Syria

August 2, 2011

Hama
11:48 GMT

Syrian soldiers advanced in the central city of Hama on Tuesday, taking up new positions in a residential area a day after security forces killed 24 people throughout the country.

August 1, 2011

Syria protest
14:26 GMT

Syrian tanks shelled the city of Hama for the second day on Monday, killing at least four civilians, residents said.

Assad
10:06 GMT

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad addressed the armed forces in a speech published in the People's Army magazine on Sunday .

July 31, 2011

Syria protest
16:50 GMT

At least 136 people were killed on Sunday, among them 100 in the city of Hama, when the Syrian military stormed several cities across the country, human rights activists said.

Syria protests
07:19 GMT

Syrian forces killed at least 95 people and injured dozens in a massive tank assault on the city of Hama to crush anti-regime protests, locals said. All in all 121 people were reported dead across the country.

July 30, 2011

Syria
08:12 GMT

At least 23 people were killed Friday during clashes across Syria, activists said.

July 27, 2011

Ramadan is upon us. It is the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar. This year is set to have the longest fasting day 
of the fasting month in 26 years, according to experts. That is, 16 hours and 1 minute in Jordan. 
Also set for the hottest month of this summer with soaring temperatures.
11:02 GMT

As the Muslim world welcomes Ramadan 2011, set to start early next week, we wait with baited breath to see if the world will witness a time of peace and thanksgiving in the Middle East or an escalation in the unrest.

Syria
10:49 GMT

At least four people were killed in further clashes in Syria. Overnight "heavy gunfire" was heard in Homs.

July 26, 2011

Syria
08:45 GMT

Demonstrations were held overnight in a number of Syrian cities and towns as Syrians continue to demand the ouster of the regime.

The 5,600 km pipeline will convey gas produced in Iran to Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, and the Mediterranean Sea before reaching Europe
07:30 GMT

Oil ministers of Iran, Iraq and Syria have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the construction of a shared gas pipeline.

July 25, 2011

Syria
09:31 GMT

The Syrian government has adopted a draft law allowing multipartism. The law was adopted by the government late Sunday night.

July 24, 2011

Syria
16:51 GMT

Activists said Syrian security forces have stormed a northwestern village and made sweeping arrests.

Syrian Vice President, Farouk al-Sharaa, released the government’s dirty laundry by accusing former Prime Minister, Mohammad Naji al-Otari, of manipulating the economic growth rates
07:49 GMT

The situation in Syria has worsened to the extent that senior figures in the government are exchanging accusations over economic growth figures.

July 23, 2011

President Assad of Syria
08:33 GMT

Two blasts were heard overnight from inside the Syrian Military Academy in the city of Homs.

July 22, 2011

Syria
16:49 GMT

Syrian forces killed at least 11 people as over 1 million demanded the ouster of President Bashar al-Assad's regime on Friday.