Syria

March 20, 2012

Bashar al-Assad's other woman?
08:00 GMT

Assad's E-bombshell: The practically naked secret sex-pot's out the bag.

Assad couple
07:30 GMT

The wife of Syrian President Bashar Assad, Asma, will be included in the "black list" drawn up by the European Union following the repression of the opposition in Syria.

March 19, 2012

Syrian refugees
15:53 GMT

The head of the International Red Cross, Jakob Kellenberger, said on Monday he had received in Moscow "positive indications of support" to his request for a truce of two hours daily

Syria
13:37 GMT

At least two terrorists and a security guard were killed in clashes that broke out Monday morning between security forces and armed "terrorist" groups in an upscale neighborhood of the Syrian capital

Syria
07:11 GMT

Syrian government forces are fighting against members of the so-called free Syrian Army (FSA) in a neighborhood of Damascus

March 18, 2012

Could Asma Assad find herself behind prison bars?
14:07 GMT

Online shopping sprees could see the British born wife of the Syrian President held liable for up to two years in prison as she may have broken financial sanctions imposed on her killing spree husband by shopping.

Blast
12:07 GMT

A suicide car bombing attack reported Sunday in Aleppo, Syria's largest city, caused deaths and injuries, reported the Syrian Observatory of Human Rights.

March 17, 2012

Not your typical geeky computer science grad: Asmaa Al Assad, nee Akhrass, sets the trends for dictators' wives' hair.
13:50 GMT

Asma Al Assad's image in the Western media has gone through a serious change since the Syrian uprising began. How Syria's First Lady for charity and good works began to slip if not plunge from grace.

Car blasts
08:25 GMT

Several civilians and members of the security forces were killed in the bombing attacks which occurred early Saturday in Damascus, Syrian state television announced.

March 16, 2012

Syria
17:37 GMT

The envoy of the UN and the Arab League to Syria, Kofi Annan, "decided to send a mission to Damascus "by next week" to discuss the terms of a compliance mechanism

March 15, 2012

Rally
16:50 GMT

Tens of thousands of Syrians demonstrated Thursday in support of President Bashar al-Assad, in a show of force on the first anniversary of the Syrian uprising.

MP Bapt
16:37 GMT

As the French election campaign heats up, President Nicholas Sarkozy seems poised to lose in a run-off to leftist candidate Francois Hollande.

All you need is love: The Assad email leaks cause a lion's share of embarrassment. The loving couple exchanged a multitude of motivational and affection notes. In December, an email from Asma to husband Bashar, contained some wifely encouragement: "If we are strong together, we will overcome this together... I love you".
15:11 GMT

The Assad gmail leaks cause lion's share of embarrassment. On the back of the Guardian's vanguard ground work to breaking 'The Assad Emails' into the public domain, here's a look at the juiciest revelations to emerge from this sensational finding.

Syria
07:43 GMT

The Syrian army took control of the rebel stronghold of Idleb on Wednesday and intensified repression in other centers of protest in Syria

March 14, 2012

Syria
14:17 GMT

Two Turkish journalists have disappeared in Syria, announced representatives from Milat newspaper, who have requested assistance from the Turkish government to locate them.