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Syrian war swirls around Lebanese border town
The town of Arsal risks being caught in the vortex of the civil war raging across the border.
Last updated: 24 Nov 2013 11:52 GMT
Fierce Syria clashes spark exodus to Lebanon
Fighting in strategic Qalamoun area forces thousands to brave harsh weather and flee across border into Lebanon.
Last updated: 17 Nov 2013 14:39 GMT
Syrian troops make further gains in Damascus
Regime forces capture the town of Hejeira in the capital's suburbs and continue to advance in northern city of Aleppo.
Last updated: 13 Nov 2013 20:03 GMT
Assad: Foreign powers must end rebel support
Syrian president tells UN-Arab envoy that peace talks can only take place when foreign states withdraw assistance.
Last updated: 31 Oct 2013 07:16 GMT
S Arabia pushes UN resolution on Syria abuse
Kingdom draws up UN resolution to condemn human rights violations as well as the presence of foreign fighters in Syria.
Last updated: 31 Oct 2013 06:55 GMT
Brahimi meets Assad in Damascus
UN-Arab League envoy holds talks with Syrian president in effort to build support for faltering proposed peace talks.
Last updated: 30 Oct 2013 20:32 GMT
Saudi withdrawal stuns UN Security Council
Kingdom denounces "double standards" and says council ineffective on Syria, just hours after being chosen to join.
Last updated: 19 Oct 2013 04:07 GMT
Scores die as rebel factions fight in Aleppo
At least 44 fighters killed in three-day battle between rival factions despite al-Qaeda chief urging groups to unite.
Last updated: 13 Oct 2013 09:00 GMT
Syrian rebels capture border post near Jordan
Control of Ramtha crossing changes hands after days of fighting that has left 26 soldiers and several rebels dead.
Last updated: 28 Sep 2013 17:32 GMT
Lebanon's Hezbollah under pressure at home
Shia group pays heavy price for its involvement in Syria where it is fighting alongside Assad's forces.
Last updated: 26 Sep 2013 19:17 GMT
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