Iran Threatens Attack on Israel Thru Syrian Proxy

Iran Threatens Attack on Israel Thru Syrian Proxy

Iran has threatened to attack Israel via Syria in retaliation for the destruction of a chemical weapons processing center near Damascus.Chana Ya'ar, 2/3/2013, 10:36 AM
UN: Syrians Face Starvation From Civil War

UN: Syrians Face Starvation From Civil War

Syrians will starve this year and probably for years to come without international assistance, the United Nations warned Wednesday.Chana Ya'ar, 1/24/2013, 12:38 PM
Russia Pulls Citizens from Syria

Russia Pulls Citizens from Syria

Russia is evacuating its citizens from Syria, one of its most important beneficiaries in the Middle East. Chana Ya'ar, 1/23/2013, 8:59 AM
NATO Patriot Missiles Land in Turkey

NATO Patriot Missiles Land in Turkey

NATO’s Patriot anti-ballistic missile defense system – has arrived in Turkey., 1/21/2013, 2:22 PM
Syria: Fighting Returns to 'Palestinian' Camp

Syria: Fighting Returns to 'Palestinian' Camp

Syrian fighting has returned to an area of Damascus which serves as a camp for people registered as "Palestinian refugees."Elad Benari, 1/9/2013, 5:46 AM
Car Bomb Rips Through Damascus Gas Station

Car Bomb Rips Through Damascus Gas Station

At least nine dead after a car bomb tore through a gas station in the Syrian capital Damascus' district of Barzeh.Elad Benari, 1/4/2013, 1:13 AM
Video: War Crimes on New Year’s Day in Syria

Video: War Crimes on New Year’s Day in Syria

Assad’s jets bomb children; soldiers stab prisoners to death. New Year’s Day did not stop war crimes. Warning: graphic images in video.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/2/2013, 8:54 AM
Dozens of Tortured Corpses Found in Damascus

Dozens of Tortured Corpses Found in Damascus

At least 30 tortured bodies found in a flashpoint district of Damascus as Syria violence continues into 2013.Elad Benari, 1/1/2013, 6:14 AM
Palestinian 'Refugees' Return to Damascus Camp

Palestinian 'Refugees' Return to Damascus Camp

Thousands of people recognized as Palestinian refugees return to the Yarmouk camp that has become a battle ground.Elad Benari, 12/21/2012, 6:13 AM
Thousands Flee Damascus Refugee Camp

Thousands Flee Damascus Refugee Camp

Tens of thousands of the Yarmouk "Palestinian refugee" camp in Damascus flee as Assad's army attacks advancing rebels.Elad Benari, 12/19/2012, 3:13 AM
Syrian Rebels Take Over Damascus Refugee Camp

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 Bombs Palestinian Mosque, Killing 25

Syria Bombs Palestinian Mosque, Killing 25

Mosque in Yarmouk neighborhood in southern Damascus was sheltering 600 refugees. Gil Ronen, 12/16/2012, 8:34 PM
Rebels Appear to be Closing in on Syria's Assad

Rebels Appear to be Closing in on Syria's Assad

Syrian opposition forces captured a military air field, as well as the army's 22nd Brigade air defense base, both just outside Damascus.Chana Ya'ar, 12/5/2012, 1:49 PM
New Activity at Syrian Chemical Weapon Sites

New Activity at Syrian Chemical Weapon Sites

There are signs of new activity at Syrian chemical weapons sites, Western intelligence officials said, according to The New York Times.Chana Ya'ar, 12/2/2012, 1:06 PM
Wounded UN Soldiers Receive Treatment in Israel

Wounded UN Soldiers Receive Treatment in Israel

Two Austrian soldiers who were wounded in Syria flown to the Rambam Hospital in Haifa for treatment.Elad Benari, 11/30/2012, 3:43 AM
Syrian Rebels Kill Top Ruling Party Official

Syrian Rebels Kill Top Ruling Party Official

Syrian rebels killed a top official in the ruling Baath party Thursday, along with three of his bodyguards.Chana Ya'ar, 11/29/2012, 3:47 PM
Both Sides Raise Stakes in Syrian Civil War

Both Sides Raise Stakes in Syrian Civil War

Military forces are slowly ratcheting up the pressure as the stakes are growing tighter in the race to control Syria.Chana Ya'ar, 11/28/2012, 1:15 PM
Syrian Civil War Spreads to Damascus Outskirts

Syrian Civil War Spreads to Damascus Outskirts

Regime helicopters pound the outskirts of Damascus as the fighting in Syria's civil war continues.Elad Benari, 11/26/2012, 5:43 AM
Report: Assad Palace Hit by Mortar Fire

