Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov wants the Assad government to be part of a coalition to fight ISIS.
Bashar Assad’s release of three political prisoners and a U.S.-Russia agreement offer a glimmer of hope.
The insurgents are trying to drive into the Sahl al-Ghab plain, the heartland of Assad's Alawite sect.
Smuggled out of Syria, the photos are being used to raise awareness of atrocities and push for civilian protections.
Unable to persuade more Alawites to fight for him, Assad depends upon Iranian troops to stay in power.
The hashtag has been used on social media to further highlight the atrocities occurring across the country.
"I have never seen a more obscene way to kill children."
18-year-old Thomas van Linge’s maps show the changing faces of Iraq and Syria.
The first rebel brigade supported by the U.S., Hazzm, was crushed by Nusra.
The Syrian president also claims to be open to dialogue with the United States.
State Department and White House officials sought to clarify Kerry’s remarks.
"It is clear that for us Bashar al-Assad cannot be included within this framework."
“When something like this is happening on this scale, we have to do something about it.”
Experts warn of divisions between Washington, Ankara and the Syrian opposition.
The lawyers, who documented abuses in Syria, are being held by opposing sides in the country's ongoing conflict.
Tarek Alghorani spent seven years in jail for mocking Assad’s regime. Now living in Tunisia, his new target is ISIS.
Syrian actor urges President Bashar al-Assad to spend two minutes in the snow.
The Syrian president also told the Paris Match magazine he would remain in power
Rebel groups in the south of Syria have been described by Western officials as the best organised mainstream opposition, and the last hope for a revolution against Assad and the jihadists
The Turkish prime minister Davutoglu accuses Syrian forces of committing massacres in and around Aleppo and worries that this could lead to a major refugee crisis in Turkey
Iran accuses Turkey of prolonging the 3-year conflict in Syria by insisting on the overthrow of President Assad and supporting terrorist groups in Syria