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Israel says Syria's Assad preparing to use chemical weapons

Mar 14, 2013

Israel says Syria's Assad preparing to use chemical weapons

Maj Gen Aviv Kochavi told a security conference in the coastal town of Herzliya that Assad is stepping up his offensive against rebels trying to oust him. #Syria #NewsTracker #Israel #Chemical weapons #President Bashar al-Assad
Fighting continues in Syria despite Assad's peace speech

Jan 07, 2013

Fighting continues in Syria despite Assad's peace speech

Hours after Assad addressed cheering loyalists at the Damascus Opera House on Sunday in his first public speech in months, clashes erupted near the road to the city's international airport, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. #Syria #NewsTracker #Damascus #Iran #President Bashar al-Assad #Syria civil war
Syrian rebels take third border crossing to Turkey

Sep 19, 2012

Syrian rebels take third border crossing to Turkey

Syrian rebels seized control of a third border crossing with Turkey on Wednesday after battling with forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad, consolidating their grip on a border zone that until now had remained under Assad's control. #NewsTracker #Turkey #Syrian rebels #President Bashar al-Assad

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Syrian rebels take third border crossing to Turkey

Sep 11, 2014

Prospect of U.S. Attacks Electrifies Syrians

There was intense debate on Thursday over whether airstrikes on ISIS would help or harm President Bashar al-Assad, his armed Syrian opponents and war-weary civilians... #Bashar al-Assad #Syria
Syrian rebels take third border crossing to Turkey

Sep 10, 2014

Battlefield reversals put pressure on Syria's Assad

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who four months ago seemed on the verge of defeating rebel forces, is now mired in defensive battles on several fronts, complicating efforts to fight the Islamic State militant group... #Syria #Bashar al-Assad
Syrian rebels take third border crossing to Turkey

Sep 10, 2014

Combat Reversals Pressure Syria's Assad

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who four months ago seemed on the verge of defeating rebel forces, is now mired in defensive battles on several fronts... #Syria #Bashar al-Assad