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Syrians use Pokemon frenzy to depict their plight

Syrian activists hope references to smartphone game will help raise attention and concern.Arutz Sheva Staff, Friday, 2:00 PM

Syrian rebels: Stop US-led coalition airstrikes

Syrian National Council demands US-led coalition in Syria cease its airstrikes after allegedly killing 77 civilians in two days.Matt Wanderman, Friday, 7:52 AM

U.S. announces more sanctions on Assad

Treasury announces fresh sanctions targeting the arms and financial networks of the Syrian President's government.Arutz Sheva Staff, Friday, 4:42 AM

UN pleads for weekly 48-hour truce in Syria's Alep

The UN called for a 48-hour truce in besieged Aleppo, Syria, in order to send aid to the civilians.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 5:18 PM

Syrian opposition calls to stop air strikes

Syria's opposition appeals to coalition fighting ISIS to halt its air strikes after dozens of civilians killed in raids.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 3:08 AM

Report: Israel attacks Syrian army post

Syrian rebels say Israeli Air Force bombed military post in Baath City, where Hezbollah has presence. Hezbollah blames al-Nusra Front.Matt Wanderman, 7/20/2016, 1:46 PM

ISIS attempts to recruit 'moderate' Syrian rebels

ISIS publishes new video calling on Syrian rebels from the Free Syrian Army to join the group.Dalit Halevi, 7/18/2016, 6:28 AM

Israel shoots at drone over Golan Heights

No casualties or damaged reported as Syrian drone invades Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/17/2016, 5:06 PM

Watchdog demands Syria explain chemical arsenal

OPCW pressing Syria to explain why it still has four undeclared chemical warfare agents.Ben Ariel, 7/14/2016, 5:42 AM

Syria extends ceasefire for another 72 hours

Syrian army announces it would extend a nationwide ceasefire. Attempts to implement previous ceasefires have failed.Ben Ariel, 7/12/2016, 2:13 AM

Assad: Support for opposition caused terrorism

Syrian President tells European parliamentarians that western governments' support for Syrian opposition groups caused terrorism in Europe.Ben Ariel, 7/11/2016, 12:01 AM

ISIS loses 12 percent of its territory in 6 months

As ISIS loses ground, the 'caliphate' warriors become more desperateAFP, 7/10/2016, 4:49 PM

Watch: Russian pilots downed, killed by ISIS

Battlefield video shows ISIS shooting down Russian helicopter, celebrating as pilots fall to their deaths.Rachel Kaplan, 7/10/2016, 1:33 PM

Syria: 22 killed in town in northwest

22 civilians, including a child, killed in air strikes on the Al-Qaeda-held town of Darkush.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 7/8/2016, 10:04 PM

Putin and Obama to intensify coordination in Syria

Russian President and American President agree during a telephone call to "intensify" military coordination in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2016, 4:46 AM

Syrian army declares temporary ceasefire

Syrian army announces 72-hour ceasefire across the country, which apparently excludes jihadist groups such as ISIS and Al-Nusra Front.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2016, 12:12 AM

Paris attacker brother gets 9 years for Syria trip

Karim Mohamed-Aggad found guilty of criminal association with intent to committee terror acts. He and brother joined jihadists in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2016, 7:10 PM

Three killed in Syrian 'Palestinian refugee camp'

Three killed and another five injured in airstrikes targeting the Khan al-Shih neighborhood southwest of Damascus.Ben Ariel, 7/6/2016, 4:44 AM

16 killed in suicide attack in Syria's Hasakeh

Motorcycle bomber kills at least 16 people outside a bakery in northern Syria's Hasakeh city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/6/2016, 3:13 AM

Amnesty: Syrian rebels guilty of war crimes

New Amnesty International report says Islamist rebels and jihadists in Syria are guilty of war crimes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/5/2016, 4:45 AM

70 fighters killed in northern Syria

At least 70 regime and rebel fighters killed in a government assault and a jihadist-led counterattack north of Aleppo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/1/2016, 4:44 AM

Assad: Western nations secretly dealing with us

Syrian President hints that Western nations are secretly doing deals with his country despite openly criticizing him.Ben Ariel, 7/1/2016, 4:15 AM

22 arrested over Ataturk Airport attack

Turkey arrests 22 after Istanbul airport attack, blames ISIS. ISIS angry at Turkey for supporting Syrian Kurds. Is a border war imminent?Rachel Kaplan, 6/30/2016, 5:52 PM

ISIS repels US-backed Syria rebel offensive

British-trained New Syrian Army rebel group briefly took control of Al-Hamdan airbase, before being pushed back by jihadists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2016, 4:16 PM

Syrian groups threaten to quit peace talks

24 Syrian civil society groups threaten to quit peace talks over the failure to halt fighting in the five-year war.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/29/2016, 5:12 AM

US-backed Syrian rebels bid to cut key ISIS route

New Syrian Army launches offensive to sever vital ISIS supply route from Syria to Iraq, as jihadists come under increasing pressure.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2016, 9:09 PM

CIA weapons for rebels sold to arms dealers

Reports say Jordanian intelligence officials stole weapons intended for Syrian rebels, then sold them on the black market.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/28/2016, 3:51 AM

What's next in the battle against ISIS?

