Russian 'ISIS Strikes' Hit US-Backed Anti-ISIS GroupsUS official and Syrian rebels say Russia's opening salvo of 'ISIS war' only hit civilian targets and US-backed groups fighting ISIS.
Twin Car Bombs Kill 18 in Syria's HomsTwin car bomb explosions in an Alawite neighborhood kill at least 18 people, mostly children.
Aleppo: Rebels Claim Huge Explosion Which Demolished Regime HQIslamic Front claims it carried out second major attack on regime forces in as many days; may indicate a new stage in the rebellion.
Rebel Strongpoint in Syria Surrenders to AssadHoms, flashpoint for clashes, reverts to Assad's control - in exchange for the release of terrorists.
Al Qaeda Head Tells Syrian Branch to 'Stop Infighting'Ayman al-Zawahiri calls for Nusra Front, ISIS to unite in fighting Assad, as city of Homs expected to fall to regime forces.
Jurists Petition UN to Force Aid into SyriaJurists' letter states that Syria is withholding humanitarian aid arbitrarily, demands UN deliver relief 'with or without consent.'
Car Bombs Kill 25 in Syria's HomsTwo car bombs kill at least 25 people, including women and children, in a government-held neighborhood of Homs.
Dutch Priest Shot Dead in Homs as 'War on Christians' ContinuesFather Frans van der Lugt insisted on staying in Syria to help both Christians and Muslims in the war-torn country.
Gaza Style 'Work Accident' Kills 29 Syrian RebelsAt least 29 rebels die in Homs as a car bomb explodes while being primed for an attack.
Horrific Accounts of Hunger as Homs Evacuation EndsHoms evacuation sees 1,300 people transferred to safety; horrific accounts of hunger in the besieged city make headlines worldwide.
Syria: Aid Workers Injured After Coming Under Fire in HomsAt least four aid workers wounded as fragile ceasefire falls apart one day after being agreed.
Syria Again Promises Homs Ceasefire, EvacuationAssad reportedly agrees to ceasefire in Homs to let civilians out and aid in, follows initial promises Sunday during Geneva 2 talks.
Syrian Regime to Allow Women and Children to Leave HomsSyria's regime agrees to allow women and children safe passage from rebel-held areas of the city of Homs.
Syrian Jihadists: We Killed Dozens of AlawitesAl-Nusra Front says its people attacked three villages in Homs and killed dozens of members of Assad's Alawite clan.
Syrian Rebels Strike Back with Massive Homs BombingRebels in Syria hit the city of Homs, killing 40, as Assad makes a rare trip outside the capital.
Syrian Army Retakes Key Homs NeighborhoodCapture of Khaldiya neighborhood in the central Syrian town of Homs brings regime one step closer to control of entire city.
Report: Assad Approached Israel for Alawite Safe HavenThen-Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman requested info on Ron Arad, Eli Cohen
Syria Rejects Proposal for Ramadan CeasefireSyria rejects the proposal by the opposition of a ceasefire during the holy month of Ramadan.
New Head of Syrian Opposition Offers Assad a TruceAhmad Jarba, the new president of the Syrian National Coalition, has offered a ceasefire during the month of Ramadan.
Russia Blocks UN Demand for Access to Syrian CityRussia blocked a UN Security Council demand that Syria allow immediate access to civilians trapped in Homs.
Syrian Army Assaults Homs, Al Nusra Takes Checkpoint Near JordanSyrian Army regulars launched an assault Saturday on rebel-held parts of Homs, while continuing to bomb areas in Damascus and Aleppo.
‘No Deal’ With Syria on UN Probe of Chemical Weapons SitesTalks are stalled over UN inspection of sites where Syrian chemical weapons are stored, according to diplomatic sources.
Syria: Fighting Returns to 'Capital of the Revolution'Syrian rebels launch a surprise raid to retake a key district of the central city of Homs, dubbed 'capital of the revolution'.
100 Soldiers, 30 Rebels Dead in Syrian Oil Province BattleThe 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.
Report: Assad Used Non-Lethal Chemicals on RebelsSyrian President Bashar Al-Assad’s forces used non-lethal chemical weapons against rebels in Homs, the French daily Le Monde reports.
At Least 100 Killed in New Syria MassacreMore than 100 civilians have been killed in a new massacre north of the Syrian city of Homs, activists say.
Report: 150 Corpses Found in Syrian SchoolAlleged massacre took place in Deir Baalba. Twenty said dead in Aleppo.
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.
Syrian Army Attacks UN Mission Chief's ConvoyThe convoy of Lt.-Gen. Babacar Gaye, head of the UN observer mission in Syria, was attacked by government forces over the weekend.
