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BEIRUT – Residents of a Kurdish neighborhood in the Syrian city of Aleppo fled Sunday under intense government shelling estimated at three shells per minute, activists said. The bombardment on the Sheikh Maqsood district came two days after...
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. HOW CYPRUS WILL PAY FOR ITS BAILOUT EU leaders signed off on a deal taxing bank deposits of more than 100,000 euros. The rest of the 5.8...
BEIRUT -- A Syrian rebel commander who led the opposition Free Syrian Army for more than a year was wounded by a bomb planted in his car Sunday. Col. Riad Asaad, who defected from the country's air force and fled to Turkey in 2011, was in the eastern...
This post has been updated. See the note below for details.ANTAKYA, Turkey -- A senior pro-government Sunni Muslim cleric was killed in the Syrian capital Thursday night when an explosion struck the mosque where he had been giving a lecture. More than a dozen other people were killed in the blast at the Iman...
Tags: Explosions, Bashar Assad, Emergency Incidents, Suicide
Associated PressBEIRUT (AP) — On the second anniversary of Syria’s uprising, there were only small protests and a few firecrackers defiantly popping in the capital of Damascus — a grim contrast to the early days when crowds of demonstrators danced to...
President Obama's decision to provide the Syrian opposition with another $60 million in aid — while continuing to withhold weapons — will disappoint those who have argued that the United States should step up its role in the battle to...
BEIRUT--Syrian officials said the death toll from a blast in Damascus, the capital, early Thursday has increased to at least 53 people and that at least 235 were injured. The midmorning explosion was probably a massive car bomb that detonated on busy Al...
BEIRUT -- Syrian rebels on Friday said that after a weeks-long battle in northwestern Idlib province they had seized a strategic air base, depriving the government of its ability to carry out helicopter airstrikes in the area. The Taftanaz air base...
FrameworkWednesday's Pictures in the News begins in France with an aerial photo of tracks left by skiers in the French alps. Recent snowfalls have encouraged skiers to hit the slopes and the Val d'Isere authorities have opened certain slopes early. In...
FrameworkIn Thursday's Pictures in the News: Protesters are kept away from the presidential palace where the Egyptian army deployed tanks and gave opponents of Mohammed Morsi a deadline to leave the area following fierce street battles that left several people...
A new word defines the debate over Syria in Washington: endgame. Policymakers expect the regime in Damascus to fall soon, and their focus has shifted to what happens then. In a cold-blooded, pragmatic sense, the United States and its allies don't want...
The Hartford CourantThe Syrian opposition took a big step forward this month by forming a broad political coalition that includes local activists who started the revolution. But the opposition's military command is still a mess, and until it's fixed, jihadist extremists will...
Tags: Hillary Clinton, Al-Qaeda, Qatar, Government, Rebellions
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