Syria: Scores Killed as Army Attacks Rebels 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 in the World

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: Syrian Army 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

Syrian Official: 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

Initial 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 Assaults Homs, Al Nusra Takes Checkpoint Near Jordan

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 Accuses Hizbullah of Using Chemical Weapons

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

Leader of Jihadist Rebel Force Wounded in Syria

The leader of the jihadist rebel force al-Nusra Front wounded by an army bombing near the Syrian capital.Elad Benari, 5/9/2013, 6:46 AM

Ya'alon: Israel Not Getting Involved in Syrian Civil War

Israel is not getting involved in Syria's civil war, Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon said.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/7/2013, 7:26 PM

Explosions Rock Damascus, Israel Blamed for Second Airstrike

A series of explosions heard in Damascus, as Syrian media claims that Israel carried out a rocket attack on a research center in Damascus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2013, 4:44 AM

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’ With Syria on UN Probe of Chemical Weapons 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

Video: Syria’s Ancient Eliyahu HaHavi 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 Near Damascus

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, Including Pro-Assad Cleric

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 Suburb

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' who Aided Assad

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

Report: Nasrallah's Hizbullah 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 Senior 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 Humanitarian 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 Syrian Oil Province 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 Norwegian Charity Storehouse 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: Official Gov't News Agency Bombed in Syria

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 Through 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: 5 Dead as 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 as Fighting Continues

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

Report: 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

UN Soldiers Wounded in Syria 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 in Damascus

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 Inside 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' Christian Quarter

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