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Syrian Rebels Agree to Attend Geneva Peace Talks

Syrian Rebels Agree to Attend Geneva Peace Talks

Syrian National Coalition agrees to attend the proposed Geneva II conference, but sets some conditions.Elad Benari, 11/11/2013 05:13
Syrian Rebels Murder Hizbullah Men in Lebanon

Syrian Rebels Murder Hizbullah Men in Lebanon

A group of Syrian rebels claims it killed four Hizbullah terrorists across the border in Lebanon this week.Chana Ya'ar, 19/06/2013 14:52
Syria's Muslim Brotherhood: There's No Extremism

Syria's Muslim Brotherhood: There's No Extremism

"It is not true that extremists are in charge of liberated lands," says Syria's Muslim Brotherhood’s leader.Elad Benari, 16/04/2013 05:13
Syrian National Council Elects Prime Minister

Syrian National Council Elects Prime Minister

Syria's main opposition National Council elects Ghassan Hitto as premier for swathes of rebel-held territory.Elad Benari, 19/03/2013 05:13
IDF on High Alert on Israel’s Syrian Border

IDF on High Alert on Israel’s Syrian Border

IDF forces are on high alert in the Golan Heights as opposition forces begin to aim at a new target: Israel.Chana Ya'ar, 10/03/2013 09:50
Syrian Groups Condemn Hizbullah Attack on Villages

Syrian Groups Condemn Hizbullah Attack on Villages

Opposition groups condemned an attack by Hizbullah fighters on 3 Syrian villages near the Lebanese border as an "unprecedented invasion."Chana Ya'ar, 18/02/2013 15:33
Syrian Opposition Groups Agree on Unity Plan

Syrian Opposition Groups Agree on Unity Plan

Syrian opposition groups have agreed in principle on a plan to unite against President Bashar Al-Assad.Elad Benari, 11/11/2012 06:14
Syrian Opposition Factions Unite for Transition

Syrian Opposition Factions Unite for Transition

Syrian opposition forces both in the country and abroad are uniting to prepare for a transition to form a new government for Syria.Chana Ya'ar, 10/10/2012 10:19
Main Water Supplies to Aleppo Cut Off

Main Water Supplies to Aleppo Cut Off

The main water supply to the northern city of Aleppo, Syria's commercial hub, has been cut off by government troops.Chana Ya'ar, 09/09/2012 13:43
France to Syrian Rebels: Form Provisional Gov't

France to Syrian Rebels: Form Provisional Gov't

If Syria's opposition forms a provisional government, France will formally recognize it, President Francois Hollande vowed Monday. Chana Ya'ar, 27/08/2012 21:28
Syrian Opposition: No Talks with 'Criminal' Assad

Syrian Opposition: No Talks with 'Criminal' Assad

Senior member of the Syrian opposition rejects remarks that Syria is ready to discuss Assad's resignation.Elad Benari, 22/08/2012 08:10
Is Assad's Brother Maher Dead?

Is Assad's Brother Maher Dead?

Syria is denying a report that President Bashar al-Assad's feared brother Maher has died in a Moscow hospital.Chana Ya'ar, 20/08/2012 21:04
Syrian Opposition Appeals to Mother Russia

Syrian Opposition Appeals to Mother Russia

Syrian opposition forces appeal to Moscow for intervention after UN and Arab League efforts fail to stop the slaughter by government troops.Chana Ya'ar, 11/07/2012 19:00
France, Syrian Opposition Call for More Sanctions

France, Syrian Opposition Call for More Sanctions

More than 100 nations attended the Friends of Syria conference in Paris to discuss ways to topple President Bashar al-Assad.Gabe Kahn, 06/07/2012 13:18
‘Counter-Terrorism’ Laws Target Syrian Opposition

‘Counter-Terrorism’ Laws Target Syrian Opposition

The Syrian regime ramps up its offensive; passes new counter-terror law, as opposition leaders discuss a 'post-Assad' Syria.Gabe Kahn, 02/07/2012 22:04
Turkish FM Urges Syrian Opposition to Unity

Turkish FM Urges Syrian Opposition to Unity

Turkish FM Ahmet Davutoglu warned Syria's often fractious opposition against discord saying only al-Assad would benefitGabe Kahn, 02/07/2012 19:07
Opposition Leader: Assad Should Transfer Power

Opposition Leader: Assad Should Transfer Power

The new leader of Syria's exiled opposition calls President Bashar al-Assad to transfer power to his deputy.Elad Benari, 12/06/2012 02:15
US Officials: Assad is Winning

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.Gabe Kahn, 02/04/2012 19:46
Syrian Army Seizes City Despite 'Peace Plan'

Syrian Army Seizes City Despite 'Peace Plan'

Syrian Army troops have taken control of the central city of Kalat el-Mudik despite the government having allegedly accepted a peace plan.Chana Ya'ar, 28/03/2012 12:51
Arab League Mulls Renewal of Syria Monitors

Arab League Mulls Renewal of Syria Monitors

The Arab League is considering whether to end or renew the mission of 165 observers sent to Syria in hopes of deterring government murder.Chana Ya'ar, 22/01/2012 10:17
Syrian Rebels Armed By Regime Militias

Syrian Rebels Armed By Regime Militias

The Free Syrian Army says it has a cash-flow problem and is funded by ordinary citizens; and buys its guns from militias 'loyal' to Assad.Gabe Kahn., 11/01/2012 20:54
Syrian National Council Launches Website

Syrian National Council Launches Website

The Syrian National Council has launched a website as the Free Syrian Army pledges to escalate its operations.Gabe Kahn., 05/01/2012 13:02
UN Condemns Syria

UN Condemns Syria

The United Nations has voted to condemn the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for its murderous nine-month campaign of violence.Chana Ya'ar, 19/12/2011 23:11
Syrian Opposition Calls General Strike

Syrian Opposition Calls General Strike

Syrian opposition forces call a general strike hoping to hasten the ouster of President Bashar al-Assad, despite fears of a bloodbath.Chana Ya'ar, 11/12/2011 13:05
UN Official: Syria 'On Cusp of Civil War'

UN Official: Syria 'On Cusp of Civil War'

The Syrian National Council and Free Syrian Army agreed to cooperate; top UN rights official says Syria is approaching 'civil war.'Gabe Kahn., 01/12/2011 21:29
BBC: Jordan's King Advises Assad to Resign

BBC: Jordan's King Advises Assad to Resign

Jordanian King Abdullah II has publicly called for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down in an interview with the BBC.Chana Ya'ar& Gavriel Queenann, 14/11/2011 20:45
Turkey Evacuates Diplomats' Families from Damascus

Turkey Evacuates Diplomats' Families from Damascus

Turkey has decided to evacuate the families of diplomats in Damascus after its embassy was attacked.Chana Ya'ar, 13/11/2011 15:23
Turkey Becomes Base Camp for Armed Syrian Revolt

Turkey Becomes Base Camp for Armed Syrian Revolt

How Turkey is working to create the civilian and military parallels between Lybia and Syria.Amiel Ungar, 01/11/2011 06:26
Help Wanted: Syrian Opposition Leader

Help Wanted: Syrian Opposition Leader

Just days after forming a 140-member national council, Syrian protesters say they want a leader to take the reigns and lead them to freedom.Gabe Kahn., 20/09/2011 01:15
Syrian Dissidents Form National Council

Syrian Dissidents Form National Council

Syrian dissidents have formed a national council to lead the opposition to Bashar al-Assad's regime.Gabe Kahn., 23/08/2011 22:39