Cartoonist Kevin Kallaugher on how the Assad brothers honor their father
President Obama defended the administration's decision to "ramp up" their support to Syrian rebel forces by, among other things, providing some lethal aid, during a sprawling interview with Charlie Rose that aired late Monday night on PBS.
The Syrian president addressed his country's uprising for the third time
Some are sneaking into Syria, others smuggling cameras across the border
The "Gay Girl in Damascus" outs a construction worker as "Lez Get Real"
Tom MacMaster claims good intentions spiraled "out of control," causing harm to many
Today reportedly marks the regime's first aerial attack
Facing an influx of refugees, Turkey condemns Syria's crackdown as "inhumane"
Journalists are mining the blogger's posts for answers about her identity
The situation deteriorates as a refugee crisis piles on the I.A.E.A. referral
A London woman says someone has been using her photos for a year
The Syrian-American blogger was allegedly abducted on Monday
The Syrian-American blogger writes about homosexuality and the protest movement
State TV claims 120 policemen were killed in an ambush by "armed gangs"
The military accuses Syria of driving the uprising to deflect attention
Protesters document the violence during Friday's protests
Around two-thirds of all Syrian networks went offline early in the morning
How should community guidelines be enforced during the Arab Spring?
Assad's regime is seeking to discredit a story that's rallied protesters
The amnesty will cover "crimes" committed during the uprising
13-year-old Hamza Ali al-Khateeb died in the custody of Syrian authorties; his body was returned to his family with cigarette burns, bullet wounds, and shattered kneecaps
The Al Jazeera correspondent spent three nights in a blood-soaked secret prison
Obama is toughening his stance on Syria ahead of his Middle East speech
The journalist was first detained in Syria, then deported to Tehran
Demonstrations have again erupted across the country after Friday prayers
The country's most powerful businessman gave a controversial interview to the Times
Russia is Syria's ally and a champion of national sovereignty
She may have fled to London, but has vanished from Vogue's web site
Syria says Dorothy Parvaz entered the country illegally with an expired Iranian visa
Kuwait will replace Syria as a candidate
NPR's Andy Carvin tries to discover the origin of an execution video
Iran's support of the Syrian regime is being scrutinized
Parvaz landed in Damascus on Friday and never checked into her hotel
The Sham News Network is collecting citizen videos and issuing news updates
The sanctions will target Bashar al-Assad's relatives and intelligence chief
A thirty-something protester tells his story to The Guardian
Protests erupt as, coincidentally, AP report suggests Syria had a secret nuclear reactor
The ambassador says the whole situation is a "bit embarrassing"
Amateur video has captured demonstrations across the country
Wissam Tarif says his email and Twitter accounts have been hacked
There are reports of continued gunfire in the southern city of Daraa
A Syrian official says troops went into Daraa to root out "extremist terrorist groups"
The human rights activist speaks about his experience during the uprising
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