Lebanon & Syria
March 3, 2012
Syrian troops continued Saturday to bomb the city of Homs where the authorities continued to block a convoy of humanitarian aid from the International Red Cross.
March 2, 2012
The Syrian army fired Friday on thousands of people who took to the streets in Syria calling to arm the free Syrian Army after the fall of the rebel stronghold of Baba Amr in Homs.
March 1, 2012
The Syrian army took control Thursday of the district of Baba Amr in Homs after nearly two days of fighting against the rebels.
February 25, 2012
Negotiations resumed between Syrian authorities and opponents to agree to the evacuation of wounded in the Baba Amr district of Homs, where the bombing of the army entered its fourth week Saturday.
February 24, 2012
The President of Tunisia Moncef Marzouki has proposed to the Syrian President to go to Russia with his family into exile, in a speech at the first meeting of the Friends of Syria
Bashar al-Assad is not ready to resign and believes he enjoys strong support in Syria, said a Russian deputy on Friday who met with the Syrian presidentearlier this week in Damascus.
February 21, 2012
The Red Cross has called for a daily two-hour ceasefire in Homs in order to supply the needs of the civilians.
At least 21 people were killed Tuesday in Syria, including 19 by bombings in Homs' neighborhood of Bab Amr, where further troop reinforcements were dispatched
February 20, 2012
Two warships that Iran sent last week to the Mediterranean, arrived in the Syrian port of Tartus for a mission of "training" with the Syrian navy
Confessions made by Turkish officers arrested in Syria last week reveal that Tel Aviv is involved in the insurgency led by "armed gangs" in the country to overthrow the regime of Bashar Assad
February 18, 2012
The Chinese envoy to Syria on Saturday called on the regime, opposition and rebels to "immediately stop the violence" in the wake of unprecedented demonstrations in Damascus.
February 17, 2012
The UN General Assembly on Thursday approved by a large majority a resolution condemning repression in Syria despite opposition from China and Russia.
February 16, 2012
Russia will not support the draft resolution on Syria that will be voted by the UN General Assembly Thursday, if it is "unfair" in its current form.
Currently, the diplomatic efforts regarding the growing crisis in Syria focus on the development of the idea of Arab – U.N. force
February 15, 2012
Violence continues unabated in Syria.