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UN Sending Chemical Weapons Kits to Troops in Golan

The United Nations is sending chemical weapons kits to troops in the Golan Heights because of growing fears over Syria's arsenal.Elad Benari, 12/18/2012, 5:46 AM

Syrian Rebels Take Over Damascus Refugee Camp

Rebels have taken over the Yarmouk camp which is home to thousands of "Palestinian refugees".Elad Benari, 12/18/2012, 5:12 AM

Syria: PFLP Defectors Call for Arrest of Group's Head

Defectors of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine in Syria called to arrest group’s head Ahmed Jibril who fled Damascus.Elad Benari, 12/17/2012, 6:13 AM

Nasrallah: Syrian Rebels Won't Win

Al-Qaeda has been tricked into fighting in Syria, claims Hizbullah chief Hassan Nasrallah.Elad Benari, 12/17/2012, 5:13 AM

Syrian VP: Neither Side Can Win Militarily

"Things will definitely go from bad to worse" in Syria, predicts the country's vice president.Elad Benari, 12/17/2012, 12:16 AM

Iran Warns Turkey Against Deploying Patriots

The chief of staff of Iran's armed forces says Turkey's deployment of Patriot missiles will "create a world war".Elad Benari, 12/16/2012, 5:50 AM

U.S. Confirms Assad Fired Scuds at Rebels

U.S. official admits that the Syrian regime has fired Scud missiles at rebel forces trying to oust Bashar al-Assad.Elad Benari, 12/14/2012, 5:44 AM

Assad's Forces Fire Scud Missiles at Rebels

Syrian forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad have fired Scud missiles at rebel fighters in recent days, say U.S. officials.Elad Benari, 12/13/2012, 5:42 AM

Ecuador Would Consider Granting Asylum to Assad

Ecuadoran President Rafael Correa: We'll consider giving asylum to anyone who requests it, including Syria's Assad.Elad Benari, 12/11/2012, 5:46 AM

Former Syrian General: No Doubt Assad Will Use Chemical Weapons

Major General Adnan Sillou, former Syrian top general: It's highly possible that Assad will use chemical weapons to kill his own people.Elad Benari, 12/11/2012, 4:45 AM

Lebanon: 6 Dead in Syria-Related Clashes

Sectarian clashes linked to the 21-month conflict in Syria killed six people and wounded 40 in the Lebanese city of Tripoli.Elad Benari, 12/10/2012, 6:30 AM

Syria: Islamist 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

Panetta: Assad May be Considering Using Chemical Weapons

The U.S. has intelligence that causes "serious concerns" that Assad will use chemical weapons on rebels, says Panetta.Elad Benari, 12/7/2012, 6:12 AM

Syria's Chemical Weapons Ready to Go, Say U.S. Officials

U.S. officials: Syrian military is prepared to use chemical weapons against its own people, awaits final orders from Assad.Elad Benari, 12/6/2012, 4:12 AM

Netanyahu: Israel Monitoring Syrian Chemical Weapons

"We are closely monitoring developments in Syria regarding its stores of chemical weapons," says PM Netanyahu.Elad Benari, 12/5/2012, 3:14 AM

Syria Violating Golan Ceasefire Agreement, Says UN Leader

UN Secretary-General says that Syria is violating the agreement that separated Israeli and Syrian forces in the Golan.Elad Benari, 12/4/2012, 5:15 AM

Report: Syria Combining Chemicals for Sarin Gas

Engineers working for Assad are combining the two chemical precursors needed to weaponize sarin gas, says U.S. official.Elad Benari, 12/4/2012, 1:16 AM

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

Syrian Opposition Groups Agree on Unity Plan

Syrian opposition groups have agreed in principle on a plan to unite against President Bashar Al-Assad.Elad Benari, 11/11/2012, 6:14 AM

Thousands Flee Syria as Fighting Continues

Heavy fighting between Syrian rebels and troops sends thousands fleeing across the border into Turkey.Elad Benari, 11/10/2012, 7:49 PM

