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Twin Car Bombs Kill 18 in Syria's Homs

Twin car bomb explosions in an Alawite neighborhood kill at least 18 people, mostly children.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/2/2014, 5:12 AM

Aleppo: '50 Killed' in Latest 'Tunnel-Bomb' Attack

Islamic Front claims it carried out second major attack on regime forces in as many days; may indicate a new stage in the rebellion.Ari Soffer, 5/8/2014, 12:33 PM

Rebel Strongpoint in Syria Surrenders to Assad

Homs, flashpoint for clashes, reverts to Assad's control - in exchange for the release of terrorists.Tova Dvorin, 5/7/2014, 10:40 PM

Al Qaeda Head Tells Syria Branch to End Infighting

Ayman al-Zawahiri calls for Nusra Front, ISIS to unite in fighting Assad, as city of Homs expected to fall to regime forces.Ari Soffer, 5/2/2014, 4:27 PM

Jurists Petition UN to Force Aid into Syria

Jurists' letter states that Syria is withholding humanitarian aid arbitrarily, demands UN deliver relief 'with or without consent.'Tova Dvorin, 4/29/2014, 2:06 PM

Car Bombs Kill 25 in Syria's Homs

Two car bombs kill at least 25 people, including women and children, in a government-held neighborhood of Homs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/10/2014, 3:46 AM

Dutch Priest Shot Dead in Homs

Father Frans van der Lugt insisted on staying in Syria to help both Christians and Muslims in the war-torn country.Tova Dvorin, 4/7/2014, 5:55 PM

Gaza Style 'Work Accident' Kills 29 Syrian Rebels

At least 29 rebels die in Homs as a car bomb explodes while being primed for an attack.Elad Benari, 4/7/2014, 5:43 AM

Horrific Accounts of Hunger in Homs

Homs evacuation sees 1,300 people transferred to safety; horrific accounts of hunger in the besieged city make headlines worldwide.Tova Dvorin, 2/13/2014, 12:13 AM

Syria: Aid Workers Come Under Fire in Homs

At least four aid workers wounded as fragile ceasefire falls apart one day after being agreed.Ari Soffer, 2/8/2014, 6:52 PM

Syria Again Promises Homs Ceasefire, Evacuation

Assad reportedly agrees to ceasefire in Homs to let civilians out and aid in, follows initial promises Sunday during Geneva 2 talks.Ari Yashar, 2/7/2014, 12:16 AM

Syria to Allow Women, Children to Leave Homs

Syria's regime agrees to allow women and children safe passage from rebel-held areas of the city of Homs.Elad Benari, 1/27/2014, 6:13 AM

Syrian Jihadists: We Killed Dozens of Alawites

Al-Nusra Front says its people attacked three villages in Homs and killed dozens of members of Assad's Alawite clan.Elad Benari, 9/16/2013, 4:16 AM

Syrian Rebels Strike Back with Massive Bombing

Rebels in Syria hit the city of Homs, killing 40, as Assad makes a rare trip outside the capital.Maayana Miskin, 8/1/2013, 9:20 PM

Syrian Army Retakes Key Homs Neighborhood

Capture of Khaldiya neighborhood in the central Syrian town of Homs brings regime one step closer to control of entire city.David Lev, 7/28/2013, 8:42 PM

Report: Assad Approached Israel for Alawite Haven

Then-Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman requested info on Ron Arad, Eli CohenChana Ya'ar, 7/24/2013, 2:19 PM

Syria Rejects Proposal for Ramadan Ceasefire

Syria rejects the proposal by the opposition of a ceasefire during the holy month of Ramadan.Elad Benari, 7/9/2013, 3:43 AM

New Head of Syrian Opposition Offers Assad a Truce

Ahmad Jarba, the new president of the Syrian National Coalition, has offered a ceasefire during the month of Ramadan.Elad Benari, 7/8/2013, 6:46 AM

Russia Blocks UN Demand for Access to Syrian City

Russia blocked a UN Security Council demand that Syria allow immediate access to civilians trapped in Homs.Elad Benari, 7/5/2013, 6:42 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

‘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

Syria: Fighting Returns to 'Capital of Revolution'

Syrian rebels launch a surprise raid to retake a key district of the central city of Homs, dubbed 'capital of the revolution'.Elad Benari, 3/11/2013, 4:15 AM

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

Report: Assad Used Non-Lethal Chemicals on Rebels

Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad’s forces used non-lethal chemical weapons against rebels in Homs, the French daily Le Monde reports.Elad Benari, 1/20/2013, 4:31 AM

At Least 100 Killed in New Syria Massacre

More than 100 civilians have been killed in a new massacre north of the Syrian city of Homs, activists say.Elad Benari, 1/18/2013, 4:12 AM

Report: 150 Corpses Found in Syrian School

Alleged massacre took place in Deir Baalba. Twenty said dead in Aleppo.Gil Ronen, 12/29/2012, 11:13 PM

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

Syrian Army Attacks UN Mission Chief's Convoy

The convoy of Lt.-Gen. Babacar Gaye, head of the UN observer mission in Syria, was attacked by government forces over the weekend.Chana Ya'ar and Reuters, 7/30/2012, 10:31 PM

Syrian Opposition Cries Out for Help in Homs

Syria's opposition issues cry for help on as regime forces pound Homs, leaving hundreds trapped with little food or water.Elad Benari, 6/18/2012, 7:13 AM

Heavy Fighting Reported on Streets of Damascus

Heavy fighting is reported on the streets of Damascus, with battles affecting a power station supplying electricity to army bases.Chana Ya'ar, 6/10/2012, 1:01 PM

Journalist: Rebels Led Him into Syrian Army Trap

A British journalist is accusing opposition forces of deliberately leading him into a death trap set by Syrian Army troops.Chana Ya'ar, 6/10/2012, 9:47 AM

