50 ISIS Hostages Include Ismaili MinoritiesISIS seizes civilians in central Syrian village, with almost half of the victims women feared as having been taken as slaves.
Syrian Lawmaker Assassinated in Restive HamaSyrian lawmaker Waris al-Younnes gunned down while travelling on a road in the Hama province.
'Video Evidence' of Fresh Syrian Chemical AttackActivists claim Assad regime killed over 100 in chemical attack in Idlib province; videos show victims and alleged chemical bombs.
Syria: Rare Bomb Attack Kills 30 in Government-Controlled CityAttack on government checkpoint in central Syrian city of Hama has killed 30 people, according to activists.
Video: Syrian Rebels Destroy Military CheckpointAhrar ash-Sham, a collection of jihadists fighting Assad, upload a video showing a car bomb ripping through a military checkpoint.
Iran Slashing Hamas FundingHamas's support for Syrian rebels may cost it millions of dollars per month in Iranian aid.
Gaza Court Cuts Sentence in Italian Murder CaseA Gaza military court accepted the appeal by two terrorists convicted last year of the kidnap and murder of an Italian national.
Syria: At Least 30 Killed in Suicide Car BombingSuicide car bombing in Hama kills at least 30 people, Arab League says efforts to end the conflict have failed.
50 Dead in Massive Syrian Suicide BombingAt least 50 are dead following a massive suicide bombing in central Syria, activists and state media report.
UN Confirms Syrian Rebels Have Heavy WeaponsThe head of the UN peacekeeping department confirms Syria's rebels have heavy weapons, as rebels capture a tank.
As Civil War Rages, Syrians Will Go Hungry, UN Report WarnsHeavy 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.
Assad's Forces Massacre Hundreds in HamaSyrian government troops, using tanks and helicopters, massacre more than 100 people in the province of Hama.
UN Monitors Blocked from Site of Syria MassacreUnited Nations monitors in Syria fired upon and prevented from accessing the site of the latest massacre in the country.
Syria: At Least 78 Dead in Yet Another MassacreSyrian activists report that Assad's forces have killed at least 78 people in Hama, in a massacre similar to the one in Houla.
Dozens of Deaths Continue in Syria Despite 'Ceasefire' PlanDozens have been killed by government forces in Syria so far this week despite attempts to enforce a UN-brokered “ceasefire plan.”
Syrian Air Force Colonel DefectsA top Syrian Air Force colonel has defected to the opposition along with dozens of other soldiers, Arab media reported Saturday.
Maher Assad, Brother of Syrian President, MissingMaher Assad, the brother of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, is reported by Arab media as missing.
45 Dead in Syrian Gov't Crackdown in 2-Day PeriodNearly 50 people have been killed by Syrian government troops over the past three days as the brutal crackdown against civilians continues.
Syria: At Least 17 Shot Dead in HamaAt least 17 were shot dead by security forces in the Syrian protests city of Hama; UN names 'rights panel' for Syria.
Trouble for Assad? Hama Attorney-General DefectsHama's attorney-general resigns over protest crackdown, marking the first high-profile defection in Syria since protest began.
Assad Calls Off Hama SiegeTroops loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad pulled out of the central city of Hama after a bloody 10 day siege.
Assad Keeps Shooting as Protesters Flood StreetsTens of thousands of protesters flooded Syria's streets after Friday prayers despite the bloody five day crackdown in Hama.
Clinton: More than 2,000 Killed in SyriaSyria has killed more than 2,000 protesters, says Secretary of State, who calls for a “louder” response. Video shows rebel violence as well.
Assad Tightens Grip on HamaAssad gunmen continue to tighten their grip on the focal protest city of Hama as the death toll in two days tops 100.
Video: Assad Paints Hama Red with Blood, 45 KilledBashar Assad has responded to more protests with more brutality, sending tanks into Hama where at least 45 were killed and dozens injured.
Arab Spring: Singer who Called for Assad’s Ouster KilledSyrian singer Ibrahim Qashoush wrote a song calling for Syrian President Assad's ouster. His body was later found in a river in Hama.
Arab Spring: US Envoy’s Hero’s Welcome and Fear of US FlagSyrian protesters gave US envoy a hero’s welcome, but he was too afraid to allow the US flag on his car. Syria: He is aiding “militants.”
US Ambassador in Hama; Syrian Violence ContinuesAssad forces raided a Damascus suburb overnight; US Ambassador Robert Ford is in volatile Hama; more protests expected after Friday prayers.
Gun Battles Continue in HamaViolence continues in the central Syrian city of Hama where 23 people have been killed in clashes with Assad's regime; activists call for boycotts.
Hama Death Toll Rises to 23The death-toll in Assad's crackdown in Hama has risen to 23 in two days following some of the largest protests his regime has faced to date.
Residents Mobilize to Defend Hama in SyriaResidents in Hama, Syria are mobilizing to deny security forces access to the city after six, including a 12yo boy, were killed by Assad's troops