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Int'l coalition to investigate civilian deaths

International coalition fighting ISIS opens investigation into air strikes near Manbij which may have claimed civilian lives.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 5:14 AM

UN envoys eyes August date for new Syria talks

UN's Syria envoy, Staffan de Mistura, voices hope that peace talks could restart next month.Arutz Sheva Staff, Wedensday, 5:08 AM

'I am a Syrian Jew'

Syrian Jewish refugee in Sweden talks of his experience growing up as a Syrian Jew, and his desire to return, one day, to Syria.Tal Polon, Tuseday, 10:59 PM

Car bomb in Damascus wounds several people

Car bomb blast hits area of Damascus housing several government buildings.Arutz Sheva Staff, Tuseday, 4:43 AM

Syrian mortar shell strikes Golan Heights

Mortar shell believed to be spillover from Syrian civil war, but IDF says it holds Assad regime responsible for any such incident.Arutz Sheva Staff, Monday, 8:41 PM

Rocket fire kills at least 8 in Syrian capital

Fighting continues in bloody Syrian civil war, as rebel forces fire rockets into the heart of Damascus, killing 8 and wounding 20.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 9:42 PM

UN pleads for weekly 48-hour truce in Syria's Alep

The UN called for a 48-hour truce in besieged Aleppo, Syria, in order to send aid to the civilians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/21/2016, 5:18 PM

Al Qaeda in Syria executes 14 regime fighters

Executions carried out in response to regime incursion on rebel-held territory near Damascus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/21/2016, 3:07 PM

Syria activists protest over fatal coalition raids

After airstrikes by US-led coalition kill at least 56 civilians near ISIS-held Manbij, Syrian activists call for worldwide protest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/21/2016, 11:51 AM

Syrian opposition calls to stop air strikes

Syria's opposition appeals to coalition fighting ISIS to halt its air strikes after dozens of civilians killed in raids.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/21/2016, 3:08 AM

Film shows Syria rebels beheading child soldier

Child no older than 13 abused, then beheaded, after captured by rebels near Aleppo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2016, 11:14 AM

'Come back to Syria to rebuild the homeland'

Syrian clerics call for refugees to return to Syria to help rebuild the country, say mass emigration serves Assad and Iranian interests.Dalit Halevi, 7/17/2016, 8:02 AM

Assad says Russia 'never' spoke of departure

In NBC interview Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad says US journalist killed by regime fire responsible for her own death.Sara Hussein with Dave Clark in Paris, 7/14/2016, 3:20 PM

Kerry on Iran deal: World a safer place today

Secretary of State John Kerry praises results of Iran deal in 'stabilizing' region ahead of Moscow visit to discuss war in Syria.Shai Landesman, 7/14/2016, 1:37 PM

Syria extends ceasefire for another 72 hours

Syrian army announces it would extend a nationwide ceasefire. Attempts to implement previous ceasefires have failed.Ben Ariel, 7/12/2016, 2:13 AM

Rebels launch fierce assault in Syria's Aleppo

Opposition forces in desperate push to retake key road into Syria's second city, prevent total siege.Karam al-Masri, 7/11/2016, 9:43 PM

Assad: Support for opposition caused terrorism

Syrian President tells European parliamentarians that western governments' support for Syrian opposition groups caused terrorism in Europe.Ben Ariel, 7/11/2016, 12:01 AM

US reporter killed in Syria targeted by regime

Lawsuit alleges Marie Colvin was killed along with a French photojournalist when Syrian army fired a barrage of rockets at them.Carlos Hamann, 7/10/2016, 5:28 PM

Syria: 22 killed in town in northwest

22 civilians, including a child, killed in air strikes on the Al-Qaeda-held town of Darkush.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 7/8/2016, 10:04 PM

Fierce fighting for key road despite Syria truce

Regime forces move closer than ever to seizing strategically-important route, cutting off rebel supplies to Aleppo.Rouba El Husseini with Karam al-Masri in Aleppo, 7/7/2016, 8:11 PM

Putin and Obama to intensify coordination in Syria

Russian President and American President agree during a telephone call to "intensify" military coordination in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2016, 4:46 AM

Syrian army declares temporary ceasefire

Syrian army announces 72-hour ceasefire across the country, which apparently excludes jihadist groups such as ISIS and Al-Nusra Front.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2016, 12:12 AM

Assad makes rare appearance outside Damascus

Syrian dictator rarely seen in public since outbreak of civil war; when he does, it's usually in the safety of his capital city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2016, 11:09 AM

Three killed in Syrian 'Palestinian refugee camp'

Three killed and another five injured in airstrikes targeting the Khan al-Shih neighborhood southwest of Damascus.Ben Ariel, 7/6/2016, 4:44 AM

16 killed in suicide attack in Syria's Hasakeh

Motorcycle bomber kills at least 16 people outside a bakery in northern Syria's Hasakeh city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2016, 3:13 AM

Watch: Iranians protest, call for Syria withdrawal

In rare act of defiance, thousands in Esfahan took to the streets on Al Quds Day - not to oppose Israel, but their own government.Ari Soffer, 7/5/2016, 4:14 PM

Amnesty: Syrian rebels guilty of war crimes

New Amnesty International report says Islamist rebels and jihadists in Syria are guilty of war crimes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/5/2016, 4:45 AM

IDF hits Syrian army targets

Israel responds to Syrian fire, striking Syrian army positions.Kobi Finkler, 7/4/2016, 11:35 AM

