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White House Condemns Assad Over Aleppo Attacks

White House condemns the Syrian government over its recent air raids on Aleppo that have left more than 300 dead.Elad Benari, 12/24/2013, 6:46 AM

Rebels Take Key Hospital Base in Battle for Aleppo

Syrian army post bombed, captured by rebels in fierce Aleppo fighting. Wounded untreated as hospitals become bases.Dalit Halevi, Ari Yashar, 12/23/2013, 9:40 AM

Again: Russia Vetoes Resolution on Syria

Russia blocks a UN Security Council statement condemning the Syrian government's increasing military offensive on the city of Aleppo.Elad Benari, 12/20/2013, 4:12 AM

Syria: Aleppo Death Toll Tops 100

Syrian aircraft pound rebel-held areas of Aleppo for a third day, with hospitals reporting that more than 100 people have been killed.Elad Benari, 12/18/2013, 3:43 AM

Syrian Army Drops Explosive Barrels on Aleppo

At least 36 people, including 15 children, killed in regime air raids on rebel districts in Aleppo.Elad Benari, 12/16/2013, 6:12 AM

Syria: Rocket Attack Kills 18 in Aleppo

Rebels continue to strike back after series of losses to government; Syria's Interior Minister rejects calls for Assad to step down.Ari Soffer, 12/4/2013, 5:14 PM

Senior Syrian Rebel Commander Killed in Airstrike

Liwa al-Tawhid commander Abdul Qadir al-Saleh succumbed to wounds sustained in airstrike on meeting of battalion commanders.Ari Soffer, 11/18/2013, 2:54 PM

Video: Syrian Rebels Take Out Regime Aircraft

Videos uploaded in the past few days show rebel success targeting gov't aircraft. Comes as regime offensives threaten rebel positions.Ari Soffer, 11/17/2013, 10:26 PM

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

Syrian Jihadists Ban Singing and Dancing

Al-Qaeda’s main branch in Syria recently raided a wedding party in the suburb of Aleppo and ordered that music and singing be stopped.Elad Benari, 11/10/2013, 6:14 AM

Syrian Rebels Launch Assault on Aleppo Prison

Jihadist rebels assault the regime-controlled central prison in the main northern Syrian city of Aleppo.Elad Benari, 10/17/2013, 1:15 AM

Syria: 50 Killed as Rebels Fight Each Other

Almost 50 rebel fighters have been killed in three days of skirmishes between jihadists and mainstream rebels in Aleppo.Elad Benari, 10/13/2013, 3:23 AM

Syrian Jihadists: Insult Muhammad and be Executed

Jihadist rebel groups warn citizens in Aleppo against “hurting the dignity” of the prophet Muhammad.Dalit Halevi & Elad Benari, 10/1/2013, 5:42 AM

NGO: Syrian Air Strike on Field Hospital Kills 11

At least 11 people, including a doctor, were killed in an air strike on a field hospital in Al-Bab, Syria.Kochava Rozenbaum, 9/12/2013, 1:13 AM

Rebels Capture Village in Syria

Rebels continue to expand their control over northern Syria after conquering the road to Aleppo and cutting off supplies.Kochava Rozenbaum , 8/27/2013, 10:29 PM

Aleppo: Syrian Rebels 'Cut Off' Regime Troops

Rebels claim to have taken the road to Aleppo, cutting off supplies to gov't troops and threatening the regime's hold on Syria's 2nd city.David Lev, 8/26/2013, 3:48 PM

Syrian Jihadists Enlist the Teletubbies

Syria’s jihadist rebels are giving away toys to children, in an attempt to win over the hearts of Syrians.Elad Benari, 8/14/2013, 6:13 AM

Syria: Assad Denies Key Airbase Fell to Rebels

Rebel takeover of key air base could curtail Assad’s airstrike capabilities.Maayana Miskin, 8/6/2013, 4:48 PM

Syrian Jihadists Use Stand-Up Comedy

The jihadist Syrian rebel group Al-Nusra Front is giving gifts and providing entertainment to Syrians.Dalit Halevi & Elad Benari, 7/17/2013, 4:16 AM

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

Battles for Aleppo, Damascus Raging in Syria

Syrian Army regulars and opposition forces have begun to battle in earnest for control of the northern commercial hub city of Aleppo.Chana Ya'ar, 6/23/2013, 8:26 AM

Tensions Between Syrian Rebels Over Teen Killing

The execution of a young teen for blasphemy in Aleppo this week has sparked rage among residents and tension between rebel groups.Chana Ya'ar, 6/12/2013, 9:34 AM

Teen Executed by Islamists for Blasphemy in Aleppo

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports Islamist rebels in Aleppo executed a 15-year-old in front of his parents for blasphemy.Chana Ya'ar, 6/10/2013, 2:59 PM

‘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

Syrian Rebels Seize Weapons Depots Near Aleppo

Syrian rebels have seized several weapons depots in the village of Khan Toman in Aleppo province after days of fierce clashes.Elad Benari, 3/18/2013, 6:16 AM

