Syria

August 19, 2011

Syria
19:08 GMT

At least 22 people were killed and scores wounded in Syria on Friday as army and police forces opened fire on anti-government protesters, activists said.

August 18, 2011

Syria
15:52 GMT

US President Barack Obama demanded Thursday for the first time that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad "step aside"

Assad
09:19 GMT

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad has told UN chief Ban Ki-moon that his army's deadly raids on protest towns have stopped.

August 17, 2011

Syria protest
14:13 GMT

Syrian forces nabbed scores of civilians in a Damascus neighborhood and the coastal city of Latakia in overnight raids, activists said Wednesday.

August 16, 2011

Syria army
13:56 GMT

Syrian activists said on Tuesday that operations carried out by the Syrian security forces against demonstrators opposing President Bashar al-Assad eft at least 16 people dead.

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.