Western-Backed Syrian Opposition Leader Resigns

Syrian opposition leader Moaz Al-Khatib, head of the Syrian National Council, has resigned his post.Chana Ya'ar, 3/24/2013, 2:45 PM

Syrian National Council Elects Prime Minister

Syria's main opposition National Council elects Ghassan Hitto as premier for swathes of rebel-held territory.Elad Benari, 3/19/2013, 5:13 AM

Syrian Nat’l Council in Istanbul to Choose Gov’t-in-Exile

The Syrian National Council began meeting Monday in Istanbul to choose a new government-in-exile.Chana Ya'ar, 3/18/2013, 4:59 PM

Henry Kissinger ‘Not Optimistic’ On Israel-PA or Syrian Peace

Venerated former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger says he is not optimistic about the chances for real progress in Mideast peace. Hana Levi Julian, 3/18/2013, 4:29 PM

UK, France Supply Syrian Rebels Sans EU Support

Britain and France are providing support to Syrian rebels in their war against President Bashar al-Assad without European Union backing.Chana Ya'ar, 3/14/2013, 1:58 PM

Report: Turkey Supports Funding to Syrian Jihadist Rebels?

Turkey, a member of NATO and an ally of the United States, reportedly has supported funding to Syrian jihadist rebels by Arab nations, NGOs.Chana Ya'ar, 3/10/2013, 12:03 PM

Syrian Rebels Poised to Conquer Entire City of Raqa

For the first time, Syrian rebel forces are poised to conquer an entire city – the provincial capital of Raqa, on the Euphrates River.Chana Ya'ar, 3/4/2013, 9:03 PM

US to Provide $60M in 'Immediate' Aid to Syrian Rebels

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has announced the United States will provide $60 million to hand-picked Syrian rebel groups.Chana Ya'ar, 2/28/2013, 4:05 PM

UK to Join US in Aiding Syrian Rebels Against President Assad

The UK joins United States in training and equipping rebels in their fight to oust Syrian President Bashar al-Assad from power.Chana Ya'ar, 2/28/2013, 3:38 PM

NYT: US to Train and Equip Syria's Rebel Forces

The US is training and equipping Syrian rebel forces in their war to oust President Bashar al-Assad, the NY Times reports.Chana Ya'ar, 2/28/2013, 11:42 AM

‘America Wants Bloodshed,’ Syrian Opposition Source Claims

A leading figure in the Syrian opposition accuses the US of seeking continued civil war. Maayana Miskin, 11/2/2012, 10:40 AM

France Urges Syrian Rebels to Form Provisional Gov't

If Syria's opposition forms a provisional government, France will formally recognize it, President Francois Hollande vowed Monday. Chana Ya'ar, 8/27/2012, 9:28 PM

Is Assad's Brother Maher Dead in Moscow?

Syria is denying a report that President Bashar al-Assad's feared brother Maher has died in a Moscow hospital.Chana Ya'ar, 8/20/2012, 9:04 PM

Syrian Opposition Leader to Step Down

Syrian National Council head Burhan Ghalioun announced he would step down amid allegations the Muslim Brotherhood secured his re-electionGabe Kahn, 5/17/2012, 5:37 PM

Libyan Gov't to Give $100M to Syrian Rebels

The Libyan government – formerly Libya's opposition forces – says it will give $100 million in food and medicine to Syria's rebel forces.Chana Ya'ar, 3/1/2012, 5:11 PM

Syrian Opposition Calls General Strike, Fears Bloodbath

Syrian opposition forces call a general strike hoping to hasten the ouster of President Bashar al-Assad, despite fears of a bloodbath.Chana Ya'ar, 12/11/2011, 1:05 PM

Syrian Opposition Puts Iran, Hizbullah On Notice

The head of the SNC warned Iran and Hizbullah that their failure to support Syria's people would break their long-term alliance.Gabe Kahn., 12/7/2011, 6:32 PM