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At Least 80 Killed in Latest Syria Massacre

Syrian opposition says that government troops seized a town near Damascus, killing at least 80 people, including women and children.Elad Benari, 4/22/2013, 6:14 AM

‘No Deal’ on UN Probe of Syria Chemical WMD Sites

Talks are stalled over UN inspection of sites where Syrian chemical weapons are stored, according to diplomatic sources. Chana Ya'ar, 4/11/2013, 2:57 PM

25 Dead in Damascus Car Bombing

At least 25 are dead and more are wounded after a suicide bombing strikes the heart of the Syrian capital.Chana Ya'ar, 4/8/2013, 6:11 PM

Syria’s Ancient Eliyahu HaNavi Synagogue Shelled

An ancient synagogue near Damascus has reportedly gone up in flames after being robbed and vandalized.Chana Ya'ar, 3/31/2013, 10:52 AM

Syrian Rebels: Army Used Chemical Weapons

Members of the Syrian opposition claim that Assad’s forces fired phosphorous at rebels in the town of Adra.Elad Benari, 3/25/2013, 2:44 AM

Damascus Suicide Bombing Kills 42

A suicide bomb attack on a mosque killed 42 people, including Syria's most prominent pro-regime Sunni cleric, and wounded dozens of others.Elad Benari, 3/22/2013, 3:15 AM

EU Official Killed in Rocket Attack on Damascus

A member of the European Union delegation in Syria has been killed in a rocket attack on Damascus.Chana Ya'ar, 3/13/2013, 2:12 PM

Syrian Rebels Accuse Assad of Deals with Israel

Syrian rebels are claiming clandestine deals between Assad and the Jewish State while kidnapping UN peacekeepers.Chana Ya'ar, 3/8/2013, 2:44 AM

Syrian Rebels Hang 'Palestinian Refugees'

Syrian rebels hanged two Arabs registered as “Palestinian refugees” on suspicion of aiding the Assad, says a rights watchdog., 3/3/2013, 4:15 AM

Nasrallah's Deputy Injured or Killed in Syria?

The second-in-command to Hizbullah chief Hassan Nasrallah has been injured in an attack on a convoy by Syrian opposition forces.Chana Ya'ar, 2/27/2013, 4:05 PM

Death Toll Rising in Damascus Bombings

At least 31 people are reported dead and dozens more are injured following a car bombing in central Damascus.Chana Ya'ar, 2/21/2013, 2:57 PM

This is How the Hizbullah Terrorist Was Killed

A report in a Lebanese daily purports to present a detailed account of the 2008 assassination of Hizbullah terrorist Imad Mughniyeh.Elad Benari, 2/20/2013, 12:15 AM

Russia Evacuates Citizens from Syria, Sends Aid

Russia has sent two aircrafts loaded with humanitarian aid to Syria to evacuate its citizens who are now ready to leave.Chana Ya'ar, 2/18/2013, 8:26 PM

100 Soldiers, 30 Rebels Dead in East Syria Battle

The jihadist Al-Nusra Front seized a town in the oil-rich Syrian Hasakah province after a battle in which 100 soldiers and 30 rebels died.Chana Ya'ar, 2/14/2013, 7:48 PM

Syrian Refugees Attack Charity Warehouse in Jordan

Jordanian police were forced to fire tear gas at a mob of Syrian refugees Sunday after they rioted at the storehouse of a Norwegian charity.Chana Ya'ar, 2/10/2013, 3:49 PM

Report: Syrian Gov't News Agency Bombed

The offices of the government-owned Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) have been bombed in Damascus, according to Arab news reports.Chana Ya'ar, 2/3/2013, 12:21 PM

Iran Threatens Attack on Israel Thru Syrian Proxy

Iran has threatened to attack Israel via Syria in retaliation for the destruction of a chemical weapons processing center near Damascus.Chana Ya'ar, 2/3/2013, 10:36 AM

UN: Syrians Face Starvation From Civil War

Syrians will starve this year and probably for years to come without international assistance, the United Nations warned Wednesday.Chana Ya'ar, 1/24/2013, 12:38 PM

