An Israeli strike in southern Syria today killed the son of a slain top Hezbollah commander and four other fighters from the Lebanese Shiite militant group, which has been fighting alongside Syrian government forces, an official said.
The United Nations voiced concern on Friday at a military build-up near the rebel-held Syrian town of Yabroud, saying it feared a "major assault" by government forces and stressed that Damascus had a legal duty to allow civilians to leave.
The religious clerics in the war-torn country’s capital, Damascus, have issued a ruling (fatwa) on the occasion of Eid al-Adha permitting the Syrians to eat cats, dogs and donkeys which is otherwise considered unfit for human consumption in Islam.
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov Thursday said his country is ready to hand over evidence of chemical weapons use by Syria`s “irreconcilable opposition” and it may be done even before the end of the day.
British companies sold poisonous chemicals to the Bashar al-Assad-led Syrian government that could have been used in the alleged chemical weapons attack in Damascus, killing around 1,400 people, the Daily Mail reported Sunday.
A U.S. strike on Syrian government targets in response to the alleged chemical weapons attack last week has the potential to draw the United States into the country`s civil war, former U.S. officials have said.