Syrian army air strike kills 23, including 8 kids

A missile crashed into a rebel-held Syrian town while most people were at home sleeping, killing at least 23 people, including an entire family, activists said today.

`No progress` in peace talks: Syrian foes

A fresh round of UN-brokered peace talks between Syria`s government and opposition has made no progress, the two sides said on Friday.

Syrian aircraft hit Aleppo, killing 15: Activists

Syrian military aircraft targeted rebel-held districts in the northern city of Aleppo for the third straight day on Tuesday , killing at least 15 people, activists said.

Most Syrians killed in unlawful conventional attacks: UN

A vast majority of Syrians have been killed in unlawful attacks through use of conventional weapons such as guns and mortars, with children making up a large proportion of the casualties, the United Nations-appointed human rights probe has reported.

Half of Syrian rebels are hardline Islamists: British study

Jihadists and members of hardline Islamist groups make up almost half of forces fighting against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, according to extracts from a British defence study published in today`s Daily Telegraph.

West moving military assets for punitive strikes on Syria?

Amid indications of an imminent US-led military action against Syria, reports say Western military assets are being moved into position to deliver punitive strikes on key installations that back embattled Bashar al-Assad`s regime.

Israeli Army opens fire at Syrian military post

The Israeli Army opened fire at a Syrian military post in retaliation to a fire attack on its patrols in the Golan Heights, an Army spokesman said.

Syrian military holds exercises in show of force

In a show of force, Syria began large-scale military exercises today to simulate defending the country against outside "aggression."

Blast near UN convoy in Syria, monitors safe

The bomb went off just seconds after a convoy carrying the head of the UN observer mission passed by.

US calls Syrian military `barbaric`

The US denounced Syria`s army as "barbaric" and "reprehensible".