4 French journalists freed in Syria give reason for hope
Their release follows that of Spanish journalists in March. Taken together, the two releases could signal a change of tactics by kidnappers in Syria.
4 French journalists freed in Syria after 10 months
President Hollande said they are 'in good health' and headed back to France.
Day 1,128: The UN can't get its act together, and Syria is a bad place to be young
The two themes of the day.
Day 1,127: Remember the Arsenal soccer player among Syria's rebels? Analysts have been studying his accent
So this is what 'British and foreign security services' do all day?
Day 1,126: What just happened on the Jordan-Syria border?
Jordan attacked a convoy of vehicles attempting to enter the country from Syria this morning.
Day 1,125: What a monastery looks like after becoming a battleground
Government forces took the Christian town of Maalula yesterday. Here are the photos.
Day 1,124: Stomach-turning reports of torture in Syria
"They pulled out two of my toenails with a plier."
Day 1,121: How much help is the US really giving Syria's rebels?
A few reports from the past 24 hours shed light on the question, but raise a few questions of their own.
Day 1,120: Rebel infighting kills 24 while government forces take another town
Not a good day for the opposition.
Day 1,119: The Syrian conflict is filled with ... Australians?
So Australia's attorney general said Tuesday. It's sort of true. But a straight head count turns up more Belgians, believe it or not.
UN warns drought could push millions more Syrians into hunger
The threat posed by drought meant the number of Syrians in need of emergency rations could rise to 6.5 million.
Day 1,118: US and Turkey call claims Turkey manufactured Syria's chemical attack "baseless"
In other news, getting aid into Syria is hard, and it doesn't help when the UN is short on donor funds.
Day 1,117: Tony Blair thinks the West should have intervened in Syria
The former UK prime minister's comments come after a weekend of intense bloodshed.
Day 1,114: The Armenian community is officially angry about Syria
More specifically, Armenians suspect Turkey helped the Syrian rebels take the Armenian town of Kasab.
Day 1,113: Meet Lebanon's millionth Syrian refugee
His name is Yehiya.
Day 1,112: Lebanon's still not looking great
Tripoli looks like like an occupied city — probably because it is. In other news, the US is turning the Mediterranean into a chemical weapons destruction facility.
Day 1,111: Syrian artists complete mural; rebels comment on Kim Kardashian
No, this isn't an April Fool's joke.
Day 1,110: Finally, a happy photo labeled 'Syria'
The two kidnapped Spanish journalists return home.
Day 1,109: Spanish journalists freed as conflict threatens to spread
El Mundo's correspondent and freelance photographer had been held captive for six months.
Day 1,108: A map showing the loss of Syria's heritage, and a video of Asma al-Assad
The US will expand aid to rebels, Pakistan is probably already helping the rebels, and the Assads release an emotional video about Syrian mothers.
Day 1,107: Will this be the greatest tragedy of the Syria conflict?
This polio outbreak never would have happened with uninterrupted health care infrastructure. But now it's spreading to Iraq.
Day 1,106: "Are you a good rebel or a bad rebel?"
The US Government needs to know.
Day 1,105: Syrian rebels reach the sea
That sounds a bit too Lawrence-of-Arabia, doesn't it. Nevertheless.
Day 1,104: Did the international community 'betray' the Syrian opposition?
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Salman says yes.
This map shows you just how much damage the Syrian conflict has done to its (and our) heritage
Along with the massive civilian casualties, Syria's civil war has seen the destruction of iconic heritage sites and artifacts. We created this interactive map to show you some of the ancient treasures that have been permanently ruined.
Day 1,103: Syrian rebels take "last remaining Armenian village in the Middle East"
Anti-Assad forces have taken the village of Kasab, the only surviving village from the Armenian genocide of 1915.
Day 1,102: Turkey shoots down Syria plane while clashes erupt in Beirut
No good news today.
Day 1,101: Jordan's king tells Lebanese to get out of Syria
Also, a UN aid convoy is halted, and Russia's 'defiance' over Crimea may be giving Assad hope.
Albania has an Al Qaeda problem. And it's starting to fight back
The authorities have arrested eight people on charges of recruiting militants to fight in Syria.
Day 1,100: What if your son wants to go fight in Syria?
This is a serious problem for some communities in Europe.
Over half Syria's chemical arms surrendered
Syria remains behind schedule for the destruction of its entire arsenal by June 30.