Olmert: Hizbullah May Already Have Some Chemical WeaponsFormer PM says that Hizbullah may already be in possession of chemical weapons given to it by the Syrian regime.
Netanyahu and Barak in Golan Uncertain of What the Future HoldsBarak: It is very difficult to estimate what the future of Syria will be and we need to be vigilant and alert here.
Turkey Hosts Defected Syrian PMTurkey hosts defected Syrian Prime Minister Riyad Hijab, amid a four-day meeting of the opposition Syrian National Council in Doha.
Report: Revolutionary Guards Securing AssadIranian Revolutionary Guards are taking part in guarding the Syrian President, according to Western officials.
Clinton 'Outraged' by Syria Massacre, Urges UN ActionU.S. Secretary of State Clinton outraged by reports of massacre in Syria, demands the UN Security Council take action.
World Condemns Assad for Latest MassacreSyria's opposition urges UN action in Syria, as world condemns massacre of more than 200 people in Hama.
Mood: UN Observers Can’t Stop Syria ViolenceThe head of the UN observer force in Syria says no number of observers can stop the violence rocking the country; calls for talks.
Diplomats Line Up to Condemn Syria ViolenceInt'l luminaries lined up to condemn the continued violence in Syria as the United Nations remains deadlocked in inaction.
FSA Chief Calls for Military Intervention in SyriaThe head of the Free Syria army called on the Security Council to arm the rebels and intervene to enforce a UN-backed ceasefire agreement
Clinton Warns Assad Squandering 'Last Chance'As fighting continues in Syria despite a UN-backed ceasefire, the top US diplomat threatens 'tougher measures' on al-Assad
Syria Liquidating Gold to Mitigate SanctionsWestern and Arab sanctions have caused Damascus' currency to sink and depleted its cash reserves, forcing Syria to seek to sell its gold.
Syria: Annan Holding Out HopeUN-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan says it is 'too soon' to declare his Syria ceasefire dead; deadline has passed; violence continues.
UN Negotiating Deployment of Syria ObserversNorway's Maj. General Robert Mood is negotiating the deployment of an unarmed UN observer force in Syria.
Fierce Fighting in Syria Despite Pullout ClaimsEven as President Bashar al-Assad's government claims it is honoring a pullback agreement, his troops are striking at rebels.
US Officials: Assad is WinningUS intelligence reports indicate Syrian president Bashar al-Assad isn't going anywhere as the world refuses to back the rebels.
Annan to Assad: 'The Deadline is Now'UN-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan has demanded Syrian president Bashar al-Assad immediately implement an agreed to ceasefire.
UN Human Rights Chief: No Statute of Limitations for AssadUN human rights chief Navi Pillay says there is enough evidence to prosecute Syrian president Bashar al-Assad for war crimes.
Arab League Calls on Syria to Halt ViolenceThe Arab League wants to resolve the crisis in Syria, but Damascus refuses to consider the 22-nation body's appeal until it is reinstated.
Syrian General Staff Suffering Brain DrainGenerals continue to defect from Bashar al-Assad's army to join the rebels; two more left for Turkey as fighting erupted in Damascus.
Egyptian Fatwa – Assassinate Assad!A prominent Egyptian cleric has called for good Muslims everywhere to kill Syrian president Bashar Al-Assad saying failing to do so is a sin
Syrian Crisis Enters Second YearIn Syria: Saudi Arabia closes embassy; massacres continue; death toll approaches 9,000; some 230,000 are displaced; world remains deadlocked
Russia Frustrated With AssadRussian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov made a rare show of public pique over Assad's slow adoption of recommended reforms in Syria.
UN: More Than 230,000 Syrian RefugeesThe top UN official for refugees says hundreds of thousands of Syrians have been displaced since violence erupted in the country a year ago.
Syrian Troops Murder 55 in Idlib MassacreIn the second mass execution this week, forces loyal to Syrian president Bashar al-Assad murder 55 in Idlib; UN remains deadlocked.
Moscow Refuses to Stop Arms Sales to SyriaRussia insists on fulfilling its 'contractual obligations' to provide arms to Syria even as reports of war crimes by Assad's regime emerge.
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.
