Senate Approves Obama's Plan to Train and Arm Syrian RebelsU.S. Senate approves plan to train and arm Syrian rebel groups to fight the “Islamic State”, a day after the House passed the measure.
GOP Drafting Legislation on Arming Syrian RebelsHouse Republicans' new legislation will keep the Obama administration on a short leash when it comes to arming and training Syrian rebels.
Leader of Syrian Islamist Group Killed in Bomb BlastHassan Abboud, leader of Ahrar al-Sham, killed with other top commanders in a bomb blast in the north-western town of Ram Hamdan.
Syrian Rebels Present Demands for Release of UN PeacekeepersAl-Nusra Front presents three demands for the release of 43 Fijian peacekeepers kidnapped last week.
UN Confirms 43 Peacekeepers Captured by Syrian Rebels on Golan43 peacekeepers from Fiji captured on Syrian side of Golan, where rebels fly black Al Qaeda flag.
Syrian Jets Hit Rebels Close to the Israeli BorderSyrian jets shell rebel positions near the border with Israel, hours after mortars from Syria hit Israel.
Britain's Secret Plan to Arm Syrian Rebels RevealedThe United Kingdom drew up plans to train and equip a 100,000-strong Syrian rebel army, but the initiative was ultimately deemed too risky.
ISIS Captures Key Syrian Border TownISIS seizes control of the Syrian border town of Albu Kamal after a fierce three-day battle with other rebel groups.
U.S. Worried About Syria Threat to Commercial FlightsWashington seeking changes to security at airports over concern that Syrian terrorists might smuggle bombs onto planes.
Obama Seeks $500 Million to Equip Syrian RebelsIn its annual request for overseas funding, the Obama administration has proposed a program to train and equip moderate rebels.
Obama Supports Training for Syrian Opposition, Says OfficialObama's nominee as Qatar ambassador: the administration supports plan to provide military training to moderate Syrian opposition.
Susan Rice Hints U.S. Providing Weapons to Syrian RebelsObama’s National Security Adviser says that the United States is providing "lethal aid" to the moderate Syrian rebels.
Clinton: I Supported Arming Syrian Rebels, Obama RefusedFormer Secretary of State says in new book she favored arming Syria's rebels but was overruled by President Obama.
Obama Close to Authorizing Training for Syrian RebelsOfficials say Obama is close to authorizing a military-led mission to train moderate Syrian rebels.
Syrian Opposition Head: US to Supply More Weapons 'Within Weeks'Syrian National Coalition head Ahmed Al-Jarba claims success after tour of US to lobby for more arms; meanwhile, regime making gains.
UK: Woman Arrested for Smuggling Money to Syria Cries 'Racism'Nawal Massad, charged with smuggling thousands of dollars to Syrian rebels, says she was arrested because of her ethnicity and religion.
'Jihad is as Canadian as Maple Syrup'A Canadian who joined the fighting in Syria taunts Canada's government, says number of Canadian jihadists is growing.
Syrian Jihadists Ban Mannequins in ShopsIslamic State of Iraq and the Levant bans mannequins in shops in its stronghold of Raqa.
Kerry Supports Syrian Opposition, Mum on Request for ArmsSecretary of State John Kerry meets with Syrian opposition chief in Washington, but makes no mention of the rebels' plea for heavy weapons.
Aleppo: Rebels Claim Huge Explosion Which Demolished Regime HQIslamic Front claims it carried out second major attack on regime forces in as many days; may indicate a new stage in the rebellion.
Syrian Opposition Head: We Need Weapons to Beat AssadDuring a visit to Washington, Syrian opposition leader says rebels need "efficient weapons" to deal with Assad.
Syria: 74 Jihadists Killed in Inter-rebel FightingFighting continues among rivals Al-Nusra Front and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
51 Killed as Syrian Jihadists Battle Along Iraqi BorderISIS launches attack against Al-Nusra Front, dozens of fighters killed.
Gaza Style 'Work Accident' Kills 29 Syrian RebelsAt least 29 rebels die in Homs as a car bomb explodes while being primed for an attack.
Al-Qaeda Chief: Rebel Infighting in Syria is 'Sedition'Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri tells jihadists in Syria to accept Islamic arbitration to end three months of infighting.
Official: Obama May Provide Syrian Rebels with ManpadsObama reportedly considering allowing shipments of new air defense systems to Syrian rebels through the Saudis.
Syrian Athlete Finds New Use for His Skills in Civil WarWatch: Syria's shot-put champion is now a member of the rebel Free Syrian Army and throws heavy bombs.
Syrian Opposition Calls for 'Sophisticated Arms'Arab League summit kicks off with rebel calls for anti-aircraft, other advanced weaponry; Arabs set to reject recognition of 'Jewish state'.
