As the Syrian government continues its siege of its own communities, more Syrian soldiers are choosing to desert the Army and head for the only place they feel safe: in Lebanon. From there, some are joining the Free Syrian Army, a shadowy group that tries to protect Syrian protesters.
Protesters across Syria say Arab League officials are being shown false signs of peace in the country and that as soon as the monitors leave, violence will resume.
The Shaam News Network, run mostly by Syrians living in America, is providing tools and funding to help Syrians get photos, videos and news of the protest out of heavily controlled Syria and into the wider world.
With violence in Syria preventing American officials from entering the country to interview Iraqi refugees, many are stuck in Syria with no way to join their families in the United States.
Syrian loyalists attacked embassies in Damascus over the weekend — retribution for those countries supporting an Arab League decision to suspend Syria over its violence against protesting citizens.
The Arab League and the government of Syria reached an agreement Thursday to end the bloody crackdown in that country — part of the Arab Spring protests.
After a violent crackdown against Arab Spring protesters in Syria, the government is using its hospitals to find and isolate dissidents. To get the treatment they need, they're having to go to independent, underground, make-shift hospitals.
Accusations are emerging that Syrian Special Forces were ordered to kill any soldiers who refused to shoot civilians, but information about the conflict in Syria remains murky.
Attorney General of Hama resigns, detailing horrific atrocities committed by the Assad government in an internet video.
US and European sanctions on Syria putting the hurt on an economy already reeling from instability and uncertainty.