A massive bomb blast claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least 44 people and wounded dozens on Wednesday in the Kurdish-majority Syrian city of Qamishli.
It was the largest and deadliest attack to hit the city since the beginning of Syria's conflict in March 2011.Full Story
Syrian government forces on Tuesday seized a rebel-held neighborhood on the northwest outskirts of Aleppo, tightening their siege of the opposition-held parts of the city, a monitor said.Full Story
The U.N.'s Syria envoy voiced hope Tuesday that peace talks could restart next month, as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said there had been "progress" in efforts to salvage an urgently-needed ceasefire.Full Story
The Syrian regime announced Sunday that it is "ready to continue the Syrian-Syrian dialogue without any preconditions, in the hopes that this dialogue will lead to a comprehensive solution."Full Story
Air raids have hit four makeshift hospitals in Syria's battered Aleppo city, doctors said Sunday, jeopardizing medical care for more than 200,000 desperate civilians in rebel-held areas.
The bombardment since Saturday has worsened the plight of residents of besieged eastern neighborhoods of Syria's second city, where food and medical supplies are becoming increasingly scarce.Full Story
Nearly 40 Syrian soldiers and pro-regime fighters were killed when rebels blew up a tunnel under a government position in Aleppo city, a monitor said Friday.Full Story
At least 43 civilians, including 11 children, were killed in bombardment of several rebel-held areas across Syria on Thursday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said.Full Story
Air raids on rebel-held districts of Syria's battleground second city of Aleppo killed 18 civilians on Saturday, a monitor said.
"Eleven civilians, including four children, were killed by air raids after midnight in the Bab al-Nasr area of Old Aleppo, and seven others, including a baby, were killed in Fardous neighborhood," the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.Full Story
When the farmers of Syria's Tartus province went off to war, their famed tomato vines were left to wither.Full Story
Syria's army has extended a nationwide truce for another three days, but continued Tuesday to press its campaign against rebels in the battered northern city of Aleppo.Full Story