The explosion was heard across the capital, jolting residents awake, the head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights Rami Abdurrahman said.
At least 43 persons were killed on Saturday when a car bomb struck an area near the northern Syrian city of Aleppo where an evacuation operation was underway.
The Syrian army has killed over 150 rebels during the three-day long military showdown in the eastern part of the capital Damascus, state news agency SANA reported on Wednesday.
At least 25 persons were killed when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-strapped vest in the old Justice Palace building in Damascus on Wednesday, the state news agency reported.
Twin bombs targeting Shiite pilgrims killed 59 people, mostly Iraqis visiting a shrine, in Damascus on Saturday.
Arab media are reporting at least 40 people are dead after twin blasts in a Damascus neighborhood that is home to tombs of religious figures frequented by Shiite pilgrims. There were conflicting reports on what
A seven-year-old girl in southeast Damascus blew up herself on Friday inside a police station, injuring three security officials.
Damascus: Bombings claimed by the Islamic State group in the Syrian cities of Damascus and Homs killed nearly 130 people on Sunday, highlighting the threat posed by the extremists as the country's warring factions fight
Damascus: A mass grave of some 100 bodies was uncovered in Syria's eastern province of Deir al-Zour on Sunday, a media report said.Residents of Mrat town in the eastern countryside of Deir al-Zour uncovered the
Damascus: Insurgents fired two shells at the Russian embassy in the Syrian capital on Tuesday as hundreds of pro-government supporters gathered outside the compound to thank Moscow for its intervention in Syria.An Associated Press reporter
Berlin: The Syrian family asks with wonder why they didn't die like thousands of others like them: killed by bombs in their native Damascus; drowned by the rough waves of the Mediterranean; or suffocated in
Damascus: At least 47 militants were killed in rebel-on-rebel battles in Syria's northern province of Aleppo on Saturday, a monitor group reported.The rebels were killed during battles between an array of militant groups and the
Tartous, Syria: Syrian businessmen start from scratch after their shops and factories were destroyed. Families who lost their homes struggle to rent new dwellings and make ends meet. Along highways stretching through government-controlled areas are
London: A doctor from south London was "killed without any legal justification" in a jail cell in Syria, an inquest jury has said.The jury at the Royal Courts of Justice said Monday, Abbas Khan, a
Damascus: Syria's Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad slammed on Wednesday France's support to the idea of setting up a buffer zone between Turkey and Syria, media reported.Mekdad condemned in the strongest possible terms the stance
United Nations: Russia on Saturday said the fight against terrorists in Syria by US-led coalition should be structured in cooperation with the Syrian government."It goes without saying that the fight against terrorism should rely on
Beirut: Heavy clashes between Syrian troops and rebels trying to break a government siege in the suburbs of Damascus have killed at least 160 fighters over two days, activists said on Sunday.Forces loyal to Syrian