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Danger to Syria`s president eliminated: Hezbollah

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 05:40

The leader of Lebanon`s militant Hezbollah group says that the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad is no longer in danger of falling.

Syrian army pounds rebels in Assad`s home province

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 00:32

Syrian government forces backed by militia fighters and warplanes pounded rebel units in Latakia province on Monday in a desperate effort to regain control of towns and villages in President Bashar Assad`s ancestral homeland recently lost to an opposition offensive.

Syria fires missiles at Lebanese border town

Last Updated: Monday, March 17, 2014, 02:05

The Syrian air force Sunday attacked Lebanon`s border town of Arsal, reported Xinhua.

Syrian foreign minister`s heart surgery a success

Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 02:51

Syria`s foreign minister, a close confidant of President Bashar Assad and a staunch defender of the government, underwent a successful heart operation today, state media said.

Syria says it freed 25 in exchange for nuns

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 20:01

The Syrian government says it freed only 25 prisoners in exchange for 13 Greek Orthodox nuns who had been held by al Qaida-linked rebels and not 150 as was reported earlier.

Syrian peace talks reach impasse; US, Russia spar

Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 03:08

Peace talks aimed at forging a path out of Syria`s civil war have reached an impasse, with no guarantee of continuing, after five days of sparring over responsibility for mounting violence back home and President Bashar Assad`s future.

Syria rebels explode mines under Aleppo hotel: NGO

Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 19:48

Rebels detonated mines in tunnels under a hotel used by the army in northern Syria`s Aleppo on Friday, killing at least five soldiers, a monitoring group said.

Syria strikes kill 400 so far this month in Aleppo

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 22:23

Government shelling and airstrikes using makeshift barrel bombs have killed about 400 people in Syria`s largest city so far this month, activists said on Thursday, as US and Russian envoys met in Geneva to try to revive the deadlocked peace talks.

Syrian forces hit mosque with crude bomb, kill 11

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 06:33

Men pull a girl from the rubble and haul her onto a dirty sheet of plastic, the grisly aftermath from the dropping of a crude "barrel bomb" by Syrian forces on the city of Aleppo.

Iranian FM urges all foreign elements out of Syria

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 22:43

Iran`s foreign minister is calling for all "foreign elements" to leave Syria so its people can decide their future themselves.

Syrian rebels seize strategic hospital in Aleppo

Last Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013, 23:17

Syrian rebels seized control a strategic hospital near Aleppo, giving a boost to beleaguered anti-government forces in the northern city after days of relentless airstrikes on opposition-held neighborhoods there, activists said on Saturday.

Syrian forces take control of road needed to remove chemical weapons

Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 18:31

Syrian Army has taken full control of a highway connecting Damascus to the coast which is needed to ship out chemical weapons from the country for destruction.