Report: Assad Palace Hit by Mortar Fire

Arab media are reporting that rebel forces have shelled the palace of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus.Chana Ya'ar, 11/7/2012, 12:50 PM
Bombing in Damascus Pro-Assad Alawite Enclave

Bombing in Damascus Pro-Assad Alawite Enclave

A loyalist enclave in the heart of Damascus was hit by multiple explosions Wednesday morning.Chana Ya'ar, 11/7/2012, 10:57 AM
50 Dead in Massive Syrian Suicide Bombing

50 Dead in Massive Syrian Suicide Bombing

At least 50 are dead following a massive suicide bombing in central Syria, activists and state media report.Chana Ya'ar, 11/5/2012, 4:45 PM
Bomb Blast at Hotel Hosting UN Observers

Bomb Blast at Hotel Hosting UN Observers

A huge bomb exploded Sunday morning at a Damascus hotel often used by United Nations observers, state media reported. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/4/2012, 12:52 PM
7 Killed in Damascus Bombing

7 Killed in Damascus Bombing

At least six, and possibly seven people were killed Wednesday in a bombing next to a Shi'ite mosque on the outskirts of Damascus.Chana Ya'ar, 10/31/2012, 5:45 PM
Syria War Escalates, Army Jets Attack Damascus

Syria War Escalates, Army Jets Attack 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
10 Dead in Damascus Car Bomb

10 Dead in Damascus Car Bomb

At least 10 people were killed and 41 others were wounded Monday in a car bombing on the outskirts of the Syrian capital of Damascus. Chana Ya'ar, 10/29/2012, 4:17 PM
Car Bombings Shatter Syria Ceasefire

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
Rebel Bomb Kills 10 in Heart of Damascus Old City

Rebel Bomb Kills 10 in Heart of Damascus Old City

Rebels killed at least 10 people in a bomb blast at a police station in the heart of Old Damascus’ Christian Quarter Sunday. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/21/2012, 11:59 AM
Turkey Grounds Armenian Plane for Security Check

Turkey Grounds Armenian Plane for Security Check

Ankara ordered an Armenian plane to land in the city of Erzurum for inspection before allowing it to leave Turkish air space Monday.Chana Ya'ar, 10/15/2012, 4:24 PM
US Warned Turkey of Weapons on Syrian Plane

US Warned Turkey of Weapons on Syrian Plane

The US warned Turkey there was military cargo aboard a Syrian aircraft intercepted by Ankara Wednesday night – correctly.Chana Ya'ar, 10/11/2012, 12:42 PM
One Dead in Bomb Attack in Damascus

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
Syria's PA Arabs Executed, Aleppo's Square Bombed

Syria's PA Arabs Executed, Aleppo's Square Bombed

Syrian Army soldiers are reportedly aiming heavy artillery at Palestinian Authority Arab camps, and “executing” Arab men in others.Chana Ya'ar, 10/3/2012, 2:51 PM
Report: Assad Ordered Bomb Attacks in Damascus

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
Hundreds Die in Syria on Wednesday

Hundreds Die in Syria on Wednesday

The death toll in Syria's civil war Wednesday was more than 300, the highest in a single day since March 2011, said human rights activists. Chana Ya'ar, 9/27/2012, 10:05 AM
Suicide Bombing at Army HQ in Damascus

Suicide Bombing at Army HQ in Damascus

Four guards killed as bombs explode at the General Staff compound. Top officers "safe."Gil Ronen and AFP, 9/26/2012, 10:21 PM
Syrian Gov't Air Strike Kills 3 Children in Aleppo

Syrian Gov't Air Strike Kills 3 Children in Aleppo

Three children from the same family were killed Monday in an air strike on Aleppo by Syrian government warplanes.Chana Ya'ar, 9/24/2012, 5:31 PM
Five Soldiers Dead in Bomb Attacks in Damascus

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
Syria's Assad: Civil War to 'Take Time to Resolve'

Syria's Assad: Civil War to 'Take Time to Resolve'

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad admitted to his nation Wednesday night in a televised interview the civil war will “take time to resolve.”Chana Ya'ar, 8/30/2012, 11:18 AM
At Least 86 Killed Monday in Syria

At Least 86 Killed Monday in Syria

At least 86 people were reportedly killed in Syria on Monday, in addition to the 245 bodies found over the past two days near Damascus. Chana Ya'ar, 8/27/2012, 5:44 PM
Video: Rebels Down Russian-Made Syrian Chopper

Video: Rebels Down Russian-Made Syrian Chopper

Syrian rebels showed a video of an army chopper in flames after it was hit. It dived into the ground amid shouts of “Allah is Great.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/27/2012, 2:30 PM
Syria's 'Bloody Saturday' Death Toll Hits 440

