United Nations special envoy to Syria, Kofi Annan, resigned Thursday amid heavy fighting between government forces and rebels in Aleppo and in other regions.
Syrian rebels have remained defiant amid heavy shelling of Aleppo, vowing that the city will become a “graveyard” for pro-government forces.
The Syrian ambassador to Iraq has defected and joined the growing opposition amid more than 16 months of violence that has left thousands dead.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad accused Turkey of interfering in the 16-month-long conflict, providing logistical aid to “terrorists” and militants in the country.
Syria’s president Bashar al-Assad has attempted to diffuse growing tensions with neighboring Turkey over the shooting down of a warplane last month.
Turkey has deployed anti-aircraft missiles along its border with Syria days after one of its warplanes was shot down by Syrian forces. An initial convoy of 30 military vehicles was spotted moving to bases near the border where the jet [...]
The only way to bring about unity in Syria that is more than skin deep is through reconciliation between the minority and majority.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad named a new prime minister, following the country’s parliamentary elections last month.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad denied his government was behind the massacre in Houla where more than 100 people died, many of whom were children.
United Nations military observers were forced to stay in the northern Syrian town of Khan Cheikhoun after their vehicles were damaged in a bomb blast.