Russia Pulls Citizens from Syria

Russia is evacuating its citizens from Syria, one of its most important beneficiaries in the Middle East. Chana Ya'ar, 1/23/2013, 8:59 AM

NATO Patriot Missiles Land in Turkey

NATO’s Patriot anti-ballistic missile defense system – has arrived in Turkey., 1/21/2013, 2:22 PM

Syria: Fighting Returns to 'Palestinian' Camp

Syrian fighting has returned to an area of Damascus which serves as a camp for people registered as "Palestinian refugees."Elad Benari, 1/9/2013, 5:46 AM

Car Bomb Rips Through Damascus Gas Station

At least nine dead after a car bomb tore through a gas station in the Syrian capital Damascus' district of Barzeh.Elad Benari, 1/4/2013, 1:13 AM

Video: War Crimes on New Year’s Day in Syria

Assad’s jets bomb children; soldiers stab prisoners to death. New Year’s Day did not stop war crimes. Warning: graphic images in video.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/2/2013, 8:54 AM

Dozens of Tortured Corpses Found in Damascus

At least 30 tortured bodies found in a flashpoint district of Damascus as Syria violence continues into 2013.Elad Benari, 1/1/2013, 6:14 AM

Palestinian 'Refugees' Return to Damascus Camp

Thousands of people recognized as Palestinian refugees return to the Yarmouk camp that has become a battle ground.Elad Benari, 12/21/2012, 6:13 AM

Thousands Flee Damascus Refugee Camp

Tens of thousands of the Yarmouk "Palestinian refugee" camp in Damascus flee as Assad's army attacks advancing rebels.Elad Benari, 12/19/2012, 3:13 AM

Syrian Rebels Take Over Damascus Refugee Camp

Rebels have taken over the Yarmouk camp which is home to thousands of "Palestinian refugees".Elad Benari, 12/18/2012, 5:12 AM

Syria Bombs Palestinian Mosque, Killing 25

Mosque in Yarmouk neighborhood in southern Damascus was sheltering 600 refugees. Gil Ronen, 12/16/2012, 8:34 PM

Rebels Appear to be Closing in on Syria's Assad

Syrian opposition forces captured a military air field, as well as the army's 22nd Brigade air defense base, both just outside Damascus.Chana Ya'ar, 12/5/2012, 1:49 PM

New Activity at Syrian Chemical Weapon Sites

There are signs of new activity at Syrian chemical weapons sites, Western intelligence officials said, according to The New York Times.Chana Ya'ar, 12/2/2012, 1:06 PM

Wounded UN Soldiers Receive Treatment in Israel

Two Austrian soldiers who were wounded in Syria flown to the Rambam Hospital in Haifa for treatment.Elad Benari, 11/30/2012, 3:43 AM

Syrian Rebels Kill Top Ruling Party Official

Syrian rebels killed a top official in the ruling Baath party Thursday, along with three of his bodyguards.Chana Ya'ar, 11/29/2012, 3:47 PM

Both Sides Raise Stakes in Syrian Civil War

Military forces are slowly ratcheting up the pressure as the stakes are growing tighter in the race to control Syria.Chana Ya'ar, 11/28/2012, 1:15 PM

Syrian Civil War Spreads to Damascus Outskirts

Regime helicopters pound the outskirts of Damascus as the fighting in Syria's civil war continues.Elad Benari, 11/26/2012, 5:43 AM

Report: Assad Palace Hit by Mortar Fire

Arab media are reporting that rebel forces have shelled the palace of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus.Chana Ya'ar, 11/7/2012, 12:50 PM

Bombing in Damascus Pro-Assad Alawite Enclave

A loyalist enclave in the heart of Damascus was hit by multiple explosions Wednesday morning.Chana Ya'ar, 11/7/2012, 10:57 AM

50 Dead in Massive Syrian Suicide Bombing

At least 50 are dead following a massive suicide bombing in central Syria, activists and state media report.Chana Ya'ar, 11/5/2012, 4:45 PM

Bomb Blast at Hotel Hosting UN Observers

A huge bomb exploded Sunday morning at a Damascus hotel often used by United Nations observers, state media reported. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/4/2012, 12:52 PM

7 Killed in Damascus Bombing

At least six, and possibly seven people were killed Wednesday in a bombing next to a Shi'ite mosque on the outskirts of Damascus.Chana Ya'ar, 10/31/2012, 5:45 PM

Syria War Escalates, Army Jets Attack Damascus

A Syrian fighter jet hits targets inside Damascus for the first time as air strikes pounded rebel bastions around the country.Elad Benari, 10/31/2012, 4:14 AM

10 Dead in Damascus Car Bomb

At least 10 people were killed and 41 others were wounded Monday in a car bombing on the outskirts of the Syrian capital of Damascus. Chana Ya'ar, 10/29/2012, 4:17 PM

Car Bombings Shatter Syria Ceasefire

Deadly car bombings and artillery fire shatter the ceasefire in Syria several hours after it begins.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/26/2012, 8:39 PM

Rebel Bomb Kills 10 in Heart of Damascus Old City

Rebels killed at least 10 people in a bomb blast at a police station in the heart of Old Damascus’ Christian Quarter Sunday. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/21/2012, 11:59 AM

Turkey Grounds Armenian Plane for Security Check

Ankara ordered an Armenian plane to land in the city of Erzurum for inspection before allowing it to leave Turkish air space Monday.Chana Ya'ar, 10/15/2012, 4:24 PM

US Warned Turkey of Weapons on Syrian Plane

The US warned Turkey there was military cargo aboard a Syrian aircraft intercepted by Ankara Wednesday night – correctly.Chana Ya'ar, 10/11/2012, 12:42 PM

One Dead in Bomb Attack in Damascus

One person killed in a car bomb attack on a street in central Damascus where the police headquarters is located.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/7/2012, 10:05 PM

Syria's PA Arabs Executed, Aleppo's Square Bombed

Syrian Army soldiers are reportedly aiming heavy artillery at Palestinian Authority Arab camps, and “executing” Arab men in others.Chana Ya'ar, 10/3/2012, 2:51 PM

Report: Assad Ordered Bomb Attacks in Damascus

Assad was behind a pair of car bomb attacks in Damascus in May, documents obtained by Al Arabiya reveal.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/30/2012, 10:40 PM

Hundreds Die in Syria on Wednesday

The death toll in Syria's civil war Wednesday was more than 300, the highest in a single day since March 2011, said human rights activists. Chana Ya'ar, 9/27/2012, 10:05 AM

Suicide Bombing at Army HQ in Damascus

Four guards killed as bombs explode at the General Staff compound. Top officers "safe."Gil Ronen and AFP, 9/26/2012, 10:21 PM

Syrian Gov't Air Strike Kills 3 Children in Aleppo

Three children from the same family were killed Monday in an air strike on Aleppo by Syrian government warplanes.Chana Ya'ar, 9/24/2012, 5:31 PM

Five Soldiers Dead in Bomb Attacks in Damascus

Bomb attacks strike Damascus, killing five soldiers as anti-regime protests and clashes between security forces and rebels continue.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/7/2012, 9:08 PM

Syria's Assad: Civil War to 'Take Time to Resolve'

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad admitted to his nation Wednesday night in a televised interview the civil war will “take time to resolve.”Chana Ya'ar, 8/30/2012, 11:18 AM

At Least 86 Killed Monday in Syria

At least 86 people were reportedly killed in Syria on Monday, in addition to the 245 bodies found over the past two days near Damascus. Chana Ya'ar, 8/27/2012, 5:44 PM

Video: Rebels Down Russian-Made Syrian Chopper

Syrian rebels showed a video of an army chopper in flames after it was hit. It dived into the ground amid shouts of “Allah is Great.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/27/2012, 2:30 PM

Syria's 'Bloody Saturday' Death Toll Hits 440

Nearly 450 people died Saturday on the bloodiest day of the savage civil war fought by Syrian Army troops and opposition forces.Chana Ya'ar, 8/26/2012, 11:07 AM

Syria Mass Executions Reported Near Damascus

The bodies of at least 79 victims of an execution-style slaughter were discovered Saturday in a town near Damascus.Chana Ya'ar, 8/26/2012, 12:31 AM