Syria

June 2, 2011

Syria
06:18 GMT

At least 41 people were killed as Syrian forces continued to crush anti-regime protests.

June 1, 2011

Assad
06:25 GMT

Syrian President Bashar Assad issued a general amnesty Tuesday for prisoners who committed political "crimes."

May 31, 2011

Syria
15:09 GMT

Machine-gun fire were heard around the Syrian town of Rastan near the central city of Homs on Tuesday as military operations continued for a third straight day.

May 30, 2011

Syria
12:57 GMT

The death toll in the central Syrian region of Homs rose to 13 Monday.

May 29, 2011

Syria protest
13:38 GMT

Syrian forces backed by tanks attacked two central towns Sunday in a bid curb protests there against President Bashar Assad's regime.

May 27, 2011

Syria
18:12 GMT

At least eight people died during confrontations with Syrian security forces during anti-regime protests across Syria on Friday.

May 24, 2011

Durid Laham: a Face Book page described him as "horn of the regime". He used to act in theater plays that were critical of the regime; while now he supports Al-Assad. Some suspect he doesn't know which side his bread is buttered- that Laham demands reform and supports the regime at the same time.
23:28 GMT

Syrian household soap and film favorite heroes, who tackle social problems on the big screen, are letting the people down in the real world. They are rallying around the Assad regime instead of standing up for their people and fans in revolution.

May 20, 2011

Protest
23:25 GMT

Syrian forces on Friday killed at least 34 people during protests held across the country.

May 19, 2011

Obama
14:17 GMT

The Syrian regime on Thursday condemned the imposition of fresh US sanctions on its president.

May 18, 2011

Assad
11:55 GMT

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said that the crisis faced by his country is nearing the end.

May 17, 2011

Syria protest
12:24 GMT

The Syrian opposition has called for a general strike on Wednesday.

Al-Assad blames Qatar for a "bad" media coverage of the ongoing popular unrest in Syria
07:40 GMT

Syrian President Bashar Assad has reportedly threatened Qatari Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim with the loss of his country’s investment in Syria.

May 16, 2011

Jordan's East Bank flank- the Jordanian contingent of Palestinian refugees wage their raid on the borders. 6 injured by Jordanian police.
14:34 GMT

An attempted rescue operation May 15, 2001 saw Palestinians from all neighbouring borders attempting to 'liberate Palestine' through the weapon of peaceful protest. The Nakba day incidents on Israel's borders showed that the Palestinians have finally entered the fray of the Arab revolutinary Spring. This was a 6 pronged challenge to Israel from multiple borders - Syria, Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, West Bank and Gaza.

May 15, 2011

Nakba day
12:13 GMT

At least four people were killed and dozens of were wounded in a shooting incident on the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Sunday.

May 14, 2011

Syria
12:43 GMT

Syrian forces killed three people and injured several others on Saturday in Tel Kalakh, a town in the Homs region which borders Lebanon.