Syria Warns PA Arabs Against Participating in Uprising

Syria’s foreign ministry warns the country's 'Palestinian refugees' against becoming embroiled in the country’s uprising.Elad Benari, 11/8/2012, 4:12 AM

Assad's Fate is Sealed, Says Barak

Defense Minister Ehud Barak in London: The Assad regime is on a slippery slope.Elad Benari, 11/1/2012, 1:15 AM

Syria War Escalates, Army Jets Attack Inside Damascus

A Syrian fighter jet hits targets inside Damascus for the first time as air strikes pounded rebel bastions around the country.Elad Benari, 10/31/2012, 4:14 AM

2 Hamas Leaders Killed in Syrian 'Palestinian' Camp

Two Hamas leaders killed by the Syrian army in a Deraa area which serves as a camp for people registered as Palestinian refugees.Elad Benari, 10/28/2012, 6:25 AM

Syrian Rebels Declare 'Ceasefire' Dead as Fighting Rages

Syrian rebels declared ceasefire well and truly dead. At least 221 killed since Friday.Elad Benari, 10/28/2012, 4:10 AM

Switzerland Adopts New Sanctions against Syria

Switzerland adds 28 names to its existing list of supporters of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, freezing their assets.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/26/2012, 9:59 PM

Car Bombings Shatter Syria Ceasefire

Deadly car bombings and artillery fire shatter the ceasefire in Syria several hours after it begins.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/26/2012, 8:39 PM

Syria: At Least 44 Dead in Attack on Rebel-Held Town

Syrian fighter jets blast the rebel-held town of Maaret al-Numan, killing at least 44 people. Meanwhile, peace efforts continue.Elad Benari, 10/19/2012, 3:15 AM

Syrian Rebels Down Helicopter as Fighting Continues

Syrian rebels shoot down a helicopter as troops try to retake Aleppo. Meanwhile, UN envoy continues peace efforts.Elad Benari, 10/18/2012, 4:13 AM

Netanyahu Warns of Syria Attack Over Chemical Weapons

Netanyahu: Israel will not hesitate to attack in Syria if it feels chemical weapons will end up in the hands of Hizbullah.Elad Benari, 10/17/2012, 4:15 AM

Iran Submits Proposal to End Syrian Crisis

Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi hands UN envoy Lakhdar Brahimi an unofficial proposal aimed at ending the civil war in Syria.Elad Benari, 10/15/2012, 5:46 AM

One Dead in Bomb Attack in Damascus

One person killed in a car bomb attack on a street in central Damascus where the police headquarters is located.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/7/2012, 10:05 PM

Security Council Condemns Syria over Turkey Attack

The United Nations Security Council condemns a mortar attack by Syria on a Turkish border town that killed five people.Elad Benari, 10/5/2012, 5:12 AM

Meridor: Syria's Attack on Turkey was an Attack on NATO

Israel’s Deputy PM Meridor says that the fall of the Assad regime would be a "vital strike" to Iran.Elad Benari, 10/5/2012, 4:43 AM

Erodgan: We Don't Want to Start a War with Syria

Turkish PM says his country would never want to start a war, says parliament authorized foreign deployment of troops as a deterrent.Elad Benari, 10/5/2012, 2:13 AM

Report: Syria Sought Security Cooperation with Israel

Classified documents obtained by the Al Arabiya network reveal that Assad sought cross border cooperation with the State of Israel.Elad Benari, 10/5/2012, 12:05 AM

Turkish Army Attacks Targets in Syria

The Turkish army attacks several targets in Syria after a Syrian mortar lands in Turkey and kills five.Elad Benari, 10/3/2012, 11:24 PM

Assad Refused to Talk with Opposition, Says Former PM

Syrian President Bashar Assad rejected offers to resolve the country's violent uprising peacefully, says defected Prime Minister .Elad Benari, 10/3/2012, 6:10 AM

