Syria

August 15, 2011

Assad
07:28 GMT

The Secretary General of the Spanish government, Bernardino León has recently paid a secret visit to Syria in order to propose a peaceful solution to the revolution.

August 14, 2011

Syria gunship
15:24 GMT

Syrian gunboats firing heavy machine guns bombed quarters of the Syrian coastal city of Latakia on Sunday, killing at least 23 people.

Syria protest
08:54 GMT

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

Syria
20:14 GMT

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

Erdogan
13:35 GMT

Observers said that the Turkish military intensified its preparations on the Syrian border.

Assad
07:22 GMT

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

Syria protest
10:11 GMT

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

Assad and the Turkish FM
19:32 GMT

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Tuesday the army would continue to pursue "terrorist groups"

Habib
12:30 GMT

Syrian opposition sources claimed on Tuesday that General Ali Habib was found dead in his home a day after being dismissed as defense minister.

Daoud Rajiha
06:51 GMT

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

Anti-Syria protest in Kuwait
15:25 GMT

Kuwait on Monday decided to recall its envoy from Damascus, a day after Saudi Arabia took the same step.

Saudi king
05:58 GMT

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

Assad
16:25 GMT

Syrian rights groups on Sunday government troops killed at least 57 people in assaults on two protest towns.

Bouthaina Shaaban
13:27 GMT

Syrian rights activists said the army attacked a central town and parts of an eastern city, killing at least 30 people.

August 6, 2011

Syria protest
08:01 GMT

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.