At Least 50 Dead in Massacre in Homs

President Bashar Assad's forces kill at least 50 civilians, including 13 children, in an attack in the province of Homs.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/26/2012, 1:39 AM

Tunisia's Jasmine Revolution Fighters in Syria

It's a year and five months after Tunisia's Jasmine Revolution, and five Tunisians have been killed – in the Syrian revolution, that is. Chana Ya'ar, 5/16/2012, 5:21 PM

EU Tightens Sanctions Against Syria – Again

Killings continued in Syria Monday as the European Union ratcheted up sanctions against Damascus in an effort to stop the slaughter. Chana Ya'ar, 5/14/2012, 9:20 PM

Dozens Dead in Syria Despite 'Ceasefire' Plan

Dozens have been killed by government forces in Syria so far this week despite attempts to enforce a UN-brokered “ceasefire plan.”Chana Ya'ar, 5/2/2012, 2:34 PM

UN Observers in Syria Explore Homs

Two United Nations monitors have moved into an upscale hotel in Syria's central city of Homs, hoping to at least reduce violence there.Chana Ya'ar, 4/29/2012, 1:21 PM

UN Monitors Visit Battered Syrian City

Five unarmed UN monitors tour Homs. Syrian security forces pull out just prior to the visit.Elad Benari, 4/22/2012, 6:14 AM

Assad Sends Helicopters to Bomb Syrians

Assad sent helicopters to back up tanks in an escalation of violence against protesters despite a ceasefire that no one expected to last.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/15/2012, 1:57 PM

Syrian Forces Resume Shelling of Homs

Violence in Syria continues apace even as UN-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan and President Bashar al-Assad exchange letters.Gabe Kahn., 3/26/2012, 10:43 PM

Turkey Seekings Its Journalists in Syria

Turkey has asked the Syrian government to locate two of its nationals, working journalists, who have gone missing in the war-torn country.Chana Ya'ar, 3/19/2012, 7:25 PM

Syria: 47 Women and Children Murdered in Homs

The 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"Gabe Kahn., 3/13/2012, 5:03 PM

Massacre in Homs

Reports of summary executions and mass arrests continue to emerge from Homs and the UN Security Council remains deadlocked on Syria.Gabe Kahn., 3/12/2012, 7:40 PM

Shelling Renewed in Homs Ahead of Annan Visit

As former UN secretary general Kofi Annan hopes for peace in Syria the crackdown of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad continues apace.Gabe Kahn., 3/9/2012, 3:41 PM

Syrian Govt 'Mop-up' in Homs: Executions and Rape

Syrian government forces refuse to allow Red Cross workers into Homs as they continue “mop-up” operations: raping and murdering civilians.Chana Ya'ar, 3/4/2012, 4:34 PM

Syrian Forces Execute 47 Army Defectors

Forces loyal to Syrian president Bashar al-Assad executed 47 army defectors as the bloody assault on the central city of Homs continuesGabe Kahn., 3/3/2012, 7:46 PM

Red Cross Denied Access to Homs

Red Cross says Syria has blocked an aid convoy from entering the Baba Amr neighborhood of Homs. Meanwhile, the crackdown continues.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/2/2012, 10:10 PM

Trapped French Journalists Escape Syria

After being trapped in Homs for days, French journalists Edith Bouvier and William Daniels reach Lebanon.Elad Benari, 3/2/2012, 9:05 AM

Journalists in Syria: 3 Dead, 3 Out, 2 MIAs

In less than a month, three journalists have been killed, three managed to escape and two are still missing in action in Syria, one wounded.Chana Ya'ar, 3/1/2012, 4:01 PM

SFA: Iranian Tanks, Hizbullah Hit Squads in Homs

The top general for the Syrian Free Army says Iran and Hizbullah are actively aiding Bashar al-Assad in his brutal crackdown.Gabe Kahn., 3/1/2012, 1:31 PM

Syria: Army Determined to 'Cleanse' Besieged City

President Bashar Assad's troops gather outside the neighborhood of Baba Amr in Homs, raising fears of pending ground invasion.Elad Benari, 3/1/2012, 5:43 AM

Assad Planned to Use French Journalist as Leverage

The Syria Free Army aborted its 'evacuation attempt' of a French journalist after learning Assad planned to use her as a bargaining chip.Gabe Kahn., 2/29/2012, 8:29 PM

Syria: 144 Dead as New Constitution Approved

At least 144 people died across Syria on Monday, mostly in Homs. Bodies of dead journalists still trapped in besieged city.Elad Benari, 2/28/2012, 4:14 AM

Assad Claims New Constitution Passed

The Syrian gov't says 90% of voters approved a new constitution giving Pres. Bashar al-Assad 14 more years. Forty people were killed.Chana Ya'ar, 2/27/2012, 7:53 PM

Assad Votes in Referendum Dubbed 'a Farce'

The U.S. and its allies dismiss Syrian referendum on a new constitution as a “farce” meant to justify bloody crackdown.Elad Benari, 2/27/2012, 2:13 AM

Syrians Vote on New Constitution

Syrians cautiously went to the polls Sunday to vote on a new constitution that would keep President Assad in office until 2028.Chana Ya'ar, 2/26/2012, 12:25 PM

Red Cross Fails to Rescue Syria Wounded

Negotiations to have Red Cross rescue wounded Syrians, journalists from besieged Homs neighborhood fail.Elad Benari, 2/26/2012, 5:34 AM

Syria: Red Cross Enters Besieged Homs Neighborhood

Red Cross aid workers entered a besieged neighborhood in the Syrian city of Homs, negotiating to evacuate the wounded there.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/24/2012, 9:46 PM