Al Qaeda fighters kidnap US-backed rebel chief

Nusra Front forces kidnap commander of Jaish al-Tahrir, along with 40 other rebel fighters, seize weapons.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/3/2016, 4:06 PM

Islamist rebels capture Syrian regime pilot

Army of Islam rebels say they downed Russian-made plane, captured Syrian pilot, near Damascus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/1/2016, 4:06 PM

70 fighters killed in northern Syria

At least 70 regime and rebel fighters killed in a government assault and a jihadist-led counterattack north of Aleppo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/1/2016, 4:44 AM

US set to take in 10,000 Syrian refugees

Senior official tells Congress 5,000 refugees already resettled in US; target of 10,000 by end of 2016 likely to be met.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/30/2016, 9:17 PM

Israel hopes for UN return to Golan

UNDOF peacekeeprs on Syria-Israel border removed after attacks, kidnappings.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/30/2016, 8:32 AM

Syrian groups threaten to quit peace talks

24 Syrian civil society groups threaten to quit peace talks over the failure to halt fighting in the five-year war.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2016, 5:12 AM

'As long as Iran has money, we'll have money'

Hezbollah leader admits his group lost fighters in Syria, but vows to continue to be involved in the war there.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/24/2016, 9:21 PM

Kurdish-Arab forces enter ISIS bastion of Manbij

After weeks of fierce fighting, anti-ISIS Syrian Democratic Forces advance into Manbij, backed by US air power.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/23/2016, 2:43 PM

Syrian Armenians find refuge in ancestral homeland

In stark echo of Jewish experience, thousands of Syrian Armenians returning to homeland to escape civil war, persecution.Mariam Harutyunyan, 6/23/2016, 12:33 PM

UN envoy says Syria peace talks can resume in July

UN’s mediator for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, says peace talks can resume if the security and humanitarian situation improve.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/22/2016, 6:46 AM

Kerry meets diplomats who urged Syria strikes

Secretary of State John Kerry meets American diplomats behind the so-called "dissent channel" cable.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/22/2016, 5:13 AM

French cement company 'made deals with ISIS'

French newspaper reveals Lafarge struck deals with Islamic State, other armed groups to protect business interests in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/21/2016, 8:26 PM

More than 700 doctors killed in Syria war

UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria condemns horrific human rights violations by all sides, calls to 'end the Yazidi genocide.'Nina Larson, 6/21/2016, 3:41 PM

ISIS drives Syrian troops out of Raqa

ISIS jihadists drive Syrian regime troops out of its self-proclaimed capital, killing dozens of fighters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/21/2016, 4:45 AM

Is even Kerry sick of Obama's Syria policy?

Secretary of State John Kerry says leaked cable by dissident diplomats urging airstrikes against Assad 'very good', will meet with them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/20/2016, 9:19 PM

Syrian passport for Canadian PM?

Recently discovered Syrian passport highlights breadth of counterfeit ID industry enabling refugees and terrorists alike enter West.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/20/2016, 2:19 PM

Syria: Christian leader escapes assassination

Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II, head of Syriac Orthodox church, targeted in commemoration of Ottoman massacre of Christians; three killed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/19/2016, 3:07 PM

Syrian refugees killed by Turkish border guards

Turkish troops at Syrian border open fire on civilians fleeing ISIS-held areas; children among the dead.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/19/2016, 1:13 PM

Moscow denies strikes on US-backed rebels in Syria

Russian defense ministry spokesman says airstrike in question hit 'more than 300 kilometers away from the area' claimed by US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/19/2016, 1:07 PM

Mounting pressure unlikely to sway Obama on Syria

Despite mounting revolt from top US diplomats, President Barack Obama sticking to his policy of inaction over Syria crisis.Andrew Beatty, 6/19/2016, 10:49 AM

Syria: Hezbollah suffers highest death toll

US-backed forces hit by onslaught of ISIS suicide attacks around Manbij; Hezbollah suffers serious casualties elsewhere.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/19/2016, 1:28 AM

Russia blasts diplomats' calls to strike Assad

Russian officials criticize cable signed by a group of U.S. diplomats urging strikes against Syrian President.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 6/17/2016, 11:16 PM

Russia announces 48-hour ceasefire in Aleppo

Russia says a 48-hour ceasefire in the Syrian city of Aleppo will try to help stabilize it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/16/2016, 4:14 AM

Kerry tells Russia US patience on Syria 'limited'

US Secretary of State says Assad regime must respect fragile ceasefire, warns Washington's patience running out.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2016, 4:00 PM

At least 70 killed in clashes near Syria's Aleppo

Regime, rebel and jihadist forces involved in fierce battle over strategic positions near Aleppo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2016, 12:33 PM

US denies rift with Saudi Arabia on Syria tactics

US Sec. of State John Kerry denies reports of tensions over increased aid to Syrian rebels, Saudi funding of extremism.Dave Clark, 6/15/2016, 11:18 AM

US probes 'friendly fire' strike on Syria allies

10 fighters from American-trained and equipped rebels killed in airstrike meant to target ISIS tactical units.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/13/2016, 8:39 AM

Food aid convoy arrives in Syrian town of Daraya

Food aid convoy enters Syrian town for the first time since the start of a siege in 2012.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/10/2016, 4:13 AM

Drunken British tourists stumble into Syria

Night of binge drinking leads three young Brits into war-torn Syria. But some say the story is little more than an elaborate prank.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/8/2016, 6:55 PM