Fear of the jihadist group is causing unlikely alliances, including a possible US-Iran relationship.
Warplanes, high security and fear characterized an election in Syria that many observers -- and voters -- called a sham.
In what is widely viewed as a sham election, Syria's Assad faces two opponents after four years of civil war.
Women in Arab countries typically have few protections against sexual abuse; for Syrian refugees in Lebanon, it's worse.
June 3 is election day, but everybody in Syria already knows who will win. The question is, How much more war can they take?
On Earth Day, the focus is on the planet's health. Nowhere is that more evident than on the ground in the Arctic.
A young woman in Syria tries to find love the traditional way. But with a civil war going on, marriage is another casualty of the conflict.
In Syria's capital, merchants caught between rebels and the regime try to do business as usual. Amid the civil war, that's not working.
After three years of civil war, many Syrians find that mindless cell-phone games provide much-needed distraction.
The siege of Homs has led to a ceasefire and evacuation, and those fighting on opposite sides have found themselves next to the enemy.
Schoolchildren across the Arab world learn rules that make little sense, and this disconnect from reality turns into political conflicts later.
The Syrian president appears to be winning, even as photos surface of thousands of Syrian corpses.
During the Lebanese civil war of the 1970s, Rasha Elass escaped to Syria in her family's hired taxi. Now she ponders a grim future there.
In some parts of Damascus, people have begun fearing government soldiers and supporters, who just take things with impunity.
Pressure Cooker, a Syrian rock band in Beirut, taps themes common to youths across the Arab world.
When you are a Syrian fleeing the war, life in the country next door isn't easy. And sometimes it's violent, bizarre, and with a happy ending.
Rasha Elass writes a first-person account of what it’s like to be a woman covering the Syrian civil war.
As the U.S. contemplated a military strike against Syria, then opted for a diplomatic solution, this is what things looked like inside Damascus.
In one Damascus district, rebels have taken over apartment buildings to dig a network of underground tunnels for fighting regime troops.
After Obama assured the world America would wait for diplomacy before hitting Syria, Damascenes celebrated, but the sadness of war lurked.