Assad Digs in to Fight as UN Surveys HomsSyria's Bashar al-Assad vowed to continue to battle 'foreign terrorists' as Int'l pressure fails to deter his bloody crackdown on dissent
Red Crescent Allowed into HomsAid workers accompanied by UN aid chief Valerie Amos entered the battered city of Homs as Syrian forces continue to shell other towns.
Kofi Annan Begins Syrian Peace BidFormer UN secretary general Kofi Annan is headed for Damascus in hopes of negotiating peace as Assad continues to spill his people's blood.
Report: French Soldiers Captured in SyriaReports are circulating that French troops are already aiding rebels in Syria as the West wrangles over a Libya-style intervention.
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
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.
Herzog: Syrian Opposition Wants Peace With IsraelMK Yitzhak Herzog (Labor) says his contacts in the Syrian opposition want to be "friends" with Israel after Assad is ousted.
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 Storms Out of UN Human Rights MeetingSyria’s ambassador to the UN in Geneva threw a tantrum and then stormed out of an emergency session of the UNHRC.
Clinton Betting Against Syria's AssadSaying the Internet renders brutality 'unsustainable,' Us top diplomat Hillary Clinton is headed to Tunis for an int'l conference on Syria
UN General Assembly Condemns SyriaThe United Nations passed a non-binding resolution condemning 'systemic human rights violations' in Syria by the Assad regime.
Aleppo Blasts Kill 25, Wound 175As slaughter continues in Homs and President Bashar Al-Assad sends his children out of the country, twin bombs shake quiet Aleppo.
Report: Assad Sends Children to EuropeAccording to intelligence officials in Egypt and Syria, President Bashar al-Assad has sent his mother and children out of the country.
Barak Fears Arms Transfer to HizbullahDefense Minister Ehud Barak says 'sophisticated' Syrian weapons could find their way to Lebanon and Hizbullah if Assad falls.
Ban Ki-Moon Slams Security Council on SyriaUN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon sharply criticized the Security Council for failing to demand Syrian President Bashar al-Assad step down.
Syrian Rebels Armed By Regime MilitiasThe Free Syrian Army says it has a cash-flow problem and is funded by ordinary citizens; and buys its guns from militias 'loyal' to Assad.
Mob Attacks Kuwaiti Observers in SyriaAn unidentified mob in Latakia injured two Kuwaiti military officers attached to the Arab League observer mission in Syria.
IDF: No Plans to Absorb Syrian RefugeesThe IDF spokesman's office says remarks by IDF Chief of Staff Gantz about plans to absorb Syrian refugees were taken 'out of context'
Syria: At Least 32 Dead in Clashes Around the CountryAt least 32 people dead in Syria after thousands took to the streets to protest.
Syrian Troops Filmed Firing on ProtestersAs tens of thousands took to the streets in Syria on Friday, film has surfaced of security forces firing on civilians near observers.
Assad Pulls Troops Out of Homs to Impress MonitorsIn what observers say is a 'shell-game,' Syria has pulled its forces out of Homs just in time for Arab League observers to visit.
Canada Imposes New Sanctions on SyriaCanada tightens its sanctions on Syria, bans export of software for telephone and internet monitoring.
Syria: Residents Report Homs is Under SiegeResidents of the Syrian city of Homs say the city is under siege and being shelled by army tanks.
Hizbullah Calls US 'Mother of Terrorism'Hizbullah accused the United States of staging the deadly blasts in Damascus that killed 44 as its war of words with Washington escalates.
Syrian Opposition Puts Iran, Hizbullah On NoticeThe head of the SNC warned Iran and Hizbullah that their failure to support Syria's people would break their long-term alliance.
70+ Killed as Syria Violence EscalatesSyria saw one of the bloodiest days of its eight-month anti-regime protest movement as soldiers fired on protesters, clashed with defectors.
Arab Leaders Offer Assad Safe HavenUS officials say Arab leaders have offered Syria's Bashar al-Assad a safe-haven in exchange for his "inevitable" departure from power.
Syria Agrees to Arab League Proposal, In PartSyria has reportedly agreed to some parts of an Arab League proposal to end unrest in the country.
Syria on Brink of Civil WarWith clashes between Assad forces and organized army defectors claiming 41 lives Monday, some fear Syria is on the precipice of civil war.