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Rebel Rocket Fire Kills 5 in Damascus

Rebel Rocket Fire Kills 5 in Damascus

Rocket fire from rebel-held areas around Syrian capital kill five and wound 37.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/08/2015 05:12
Assad Makes Rare Public Appearance for Holiday

Assad Makes Rare Public Appearance for Holiday

Syrian President attends prayers at a Damascus mosque to mark the holiday of Eid al-Fitr.Ben Ariel, Canada, 17/07/2015 23:15
Syria: Rebel Mortar Attack in Damascus Kills Four

Syria: Rebel Mortar Attack in Damascus Kills Four

Fighting continues in Syria as rebel mortar attack in Damascus kills 4 people, while government forces battle ISIS in Hasakeh.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2015 03:45
UN Refugee Agency Marks World Refugee Day in Syria

UN Refugee Agency Marks World Refugee Day in Syria

UN calls on global community to remember millions displaced by war.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/06/2015 22:39
Iranian Soldiers Deployed to Protect Damascus

Iranian Soldiers Deployed to Protect Damascus

Iranian, Iraqi fighters sent to guard against rebel attack on Syrian capital, amid concerns Assad regime is failing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/06/2015 16:44
Syrian General Injured in Rebel Suicide Bombing

Syrian General Injured in Rebel Suicide Bombing

General Mohammad Eid wounded when rebels on motorbikes stage daring assault in regime-held suburb of Syrian capital.Arutz Sheva, 04/05/2015 14:04
Damascus 'Buy Syrian' Fair Highlights War Damage

Damascus 'Buy Syrian' Fair Highlights War Damage

Struggling entrepreneurs take part in fair to emphasize 'made in Syria' products, as the tolls of civil war are sharply felt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/04/2015 13:06
Syria: 42 Dead in Clashes Between Rebels

Syria: 42 Dead in Clashes Between Rebels

At least 42 fighters killed in fierce fighting between Islamist rebels and the Islamic State group.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/04/2015 05:46
Palestinians Repel ISIS in Syrian Refugee Camp

Palestinians Repel ISIS in Syrian Refugee Camp

Palestinian and Syrian fighters were able Thursday to retake control of a large refugee camp in Damascus seized by ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/04/2015 11:10
Syria: Damascus Shelled, Hamas Terrorist Killed

Syria: Damascus Shelled, Hamas Terrorist Killed

One dead and 30 wounded in souk attack on Damascus; separate incident kills Hamas terrorist in Yarmuk.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/03/2015 22:15
Four Killed in Suicide Bombings South of Damascus

Four Killed in Suicide Bombings South of Damascus

Four killed and 13 more wounded in two simultaneous suicide attacks in southern Damascus on Monday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/02/2015 22:53
Syrian Regime's Airstrikes Kill 15 Near Damascus

Syrian Regime's Airstrikes Kill 15 Near Damascus

15 people killed and dozens more wounded in government airstrike on a rebel area in Syria, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/02/2015 17:57
Damascus: Regime Airstrikes Kill 82 People

Damascus: Regime Airstrikes Kill 82 People

Over 60 airstrikes from Assad's forces on the Syrian capital mark the deadliest onslaught since November, watchdog group says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/02/2015 13:13
Reports: Damascus Suffers Major Rocket Attack

Reports: Damascus Suffers Major Rocket Attack

Fighting intensified in and around Damascus Thursday, as rebels pounded neighborhoods of the city with rockets, reports said.Yaakov Levi , 05/02/2015 11:31
Syria: At Least 7 Dead in Damascus Bus Bombing

Syria: At Least 7 Dead in Damascus Bus Bombing

Dozens also injured after explosion on bus carrying Shia Muslim pilgrims in the Syrian capital; Nusra Front claims responsibility.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/02/2015 16:00
Syria: Mortars, Rockets Rain Down on Damascus

Syria: Mortars, Rockets Rain Down on Damascus

Rebels make good on threats to retaliate after deadly regime airstrikes, fire barrage of rockets and mortars at gov't-held areas of capital.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/01/2015 16:16
Syria strikes Targeted Hezbollah-Bound Missiles

Syria strikes Targeted Hezbollah-Bound Missiles

Pan-Arab paper appears to back reports strikes at Dimas and Damascus airport targeted S300 missile system; Hezbollah denies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/12/2014 11:22
Watch: Footage of 'Israeli Strike' Near Damascus

Watch: Footage of 'Israeli Strike' Near Damascus

Syrian state TV airs footage of airstrikes near capital; Syrian army says strikes proof Israel is supporting rebels.Ari Soffer, 08/12/2014 09:51
5 Nuclear Engineers Killed in Syria

5 Nuclear Engineers Killed in Syria

Five nuclear engineers, including one Iranian, killed north of Damascus near the research center where they worked.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2014 03:43
Syria Submits 'Specific' List of Chemical Weapons

Syria Submits 'Specific' List of Chemical Weapons

'Discrepancies' were found in the original list Syria provided to the joint mission, officials claim, amidst rumors of more attacks.Tova Dvorin, 18/04/2014 10:10
Report: Assad Razing Whole Neighborhoods in Syria

Report: Assad Razing Whole Neighborhoods in Syria

Human Rights Watch claims Assad's forces have been destroying whole neighborhoods in Syria, using satellite photos as evidence.Tova Dvorin, 31/01/2014 09:20
48 Besieged 'Palestinian Refugees' Starve in Syria

48 Besieged 'Palestinian Refugees' Starve in Syria

Al-Yarmouk camp besieged by Syrian army for months, death toll up to 48 as PA Arabs protest on Temple Mount.Ari Yashar, 12/01/2014 14:20
Deadly Suicide Bombing Kills Four in Damascus

Deadly Suicide Bombing Kills Four in Damascus

Bombing targeted 'government building' as clashes around the capital continue.Ari Soffer and Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/12/2013 15:32
Mortar Shell Hits Damascus School

Mortar Shell Hits Damascus School

A mortar shell hits the French school in the Syrian capital, children in class miraculously escape without injuries.Elad Benari, 02/12/2013 06:42
Syria: Soldiers Killed in Rebel Bomb Attack

Syria: Soldiers Killed in Rebel Bomb Attack

At least 31 Syrian soldiers killed in a rebel bomb attack on an army base near Damascus.Elad Benari, 18/11/2013 02:13
Syria: Regime Makes Gains in Damascus, Aleppo

Syria: Regime Makes Gains in Damascus, Aleppo

Capitalizing on rebel infighting, Syrian gov't forces, backed by Shia militias from Iraq and Lebanon, retake key positions.Ari Soffer, 13/11/2013 16:16
Syria: Rare Attack on Gov't Stronghold Kills Eight

Syria: Rare Attack on Gov't Stronghold Kills Eight

Syrian rebels hit southern city of Suweida, until now untouched by the conflict, as army gears up for major Damascus operation.Ari Soffer, 06/11/2013 18:29
Rare Footage: View from a Syrian Tank in Battle

Rare Footage: View from a Syrian Tank in Battle

Video from Syrian army tanks in Damascus battle shows army caution in the face of rebel advantages in urban combat.Dalit Halevi, Ari Yashar, 31/10/2013 22:13
Report: Hezbollah Preparing 'Battle for Damascus'

Report: Hezbollah Preparing 'Battle for Damascus'

Was Hezbollah "withdrawal" a diversion? Terror group reportedly preparing for massive battle around Damascus.Maayana Miskin, 31/10/2013 13:00
Syria: At Least 20 Dead in Car Bomb Explosion

Syria: At Least 20 Dead in Car Bomb Explosion

Car bomb explosion kills at least 20 near a mosque in the Damascus province town of Suq Wadi Barada.Elad Benari, Canada, 25/10/2013 21:48
Damascus in the Dark After Rebels Hit Pipeline

Damascus in the Dark After Rebels Hit Pipeline

An explosion near the airport in Damascus has been followed by a blackout in parts of the country.Elad Benari, 24/10/2013 01:13
Hezbollah Helps Syrian Army Retake Key Town

Hezbollah Helps Syrian Army Retake Key Town

Despite withdrawal of some of its fighter, Iranian-backed terror group still a key weapon in Assad's arsenal.Ari Soffer, 16/10/2013 17:27
'Terror Tunnel' Discovered - This Time in Damascus

'Terror Tunnel' Discovered - This Time in Damascus

Similarities between tunnel used by Syrian rebels and recently discovered Hamas tunnel from Gaza may not be a coincidence.Ari Soffer and Dalit Halevi, 14/10/2013 20:32
Two Car Bombs Explode in Damascus

Two Car Bombs Explode in Damascus

Two car bombs exploded near Syria’s state television headquarters in central Damascus.Elad Benari, 13/10/2013 23:57
Syria: Scores Killed South of Damascus

Syria: Scores Killed South of Damascus

Scores of Syrian rebels and army forces were killed in fierce fighting south of Damascus.Elad Benari, 10/10/2013 04:12
Syria Rebels Down Drone as Regime Casualties Mount

Syria Rebels Down Drone as Regime Casualties Mount

Rebels parade unmanned drone shot down near Damascus; regime forces under strain.Dalit Halevi and Ari Soffer, 03/10/2013 13:53
Economist: Damascus Worst Place to Live Anywhere

Economist: Damascus Worst Place to Live Anywhere

Thanks to the civil war in Syria, Damascus is now listed as the worst city in the world to live in by a prestigious British publication.David Lev, 30/08/2013 17:53
Report: Syria Seals Damascus, Prepares ‘Martyrs’

Report: Syria Seals Damascus, Prepares ‘Martyrs’

