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The entire northern expanse of the country has been under rebel control since the 22 March coup
The rebels have scored significant gains in recent weeks and hold swathes of territory in the north
US denies it is trying to control Syria’s next leadership
Tensions escalated when tribal militia aligned to the government became involved, along with anti-regime rebels
On the ground, rebel fighters and commanders say they have no problem fighting alongside such groups as the Al-Nusra Front
Tuesday’s clashes near Damascus spread into the Yarmuk Palestinian camp, home to 148,500 people, after breaking out in a neighbouring district
Fires and explosions rang out from Wadi Deif base in Maaret al-Numan
Wissam al-Hassan was accused of aiding rebels fighting Al-Assad’s regime
Syria (AFP) — Syrian fighter jets blasted the rebel-held town of Maaret al-Numan on Thursday, killing at least 49 people including 23 children, rescuers said. UN peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi pressed for a truce during a key Muslim holiday later this month, while the UN’s human rights chief appealed to the Security Council for unity …
HRW reported increased use of cluster bombs in the past week, notably in the Maaret al-Numan area.
The rebel Free Syrian Army claimed the downing of a MiG jet west of Aleppo.
Nationwide at least 198 people were killed across Syria on Wednesday, adding to more than 32,000 who have died since the start of the uprising in March 2011
Syrian army launched an offensive pre-dawn assault on Daraa, says SOHR
International community’s attempts to resolve conflict
Ceasefire and autonomy promised by government could end nearly 40 year old conflict that left hundreds of thousands dead or displaced.
“The humanitarian problem sparked by the conflict is our biggest crisis”, says the UNHCR spokesman
Army says attack on Islamic preachers a mistake, Islamists vow to take revenge
The two sides fight on many fronts while their spokesmen give conflicting statements
The PKK killed the 10 Turkish troops amid clashes in Sirnak provice
Kurdish forces draw attention amidst a military offensive
Kuridstan workers party kidnapped three off-duty Turkish soldiers, says Diayrbakir governor
State TV shows bodies of two men said to be fighters from Egypt
As the battle for the capital is underway Syria’s Kurds have emerged as the factor that tipped the scales