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Syria says it won't give up power in peace talks

DAMASCUS, Syria - The Syrian government said Wednesday...Foreign Minister Faisal Mikdad, speaking in Damascus Wednesday, said "the Syrian people alone...rebel-held suburbs on the southern fringe of Damascus and two towns outside the northern city...
Syrian children return to school amid war

DAMASCUS - Facing extraordinary challenges, millions...or sheltering displaced families.In Damascus, the Syrian capital, a frequent the upscale Mazzeh neighborhood of Damascus, children and parents greeted the start...
President Assad says Syria able to face Israel

...the strikes near the Syrian capital of Damascus.Assad spoke after a meeting with Iranian...Salehi, who paid an unexpected visit to Damascus.Iran, one of Syria's closest Amman, Jordan, and Albert Aji in Damascus, Syria, contributed to this report...
Hezbollah: Syria to supply weapons to militia" weapons to Hezbollah, the chief of the Lebanese militia said Thursday, just days after Israeli airstrikes on Damascus targeted what Israel said were shipments of advanced Iranian weapons possibly bound for the group.Any attempts to ship advanced...
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Turkey fortifies its border; bomb blast in Damascus

...the region.A bomb exploded in central Damascus near a busy market and the country's...military intelligence compound south of Damascus, killing 55 people. It was Syria's...Bassem Mroue in Beirut, Albert Aji in Damascus, Syria, Mansur Mirovalev in Moscow...
Hezbollah commander killed outside home

...came in 2008 when Imad Mughniyeh, a top Hezbollah military commander, was killed by a bomb that ripped through his car in Damascus. Hezbollah and its primary patron, Iran, have blamed Israel's Mossad for the killing.___Associated Press writer Tia...
Egypt leader in Iran: World must back Syria rebels

...Bashar Assad and suggested that Tehran could risk a deepening confrontation with regional powers over the fate of the regime in Damascus.The stinging comments by President Mohammed Morsi - making his first visit to Iran by an Egyptian leader since the 1979 Islamic...
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Syria gives positive response to Arab request

DAMASCUS, Syria - Syria has "responded positively...cancel recent decisions taken against Damascus, including economic sanctions and suspending...League chief Nabil Elaraby swiftly rebuffed Damascus' demand, telling reporters in Cairo...
Fear and loathing in Syria

...seen frequenting the bars and cafes of Damascus's Old City. But for the average Syrian...particularly relevant in a city like Damascus, where there seems to be a secret policeman...Green, who lived and studied in Damascus, writes for The Institute for War...
Latest platform for Syria's president: Instagram

...He is seen working in his office in Damascus, an Apple computer and iPad on his desk...visiting the ancient Omayyad Mosque in Damascus in February. "Go to hell," says's heartland and around the capital, Damascus, seat of his power, pushing the opposition...


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