Syria

December 12, 2011

Electricity
06:37 GMT

The Syrian Ministry of Electricity has launched a media campaign for rationing energy under the title "Together Towards Rationing Energy".

December 11, 2011

Syria
13:03 GMT

Locals confirmed that hundreds of dissidents from the Syrian army on clashed with government troops backed by tanks in the south of Syria.

Syria
07:43 GMT

Residents of some Syrian cities started on Sunday the implementation of the civil disobedience campaign called for by the local coordinating committees

Walid Muallem
05:52 GMT

A Jordanian website claims that the Syrian minister of foreign affairs, Walid Muallem, has rejected a lucrative offer in exchange for defecting from the Syrian regime.

December 9, 2011

Syria
17:34 GMT

Syrians on Friday took to the streets including in the "capital of revolt" Homs.

December 7, 2011

Syria
07:12 GMT

The Syrian Central Bank has decided to devalue the official Syrian pound by 10%. On Tuesday, the dollar was priced at 54 pounds.

Assad
07:07 GMT

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has denied he is responsible for the killing of thousands of protesters.

December 6, 2011

Nasrallah
14:23 GMT

Hizbullah chief Hassan Nasrallah on Tuesday made a rare public appearance

December 5, 2011

Syria
20:51 GMT

Syria said on Monday it conditionally accepts observers as part of an Arab plan.

Hamas leader
15:10 GMT

The Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) on Monday categorically denied media reports about the departure from Damascus of families of the movement's leaders.

Syria
07:45 GMT

The Syrian Foreign Ministry is expected to announce today Damascus' stance following contacts between the Minister of Foreign Affairs Walid Muallem and League of Arab States Secretary General.

December 4, 2011

Muallem
14:04 GMT

A Gulf state, likely Qatar, has offered to pay US$100 million for the defection of Syrian foreign minister Walid al-Muallem from the Assad regime.

December 3, 2011

Syria
12:10 GMT

Continued violence in Syria left at least 18 people dead on Saturday

December 1, 2011

Assad
11:01 GMT

The United States and Russia have been working on a plan to end the Syrian crisis.

Syria
08:35 GMT

Egypt industrial sector fears losses