The Islamic State's 'caliphate' is looking increasingly fragmented in Iraq, and threatened in Syria - but a long battle lies ahead.AFP, 6/27/2016, 8:21 AM

ISIS claims killing of five Syrian journalists

Jihadist group publishes video showing the execution-style killing of five journalists kidnapped in eastern Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/27/2016, 6:45 AM

'As long as Iran has money, we'll have money'

Hezbollah leader admits his group lost fighters in Syria, but vows to continue to be involved in the war there.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/24/2016, 9:21 PM

UN envoy says Syria peace talks can resume in July

UN’s mediator for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, says peace talks can resume if the security and humanitarian situation improve.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/22/2016, 6:46 AM

Kerry meets diplomats who urged Syria strikes

Secretary of State John Kerry meets American diplomats behind the so-called "dissent channel" cable.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/22/2016, 5:13 AM

ISIS drives Syrian troops out of Raqa

ISIS jihadists drive Syrian regime troops out of its self-proclaimed capital, killing dozens of fighters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/21/2016, 4:45 AM

US-Russia dogfight narrowly avoided over Syria

US, Russian fighter jets face off after Russian forces bomb US-allied rebels.Matt Wanderman, 6/20/2016, 6:37 PM

Syrian boxer refuses to face off against Israeli

Syrian boxer bows out of a qualifying round for the Olympics because he would have had to face off against Israeli.Ben Ariel, 6/20/2016, 5:45 AM

US slams Russia striking US-backed Syrian rebels

Ashton Carter says accident is no excuse for hitting anti-ISIS forces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/18/2016, 8:42 PM

Russia blasts diplomats' calls to strike Assad

Russian officials criticize cable signed by a group of U.S. diplomats urging strikes against Syrian President.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 6/17/2016, 11:16 PM

US diplomats: We should bomb Syria

Over 50 mid- to high-level State Department officials take stand against Obama's policies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/17/2016, 10:22 AM

Texas loses bid to keep Syrian refugees out

Federal judge dismisses Texas lawsuit over resettlements from Syria. State officials considering their next move.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/17/2016, 3:42 AM

Russia announces 48-hour ceasefire in Aleppo

Russia says a 48-hour ceasefire in the Syrian city of Aleppo will try to help stabilize it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/16/2016, 4:14 AM

Syrian teen's amputated hand a reminder of ISIS

'I wish they'd cut my head off'; teen falsely accused of stealing recounts horrors of life in 'Islamic State'.Delil Souleiman and Gihad Darwish, 6/14/2016, 6:40 PM

ISIS's main Syria-Turkey supply route cut

Arab-Kurdish fighters backed by the United States cut the Islamic State 's main supply route between Syria and Turkey.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 6/10/2016, 10:33 PM

United States blacklists Syrian jihadist group

State Department declares the Yarmuk Martyr's Brigade a global terrorist threat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/10/2016, 5:14 AM

Food aid convoy arrives in Syrian town of Daraya

Food aid convoy enters Syrian town for the first time since the start of a siege in 2012.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/10/2016, 4:13 AM

Netanyahu: 'No Syrian launchpad against Israel'

Talking to Moscow's Jewish leaders, PM admits Israeli activity in Syria, says he talked with Putin about new regional 'arrangement.'Nitsan Keidar, 6/8/2016, 2:57 PM

Germany probes 180 over suspected jihadist links

German prosecutors open cases against 180 suspected terrorists. Government expresses concern over hundreds more.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/4/2016, 8:40 PM

Syria to allow aid to 12 besieged areas

UN says Syria has agreed to allow access for ground convoys to deliver aid to 12 besieged areas.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 6/3/2016, 10:11 PM

U.S. warplanes conduct combat sorties in Med.

American warplanes conducted combat sorties in support of the campaign against ISIS from the USS Harry S. Truman.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 6/3/2016, 9:15 PM

Lavrov, Kerry discuss action against Al-Qaeda

Russian Foreign Minister and American Secretary of State discuss the need for decisive joint action" against Al-Nusra Front.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/2/2016, 5:15 AM

UN to discuss Syria air drops

Security Council to hold an emergency meeting on Friday to decide whether to go ahead with air drops in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/2/2016, 12:15 AM

US-backed forces launch new op. on ISIS in Syria

Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces aim to cut off key jihadist lifeline into Turkey - threatening response from Ankara.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/1/2016, 11:51 AM

US soldier wounded batting ISIS in Syria

Special forces soldier was part of US mission to train and advise Kurdish-led forces advancing in jihadists' capital, Raqqa.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/31/2016, 9:23 PM

Kurdish-led force seizes ground from ISIS in Syria

Syrian Democratic Forces captures string of villages, as operation to liberate ISIS capital Raqqa continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/31/2016, 4:16 PM

Turkey offers US joint Syria op. - without Kurds

Ankara livid over US cooperation with YPG; offers to help open second front to close ISIS smuggling route, but only without Kurds.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/30/2016, 8:38 AM

Australian killed fighting ISIS in Syria

Jamie Bright, a former soldier, the third Australian citizen to be killed fighting with Kurdish forces.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/30/2016, 8:34 AM

Fresh photo of missing Japanese journalist emerges

Jumpei Yasuda, being held by an Al Qaeda-linked group, holding sign saying it's his 'last chance.'Arutz Sheva staff, 5/30/2016, 7:30 AM

Chief Syrian opposition negotiator resigns

Mohammed Alloush resigns from peace talks following the failure of the Geneva negotiations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/30/2016, 3:13 AM