec. 13, Washington quietly recalled from Syrian waters.
To keep his small charity afloat in Aleppo where the cost of supplies have doubled and tripled in recent months, Abu Ahmad must cobble together funding from a range of donors that includes everyone from wealthy Syrian expatriates to charities in Euro
Veteran war correspondent Patrick Cochborn of The Independent has been in Damascus for 10 days and says he is "struck by the fact that the situation in areas of Syria I have visited is wholly different from the picture given to the world both by fore
Syria's vice president has acknowledged that the army cannot defeat the rebel forces trying to topple the regime and called for a negotiated settlement to save the country from ruin.
A new petition posted on the WhiteHouse.gov website demands that the Obama administration cease all funding and support for terrorists and extremist rebels in Syria, as news emerges of 29 different Syrian rebel groups pledging allegiance to Al-Qaeda