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Captured Turkish journalist Cuneyt Unal released in Syria

Cuneyt Unal was released three months ago after he was captured by government troops in Syria.

Assad vows to "live and die" in Syria, despite pressure to step down

In an interview on Russian television, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said that he would "live and die" in Syria, rejecting calls for him to leave the country.

UN plans for peacekeeping force in Syria

UN peacekeeping chief Herve Ladsous cautioned the planning was in its preliminary stages.

Historic mosque in Aleppo badly damaged in fight

Aleppo's Great Mosque was reportedly broken and charred during fighting over the weekend.

Will NATO be drawn into the Syria conflict? Q & A (VIDEO)

"At present international institutions are on the sidelines, though they could be critical in the future," says Columbia University professor Austin Long.

NATO ready to defend Turkey from Syria attacks

"We have all necessary plans in place to protect and defend Turkey if necessary," Fogh Rasmussen told reporters ahead of a meeting of NATO defense ministers in Brussels, the Daily Mail reported.

Syria and Turkey continue artillery exchange for 6th consecutive day

Tensions between Turkey and Syria have continued for the sixth day with reports that both sides are exchanging mortar fire.

Syria, in UN speech, shirks responsibility for violence, accuses UN states of 'supporting terrorism' (VIDEO)

Syria's foreign minister addressed the United Nations General Assembly Monday morning, blaming armed groups and "the colonial hegemonic tendencies of some countries" for the miseries of his people.

Syria envoy Lakhdar Brahimi says crisis worsening, threatening regional stability (VIDEO)

Brahimi, a veteran diplomat with long experience in conflict-torn countries, said himself that he is not entirely sure how to bring an end to the violence.
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