The Syrian army continues to prepare for strikes with Damascus shutdown, ‘martyr’ pilots.Maayana Miskin, 29/08/2013 18:25
Syria: If Damascus is Attacked, Tel Aviv Will Burn

Syria: If Damascus is Attacked, Tel Aviv Will Burn

A senior official in the Syrian army warns the West: waging a war on Syria will be reciprocated with an attack on Tel Aviv.Elad Benari, 28/08/2013 03:13
Assessment: Assad Did Use Chemical Weapons

Assessment: Assad Did Use Chemical Weapons

Preliminary assessment by U.S. and allied intelligence agencies concludes that chemical weapons were indeed used by Syrian forces.Elad Benari, Canada, 23/08/2013 23:39
Syrian Army Attacks Homs, Aleppo, Damascus

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, 30/06/2013 11:45
Syrian Rebels: Chemical Weapons Used in Damascus

Syrian Rebels: Chemical Weapons Used in Damascus

Syrian government forces reportedly used chemical weapons against rebel-controlled areas in two Damascus neighborhoods.Elad Benari, 25/06/2013 04:46
Free Syrian Army: Hizbullah Used Chemicals

Free Syrian Army: Hizbullah Used Chemicals

The opposition Free Syrian Army says chemical weapons have been used in a Damascus town by Hizbullah terrorists.Elad Benari, 20/06/2013 06:13
Explosions Shake Damascus Military Airport

Explosions Shake Damascus Military Airport

Two bombs struck a large military airport outside the Syrian capital of Damascus on Sunday night, the main rebel army said.Rina Tzvi, 17/06/2013 13:15
Leader of Jihadist Rebel Force Wounded in Syria

Leader of Jihadist Rebel Force Wounded in Syria

The leader of the jihadist rebel force al-Nusra Front wounded by an army bombing near the Syrian capital.Elad Benari, 09/05/2013 06:46
Ya'alon: Israel Not Getting Involved in Syrian War

Ya'alon: Israel Not Getting Involved in Syrian War

Israel is not getting involved in Syria's civil war, Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon said.Arutz Sheva staff, 07/05/2013 19:26
Explosions Rock Damascus

Explosions Rock Damascus

A series of explosions heard in Damascus, as Syrian media claims that Israel carried out a rocket attack on a research center in Damascus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/05/2013 04:44
At Least 80 Killed in Latest Syria Massacre

At Least 80 Killed in Latest Syria Massacre

Syrian opposition says that government troops seized a town near Damascus, killing at least 80 people, including women and children.Elad Benari, 22/04/2013 06:14
‘No Deal’ on UN Probe of Syria Chemical WMD Sites

‘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, 11/04/2013 14:57
25 Dead in Damascus Car Bombing

25 Dead in Damascus Car Bombing

At least 25 are dead and more are wounded after a suicide bombing strikes the heart of the Syrian capital.Chana Ya'ar, 08/04/2013 18:11
Syria’s Ancient Eliyahu HaNavi Synagogue Shelled

Syria’s Ancient Eliyahu HaNavi Synagogue Shelled

An ancient synagogue near Damascus has reportedly gone up in flames after being robbed and vandalized.Chana Ya'ar, 31/03/2013 10:52
Syrian Rebels: Army Used Chemical Weapons

Syrian Rebels: Army Used Chemical Weapons

Members of the Syrian opposition claim that Assad’s forces fired phosphorous at rebels in the town of Adra.Elad Benari, 25/03/2013 02:44
Damascus Suicide Bombing Kills 42

Damascus Suicide Bombing Kills 42

A suicide bomb attack on a mosque killed 42 people, including Syria's most prominent pro-regime Sunni cleric, and wounded dozens of others.Elad Benari, 22/03/2013 03:15
EU Official Killed in Rocket Attack on Damascus

EU Official Killed in Rocket Attack on Damascus

A member of the European Union delegation in Syria has been killed in a rocket attack on Damascus.Chana Ya'ar, 13/03/2013 14:12
Syrian Rebels Accuse Assad of Deals with Israel

Syrian Rebels Accuse Assad of Deals with Israel

Syrian rebels are claiming clandestine deals between Assad and the Jewish State while kidnapping UN peacekeepers.Chana Ya'ar, 08/03/2013 02:44
Syrian Rebels Hang 'Palestinian Refugees'

Syrian Rebels Hang 'Palestinian Refugees'

Syrian rebels hanged two Arabs registered as “Palestinian refugees” on suspicion of aiding the Assad, says a rights watchdog., 03/03/2013 04:15
Nasrallah's Deputy Injured or Killed in Syria?

Nasrallah's Deputy Injured or Killed in Syria?

The second-in-command to Hizbullah chief Hassan Nasrallah has been injured in an attack on a convoy by Syrian opposition forces.Chana Ya'ar, 27/02/2013 16:05