Syria's civil war is increasingly seen as stoking a regional conflict based on religious differences. But don't forget about political motives, analysts say.
After a two year absence, correspondent Reese Erlich looks at the devastation war has caused in the beautiful city of Damascus.
Syria's Justice Minister says the government is making great progress against the rebels, a claim diminished by recent rebel attacks near Damascus. He also say the US is looking for an exit strategy.
From sending aid to Aleppo to re-creating Aleppo in Armenia, Syrian Armenians are trying to keep their community safe and alive in two places at once.
A family’s journey from Armenia to Syria and back again.
Among the many consequences of the Syrian civil war, the collapse of one of the Arab world’s most diverse societies may be the most significant.
The Syrian National Coalition projects a unified front but is devoid of legal agency. Mothers in exile hope for newborns to be certified at birth; students wonder who will validate their exams.
Turkey's Syrian refugees struggle to adapt to their new home.
While the conflict in Syria has deeply divided the Middle East, the refugee crisis it has produced is forcing the opposing sides to work together outside Syria’s borders.
Turkey has been helping more than half a million refugees since the Syrian conflict began two years ago. But how long will Turkey keep its doors open?
So many Syrian refugees have moved into the Turkish city of Gaziantep since the war that locals now call it "Little Aleppo." How long will the hospitality and neighborhood-friendliness last?
At a cost of $75 million, new fortifications stand as physical reminders that peace is not at hand on the Israel-Syria border.