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A man sits near parts of an improvised mortar bomb produced for rebels inside a factory which previously manufactured steel and iron in Aleppo.
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7 hrs ago | WOI
U.N inspectors said Thursday that chemical weapons were probably used in four locations in Syria this year in addition to the confirmed attack near Damascus in August.
7 hrs ago | CBC News
A report by Prof. Ake Sellstrom, left, head of the UN mission to investigate allegations of the use of chemical weapons, did not determine whether the government or opposition were responsible for the alleged attacks in Syria.
7 hrs ago | The Age
Secretary-general of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon speaks in front of Ake Sellstrom at the United Nations headquarters.
9 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
"King of the Sands" opened to much fanfare under tight security Thursday at the Damascus Opera House despite calls from the Saudi royal family to have it banned, underlining the unprecedented downturn in relations between the two countries.
9 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com
In this undated photo provided by the office of Najdat Anzour, a leading Syrian producer, Anzour, center, talks with actors and staff during his movie making.
9 hrs ago | Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Syrian human rights defender Razan Zaitouneh was abducted by an unknown group on December 9 together with her husband Wa'el Hamada and their colleagues Nazem Hamadi and Samira Khalil.
13 hrs ago | Reuters
Islamist rebels killed at least 15 civilians from the minority Alawite and Druze sects in the central Syrian city of Adra on Wednesday and Thursday, the pro-opposition Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
13 hrs ago | The Daily Star
A handout picture released by the Syrian Arab News Agency on August 7, 2013 shows weapons lying next to the bodies of opposition fighters killed by Syrian government forces near Adra, 35 kilometres east of Damascus.
15 hrs ago | The Daily Star
A man walks with an umbrella as it snow in the besieged area in Homs December 11, 2013.
The United States has suspended all non-lethal assistance into northern Syria after Islamic Front forces seized headquarters and warehouses belonging to the opposition's Supreme Military Council , a U.S. Embassy spokesman in Ankara said, according to Reuters.
The circumstances surrounding last August 21's poisonous gas attack on civilians in a suburb of Damascus always were murky, despite the attempts of the Obama Administration and Secretary of State John Kerry to lay the blame squarely on Syria 's President Assad, who allegedly ordered the attack deliberately.
Bayan's home Internet connection rarely connects to the outside world. When he opens his web browser, many mainstream news sites don't load, as if the pages were down completely.
Time magazine selected Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, saying the Catholic Church's new leader has changed the perception of the 2,000-year-old institution in an extraordinary way in a short time.
A Syrian refugee boy stands outside his tent as a heavy snowstorm batters the region, in a camp for Syrians who fled their country s civil war, in the Bekaa valley, eastern Lebanon, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013.
Four prominent human rights activists were abducted Tuesday from their office in a rebel-held town outside Damascus, an Syrian opposition group said, dpa reported.
Croatia is considering taking part in the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons, but only if there is no opposition from the public, the Adriatic country's prime minister said Tuesday.