August 14, 2011
Syrian gunboats firing heavy machine guns bombed quarters of the Syrian coastal city of Latakia on Sunday, killing at least 23 people.
A Syrian human rights activist said Sunday that security forces stormed the two suburbs in the countryside of Damascus and launched a massive campaign of arrests.
August 12, 2011
Syrian security forces on Friday killed at least 20 people as thousands of anti-regime protesters rallied in cities after the Ramadan weekly prayers.
August 11, 2011
Observers said that the Turkish military intensified its preparations on the Syrian border.
Syrian security forces have killed 17 people in Homs, activists said. According to them, the army shot dead 17 people in the city, injuring another 20.
August 10, 2011
An activist in Deir el-Zour on Wednesday said Syrian troops have taken control of the eastern city following intense shelling and gunfire.
August 9, 2011
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Tuesday the army would continue to pursue "terrorist groups"
Syrian opposition sources claimed on Tuesday that General Ali Habib was found dead in his home a day after being dismissed as defense minister.
There have been two main interpretations to the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's announcement late Monday about the dismissal of Defense Minister Ali Habib.
August 8, 2011
Kuwait on Monday decided to recall its envoy from Damascus, a day after Saudi Arabia took the same step.
Saudi King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz demanded early Monday an end to the violence in Syria and recalled his country’s ambassador from Damascus.
August 7, 2011
Syrian rights groups on Sunday government troops killed at least 57 people in assaults on two protest towns.
Syrian rights activists said the army attacked a central town and parts of an eastern city, killing at least 30 people.
August 6, 2011
Syrian security forces reportedly shot and killed at least 58 people in anti-government protests across the country after the first Friday prayers of Ramadan yesterday.
August 4, 2011
Escalating violence in Syria has targeted oil-related facilities, but for now foreign firms are doing business as usual in a nation whose economy is reliant on crude, said a director at British oil explorer Gulfsands Petroleum.