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Syrian officials reject US criticism of reported civilian casualties The polemical exchange between Damascus and Washington is the latest manifestation of a raging propaganda war that has run parallel to the bloody...

Canada's closed door policy for Syrian refugees This week, Germany and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Antonio Guterres, held an emergency conference in Berlin to discuss the plight of nearly 10 million Syrian...

Posted on Nov 27 2014 - 8:29pm by admin
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Girl, 9, star of Syrian war comedy Umm Abdo rants against President Bashar al-Assad, takes swipes at insurgents who have been trying to oust him, and mocks Syria's overbearing social norms. Despite her youth, little...

Posted on Nov 26 2014 - 6:36pm by admin
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Syrian govt air strikes kill 63 in Raqqa At least 63 people, half of them civilians, were killed when Syrian war planes struck the northeastern city of Raqqa on Tuesday,...

Syria conflict: Khorasan group targeted by US air strikes The US military says it has carried out air strikes against the al-Qaeda-linked Khorasan group in north-western Syria. The US hit five targets related to the...

Government-controlled Syria defiant amid civil war, ISIS fight TARTOUS, Syria — Syrian businessmen start from scratch after their shops and factories were destroyed. Families who...

Posted on Nov 23 2014 - 1:24pm by admin
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Syrians have 'no escape' from war Syrians are increasingly unable to escape their country's war as tougher policies in potential host nations are preventing them from taking refuge in...

Militants Could Have Drawn Lebanon Into Civil War – Army Chief Islamic State and Al Qaeda's Nusra Front – both Sunni Muslim groups fighting in the civil war in neighbouring Syria – attacked the Lebanese border town of...

Filmmakers apologize for fake 'Syrian hero boy' video Lars Klevberg, who directed the clip, told BBC Trending last week that he wrote a script after watching news coverage of the civil war in...

UN panel details ISIS abuses in Syria, says they amount to war crimes (CNN) — With images of violence and torture coming out of Syria daily, a U.N. panel on Friday stated what many people consider obvious: ISIS has...

Posted on Nov 19 2014 - 5:41am by admin
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Activist videos from Syrian war get their own film festival Over the last 3 1/2 years, the Syrian civil war has produced terabytes of battlefield videos, made by auteur activists who have...

Kamal Alam: Only the Syrian Army is able to take on ISIS Today, as the war in Syria grinds on, everyone seems to be confused as to how we got here and...

Posted on Nov 17 2014 - 1:52am by admin
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Syrians have 'no escape' from war: report BEIRUT // Syrians are increasingly unable to escape their country's war as tougher policies in potential host nations prevent them from taking refuge in...

#BBCTrending: Syrian 'hero boy' video faked by Norwegian director Lars Klevberg, a 34-year-old film director based in Oslo, wrote a script after watching news coverage of the conflict in Syria. He says he deliberately presented...

Posted on Nov 14 2014 - 10:08pm by admin
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The Syrian Civil War, Turned Into a Game Earlier this week, I was a mother of two living in Daraa, Syria. My husband Ali had recently called me on Skype and told me that he'd...

U.S.-led air war in Syria, Iraq faces constraints They are especially acute when Washington's allies on the ground in Iraq and Syria need far more training to battle a formidable adversary that offers little...

Posted on Nov 14 2014 - 10:08pm by admin
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Syria crisis: Assad holds on in war without end The teacher, quite a young woman, was neatly dressed in a long coat and skirt, with her hair covered by a plain, tightly wrapped white scarf. She doesn't want me...

How would a deal between al-Qaeda and Isil change Syria's civil war? This, in turn, will affect the overall strategy of the United States in the Syrian conflict. Up until now, in fact,...

Posted on Nov 14 2014 - 10:00pm by admin
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The war in Syria THREE and a half years into a war that has left 200,000 dead, forced more than 10m from their homes and sucked in America, Russia and a host of regional...