Syrian Opposition Demands World Action

Syria's main opposition group pulls out of international talks, demands world action after missiles slam into the city of Aleppo.Elad Benari, 2/24/2013, 6:16 AM

Syria: At Least 12 Dead in Missile Attack

Three missiles crashed into residential areas of Syria's northern city of Aleppo, killing at least 12 civilians.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/22/2013, 9:13 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

Rebels Seize Most of Military Base Near Aleppo

Rebels in northern Syria seize most of a military base, their third a major battlefield success in as many days.Elad Benari, 2/14/2013, 4:44 AM

Syria: 78 Executed Bodies Found in River

The bodies of 78 young men, all executed with a single gunshot, found in a river in Syria's Aleppo city.Elad Benari, 1/30/2013, 3:43 AM

Syria: 82 Dead in Bombing at Aleppo University

Twin blasts rip through the university campus in Syria's city of Aleppo, killing at least 82 people and wounding scores more.Elad Benari, 1/16/2013, 3:16 AM

Al Qaeda Grows as Civilians Shelled Across Syria

As the Assad regime becomes increasingly desperate, its forces are starting to shell civilians in every major city across the country.Chana Ya'ar, 12/20/2012, 11:50 AM

Syrian Rebels Deploy Homemade Armored ‘Box’

Syrian rebels have deployed a homemade video-equipped armored vehicle that helps them rout Assad’s forces in Aleppo. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/10/2012, 7:58 AM

Syria: Rebels Seize Military Base Near Aleppo

Radical Islamist rebels seize large swathes of a Syrian military base west of Aleppo, hoist black jihadist flag over captured building.Elad Benari, 12/10/2012, 2:16 AM

Assad Regime Says Rebels Control Chemical Factory

The regime of President Bashar al-Assad says Syrian rebels have gained control of a toxic chlorine factory east of Aleppo.Chana Ya'ar, 12/10/2012, 12:46 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

Aleppo Cut Off By Rebel Forces

The northern commercial hub of Aleppo has been surrounded and cut off by rebel forces, with all but one road to the city blocked.Chana Ya'ar, 11/26/2012, 9:04 PM

Former PM: Syria Under Russia, Iran Control

Former Syrian Prime Minister Riyad Hijab warned in a BBC interview Wednesday that Syrian policy is controlled by Russia and Iran.Chana Ya'ar, 11/22/2012, 12:01 PM

Syria: Dozens Hurt in Bombing on Aleppo Hospital

Syrian warplanes bombard the rebel-held district of the city of Aleppo, causing dozens of casualties.Elad Benari, 11/22/2012, 6:45 AM

New Islamic State Declared Aleppo

Syrian rebels have declared independence – both from the Assad administration, and from each other. Islamic state is created in Aleppo.Chana Ya'ar, 11/21/2012, 11:06 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

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

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

Free Syrian Army Moves HQ Back to Syria

Syrian opposition forces have moved their headquarters back to Syria, from Turkey.Chana Ya'ar, 9/23/2012, 9:37 AM

Main Water Supplies to Aleppo Cut Off

The main water supply to the northern city of Aleppo, Syria's commercial hub, has been cut off by government troops.Chana Ya'ar, 9/9/2012, 1:43 PM

Syrian General: We're Protecting Europe from Islam

"Don't they understand that we are the last dam that is holding back the flood of Islamists in Europe?"AFP , 9/6/2012, 8:38 PM

Opposition Forms Transitional Council in Aleppo

Syrian opposition forces in Aleppo declare the formation of a “Revolutionary Transitional Council”.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/1/2012, 1:04 AM

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 Suspended from Islamic Group

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation officially suspends Syria from membership, as Assad's forces shell a town near Aleppo.Elad Benari, 8/16/2012, 7:13 AM

Syria: 31 Dead in Air Strike on Rebel Bastion

A Syrian air strike on a rebel bastion near Aleppo kills 31 people including children.Elad Benari, 8/16/2012, 5:12 AM

Syrian Opposition Leader Calls for No-Fly Zone

Opposition leader says the Syrian rebels fighting to oust Assad need the protection of no-fly zones near the borders with Jordan and Turkey.Elad Benari and Reuters, 8/13/2012, 5:39 AM

Jihadist Group Kidnaps, Murders Syrian TV Anchor

An Islamic jihadist group, the Al Nusra Front, has taken responsibility for kidnapping and murdering a Syrian state television news anchor.Chana Ya'ar and Reuters, 8/5/2012, 6:17 PM

Assad's Forces Pound Rebels in Aleppo

Assad's forces attack rebel positions in Aleppo as rebels prepare for a “strong offensive” by government forces on the city.Elad Benari, 8/5/2012, 5:32 AM

Aleppo Brutality May be Crimes Against Humanity

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: The reported brutality in Aleppo may amount to crimes against humanity.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/4/2012, 1:54 AM

UN Confirms Syrian Rebels Have Heavy Weapons

The head of the UN peacekeeping department confirms Syria's rebels have heavy weapons, as rebels capture a tank.Elad Benari, 8/3/2012, 4:12 AM

As Civil War Rages Syrians Go Hungry, UN 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