Report: Assad Ordered Bomb Attacks in Damascus

Assad was behind a pair of car bomb attacks in Damascus in May, documents obtained by Al Arabiya reveal.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/30/2012, 10:40 PM

Panetta: Syria Has Moved Some Chemical Weapons

Panetta: The Syrian regime has moved some chemical weapons but the main storage sites for remain secure.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/28/2012, 11:00 PM

U.S. Announces New Aid for Syrian Citizens

The United States unveils $45 million in new aid to Syria, to meet a growing humanitarian crisis in the bloody 18-month conflict.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/28/2012, 9:50 PM

Arab Ministers Mull Syria Intervention Force

Arab ministers weigh calls for an Arab intervention in the Syria conflict, Western nations press Russia and China to drop opposition.AFP and Elad Benari, 9/27/2012, 3:54 AM

Rocket from Syria Lands in Golan Heights

In the second such incident in two days, a rocket fired during clashes in Syria lands in the Golan Heights.Elad Benari, 9/27/2012, 3:29 AM

NATO Official Rules Out Military Intervention in Syria

NATO does not believe that military intervention in Syria would bring any improvement, says a senior alliance official.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/21/2012, 10:20 PM

Syria: At Least 30 Killed in Massive Explosion

At least 30 civilians killed in a massive explosion in northeast Syria. State media blames a helicopter gunship crash on an accident.Elad Benari, 9/21/2012, 3:16 AM

Report: Iran Sending Weapons to Syria Via Iraq

Iran has been sending large quantities of weapons to the Syrian regime using civilian aircraft, an intelligence report reveals.Elad Benari, 9/20/2012, 4:15 AM

Report: Syrian Army Tested Systems for Poison Gas Shells

Witnesses tell the Der Spiegel magazine that the Syrian army tested missile systems for poison gas shells.Elad Benari, 9/19/2012, 6:21 AM

Syrian Rebels: Peace Envoy Brahimi's Mission is Doomed

UN-Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi ends his first visit to Syria, as a a rebel commander says his mission would fail.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/16/2012, 9:34 PM

Key Syrian Defector Hints that France Helped Him

Key Syrian defector General Manaf Tlas hints that French secret agents helped him flee Syria, won't explain how.Elad Benari, 9/11/2012, 4:43 AM

Syrian Turmoil Convenient for the U.S., Says Expert

Prof. Zaki Shalom tries to explain why the Americans are remaining silent as President Bashar Al-Assad slaughters his own people.Elad Benari, 9/11/2012, 2:16 AM

UN Envoy to Syria in Cairo Ahead of Visit to Damascus

United Nations envoy to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, arrives in Cairo, may also visit Tehran.Elad Benari, 9/10/2012, 2:16 AM

Assad 'Having Trouble Sleeping', Says Syrian Journalist

Syrian President Assad is having trouble sleeping at night, according to a Syrian journalist who worked at the presidential palace.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/8/2012, 1:11 AM

Syria: Morsi Has Signed 'Death Warrant' for Contact Group

Syria accuses Egypt's President of “signing the death warrant” of a contact group trying to solve the nearly conflict in Syria.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/8/2012, 12:25 AM

Five Soldiers Dead in Bomb Attacks in Damascus

Bomb attacks strike Damascus, killing five soldiers as anti-regime protests and clashes between security forces and rebels continue.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/7/2012, 9:08 PM

Ahmadinejad Personally Ordered Officers to Syria, Say Sources

Western intelligence officials say the Iranian President personally sanctioned the dispatch of experienced officers to Syria.Elad Benari, 9/7/2012, 4:16 AM

West Suspects Assad Dispersed Chemical Weapons

West suspects Assad's government has dispersed chemical weapons across 20 sites across the country.Elad Benari, 9/7/2012, 1:15 AM

Prosor: Assad is Living on Borrowed Time

Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations accuses Iran of actively assisting Assad in murdering his own people.Elad Benari, 9/6/2012, 5:46 AM