As Civil War Rages, Syrians Will Go Hungry, UN Report Warns

Heavy fighting continues in Damascus, Aleppo and along Syria's border with Turkey, as the UN notes Syrians may be hungry for a year to come.Chana Ya'ar and Reuters, 8/2/2012, 2:22 PM

Assad Troops Shell Syrians Near Aleppo

Government troops continued to shell civilians with heavy artillery on Sunday in a civil war now being monitored by the United Nations.Chana Ya'ar, 7/15/2012, 3:27 PM

Heavy Fighting Reported on Streets of Damascus

Heavy fighting is reported on the streets of Damascus, with battles affecting a power station supplying electricity to army bases.Chana Ya'ar, 6/10/2012, 1:01 PM

Syrians Vote on New Constitution, Activists Boycotting

Syrians cautiously went to the polls Sunday to vote on a new constitution that would keep President Assad in office until 2028.Chana Ya'ar, 2/26/2012, 12:25 PM

Syrian Gov't Forces Kill Leading Activists

Four leading anti-government activists were killed Thursday by Assad loyalist forces in an ambush in the northwestern Idlib province.Chana Ya'ar , 1/19/2012, 3:47 PM

Slaughter of Innocents Continues in Syria

At least 16 people died Sunday by mid-day in Syria, including two who were tortured by government forces, human rights activists said. Chana Ya'ar, 1/8/2012, 3:16 PM

Maher Assad, Brother of Syrian President, Missing

Maher Assad, the brother of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, is reported by Arab media as missing.Chana Ya'ar, 12/29/2011, 5:07 PM