Two More of Assad's Cousins Reportedly KilledTwo more cousins of the Syrian President killed in a town near Turkey as rebels launch a new offensive.
Syria: Jihadists Execute 22 People in AleppoJihadists from the ISIS execute 22 people after taking control of a town in Aleppo province.
Syrian Rebels Release Nuns Kidnapped in DecemberA group of nuns who were kidnapped by rebels released in exchange for women prisoners who were held in regime jails.
Saudi Arabia Blacklists Muslim Brotherhood, Syrian JihadistsSaudi Arabia blacklists the Muslim Brotherhood and two Syrian jihadist groups as terrorist organizations.
Video: Saudi Provides Inside Look at Syrian Rebel WarA Saudi who fought in Syria reveals that the jihadist factions are fighting one another, not Assad.
Former Head of Syrian Rebels Injured in Car AccidentRiad al-Asaad, former head of the rebel Free Syrian Army, injured in accident outside Istanbul.
Syria Claims: Israel Sending Fighters to Help RebelsAssad's adviser claims that Israel is sending fighters and officers to help the rebels fighting to oust Assad.
Syrian Army Kills More Than 170 Islamist RebelsMore than 170 Islamist rebel fighters killed in a Syrian army ambush near Damascus, the deadliest against the rebels for months.
Head of Syrian Jihadist Group Gives Rivals an UltimatumAl-Nusra Front leader warns ISIS: Accept arbitration in five days or be expelled from Syria.
Norway Faces Danger from Syrian JihadistsNorway’s intelligence agency says it fears an increased “terrorist threat” due to Norwegian nationals fighting in Syria.
Bin Laden's Associate Killed by Syrian JihadistsSyrian rebel commander who fought alongside Al-Qaeda founder killed by members of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS).
Free Syrian Army Fires its ChiefRebel Free Syrian Army dismisses Selim Idriss as its military chief, cites difficulties faced by the Syrian revolution".
Syria: Car Bombing Kills Dozens in Another Bloody DayAt least 33 people killed in car bombing outside a mosque in a rebel-held village.
At Least 50 US Citizens Fighting in Syrian Rebel FactionsUS intelligence officials release estimate of how many US citizens are fighting in rebel factions, express concern over terrorism at home.
Congress Approves 'Light Weapons' to 'Moderate' Syrian RebelsOfficials: Light arms supplied by the U.S. are flowing to "moderate" Syrian rebels, funding for more has been approved by Congress.
Syrian Regime to Allow Women and Children to Leave HomsSyria's regime agrees to allow women and children safe passage from rebel-held areas of the city of Homs.
Syria: ISIS Calls for End of Rebel InfightingAl-Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant reaches out to other rebel groups which have declared war on it.
Kerry Urges Syrian Opposition to Attend Geneva 2"Syria has become the magnet for jihadists," warns Kerry as Syrian opposition prepares to vote on attending peace talks.
Syria: ISIS Executes Members of Rival Islamist GroupsAl-Qaeda-linked Islamist State of Iraq and the Levant executes dozens of rival Islamists as fighting between rebels continues.
Syria: ISIS Vows to 'Crush' Other Rebel GroupsAl-Qaeda-affiliated group urges fighters to “crush” other rebel groups, as another jihadist group urges unity to fight Assad.
Syria: Rebels Capture 'Al Qaeda Headquarters'Aleppo headquarters of Islamic State of Iraq and Levant seized as rebel groups turn on Al Qaeda.
Video: Rival Syrian Rebels Exchange InsultsFighting the “moderate” rebels takes precedence over fighting Jews and Christians, says ISIS fighter in two-way radio argument.
Syria: Rebel-Jihadist War Claims at Least 50 LivesAt least 50 Syrian rebels killed as moderate rebels take on jihadist rebels.
Syrian Rebels Unite to Fight Al-Qaeda-Linked GroupSyrian rebels unite for the purpose of launching a new “revolution” against the jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
Moderate Syrian Rebels Claim Jihadists Working with AssadWestern-backed Syrian National Coalition accuses an Al-Qaeda-linked group of ties to the Syrian regime.
Hezbollah Buries Commander Who was Missing for Months in SyriaBody of Hezbollah commander Hussein Salah Habib returned to Lebanon after he was tortured and killed by Syrian rebels.
Syrian Jihadist Leader Targeted UN WorkersThe leader of the Al-Nusra Front sought to kidnap United Nations workers, reveals The Associated Press.
Syria Says Rebels Attacked Chemical Weapons SitesSyria accuses "terrorists" of recently attacking two sites where chemical arms were stored.
Video Shows Child Soldiers Fighting Among Rebel Ranks in SyriaRebels in Syria have enlisted children to their ranks, MEMRI video shows. These include the "moderate" Free Syrian Army.