Syrian Opposition Cries Out for Help in HomsSyria's opposition issues cry for help on as regime forces pound Homs, leaving hundreds trapped with little food or water.
Heavy Fighting Reported on Streets of DamascusHeavy fighting is reported on the streets of Damascus, with battles affecting a power station supplying electricity to army bases.
UK Journalist Says Rebels Led Him into Syrian Army Death TrapA British journalist is accusing opposition forces of deliberately leading him into a death trap set by Syrian Army troops.
At Least 50 Dead in Massacre in HomsPresident Bashar Assad's forces kill at least 50 civilians, including 13 children, in an attack in the province of Homs.
Tunisia's Jasmine Revolution Fighters Arrive in SyriaIt's a year and five months after Tunisia's Jasmine Revolution, and five Tunisians have been killed – in the Syrian revolution, that is.
EU Tightens Sanctions Against Syria – AgainKillings continued in Syria Monday as the European Union ratcheted up sanctions against Damascus in an effort to stop the slaughter.
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.”
UN Observers in Syria Explore HomsTwo United Nations monitors have moved into an upscale hotel in Syria's central city of Homs, hoping to at least reduce violence there.
UN Monitors Visit Battered Syrian CityFive unarmed UN monitors tour Homs. Syrian security forces pull out just prior to the visit.
Assad Sends Helicopters to Bomb SyriansAssad sent helicopters to back up tanks in an escalation of violence against protesters despite a ceasefire that no one expected to last.
Syrian Forces Resume Shelling of Homs — 8 KilledViolence in Syria continues apace even as UN-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan and President Bashar al-Assad exchange letters.
Turkey Seeking Its Journalists in SyriaTurkey has asked the Syrian government to locate two of its nationals, working journalists, who have gone missing in the war-torn country.
Syria: 47 Women and Children Murdered in HomsThe widely varied death toll in Monday's horrific massacre in Homs has solidified at 26 women and 21 children as Assad's forces "mop up"
Massacre in HomsReports of summary executions and mass arrests continue to emerge from Homs and the UN Security Council remains deadlocked on Syria.
Shelling Renewed in Homs Ahead of Annan VisitAs former UN secretary general Kofi Annan hopes for peace in Syria the crackdown of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad continues apace.
Syrian Govt 'Mop-up' in Homs: Executions and RapeSyrian government forces refuse to allow Red Cross workers into Homs as they continue “mop-up” operations: raping and murdering civilians.
Syrian Forces Execute 47 Army DefectorsForces loyal to Syrian president Bashar al-Assad executed 47 army defectors as the bloody assault on the central city of Homs continues
Red Cross Denied Access to Homs as Killing ContinuesRed Cross says Syria has blocked an aid convoy from entering the Baba Amr neighborhood of Homs. Meanwhile, the crackdown continues.
Trapped French Journalists Escape SyriaAfter being trapped in Homs for days, French journalists Edith Bouvier and William Daniels reach Lebanon.
Journalists in Syria: 3 Dead, 3 Out, 2 MIAsIn less than a month, three journalists have been killed, three managed to escape and two are still missing in action in Syria, one wounded.
SFA: Iranian Tanks, Hizbullah Hit Squads in HomsThe top general for the Syrian Free Army says Iran and Hizbullah are actively aiding Bashar al-Assad in his brutal crackdown.
Syria: Army Determined to 'Cleanse' Besieged CityPresident Bashar Assad's troops gather outside the neighborhood of Baba Amr in Homs, raising fears of pending ground invasion.
SFA: Assad Planned to Use French Journalist as LeverageThe Syria Free Army aborted its 'evacuation attempt' of a French journalist after learning Assad planned to use her as a bargaining chip.
Syria: At Least 144 Dead as New Constitution ApprovedAt least 144 people died across Syria on Monday, mostly in Homs. Bodies of dead journalists still trapped in besieged city.
Assad Claims Voters Passed New Constitution, Amid DeathsThe Syrian gov't says 90% of voters approved a new constitution giving Pres. Bashar al-Assad 14 more years. Forty people were killed.
Assad Votes in Referendum Dubbed 'a Farce' by the WestThe U.S. and its allies dismiss Syrian referendum on a new constitution as a “farce” meant to justify bloody crackdown.
Syrians Vote on New Constitution, Activists BoycottingSyrians cautiously went to the polls Sunday to vote on a new constitution that would keep President Assad in office until 2028.
Red Cross Fails to Rescue Syria WoundedNegotiations to have Red Cross rescue wounded Syrians, journalists from besieged Homs neighborhood fail.