A suicide car bomber killed at least 21 people on Sunday in a rare attack on Damascus, the seat of power for President Bashar Assad.
By Omar Etman
An al-Qaida-linked group claimed responsibility Sunday for twin blasts near holy shrines frequented by Shiites in the Syrian capital Damascus that killed at least 40 people.
By Associated Press
In synchronized attacks, insurgents stormed into heavily guarded security offices in Syria's central Homs city, killing a senior officer and at least 31 others.
By Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press
In our news wrap Friday, hundreds of Syrian residents and fighters were allowed to leave Daraya, a suburb of Damascus that had been under siege since 2012. Secretary of State John Kerry met his Russian counterpart in Geneva to discuss…
By PBS NewsHour
By PBS NewsHour
The five-year civil war in Syria has torn the nation apart. Some parts, like the capital of Damascus, have survived relatively unscathed, while others, like Aleppo, have been decimated by bullets and bombs. But for Syrians everywhere, life must go…
In our news wrap Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin dismissed reports that a close friend channeled $2 billion to his supporters as a U.S.-led plot to discredit his country. Also, Islamic State militants abducted more than 300 workers and contractors…
By Kayla Ruble
There are reports that a gas attack hit a village in the central province of Hama on Friday, with both the Syrian government and rebel forces blaming each other for the incident.
By Lara Jakes, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- A chemicals weapons attack in Syria last summer that the U.S. says killed more than 1,400 people was the world's worst human rights violation of 2013, the Obama administration concluded Thursday. The report by the State Department also…
By Ellen Rolfes
At least 175 rebel fighters were killed, and many more wounded, on Wednesday in an ambush in Damascus, according to Syrian Arab News Agency.
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