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Pro-Assad forces kill 175 rebels in ambush: Syrian state media

The ambush would be a significant advance for President Bashar al-Assad's efforts to cement his hold of the capital and surrounding roads, if the scale of the casualties is confirmed.

5 years ago, Syria was world's second-largest refugee host. Now, it's set to be the world's biggest source of refugees

Syrians fleeing the civil war in their homeland are about to displace Afghans as the world's largest refugee population, the United Nations said Tuesday. Briefing the General Assembly by video link, UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres painted a devastating picture of the humanitarian crisis as a result of the three-year conflict. He said nearly 2.5 million Syrians have now registered as refugees with UNHCR in neighboring countries in the Middle East.

On Sunday, a car bomb devastated the Syrian town of Atmeh. This is what it looked like

BEIRUT — Abdullah Omar is 20 years old, and works as a translator. On Sunday, he became one of the many amateur photographers of the Syrian conflict.

14 protest videos that went viral and changed the world

Social media have played a direct role in recent civil uprisings around the world. These videos documented the things that protesters have fought for and against. They galvanized movements and captured the world's attention. They changed history.

Malala Yousafzai travels to Jordanian border to meet Syrian refugees (VIDEO)

The Pakistani schoolgirl has been in Jordan offering support to Syrian refugees who have fled their war-torn country.

The Free Syrian Army fired Gen. Idriss over battleground failings

Considered the 'moderate' rebel group, the FSA was once the country's strongest armed opposition force but is now increasingly marginalized by Islamists.

Kerry blames Assad government for stonewalling latest Syria peace talks

Kerry appears to be trying to tighten diplomatic pressure on President Bashar al-Assad and reach a political settlement that can end government attacks on rebel-held areas.
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