July 18, 2012
Assef Shawkat, the brother in law of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad , was killed this morning in a suicide bombing that targeted the building of the National Security in Damascus
A suicide bombing Wednesday morning hit the building of National Security in Damascus according to the official Syrian television
The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon met Wednesday in Beijing Chinese President Hu Jintao before a Security Council vote on a draft resolution tabled by the Americans and Europeans threatening sanctions against the Syrian regime.
July 17, 2012
The situation in Syria has reached a "critical point", said the UN envoy to Syria, Kofi Annan Tuesday in Moscow, during talks with Russian leader Vladimir Putin.
Helicopters were for the first time in action in Damascus, firing in neighborhoods Monday night and Tuesday, according to NGOs and witnesses.
Syrian rebels announced Monday the launch of an "extensive" operation in Damascus vowing the revolt against the regime would experience a turning point, with heavy fighting in the Syrian capital.
July 16, 2012
The former Egyptian president has spent one month in a military hospital following a heart attack and stroke.
Several family members of Syrian General Rustom Ghazaleh, the security chief in the province of Damascus, fled to Jordan, said the pan-Arab TV channel al-Arabiya
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday announced there is no change in Russia's position regarding the conflict in Syria.
"Unprecedented violent fighting'', according to a Syrian NGO, took place all day Sunday in Damascus between soldiers and rebels.
July 15, 2012
The Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi said Sunday that Tehran was ready to meet with Syrian opposition groups in order to promote dialogue between them and the Syrian government.
The Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad on Sunday denied the claims made by international envoy Kofi Annan that it had used artillery, tanks and helicopters in the town of Tremsa
Cypriot police arrested a Lebanese suspected of plotting an attack against Israeli interests in the Mediterranean island, the Cypriot media reported on Saturday.
A gunman was killed during an assault against a police station while four policemen were injured in a separate attack against their patrol in eastern Saudi Arabia
July 14, 2012
The U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Saturday reaffirmed the strong support of the United States to the democratic transition of Egyp