Thousands of Syrian refugees are camping out close to the Israeli border, under the assumption Assad won't attack so close to Israel's domain.
Tensions between local and international actors have led to nonstop violence and more than 500,000 deaths, but there are some signs of rehabilitation.
Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said, "The U.S. government is the cruelest and most merciless system in the world."
The 59th Damascus International Fair opens despite ongoing violence in the outskirts of the Syrian capital. It's the first such event in five years.
Known as 'MBS', the 31-year-old is now next in line to the Saudi throne.
Iran's defense minister was responding to Saudi comments about the "battle" for influence in the Middle East.
Ruslan Galitsky is the 23rd Russian national to be officially confirmed dead in Syria.
Children in Syria have been forced into work and marriage, UNICEF report says.
NGOs say 313 medical facilities have been struck since war broke out in 2011.
The additional U.S. troops will operate in a limited "advise and assist" capacity.
The much criticized "train and equip" program to fight ISIS and Assad is on pause, probably forever.
Western governments should be warned that including Assad will only prolong the conflict.
The hashtag has been used on social media to further highlight the atrocities occurring across the country.
Republican and Democratic U.S. senators called on President Barack Obama on Tuesday to create and enforce humanitarian safe zones in Syria.
The Republican-led House Committee on Homeland Security says it could allow potential terrorists to sneak into the country.
The trainers will work with moderate Syrian opposition forces who will battle Islamic State fighters, the Pentagon said on Friday.