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Syria said it targeted an Israeli vehicle that crossed a ceasefire line into its territory earlier this week because it was heading toward a village with a large rebel presence. 11 comments
... the capital Damascus and on the Mediterranean coast. The Qusair offensive has highlighted Hezbollah's growing role in Syria's civil war. Saturday's push comes ahead of a speech by Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah, his first since the offensive ... Comment?
Al-Akhbar, Lebanon May 24 2013 Beirut: The Syrian Market in Bourj Hammoud By: Anas Zarzar Published Friday, May 24, 2013 Syrian vendors dot the alleyways of Beirut's Bourj Hammoud neighborhood. Comment?
... to call home. What makes this story particularly poignant is that the ancestors of this women in question had fled to Syria seeking sanctuary. They had been pursued and massacred by the Turks and had walked for endless days over mountainous terrain ... Comment?
Syria's government has agreed to attend a U.S.-Russian-brokered peace conference, according to Moscow. Comment?
... Moscow had received the Damascus government's assurance it would take part in the talks, during a visit this week by Syria's Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Muqdad. "We note with satisfaction that we have received an agreement in principle from ... Comment?
AP10ThingsToSee - In this image from amateur video obtained by a group called Ugarit News, a rebel runs from an explosion, Sunday, May 19, 2013 in Qusair, Syria. Comment?
... defenders. One key factor favors Mr. Assad's survival. His Allawite allies, Hezbollah and Iran are "all-in" inside Syria. They are hurling vast amounts of manpower, weaponry and money into the fight. On the other side, supporters of Syria's rebels ... Comment?
US Secretary of State John Kerry says governments are ready to bolster Syria's opposition if Assad rejects a political solution to civil war. Comment?
... south of the western city of Homs. Idris further stated that he will not attend the upcoming Geneva conference on Syria unless the United States and its allies provide the militants in Syria with anti-tank and anti-aircraft missiles. He acknowledged ... Comment?
... States. "Confirmation of the Syrian government's tentative readiness to take part in the international conference on Syria has been received from Damascus," Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich said at a news briefing. It was the first ... Comment?
... However, they have said any agreement should be based on the final communique of the UN-backed Action Group for Syria meeting in Geneva in June 2012. We would like to find a political solution, but we don't want to be deceived again by this regime" ... Comment?
... the humor to the rest of the world, with partisan quibbling, undefined foreign policy and threats of involvement in Syria we cannot carry out while still struggling preposterously in Afghanistan after failing in Iraq. Meanwhile, as President Obama ... Comment?
... plates scattered across the streets of Jordan, to concerts played by Syrian musicians, to even something called "Syria line" -- special offer by one of the telecom companies for customers in Jordan who want to call loved ones in Syria, the signs are ... Comment?
Published: 24 May 2013 at 19.49 Online news: World The Syrian regime will attend a peace conference on ending the conflict with the armed opposition, Damascus' top ally Russia said Friday, but the rebels reacted to the pledge without enthusiasm. Comment?
... further. In the past, Israeli occupation has been cited as a reason for not holding elections in certain areas. Also, Syria's presence in the country used to be an excuse for people to not participate, or a scapegoat for politicians who would say ... Comment?
Meeting would be the first time the Syrian government has met face-to-face with rebel groups since the start of the two year-long civil war Alistair Dawber is The Independent's Jerusalem correspondent. Comment?
The United States, Turkey and Qatar called Friday for an urgent debate on Syria at the UN's top human rights body next week, citing the escalating conflict and the regime's assault on the central town of Qusayr. Comment?
In this image taken from video obtained from the Shaam News Network, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, smoke rises after explosives were dropped by a Syrian government warplane in Yabroud near Damascus, Syria. Comment?
Once denied by its leaders, the Shia militant group's involvement in Syria is now a badge of honour for families burying their dead Hezbollah members carry the coffin of their comrade Fadi Mohammed al-Jazzar during his funeral in southern Beirut. 1 comment