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, 6/3/2015, 4:44 PM
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, 5/4/2015, 2:04 PM
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, 4/24/2015, 1:06 PM
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, 4/23/2015, 5:46 AM
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, 4/2/2015, 11:10 AM
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, 3/30/2015, 10:15 PM
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, 2/23/2015, 10:53 PM
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, 2/9/2015, 5:57 PM
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, 2/6/2015, 1:13 PM
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 , 2/5/2015, 11:31 AM
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, 2/1/2015, 4:00 PM
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, 1/25/2015, 4:16 PM
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, 12/8/2014, 11:22 AM
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, 12/8/2014, 9:51 AM
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, 11/10/2014, 3:43 AM
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, 4/18/2014, 10:10 AM
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, 1/31/2014, 9:20 AM
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, 1/12/2014, 2:20 PM
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, 12/3/2013, 3:32 PM
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, 12/2/2013, 6:42 AM
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, 11/18/2013, 2:13 AM
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, 11/13/2013, 4:16 PM
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, 11/6/2013, 6:29 PM
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, 10/31/2013, 10:13 PM
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, 10/31/2013, 1:00 PM
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, 10/25/2013, 9:48 PM
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, 10/24/2013, 1:13 AM
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, 10/16/2013, 5:27 PM
'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, 10/14/2013, 8:32 PM
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, 10/13/2013, 11:57 PM
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, 4:12 AM
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, 10/3/2013, 1:53 PM
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, 8/30/2013, 5:53 PM
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, 8/29/2013, 6:25 PM
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, 8/28/2013, 3:13 AM
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, 8/23/2013, 11:39 PM
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, 6/30/2013, 11:45 AM
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, 6/25/2013, 4:46 AM
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, 6/20/2013, 6:13 AM
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, 6/17/2013, 1:15 PM
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, 5/9/2013, 6:46 AM
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, 5/7/2013, 7:26 PM
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, 5/5/2013, 4:44 AM
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, 4/22/2013, 6:14 AM
‘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, 4/11/2013, 2:57 PM
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, 4/8/2013, 6:11 PM
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, 3/31/2013, 10:52 AM
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, 3/25/2013, 2:44 AM
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, 3/22/2013, 3:15 AM
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, 3/13/2013, 2:12 PM
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, 3/8/2013, 2:44 AM
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., 3/3/2013, 4:15 AM
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, 2/27/2013, 4:05 PM
Death Toll Rising in Damascus Bombings

Death Toll Rising in Damascus Bombings

At least 31 people are reported dead and dozens more are injured following a car bombing in central Damascus.Chana Ya'ar, 2/21/2013, 2:57 PM
This is How the Hizbullah Terrorist Was Killed

This is How the Hizbullah Terrorist Was Killed

A report in a Lebanese daily purports to present a detailed account of the 2008 assassination of Hizbullah terrorist Imad Mughniyeh.Elad Benari, 2/20/2013, 12:15 AM
Russia Evacuates Citizens from Syria, Sends Aid

Russia Evacuates Citizens from Syria, Sends Aid

Russia has sent two aircrafts loaded with humanitarian aid to Syria to evacuate its citizens who are now ready to leave.Chana Ya'ar, 2/18/2013, 8:26 PM
100 Soldiers, 30 Rebels Dead in East Syria Battle

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