About 30 security agents showed up just after midnight, breaking down the door to an apartment in the town of Daraya near the Syrian capital of Damascus. They grabbed a 24-year-old university student and drove off. Full story
AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian rebels said they attacked an important military base in the south and checkpoints in the city of Deraa on Thursday, trying to regain ground lost to President Bashar al-Assad's forces near the Jordanian border. Full story
Rebel fighters battled regime troops inside the walls of the sprawling central prison compound in Syria's largest city Wednesday, hours after blowing open the gate with twin car bombs in an attempted jailbreak, activists said. Full story
Aid agencies struggle to cope with the dire humanitarian crisis in Syria, where almost half of the population of 23 million is either dead, homeless, dependent on aid or has fled. NBC News’ Bill Neely reports from capital Damascus.
ITV News has gotten access to one of the most feared buildings in Syria - the headquarters of the Intelligence Agency. Inside, captured rebel fighters - held there for months - said they had been betrayed by the west. They told ITV’s Bill Neely, in Damascus, they had joined the battle against the As
Intense fighting has forced thousands to flee areas near the Syrian capital of Damascus. NBC’s Bill Neely returned to the Yarmouk district where a daily one hour ceasefire gives remaining residents a chance to get food.
Syrian opposition forces got a boost from two nights of Israeli airstrikes against President Assad’s regime, NBC’s Richard Engel reports.
Explosions shook Damascus just before 2 a.m. Sunday, and rebels in Syria said jets struck at least nine locations in close proximity, including a research center. Israel is now bracing for retaliation from the blasts. NBC’s Richard Engel reports.
Smoke billows from a government airstrike on the Ghouda area of Damascus on May 3.
epa03699242 A handout photo made available on 13 May 2013 by the official Syrian Arab News Agency is said to show a Syrian army soldier speaking to an unidentified journalist at his position in the Jarba area in rural Damascus, Syria. According to media reports the Syrian army controls the Jarba ar
Free Syrian Army fighters carry their weapons while walking down a debris-filled street in the al-Ziyabiya area in Damascus on May 5.
epa03699245 A handout photo made available on 13 May 2013 by the official Syrian Arab News Agency is said to show Syrian army soldiers taking position in the Jarba area in rural Damascus, Syria. According to media reports the Syrian army controls the Jarba area and continues the process of clearing