Apr 23, 2013 — An Israeli military official says Syria employed the weapons in a series of recent incidents. The U.S., meanwhile, has said little on the subject and has not made similar accusations against Syria.
Feb 12, 2013 — The rebels say they captured war planes and bombs in taking the air base. The rebels have been targeting the bases in an attempt to prevent the Syrian army from resupplying troops in the north.
Feb 10, 2013 — Syria has generally followed the "middle way" in Islam, but ultra-conservative Islamists have been on the rise throughout the region. Syrians are debating what role Islam might play if President Bashar Assad's regime is toppled.
Jan 28, 2013 — Compared to the many war-ravaged parts of Syria, the capital Damascus is doing relatively well. But many families have taken in extra relatives and are feeling the psychological stress of too many people living under the same roof.
Jan 15, 2013 — Syria's war has badly damaged many parts of Aleppo, an ancient city. But some places are still intact, and above the doorways you can still find the inscriptions of pilgrims who have traveled to the holiest site in Islam.
Dec 18, 2012 — Most every new round of fighting creates a new wave of displaced people in Syria. A weekend attack near the capital has sent many Palestinian refugees fleeing.
Dec 12, 2012 — The development comes at a time when the fighting has been intensifying and the rebels appear to be gaining momentum in the battle against President Bashar Assad.
Dec 12, 2012 — The Syrian rebels have long been pleading for more powerful weapons in their fight against the Syrian regime. Now, sources say they are being trained to shoot down Syrian military aircraft.
Dec 7, 2012 — The rebels have been increasingly active in and around Damascus and now say that they consider the main airport, south of the city, to be a battle zone.
Dec 6, 2012 — Syrian soldiers have increasingly been taking over civilian homes and apartments, and trashing and looting them before they leave.