January 29, 2012

14:59 GMT

Deserters from the Syrian army on Sunday took control on some areas of the province of Homs, according to opposition sources.

09:26 GMT

Syrian security forces killed in recent days at least 33 people in the town of Rankous, about 30 miles from the Syrian capital of Damascus, reports said Sunday.

January 28, 2012

13:56 GMT

The Arab League on Saturday decided to suspend its monitoring mission to Syria due to "increasing violence."

January 27, 2012

15:06 GMT

At least 102 people were killed Friday in clashes across Syria.

January 26, 2012

19:40 GMT

At least 34 civilians, including ten children, were killed Thursday by security forces in Syria, according to Syrian Observatory of Human Rights

07:36 GMT

The head of the Syrian branch of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Abdulrazak Jbero was shot in the city Idlib.

January 25, 2012

16:15 GMT

At least one person was killed on Wednesday in the military offensive on the city of Hama, according to Syrian Observatory of Human Rights.

06:42 GMT

During his State of the Union address which was larhely devoted to economic issues, President Obama also touched the Middle East.

January 24, 2012

14:48 GMT

Syria on Tuesday slammed the decision by the Arab League (AL) Council on the ministerial level regarding Syria to withdraw its monitor mission.

Syria protest
11:20 GMT

The Arabs intensified their pressure Tuesday on the Syrian regime, with a request to the UN to support their plan to end the rule of President Bashar al-Assad.

January 23, 2012

13:47 GMT

The head of the Arab observer mission, General Mohammed al-Dabi, has defended the work of his team in Syria.

07:12 GMT

Syria on Monday rejected the new "road map" proposed late Sunday by the Foreign Ministers of the Arab League

January 22, 2012

20:07 GMT

Saudi Arabia on Sunday declared it does not want to continue to participate in the Arab observer mission in Syria.

Syria army
07:40 GMT

At least 96 people were killed on Saturday during violent clashes between insurgents and government forces in Syria.

January 20, 2012

17:38 GMT

The Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, the leading Sunni institution in the Muslim world, on Friday called on Arab leaders to take action to stop the violence in Syria