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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

52 dead as rival rebel groups clash near Damascus

Powerful Army of Islam rebel faction engaged in bloody power struggle with Al Qaeda's Syrian franchise, even as regime attacks continue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/17/2016, 6:44 PM

Intra-rebel clashes east of Damascus kill dozens

Despite regime onslaught, Islamist rebels turn on each other in major battle east of Syrian capital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2016, 6:58 PM

250 Syrian civilians feared kidnapped by ISIS

Some 250 civilians have been missing since Monday, when Islamic State overran a cement factory east of Damascus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2016, 11:04 AM

ISIS launches mass bombings on Shi'ite shrine

At least 45 dead, 110 wounded in 3 coordinated blasts near shrine for Mohammed's granddaughter outside Damascus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2016, 3:20 PM

Syrian media: IAF hit Scud shipment by Damascus

State media reports IAF jets struck ballistic missile convoy from base just outside Damascus as well as fuel reserve.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/4/2015, 11:02 AM

Report: IAF hit Russian missiles outside Damascus

Saudi report follows prior reports, saying Hezbollah sites adjacent to elite Syrain army division hit, taking out anti-tank missiles.Ari Yashar, 11/25/2015, 6:54 PM

Report: IAF strikes Damascus Airport

Arab media reports Israeli fighter jets hit Damascus international airport, taking out electricity and halting flights - target unclear.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2015, 9:33 PM

Assad kills 40 in Damascus bombing bonanza

Death toll expected to rise in regime rocket and mortar barrage on market in rebel-held Damascus suburb.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/30/2015, 11:26 AM

Syria: Regime Jets Bombard Rebel-Held Damascus

As Russia ups its own bombing campaign against rebels and ISIS, regime targets rebel-held suburb of Jobar in capital Damascus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/14/2015, 4:22 PM

Two Rockets Hit Russian Embassy in Damascus

After 300 people gather to support Russian airstrikes, rockets slam into embassy sowing panic; casualty counts still unknown.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/13/2015, 11:20 AM

Meet the Islamic Jihad Cell that Attacked Israel

ID of 5 Palestinian terrorists who fired rockets last week unveiled; license plates show they hailed from Iran hub of Damascus.Ari Yashar, 8/23/2015, 11:11 AM

Regime Airstrikes Near Damascus Kill 37 Civilians

Death toll keeps rising in bombardment that wounded at least 120, as rebels kill 13 in rocket strikes on Damascus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/12/2015, 2:54 PM

Rebel Rocket Fire Kills 5 in Damascus

Rocket fire from rebel-held areas around Syrian capital kill five and wound 37.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/9/2015, 5:12 AM

Assad Makes Rare Public Appearance for Holiday

Syrian President attends prayers at a Damascus mosque to mark the holiday of Eid al-Fitr.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/17/2015, 11:15 PM

Syria: Rebel Mortar Attack in Damascus Kills Four

Fighting continues in Syria as rebel mortar attack in Damascus kills 4 people, while government forces battle ISIS in Hasakeh.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2015, 3:45 AM

UN Refugee Agency Marks World Refugee Day in Syria

UN calls on global community to remember millions displaced by war.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/20/2015, 10:39 PM

Iranian Soldiers Deployed to Protect Damascus

Iranian, Iraqi fighters sent to guard against rebel attack on Syrian capital, amid concerns Assad regime is failing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/3/2015, 4:44 PM

Syrian General Injured in Rebel Suicide Bombing

General Mohammad Eid wounded when rebels on motorbikes stage daring assault in regime-held suburb of Syrian capital.Arutz Sheva, 5/4/2015, 2:04 PM

Damascus 'Buy Syrian' Fair Highlights War Damage

Struggling entrepreneurs take part in fair to emphasize 'made in Syria' products, as the tolls of civil war are sharply felt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/24/2015, 1:06 PM

