Lebanon & Syria
February 1, 2012
Russia last night still opposed sanctions against Syria.
January 31, 2012
The Iraqi government of Nouri al-Maliki has recently allowed the passage of Iranian arms through its territory to Syria in order to support the Syrian regime against its opponents
January 30, 2012
Opposition sources said on Monday that at 35 people were killed in clashes across the country.
A statement by the Syrian Association for the Defense of Human Rights claimed on Sunday that soldiers from the Air Intelligence carried out the death sentence by firing squad against army dissident Hussein Harmoush.
January 29, 2012
Deserters from the Syrian army on Sunday took control on some areas of the province of Homs, according to opposition sources.
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
The Arab League on Saturday decided to suspend its monitoring mission to Syria due to "increasing violence."
January 27, 2012
At least 102 people were killed Friday in clashes across Syria.
January 26, 2012
At least 34 civilians, including ten children, were killed Thursday by security forces in Syria, according to Syrian Observatory of Human Rights
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
At least one person was killed on Wednesday in the military offensive on the city of Hama, according to Syrian Observatory of Human Rights.
During his State of the Union address which was larhely devoted to economic issues, President Obama also touched the Middle East.
January 24, 2012
Syria on Tuesday slammed the decision by the Arab League (AL) Council on the ministerial level regarding Syria to withdraw its monitor mission.
January 23, 2012
The head of the Arab observer mission, General Mohammed al-Dabi, has defended the work of his team in Syria.
Syria on Monday rejected the new "road map" proposed late Sunday by the Foreign Ministers of the Arab League