Syria

September 6, 2011

Assad
11:19 GMT

Syrian musician Asala Nasri has written a new song fiercely criticizing Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad and his regime.

September 4, 2011

Syria
16:16 GMT

Syria saw another day of violence and arrests Sunday as the head of the International Committee of the Red Cross visited Damascus to discuss several issues including caring for the wounded and access to detainees.

September 3, 2011

Syria
07:22 GMT

Syrian forces killed at least 23 people on Friday

August 31, 2011

Syria prison
10:28 GMT

The number of deaths in Syrian prisons increased significantly this year, Amnesty International said Tuesday.

August 30, 2011

Assad
11:04 GMT

Syria security forces killed seven people on the first day of the Eid al-Fitr holiday, activists said.

August 29, 2011

Syria protest
12:33 GMT

Syrian security forces on Monday raided a northern village Monday, killing at least one person and injuring many others, activists said.

Syrian president
06:44 GMT

Non-official data published recently by the Syrian media revealed that the European Union has stopped all loans from the European Investment Bank to Syria

August 28, 2011

Syria army
07:06 GMT

The Arab League announced that its Secretary-General Nabil al-Arabi will urgently travel to Damascus carrying an initiative to resolve the crisis in Syria.

August 27, 2011

Bombing mosques, as this one at Deir El-Zor, in the first week of Ramadan- the Regime sends out the stark message that 
even the House of God is not off limits- and there is no sanctuary for a people who challenge the Syrian rule.
The mosque, as cornerstone of the people's cultural identity, is frequented more than usual during Ramadan.
14:22 GMT

Al Bawaba casts some light on the plain criminality of the atrocities being committed by this Arab tottering leader during the holy month of Ramadan. Rather than break his fast as tradition on dates and water he seems to be breaking his fast on Syrian flesh and blood, to use a crude image. August 26th saw Ramadan’s last Friday - "Friday of Patience and Steadfastness" – hopefully also Ramadan's last Friday of sins. In the meantime, this is a story about sacrilege at Ramadan.

Syria
08:56 GMT

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least 12 people were killed Friday in protests across Syria.

August 25, 2011

Syria
21:56 GMT

16 people were killed during protests in several cities in Syria on Wednesday

Syria
08:56 GMT

A sharp discrepancy between Syria's crashing economy and its relatively stable currency raises questions

August 24, 2011

Syria
13:02 GMT

Press reports said clashes erupted late Tuesday in the central city of Homs between the Syrian army and soldiers who defected.

August 23, 2011

Homs
13:25 GMT

Syrian security forces killed at least seven people in the central city of Homs soon after a U.N. humanitarian assessment team left the area.

August 21, 2011

Assad interview
20:44 GMT

Syrian President Bashar Assad said Sunday his regime was in no danger of collapse and warned against any foreign military intervention in his country.