Syrian regime forces have allegedly targeted hospitals as a weapon of war, and doctors and nurses have fled the fighting. Telemedicine offers a way to guide treatment of patients in intensive care.
The influx of brutal foreign fighters into Syria's war has intensified infighting within the opposition, forcing activists out of the fight entirely.
The dominance of jihadi groups in some rebel-controlled parts of Syria has some there wondering if they've traded one dictator for another.
Syria's most-developed rebel government is struggling for legitimacy because it can't afford to provide public services. Foreign aid is going to fighters, NGOs instead.
Syria's Aleppo Province elected a local council this weekend, replacing an interim local government and taking a step toward restoring some semblance of order to the war-torn province.
Representation on Aleppo's Transitional Revolutionary Council will be determined partially by the number of each community's residents killed in the uprising and the level of destruction there.
In an interview, Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc left open the possibility that Iran might be a culprit in Monday's explosion that killed nine people.
The president, prime minister and party leaders gathered in Gaziantep at a funeral for the victims of the attack that killed nine people on Monday. No group has claimed responsibility, yet.
The Kurdistan Workers Party denied a role in yesterday's car bombing. Amid the regional upheaval, especially in Syria, the Kurds have been a 'major winner,' gaining some autonomy.
By and large Bashar al-Assad's military is holding firm, in part because Alawites – who dominate the officer corps – believe they have little choice but to stick together or face annihilation.