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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

Regime advances on ISIS at Syria's biggest dam

Syrian army and loyalist militias advance on Tabqa dam, further squeezing jihadist forces in northern Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/6/2016, 12:13 PM

US-backed Syrian rebels advance on ISIS bastion

Kurdish-Arab alliance advances to within three miles of Islamic State stronghold of Manbij, threatening jihadists' main supply route.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/5/2016, 1:16 PM

Syria regime, Kurds advance on ISIS capital Raqqa

North-south pincer movement raises suspicions Russia and US coordinating via their allies against ISIS.Rana Moussaoui, 6/4/2016, 9:15 PM

Syria to allow aid to 12 besieged areas

UN says Syria has agreed to allow access for ground convoys to deliver aid to 12 besieged areas.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 6/3/2016, 10:11 PM

Lavrov, Kerry discuss action against Al-Qaeda

Russian Foreign Minister and American Secretary of State discuss the need for decisive joint action" against Al-Nusra Front.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/2/2016, 5:15 AM

UN to discuss Syria air drops

Security Council to hold an emergency meeting on Friday to decide whether to go ahead with air drops in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/2/2016, 12:15 AM

Life behind plastic in Syria's window-less city

Ravaged by years of brutal civil war, civilians still left in Aleppo don't bother replacing their shattered windows anymore. Karam al-Masri and Ahmad Abouzeid, 5/30/2016, 3:45 PM

Chief Syrian opposition negotiator resigns

Mohammed Alloush resigns from peace talks following the failure of the Geneva negotiations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/30/2016, 3:13 AM

Thousands flee ISIS offensive in northern Syria

As Kurdish-led forces advance on ISIS capital Raqqa, jihadists launch major assault on Syrian rebels, head for clash with Kurds.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/29/2016, 2:20 PM

Syria death toll rises past 280,000

Syria's devastating war has killed 282,283, says the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2016, 5:42 AM

Russian base severely damaged in ISIS attack

Russian airbase took 'quite a bad hit', destroying 20 trucks and four helicopters, according to US intelligence firm.Dario Thuburn, 5/24/2016, 6:59 PM

Kerry urges Russia to help stop Syrian attacks

Kerry asks Russian counterpart to press Syria to stop bombing opposition forces and civilians in Aleppo and the Damascus suburbs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/24/2016, 4:44 AM

UN condemns ISIS and regime bombings in Syria

UN chief condemns ISIS bombings in two Syrian coastal cities, voices concern about the military escalation around Damascus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/24/2016, 2:16 AM

Syria: More than 100 killed in ISIS attacks

Seven bombs target Syrian regime strongholds of Tartus and Jableh, leaving at least 101 people dead.Rim Haddad and Maya Gebeily, 5/23/2016, 3:03 PM

Russia proposes joint air strikes with U.S.

United States rejects a Russian proposal to launch joint air strikes against jihadists from next week in Syria.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 5/20/2016, 9:34 PM