Syria

July 10, 2011

Syria protest
09:14 GMT

Syria opened a "national dialogue" on Sunday that it has described as an important step towards reform .

July 8, 2011

Hama
18:14 GMT

Syrian security forces opened fire on anti-regime protests on Friday.

July 7, 2011

Syria
14:00 GMT

Some 100 families have fled Syria's central city of Hama fearing a military crackdown on protests against the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.

Syrian assets were frozen as part of Swiss sanctions imposed on the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and 22 other officials
08:48 GMT

The Swiss government has announced that it has frozen 27 million Swiss francs ($31.8 million dollars) belonging to senior officials in the Syrian regime.

July 6, 2011

Syrian forces
15:03 GMT

Opposition activists said Wednesday that the death toll from violence in the central city of Hama increased to at least 22 after Syrian security forces opened fire on civilians.

Syria
07:10 GMT

Syrian security forces may have committed crimes against humanity when they confronted protesters in the town of Tel Kelakh in May.

July 5, 2011

Syria protest
16:11 GMT

At least six people were shot dead on Tuesday in the city of Hama. Some 30 others were wounded during clashes with the Syrian security forces.

July 4, 2011

Syria protest
12:52 GMT

Syrian forces began raiding homes and arresting tens of activists on the outskirts of Hama, Syria, at dawn on Monday, opposition activists said Monday.

July 3, 2011

Syria
13:32 GMT

Syrian tanks have deployed at the entrances to the city of Hama, locals said on Sunday.

July 2, 2011

Assad
16:17 GMT

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad issued on Saturday sacked Dr. Ahmad Khaled Abdul-Aziz from his post as governor of Hama.

July 1, 2011

Syria
20:18 GMT

Syrian security forces killed at least 24 civilians, including a mother and her daughter, on Friday,during massive protests across Syria.

June 30, 2011

Syria protests
19:10 GMT

Syria's second city Aleppo on Thursday saw the first significant anti-regime protests.

Syria
09:39 GMT

The civilian death toll in the Syrian region of Idlib has climbed to 16. Some 50 others were injured during the military operations in towns and villages in the region.

June 29, 2011

Syria
15:21 GMT

A Syrian activist on Wednesday said security forces killed four civilians in the Idleb governorate.

Christina Sawaya attends a Father's Day event.
15:09 GMT

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