Syria: 42 Dead in Clashes Between Rebels

At least 42 fighters killed in fierce fighting between Islamist rebels and the Islamic State group.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/23/2015, 5:46 AM

Palestinians Repel ISIS in Syrian Refugee Camp

Palestinian and Syrian fighters were able Thursday to retake control of a large refugee camp in Damascus seized by ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/2/2015, 11:10 AM

Syria: Damascus Shelled, Hamas Terrorist Killed

One dead and 30 wounded in souk attack on Damascus; separate incident kills Hamas terrorist in Yarmuk.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2015, 10:15 PM

Four Killed in Suicide Bombings South of Damascus

Four killed and 13 more wounded in two simultaneous suicide attacks in southern Damascus on Monday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2015, 10:53 PM

Syrian Regime's Airstrikes Kill 15 Near Damascus

15 people killed and dozens more wounded in government airstrike on a rebel area in Syria, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/9/2015, 5:57 PM

Damascus: Regime Airstrikes Kill 82 People

Over 60 airstrikes from Assad's forces on the Syrian capital mark the deadliest onslaught since November, watchdog group says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/6/2015, 1:13 PM

Reports: Damascus Suffers Major Rocket Attack

Fighting intensified in and around Damascus Thursday, as rebels pounded neighborhoods of the city with rockets, reports said.Yaakov Levi , 2/5/2015, 11:31 AM

Syria: At Least 7 Dead in Damascus Bus Bombing

Dozens also injured after explosion on bus carrying Shia Muslim pilgrims in the Syrian capital; Nusra Front claims responsibility.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/1/2015, 4:00 PM

Syria: Mortars, Rockets Rain Down on Damascus

Rebels make good on threats to retaliate after deadly regime airstrikes, fire barrage of rockets and mortars at gov't-held areas of capital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/25/2015, 4:16 PM

Syria strikes Targeted Hezbollah-Bound Missiles

Pan-Arab paper appears to back reports strikes at Dimas and Damascus airport targeted S300 missile system; Hezbollah denies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/8/2014, 11:22 AM

Watch: Footage of 'Israeli Strike' Near Damascus

Syrian state TV airs footage of airstrikes near capital; Syrian army says strikes proof Israel is supporting rebels.Ari Soffer, 12/8/2014, 9:51 AM

5 Nuclear Engineers Killed in Syria

Five nuclear engineers, including one Iranian, killed north of Damascus near the research center where they worked.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2014, 3:43 AM

Syria Submits 'Specific' List of Chemical Weapons

'Discrepancies' were found in the original list Syria provided to the joint mission, officials claim, amidst rumors of more attacks.Tova Dvorin, 4/18/2014, 10:10 AM

Report: Assad Razing Whole Neighborhoods in Syria

Human Rights Watch claims Assad's forces have been destroying whole neighborhoods in Syria, using satellite photos as evidence.Tova Dvorin, 1/31/2014, 9:20 AM

48 Besieged 'Palestinian Refugees' Starve in Syria

Al-Yarmouk camp besieged by Syrian army for months, death toll up to 48 as PA Arabs protest on Temple Mount.Ari Yashar, 1/12/2014, 2:20 PM

Deadly Suicide Bombing Kills Four in Damascus

Bombing targeted 'government building' as clashes around the capital continue.Ari Soffer and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/3/2013, 3:32 PM

Mortar Shell Hits Damascus School

A mortar shell hits the French school in the Syrian capital, children in class miraculously escape without injuries.Elad Benari, 12/2/2013, 6:42 AM

Syria: Soldiers Killed in Rebel Bomb Attack

At least 31 Syrian soldiers killed in a rebel bomb attack on an army base near Damascus.Elad Benari, 11/18/2013, 2:13 AM

Syria: Regime Makes Gains in Damascus, Aleppo

Capitalizing on rebel infighting, Syrian gov't forces, backed by Shia militias from Iraq and Lebanon, retake key positions.Ari Soffer, 11/13/2013, 4:16 PM

