As both sides in Syria’s bloody civil war claimed advances, one high-ranking member of President Bashar al-Assad’s regime expressed confidence in ultimate victory.
CNN’s Frederik Pleitgen reports on the supply shortages in Damascus as the civil war drags on.
CNN’s Frederik Pleitgen reports on a mostly Christian town in Syria that is standing firmly behind President Assad.
Ongoing fighting in Syria has forced many to flee their homes in the capital city. Frederik Pleitgen reports.
One year, 365 days and an endless number of seconds, transformed my life 360 degrees, made it go from color to black-and-white, turned laughter into tears.
CNN EXCLUSIVE: Syrian rebels say Mannagh airbase is the last piece of government-controlled territory between Turkey and Syria’s largest city, Aleppo. “Once it has been captured, the north will be liberated,” says one rebel commander.
Rebels, government forces and civilians give conflicting accounts of violent attacks in Syria.
Inside Syria, residents of cities pummeled by warfare take drastic measures to keep warm — and alive — as brutal winter weather spans the Middle East, choking off basic supplies such as electricity, bread and water.
It is a sight almost as surreal as it is disturbing: three boys, on the cusp of being teenagers, digging furiously with their hands and sticks. It is in some ways playtime, but there is little innocence left in this refugee camp sandwiched between Syria’s north and an unwelcoming Turkish border.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad stood firm Sunday against global calls for him to step down, insisting that his vision should be the foundation of any future solution to the country’s crisis.