DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media says a barrage of mortar shells has hit government-held areas of the northern city of Idlib, killing 14 people.
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Russia's deputy foreign minister has called on the United States and Europe to take "serious" steps to combat terrorism, warning that several Middle Eastern countries are threatened.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia's U.N. ambassador says there is a real prospect of a terrorist state springing up from Syria's second-largest city Aleppo to Iraq's capital Baghdad.
BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is applauding the handing over of Syria's chemical weapons to Western governments as a significant step toward diminishing the threat of chemical warfare in the region.
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A Syrian cabinet minister has warned that the dramatic events in neighboring Iraq threaten to implode the entire Middle East and undermine security in Europe and beyond.
AMSTERDAM (AP) — The organization charged with overseeing the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons program says the last of the country's acknowledged stockpile has been handed over.
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state media and anti-government activists say a cease-fire agreement has been reached in a besieged Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus.
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria's state-run news agency says a powerful car bomb explosion has killed 34 civilians and wounded more than 50 others.
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state-run news agency: Car bombing in central Syria kills 34, wounds more than 50.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In an impassioned appeal for support both at home and abroad, President Barack Obama said Wednesday the credibility of the international community and Congress is on the line in the debate over how to respond to the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria. As Obama made his case overseas, legislators on Capitol Hill debated whether a proposed resolution authorizing military force would shift the momentum after more than two years of Syrian civil war.
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- Syrian President Bashar Assad said Thursday that his country "will defend itself against any aggression," signaling defiance to mounting Western warnings of a possible punitive strike over a suspected poison gas attack blamed on his regime.
In this image taken from video obtained from the Erbin Ciity, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, U.N. investigation team with blue helmets speak with Free Syrian Army fighters in the Damascus countryside of Zamalka, Syria, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013.
Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem speaks during a press conference in Damascus, Syria on Tuesday, August 27, 2013.
BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's embattled president on Wednesday praised Egypt's protests against their leader and said his overthrow by the military means the end of "political Islam."
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Syrian regime, which is seeking to crush a more than two-year revolt against its own rule, is urging Egypt's president to step down in line with his people's wishes.
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state TV and residents say an explosion has shaken a Damascus neighborhood that houses several embassies and a military airport.
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria says Egypt's decision to cut diplomatic ties with his country is "irresponsible," accusing its president of joining a U.S.-Israeli conspiracy to divide the Middle East.
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's Islamist president says he is cutting off diplomatic relations with Syria and has ordered that Damascus Embassy in Cairo to be closed.
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's Islamist president cuts relations with Syria, orders Damascus Embassy in Cairo shut.
BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's state news agency is reporting that government forces have captured a suburb of Damascus near the capital's international airport.
Syrian President Al-Assad with thousands of students at the Syrian University in Damascus, 4 may 2013.
(AP Photo/SANA). This photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows Syrian fire fighters extinguishing burning cars after a car bomb exploded in the capital's western neighborhood of Mazzeh, in Damascus, Syria, Monday, April. 29, 2013.
BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian activist group says gunmen have shot and killed a government official in a Damascus restaurant.
BEIRUT (AP) -- Syrian warplanes struck captured security buildings in Raqqa Tuesday, casting a pall over the northern city a day after euphoric rebels seized much of it and captured the provincial governor, one of the highest-ranking officials to fall into rebel hands, activists said.
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- A car bombing near Syria's ruling party headquarters in Damascus killed 53 people on Thursday, according to state media, while mortar rounds exploded near the army's central command in the city.