Syria: Rare Attack on Gov't Stronghold Kills Eight

Syrian rebels hit southern city of Suweida, until now untouched by the conflict, as army gears up for major Damascus operation.Ari Soffer, 11/6/2013, 6:29 PM

Rare Footage: View from a Syrian Tank in Battle

Video from Syrian army tanks in Damascus battle shows army caution in the face of rebel advantages in urban combat.Dalit Halevi, Ari Yashar, 10/31/2013, 10:13 PM

Report: Hezbollah Preparing 'Battle for Damascus'

Was Hezbollah "withdrawal" a diversion? Terror group reportedly preparing for massive battle around Damascus.Maayana Miskin, 10/31/2013, 1:00 PM

Syria: At Least 20 Dead in Car Bomb Explosion

Car bomb explosion kills at least 20 near a mosque in the Damascus province town of Suq Wadi Barada.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/25/2013, 9:48 PM

Damascus in the Dark After Rebels Hit Pipeline

An explosion near the airport in Damascus has been followed by a blackout in parts of the country.Elad Benari, 10/24/2013, 1:13 AM

Hezbollah Helps Syrian Army Retake Key Town

Despite withdrawal of some of its fighter, Iranian-backed terror group still a key weapon in Assad's arsenal.Ari Soffer, 10/16/2013, 5:27 PM

'Terror Tunnel' Discovered - This Time in Damascus

Similarities between tunnel used by Syrian rebels and recently discovered Hamas tunnel from Gaza may not be a coincidence.Ari Soffer and Dalit Halevi, 10/14/2013, 8:32 PM

Two Car Bombs Explode in Damascus

Two car bombs exploded near Syria’s state television headquarters in central Damascus.Elad Benari, 10/13/2013, 11:57 PM

Syria: Scores Killed South of Damascus

Scores of Syrian rebels and army forces were killed in fierce fighting south of Damascus.Elad Benari, 10/10/2013, 4:12 AM

Syria Rebels Down Drone as Regime Casualties Mount

Rebels parade unmanned drone shot down near Damascus; regime forces under strain.Dalit Halevi and Ari Soffer, 10/3/2013, 1:53 PM

Economist: Damascus Worst Place to Live Anywhere

Thanks to the civil war in Syria, Damascus is now listed as the worst city in the world to live in by a prestigious British publication.David Lev, 8/30/2013, 5:53 PM

Report: Syria Seals Damascus, Prepares ‘Martyrs’

The Syrian army continues to prepare for strikes with Damascus shutdown, ‘martyr’ pilots.Maayana Miskin, 8/29/2013, 6:25 PM

Syria: If Damascus is Attacked, Tel Aviv Will Burn

A senior official in the Syrian army warns the West: waging a war on Syria will be reciprocated with an attack on Tel Aviv.Elad Benari, 8/28/2013, 3:13 AM

Assessment: Assad Did Use Chemical Weapons

Preliminary assessment by U.S. and allied intelligence agencies concludes that chemical weapons were indeed used by Syrian forces.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/23/2013, 11:39 PM

Syrian Army Attacks Homs, Aleppo, Damascus

Syrian Army regulars launched an assault Saturday on rebel-held parts of Homs, while continuing to bomb areas in Damascus and Aleppo.Chana Ya'ar, 6/30/2013, 11:45 AM

Syrian Rebels: Chemical Weapons Used in Damascus

Syrian government forces reportedly used chemical weapons against rebel-controlled areas in two Damascus neighborhoods.Elad Benari, 6/25/2013, 4:46 AM

Free Syrian Army: Hizbullah Used Chemicals

The opposition Free Syrian Army says chemical weapons have been used in a Damascus town by Hizbullah terrorists.Elad Benari, 6/20/2013, 6:13 AM

Explosions Shake Damascus Military Airport

Two bombs struck a large military airport outside the Syrian capital of Damascus on Sunday night, the main rebel army said.Rina Tzvi, 6/17/2013, 1:15 PM