Syria

September 12, 2011

Hussein al-Harmoush
08:13 GMT

Hussein al-Harmoush, the spokesman of the Free Syria Army, is in custody.

September 11, 2011

Syria unrest
07:07 GMT

The number of victims in Syria continues to rise.

September 10, 2011

Elaraby, Assad in talks
19:27 GMT

Arab League chief Nabil Elaraby on Saturday said he had agreed a series of steps with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to

September 8, 2011

Syria
12:58 GMT

The Syrian regime on Thursday continued its crackdown on dissent as it sent security forces into a northwestern village

September 7, 2011

Al Arabi
07:13 GMT

Syria has canceled a planned visit by the chief of the Arab League scheduled for Wednesday, citing unspecified "circumstances beyond our control."

September 6, 2011

Syria
15:49 GMT

A total of 366 Syrians crossed the border into Turkey between 5 and 6 September.

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.