The largest Islamist rebel force in Syria seized arms depots belonging to the mainstream Western-backed Free Syrian Army on Saturday, activists said, highlighting...
Fighters linked to al-Qaeda have kidnapped and executed a freelance cameraman working in northern Syria.
A two-day wave of aerial bombardments targeting a north Syrian town has killed 50 people.
A US ship will destroy what is known as "priority chemical weapons", the most dangerous of Syria's total arsenal, chemical watchdog says.
Syrian refugee children are paying a cruel price as civil war rips their country apart, the United Nations warns in a report with heart-rending testimony from...
Iran says it will take part in Syrian peace talks, but will not sign up to an agreement that envisages the creation of a transitional government.
At least seven soldiers have been killed in the latest violence in Syria, as four suicide bombs struck regime targets in Qalamoun.
The bomb attack on Lebanon's Iranian embassy could mark a new phase of the Syria crisis in which Assad's allies are targeted, writes Joshua Keating.
Humanitarian workers chronicle Syria's suffering but withhold key details on who is at fault, writes Foreign Policy's Colum Lynch.
At least 31 troops, among them four officers, were killed in a massive bomb attack on an army base near Damascus on Sunday, a monitoring group said.
Turkey has requested an extension of NATO Patriot missiles on its troubled Syrian border.
Former Labor attorney-general Mark Dreyfus warns Australians against involvement in the Syrian conflict.
The Red Cross and Red Crescent aid agencies say humanitarian worker casualties in Syria are not the only threat faced by aid workers.
Ban Ki-moon says severe constraints on access for relief workers in Syria should be eased to allow aid to get to where it's desperately needed.
The United Nations has embarked on a massive vaccination campaign against polio in the Middle East after the disease re-emerged in Syria. But doctors have...
The main Syrian opposition says it would attend peace talks only on condition President Bashar al-Assad transfers power.
In Bab al-Hawa Hospital in northern Syria, what was once an immigration and customs building now serves Syria's wounded, reports Sophie Cousins.
Syrian pro-regime militia forces have retaken a major rebel enclave south of Damascus.
The United States is skeptical about Syria's declaration of its chemical weapons to an international watchdog and is still checking its accuracy, a top US envoy...
Turkey says authorities at the Syrian border have seized a large quantity of chemicals from a convoy trying to illegally enter the country.
Turkey's president has criticise the indifference of the global community to the Syrian conflict, warning it could become the "Mediterranean Afghanistan".
Syria's Foreign Minister Walid Muallem has asked international inspectors to spare a dozen of its chemical weapons factories from the wrecking ball
International inspectors say Syria's entire stock of chemical weapons has been placed under seal.
A Syrian air base has been hit in an Israeli strike targeting a shipment of missiles destined for Hezbollah, media reports say.
The international focus has been on the war in Syria and its refugees, but the impact on host countries, such as Lebanon, also demands attention, writes Anthony...
Assad's Syrian regime has shown a flagrant disregard for international humanitarian law, writes John F. Kerry.
A BBC report has told of thousands of civilians fleeing a suburb of the Syrian capital which has been under siege by government forces for months.
The World Health Organisation says 10 Syrian babies and toddlers have been confirmed to have polio, with concerns the disease could spread.
Jordan is struggling to cope with the 70,000 Syrian refugees fleeing to the country every month and soon the situation will be impossible, says a charity.