November 11, 2012 The shots — the first that Israel has fired at Syria since the 1973 Yom Kippur War — come just days after a Syrian mortar shell hit a target inside the Israel-occupied Golan Heights. Israel noted the Syrian firing was part of that country's civil war. Separately, Israel also said it was ready to respond to a barrage of rocket fire from Gaza.
November 5, 2012 The heavy fighting included car bombs, airstrikes and shelling in several cities.
November 2, 2012 Amnesty International and U.N. officials say the apparent executions may have been war crimes. They're appealing to the Assad regime and its opponents to respect the human rights of prisoners.
October 30, 2012 Syrian government jets bomb Damascus suburbs and other towns to root out rebels, while Qatari prime minister delivers blistering criticism of Syrian leader Assad.
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.