March 9, 2012
Syrian forces launched several attacks against rebel regions Friday killing nearly 70 civilians mostly in Idleb, according to activists
March 8, 2012
Kofi Annan, UN and the Arab League envoy to Syria, said Thursday he was fearing a further militarization of the crisis and urged Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his opponents to reach a " peaceful settlement ".
Syria's Deputy Oil Minister has announced his defection, saying he does not want to work for "a criminal regime".
March 7, 2012
Russia does not even ask the question of a possible political asylum to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad
The Lebanese army has strengthened security measures and set up checkpoints in the border region with Syria, media reports suggested.
March 6, 2012
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday stated that foreign elements are behind events in his country.
Syrian regime forces have launched a major assault on the city of Hirak in the southern province of Deraa, the cradle of the anti-regime protest.
March 5, 2012
The Syrian army arrested 13 French soldiers in the city of Homs, a scene of violent clashes between the armed opposition and government troops, the British newspaper Daily Star reported on Monday
Intense fighting between government forces and insurgents erupted in last night in the southern town of Deraa.
March 4, 2012
Between 1,000 to 2,000 refugees on Sunday fled the violence in Syria across the border and into northern Lebanon, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) confirmed.
The Israeli foreign minister said Sunday that Tel Aviv would be ready to provide humanitarian assistance to Syria as part of international assistance operation.
China has urged all parties in Syria to stop "unconditionally" the violence and welcomed any humanitarian intervention, while the Red Cross was still trying to get into Homs.
March 3, 2012
Syrian troops continued Saturday to bomb the city of Homs where the authorities continued to block a convoy of humanitarian aid from the International Red Cross.
March 2, 2012
The Syrian army fired Friday on thousands of people who took to the streets in Syria calling to arm the free Syrian Army after the fall of the rebel stronghold of Baba Amr in Homs.
March 1, 2012
The Syrian army took control Thursday of the district of Baba Amr in Homs after nearly two days of fighting against the rebels.