Beirut Vows to Protect Syrian RefugeesLebanese prime minister Najib Mikati has vowed to protect some 5,000 Syrian refugees who have fled the Assad regime.
Report: Syrian Unrest Spilling into LebanonSyrian tanks have made several hit-and-run incursions into Lebanon in recent days as Assad's anti-dissident crackdown shifts into high gear.
Syrian Official: Defectors Kidnapped Army OfficersA Syrian official claims gunmen have kidnapped 14 army officers in a guerrilla raid; intense fighting between army loyalists and defectors.
Syria Claims to Have Found Israeli Weapons in HomsSyria claims authorities have found a vehicle loaded with Israeli-made ammunition used by anti-regime protesters.
Syrian Forces Accused of Dismembering TeenZainab al-Hosni, 18, was found dismembered in a Syrian morgue along with her activist brother, whose body showed signs of torture.
Help Wanted: Syrian Opposition LeaderJust days after forming a 140-member national council, Syrian protesters say they want a leader to take the reigns and lead them to freedom.
Forty Killed As Anti-Assad Protests IntensifyAssad forces killed at least 40 as anti-regime protests in Syria enter week 27.
Syrian National Council FormedSyrian opposition leaders - 70 in Syria and 60 outside the country - have formed a national council to oppose President Bashar Assad.
Anti-Russian Protests Erupt in SyriaSyrian opposition leaders staged a 'day of rage' against Moscow over its obstruction of Western-led sanctions on the Assad regime.
UN: Syrian Death Toll Tops 2,600UN Human Rights commissioner Navi Pillay says the civilian death toll in Syria has reached 2,600.
Assad Declares War on ProtestersEmbattled president Bashar Assad declared a 'state of war' in Syria in what may indicate he plans to follow in his father's footsteps.
Homs Crackdown Intensifies, 14 KilledAfter refusing to discuss Syria's unrest with Arab League Sec. Gen. Nabil al-Arabi, Assad's forces intensify their Homs crackdown.
Arab League Secretary General in Damascus as Blood Flows OnArab League secretary general Nabil al-Arabi is in Damascus to pressure President Bashar Assad to stop his bloody crackdown; more deaths.
Syrian Opposition: 'Do Not Take Up Arms'A prominent group of Syrian protest leaders have called on Syrians not to take up arms against Assad -- or call for Int'l intervention
Assad Thumbs Nose at West; Forces Kill 8Despite mounting international pressure and sanctions, Assad keeps the crackdown going saying he won't bow to 'colonialists.'
Syrian Dissidents Form National CouncilSyrian dissidents have formed a national council to lead the opposition to Bashar al-Assad's regime.
"Qaddafi is gone... it’s now your turn, Bashar"Gunmen loyal to Syrian president Bashar Assad killed 10 during protests in which demonstrators chanted he would follow in Qaddafi's steps.
Assad 'Not Concerned' About Opposition, WestSyrian president Bashar Assad told his nation he was 'not concerned' by opposition protests and would 'not bow to imperial powers.'
Assad Resumes Crackdown Immediately After Ending ItIn a move that surprised no one, Syrian president Bashar Assad resumed his bloody crackdown killing 14 one day after saying it was over.
Assad: 'Crackdown Over'Syrian president Bashar Assad told UN chief Ban Ki-moon the bloody crackdown on anti-regime protesters in his country was at an end.
Syrian Expatriates Rally Against Assad in DohaSome 4,000 Syrian expatriates staged a rally in support of opposition protesters in their native country in the first rally of its kind.