BEIRUT, Lebanon – President Bashar al-Assad of Syria said on Wednesday that his government’s battle against opposition forces would need “time” and that a proposal floated by Syria’s opponents to create buffer zones inside the country was unrealistic.
BEIRUT , Lebanon – Syrian rebels claimed on Wednesday they had destroyed five helicopters at a military airport between the northern cities of Aleppo and Idlib, after a watchdog reported fierce clashes there
BEIRUT, Lebanon – Syria’s rebels on Tuesday claimed that they had seized from the regime’s arsenal 10 missiles in the eastern belt of Damascus province, amid a marked escalation of violence in the area.
TAL RIFAAT, Syria — As the midsummer sun blazed over this partially deserted Syrian city one recent afternoon, two young men appeared in a pickup truck in an alley near several auto repair workshops. Protruding from the truck’s bed was a steel pipe about 3 feet long and 2½ inches wide, resting on a simple […]