20 min ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News
Hamas on Monday called on Hizbullah to withdraw from Syria and to keep its weapons aimed at Israel, according to the Ma'an news agency.
4 hrs ago | The Independent
The US wants to send them arms, Vladimir Putin says they're cannibals - but what do we really know about the opposition movement fighting to topple Assad? Syria expert Aron Lund profiles some of the most powerful factions The Farouq Battalions is a large, Islamist-leaning group which has its roots in the earliest Free Syrian Army formations created ... (more)
8 hrs ago | Reuters
Washington's decision to arm opponents of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and reports of Gulf military aid to rebels have sent the Syrian currency plunging to a new record low, currency dealers and bankers said on Monday.
9 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
In this Sunday, March 3, 2013 file photo, A Kurdish female member of the Popular Protection Units stands guard at a check point near the northeastern city of Qamishli, Syria.
11 hrs ago | USA Today
Syria is set to top the agenda for leaders meeting as part of the G8 summit in Northern Ireland on Monday, but analysts say a major breakthrough on what action to take in the civil-war torn country is unlikely.
16 hrs ago | RIA Novosti
MOSCOW, June 17 Russia has asked for clarification from Egypt over its decision to sever relations with Syria, which came as a complete surprise to Moscow, Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich said on Monday.
Senator Saxby Chambliss , a Georgia Republican, said it's "imperative" that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad be removed, adding that he favors imposing a no-fly zone if the military determines it's necessary.
Four Shiite Lebanese men were killed Sunday in an ambush in a volatile area by the border with Syria, hiking already high sectarian tensions and concerns over the spillover of the civil war raging next door.
Restless residents displaced by Colorado's most destructive wildfire ever are returning to previously closed neighborhoods as firefighters continue to tame the blaze.
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The conflict in Syria may be first and foremost a civil war, pitting the Shiite-dominated regime of President Bashar Assad against mostly Sunni insurgents.
Editor's note: Dr. Majid Rafizadeh is an author, award-winning scholar, Middle East expert and U.S. foreign policy specialist.
The conflict in Syria will be high on the agenda at next week's G8 meeting, says David Cameron after a pre-summit conference call.
President Barack Obama's decision to begin arming Syria's rebels deepens U.S. involvement in a regional proxy war that is increasingly being fought along sectarian lines, pitting Sunni against Shiite Muslims, and threatening the stability of Syria's neighbors.
Egypt's Islamist president says he is cutting off diplomatic relations with Syria and has ordered that Damascus Embassy in Cairo to be closed.
Syrian forces have used chemical weapons 13 times in five areas of the country, killing 57 people and causing 508 injuries, a human rights watchdog group said.
The revelation that a top former commander of a Nazi SS-led military unit has lived quietly in Minneapolis for the past six decades came as a shock to those who knew 94-year-old Michael Karkoc.