October 25, 2012 A message has appeared on the website of Syria's SANA news agency saying that the country's armed forces will halt military operations for four days, starting Friday. But the regime has some conditions and rebels doubt the military will honor its pledge.
October 24, 2012 But other ceasefire deals have quickly fallen apart, and it isn't clear that the Syrian regime has signed on to this latest effort. If there is a truce, it is supposed to last through the four-day Eid al-Adha holiday.
October 19, 2012 At least eight people are dead and 78 are wounded, state news media report, while victims scramble to get out of the debris. The attack, possibly a car bomb, happened on a street where a group that opposes Syrian President Bashar Assad has offices.
October 5, 2012 Turkey's prime minister said Syria shouldn't "dare to test Turkey's patience."
October 2, 2012 Syria gave the Hamas leader shelter for years. Now Syria has denounced him in withering terms, a sign of the changing alliances in the Middle East.
September 25, 2012 Thousands have been killed and many more have been tortured, traumatized and forced to flee their homes, Save the Children says.
September 24, 2012 Lakhdar Brahimi made the comments as the Syrian government unleashed another attack on Aleppo.
September 12, 2012 A Syrian documentary film producer whose arrest two weeks ago prompted concerns for his safety and a letter of support from the Toronto International Film Festival is now free, according to reports. Orwa Nyrabia disappeared after heading to the airport in Damascus on Aug. 23.
September 6, 2012 One-year-old Hassan was discovered in the rubble of an apartment building in Aleppo, Syria, giving his rescuers a moment of hope on a sad day. His parents and other family members were killed by the helicopter strike.
August 30, 2012 The criticism from the meeting's most prominent member put Iran in an uncomfortable position.
August 20, 2012 Abdel Razaq Tlas says there's a "smear campaign" being waged against him, including a video involving Skype sex.
August 20, 2012 Near the Turkish town of Kilis, it's now possible for a reporter to cross into Syria. On Sunday night, NPR's Deborah Amos visited a Free Syrian stronghold where families who have fled fighting were celebrating the end of Ramadan.
August 17, 2012 Lakhdar Brahimi, a former Algerian foreign minister and longtime U.N. troubleshooter, will try to broker a peace between the Assad regime and its opponents.
August 13, 2012 Danny al-Baaj said he could no longer help his people, so he had to move on and join the opposition.