At least 60,000 dead in Syria regime prisons
Tens of thousands have died in Syrian government prisons over the past five years from torture or dire humanitarian conditions, a monitor said Saturday.
Hezbollah says Islamist extremists killed military chief in Syria
Lebanese Shiite militant group Hezbollah on Saturday blamed Sunni extremists for killing its top military commander in Syria and vowed to keep fighting to defend President Bashar al-Assad's regime.
Who killed Hezbollah's top commander in Syria?
Hezbollah’s most senior military official is dead. A lawmaker is blaming a usual target: Israel.
Residents begin to return after truce is extended in Syria's Aleppo
Displaced families returned home and schools reopened in rebel-held districts of Aleppo on Saturday.
Residents emerge as truce takes hold in Syria's Aleppo
The Syrian army has agreed to a two-day ceasefire in the city.
The other Islamic state: al-Qaeda is still fighting for an emirate of its own
A woman who fled war in a Syrian city speaks about life under al-Qaeda's strong Syria branch, Jabhat al-Nusra.
Russia, US scramble to halt fighting in Syria's Aleppo
Russia said Sunday it was working to freeze fighting in Syria's Aleppo as US Secretary of State John Kerry was due in Geneva in a bid to restore a nationwide ceasefire.
Residents flee as air strikes shake Syria's Aleppo
Terrified residents fled a new wave of air strikes on rebel-held areas of Syria's second city Aleppo on Saturday, as a "freeze" in fighting held on two other fronts.
Aleppo mourns Syrian doctor killed in airstrike
"Dr Maaz was considered the best pediatrician and was one of the last ones left in this hell," said one of his colleagues.
US, UN condemn Syria hospital bombing in war-ravaged Aleppo
The United States and the United Nations Thursday condemned an air strike on a hospital in Syria's Aleppo, with Washington demanding that Russia restrain its Syrian ally.
A former hostage of extremists in Syria thinks the US needs to talk to Assad
American journalist Theo Padnos thinks much more can be done to help Westerners still held captive by extremists in Syria.
Sending troops to Syria would be 'mistake', Obama warns
US President Barack Obama warned Sunday that it would be a "mistake" to send Western troops into Syria to overthrow the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.
Document leak in Syria ‘enough to convict Assad of war crimes’
The evidence of crimes against humanity is stronger against President Bashar al-Assad than against those who led the genocide in Rwanda, says a former war-crimes prosecutor.
Mass grave of victims of IS found in Syria's Palmyra
Syrian troops have found a mass grave containing the bodies of 42 people executed by Islamic State jihadists in Palmyra, as Washington warned the group's leader will eventually "taste justice".
Why the mixed feelings about Assad's recapture of Palmyra from the Islamic State
Some experts are glad the archaeological gems are free from ISIS's grip, but they're afraid of what the Syrian regime will do with this victory.
Syria troops press advance after blow to IS in Palmyra
Syrian forces pressed their offensive against the Islamic State group on Monday, the day after seizing control of the ancient city of Palmyra in a major blow for the jihadists.
Palmyra ruins generally 'in good shape': Syria antiquities chief
Ancient artifacts in Palmyra are in much better shape than expected, Syria's antiquities chief said Sunday after regime forces recaptured the city from the Islamic State.
Syria forces retake Palmyra from IS in major symbolic victory
Syrian government forces recaptured the famed ancient city of Palmyra on Sunday in a major symbolic victory over the Islamic State jihadist group, a military source said.
If the Syrian civil war happened in your country, it would look like this
This application simulates what the scale of the war would be if it were happening where you live.
Here’s the other reason Putin is pulling out of Syria
'Mission accomplished' does not quite cover his motivation for calling time-out.
If these Syrian kids’ drawings don’t move you, what will?
This conflict has starved millions of young minds, and that must stop now.
Putin says Russians to start withdrawing from Syria, as peace talks resume
President Vladimir Putin announced out of the blue on Monday that 'the main part' of Russian armed forces in Syria would start to withdraw.
Government and opposition far apart over Assad before Syria peace talks
The government won't talk about the fate of the presidency, and the opposition won't consider transition until Assad is out of the picture.
The US sees hope in the Syria peace talks after progress with Russia
A State Department spokesman says Russia and the US have “closed the gap” somewhat when it came to their respective positions on Syria.
Inconsistencies in the alleged Islamic State recruit files sound 'alarm bells'
There were thousands of repetitions in the 22,000 documents.
Why this Syrian satirist is breaking the internet
Firas Alshater was jailed for his activism in Syria. Then in Berlin he became a social media sensation.
UN seeks to build peace talks on fragile Syria truce
A total of 135 people were killed in the first week of a partial truce in Syria in areas covered by the deal.
A blackout leaves entire nation of Syria without electricity
War-torn Syria was hit Thursday by a nationwide power cut, state television reported, but the cause was not immediately known.
The refugee crisis is turning more girls into child brides
For many parents, it is a desperate measure sought in extreme circumstances.
Syria rebels say attacks by army and Russian planes threaten truce
The agreement, which is in its second day and has drastically curbed violence but not stopped it entirely, is the first of its kind to be attempted in four years.
Russia has stopped sorties over all of Syria so it doesn't accidentally bomb the wrong place
Russia doesn't want any 'bombing mistakes' to get in the way of the ceasefire.