Syria

November 7, 2011

Bashar Assad
14:10 GMT

Locals and activists said on Monday that forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad invaded the residential neighborhood of Baba Amr in Homs.

Syria
07:23 GMT

Heavy American and European sanctions on Syria, especially on the oil sector, seem to be having a crippling effect on the economy, said the Syrian Prime Minister, Adel Safar.

November 6, 2011

Assad
13:28 GMT

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that at least 11 civilians, including three in Homs, were killed by Syrian security forces.

November 5, 2011

Syria army
08:09 GMT

Rights activists said Syrian security forces shot and killed at least 23 people and wounded dozens of others after Friday prayers

November 3, 2011

Syria
13:39 GMT

Rights activists said at least 12 Syrian civilians were killed Thursday by security forces.

Assad
09:16 GMT

President Bashar Assad’s economic reforms helped earn the loyalty of businessmen.

November 2, 2011

Syria
20:18 GMT

Syria has accepted the Arab League (AL) initiative to solve the ongoing crisis, it was announced on Wednesday evening at the AL headquarters in Cairo.

Assad
12:36 GMT

Western diplomatic sources in Washington fear that the first signs of the regional "earthquake", vowed by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, is the return to a wave of assassinations.

November 1, 2011

Syria
15:02 GMT

The Foreign Minister of Algeria Mourad Medelci on Tuesday said that an agreement is reached with the Syrians during a meeting with the Arab Commission held in the Qatari capital Doha.

Nuclear material
09:02 GMT

The UN has identified a complex in Syria suspected of being another nuclear site.

October 31, 2011

Syria
20:53 GMT

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen on Monday ruled out a military action against Syria.

October 30, 2011

Assad
07:03 GMT

Syrian President Bashar Assad told The Sunday Telegraph that intervention against his regime could cause "another Afghanistan".

October 28, 2011

Syria
19:15 GMT

Syrian security forces opened fire Friday on protesters, killing about 40 people, activists said.

October 27, 2011

Secret meeting
09:51 GMT

The Lebanese Al Akhbar Newspaper reported on Thursday that the Secretary-General of Hizbullah, Hassan Nasrallah, visited Damascus 10 days ago.

October 26, 2011

Syria
14:19 GMT

Tens of thousands of Syrians marched in support of President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus on Wednesday