Assad: Syrian Gov't Receiving General Messages From US Military About Airstrikes Targeting ISISSyria's President Bashar Assad said in comments published Tuesday that his government has been receiving general messages from the American military about airstrikes targeting the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) inside Syria but that there is no direct cooperation.
Arab League Agrees To Take Urgent Measures To Combat ISISThe Arab League agreed Monday to take urgent measures to combat extremists like the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria as one of its suicide bombers killed 16 people at a meeting of Sunni tribal fighters and security troops in Iraq.
Assad's Forces Carrying Out Dozens Of Airstrikes Against ISIS In SyriaAs the U.S. military strikes ISIS militants in Iraq, Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces have significantly stepped up their own campaign against militant strongholds in Syria, carrying out dozens of airstrikes against the group's headquarters in the past two days.
Kerry: Syrian Presidential Election A 'Farce'The U.S. and other nations supporting the Syrian opposition agree that President Bashar Assad's planned presidential election is a "farce" and are prepared to redouble efforts to support the Syrian opposition, Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday.
Syrian Rebels Level Historic Hotel In AleppoThe luxury hotel in the historic heart of Aleppo was being used as a base by Syrian government forces.
Kerry: Syria's Assad A 'One-Man Super-Magnet For Terrorism'U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is ramping up criticism of Syrian President Bashar Assad, calling him a "one-man super-magnet for terrorism" who could be responsible for the disintegration of Syria.
500 Reported Killed In Rebel Infighting In SyriaRebel-on-rebel clashes have overshadowed the fight against president Bashar Assad.
Assad Invokes 9/11: 'You're Going To Pay The Price If You're Not Wise Dealing With Terrorists'Syrian President Bashar Assad warned the United States that it could face “repercussions” if a military strike is launched.
Anti-Syria Protesters Picket Outside White House Chanting "They say more war; we say no war," speakers say Saturday's picket line marks a line Congress should not cross as it prepares to vote on the issue.
France: Assad Could Strike Again If No One ActsFrance's prime minister says there's no doubt that the Syrian government carried out a deadly chemical attack against civilians — and that a failure to react would allow President Bashar Assad to launch a similar attack again.
McCain Doesn't Support Senate Resolution to Authorize Military Force Against SyriaSen. John McCain says he doesn't support the latest Senate resolution to authorize military force against Syria.
Some Syrian-Americans Aren't Convinced Assad Regime Responsible For Chemical Weapons AttackSome eastern Pennsylvania residents of Syrian descent say they aren't convinced that the government was responsible for what authorities believe to have been a chemical weapons attack and object to the idea of U.S. military action in their homeland.
Syrian Official: Obama Administration's Claims Assad Regime Carried Out Chemical Attack 'Completely Wrong'A top Syrian official is calling on the Obama administration to “produce the evidence” that the regime of President Bashar Assad used chemical weapons against its own people.
Kerry: 'Undeniable' Syrian Regime Used Chemical Weapons Against Own PeopleSecretary of State John Kerry said Monday that it is "undeniable" that the Syrian government used chemical weapons against its own people last week.
Russia: No Proof Syrian Government Behind Chemical Weapons AttackWestern nations that are calling for military action against Syria have no proof the Syrian government is behind the alleged chemical weapons attack, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday.