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Syria in Ruins: Video Shows Effects of War
Video shot from moving car shows huge extent of destruction along highway in eastern Damascus.
Rebels Post Video of Tank Kill
Advanced anti-tank missile used to demolish a Syrian Army tank east of Damascus.
Assad: Rebels Attacked Radar, Helping Israel
"Israel is directly supporting the terrorist groups," charges embattled Syrian president.
Report: Syrian Rebels Down Iranian Weapons Plane
A report in Arab media Thursday morning said that Syrian rebels had shot down a plane over Damascus Airport
Troops Leave Israeli Border to Defense Damascus
Assad has pulled troops from the Israeli border to defend Damascus against rebels. Rebels claim they shot down a government helicopter.
Peacenik Canadian Arab Joins Syria Rebels
Engineer Thawaiba Kanafani of Toronto volunteers for Free Army. Blames Assad for war with Israel.
Syria Army Lost 6% of Armored Force – Report
Former Syrian officer's study says Syrian army has lost 8,763 men in the civil war.
Syria Rebels Capture Base 'with Inside Help'
Free Army battalions in western rural Aleppo say they captured a base in the town of Daret Ezzah.
Syria: Defecting Pilot is a 'Traitor'
Damascus wants its MiG-21 back. Jordan says pilot can stay on humanitarian grounds.
U.S. Denounces Assad's 'Rule by Murder'
Massacre at Houla: 90 dead, one third of them children. UNSC is meeting to discuss the killing. Netanyahu: Iran is involved.
Report: US Mulling Arms for Syrian Rebels
The US may be on the verge of arming Syria's rebels, but officials worry where the guns will be pointed when the revolution ends
Syria to Refugees: Time to Come Home
Syria's interior ministry on Thursday called on refugees who escaped to Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon to come home
US Officials: Assad is Winning
US intelligence reports indicate Syrian president Bashar al-Assad isn't going anywhere as the world refuses to back the rebels.
Free Syrian Army Forms Damascus Military Council
Rebel officers announced the formation of a military council as they begin targeting the Syrian capital – Assad's bastion of power.
Damascus Suburbs Under Government Tank Fire
Syrian Army regulars attacked two large Damascus suburbs Wednesday, using tank fire in an attempt to rout entrenched rebel forces.
Syrian General Staff Suffering Brain Drain
Generals continue to defect from Bashar al-Assad's army to join the rebels; two more left for Turkey as fighting erupted in Damascus.
Report: French Soldiers Captured in Syria
Reports 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 Defectors
Forces 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 Homs
The top general for the Syrian Free Army says Iran and Hizbullah are actively aiding Bashar al-Assad in his brutal crackdown.
Syrians Vote on New Constitution
Syrians cautiously went to the polls Sunday to vote on a new constitution that would keep President Assad in office until 2028.
Syrian Rebels Deny They Possessed Israeli Weapons
The Free Syrian Army rejects reports that it possessed weapons manufactured in Israel and in the United States.
Report: Syrian Armor Moves Nearer to Israel
The Syrian Army moved forces stationed in the Golan Heights and they are now closer to Israel, according to Free Syria Army.
SFA Captures Dozens of Assad Troops
Syrian rebels captured dozens of Assad troops in the country's north while seizing two military checkpoints intended to keep them out.
Syrian Army Defectors Battle Loyalists
Army defectors battled their former compatriots Sunday in one of the fiercest battles to wrack the country in Syria's emerging civil war.