Syria's 'Bloody Saturday' Death Toll Hits 440

Nearly 450 people died Saturday on the bloodiest day of the savage civil war fought by Syrian Army troops and opposition forces.Chana Ya'ar, 8/26/2012, 11:07 AM
Syria Mass Executions Reported Near Damascus

Syria Mass Executions Reported Near Damascus

The bodies of at least 79 victims of an execution-style slaughter were discovered Saturday in a town near Damascus.Chana Ya'ar, 8/26/2012, 12:31 AM
Syrian Journalist Executed by Gov't Forces

Syrian Journalist Executed by Gov't Forces

Another Syrian journalist has been executed by government forces for his sympathies to the opposition cause.Chana Ya'ar, 8/22/2012, 8:28 PM
Syrian Army Shells, Bombards Damascus

Syrian Army Shells, Bombards Damascus

The Syrian Army is shelling its own capital city, which is also being bombarded by the country's Air Force helicopters.Chana Ya'ar, 8/22/2012, 5:18 PM
'Disappeared' Assad Appears in Public

'Disappeared' Assad Appears in Public

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who it was believed had fled, has surfaced briefly in a Damascus mosque.Chana Ya'ar, 8/19/2012, 12:58 PM
Rebels Claim Bomb Leveled Assad’s Army HQ

Rebels Claim Bomb Leveled Assad’s Army HQ

Syrian rebels claimed they destroyed Assad’s military headquarters Wednesday morning with a serious of simultaneous bomb blasts. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/15/2012, 10:48 AM
2 Syrian Journalists Killed in Capital

2 Syrian Journalists Killed in Capital

Two separate news agencies are reporting their journalists have been killed in the Syrian capital, Damascus.Chana Ya'ar, 8/12/2012, 3:25 PM
PA Sends Aid to 'Palestinian Refugees' in Syria

PA Sends Aid to 'Palestinian Refugees' in Syria

An aid convoy with food and medicine left Ramallah and headed towards a Syrian area of 'Palestinian refugees'.Elad Benari, 8/6/2012, 5:16 AM
Jihadist Group Kidnaps, Murders Syrian TV Anchor

Jihadist Group Kidnaps, Murders Syrian TV Anchor

An Islamic jihadist group, the Al Nusra Front, has taken responsibility for kidnapping and murdering a Syrian state television news anchor.Chana Ya'ar and Reuters, 8/5/2012, 6:17 PM
As Civil War Rages Syrians Go Hungry, UN Warns

As Civil War Rages Syrians Go Hungry, UN Warns

Heavy fighting continues in Damascus, Aleppo and along Syria's border with Turkey, as the UN notes Syrians may be hungry for a year to come.Chana Ya'ar and Reuters, 8/2/2012, 2:22 PM
Syrian Army Declares Victory in Damascus

Syrian Army Declares Victory in Damascus

Government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad declares victory in Damascus and pounds rebels in Aleppo.Elad Benari, 7/30/2012, 2:14 AM
Video: Ramadan Bombing of Damascus

Video: Ramadan Bombing of Damascus

Assad sent helicopters to bomb rebel positions in Damascus and warplanes to strafe Aleppo in his brutal war to stay in power. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu and Reuters, 7/25/2012, 7:42 AM
Syrian Troops Execute 20 Men in Damascus

Syrian Troops Execute 20 Men in Damascus

Syrian troops execute unarmed men suspected of assisting rebels in Damascus.Elad Benari, 7/23/2012, 6:28 AM
Damascus, Aleppo Teetering Between Forces

Damascus, Aleppo Teetering Between Forces

Fighting is raging in Damascus and Aleppo as Syrian opposition forces battle troops loyal to President Bashar al-Assad for final control.Chana Ya'ar, 7/22/2012, 2:32 PM
Syria Fighting Continues as Army Pounds Damascus

Syria Fighting Continues as Army Pounds Damascus

Syrian army helicopters pound Damascus with rockets and heavy machine guns and tanks, try to reverse gains by rebels.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/21/2012, 2:11 AM
Syria: Rebels Attack Damascus Police Headquarters

Syria: Rebels Attack Damascus Police Headquarters

Rebel attack on Damascus police headquarters leaves dozens of security personnel dead or wounded.Elad Benari, 7/20/2012, 5:43 AM
Report: Assad Disappears from Damascus

Report: Assad Disappears from Damascus

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad appears to have disappeared from Damascus after his top security staff was killed in a suicide bombing.Chana Ya'ar and Reuters, 7/19/2012, 11:55 AM
Syrian Rebels: Assad's Regime is Crumbling

Syrian Rebels: Assad's Regime is Crumbling

Syrian army defectors and rebel commanders say that Damascus attack would hasten the end of President Bashar Al-Assad's rule.Elad Benari, 7/19/2012, 6:16 AM