Syria

February 9, 2012

Syria
11:33 GMT

At least 39 people were killed Thursday in the city of Homs in the fourth day of the massive attack by the Syrian regime forces

Homs
07:41 GMT

The U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday that the head of the Arab League, Nabil Al-Arabi, had asked him Tuesday for UN cooperation to a new observer mission to Syria.

February 8, 2012

Syria
14:39 GMT

Syrian regime forces tightened the noose around the rebel city of Homs, determined to crush the resistance, activists said Wednesday.

Syria
07:32 GMT

Bombardment of the Syrian city of Homs by government forces killed at least 52 civilians overnight, activists in the city and opposition sources said on Wednesday.

February 7, 2012

Assad and Saudi King in better days
16:08 GMT

The Gulf monarchies announced Tuesday they had decided to expel the Syrian ambassadors from their countries and to withdraw their envoys to Damascus

Assad and Russian FM
12:46 GMT

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday told Syrian President Bashar al-Assad that he knows what he should do to ensure peace in his country.

Syria
07:18 GMT

At least 128 civilians were killed Monday in Syria, mostly in the bombing of the city of Homs and its province, reported the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

February 6, 2012

Syria
21:08 GMT

The Syrian army on Monday launched a new assault on Homs, killing 42 people and wounding dozens, according to activists .

Syrian victim
11:50 GMT

According to opposition sources, during massive attacks by the Syrian army on Monday at least 50 people were killed.

Assad
06:56 GMT

Syrian opposition sources conveyed that forces loyal to the regime of President Bashar al-Assad pounded the city of Homs

February 5, 2012

Salehi
10:47 GMT

Iran's Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi has assured that any foreign military intervention in Syria would lead to the "explosion" of the entire region.

Syria
07:31 GMT

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov tries to explain Russia's veto against the Arab - Western UN Security Council resolution on Syria.

February 4, 2012

Syria
17:59 GMT

Russia and China on Saturday vetoed a Western-Arab U.N. Security Council resolution backing an Arab League plan for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down.

Syria
14:23 GMT

At least 15 civilians were killed and 30 wounded Saturday by gunfire from security forces during a funeral in the town of Daraya near Damascus, said the Syrian Observatory of Human Rights

Syria
06:22 GMT

At least 337 people were killed in shelling by Syrian forces in the city of Homs, activists said on Saturday.