Syria

October 6, 2011

Syria protest
15:54 GMT

More than 2,900 people have died in the six months since the start of anti-government protests in Syria, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said.

October 5, 2011

U.N. Council
09:02 GMT

Russia and China have vetoed a UN Security Council resolution threatening action against deadly crackdown on anti-regime protests in Syria.

October 4, 2011

Syria - Jordan
13:22 GMT

The Syrian ambassador to Amman Dr. Bahjat Suleiman has denied reports about a secret visit paid to Amman by the Syrian deputy minister of defense

October 3, 2011

Syrian Mufti
17:20 GMT

The funeral on Monday was held for the son of the grand mufti of Syria, shot dead along with a history professor on Sunday near the city of Aleppo.

October 2, 2011

Assad
18:04 GMT

Syrian opposition movements declared the establishment of a “historic” united front against President Bashar al-Assad’s regime

September 30, 2011

Syria protest
19:16 GMT

Firefights between Syrian government forces and deserters killed at least 11 people in a village in Hama province Friday

September 29, 2011

Robert Ford
13:13 GMT

The American ambassador to Damascus, Robert Ford, was trapped in offices belonging to the Syrian opposition after pro government protesters surrounded the building Thursday

September 28, 2011

President Assad
08:24 GMT

European countries failed in their bid for imposing new UN sanctions on Syria.

September 26, 2011

Syria
14:29 GMT

The deputy representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Arafat Jamal, said the number of Syrian refugees in Jordan reached some 1000.

September 25, 2011

Syrian president
06:48 GMT

Central Bank of Syria transferred assets from its accounts in Jordan, fearing a decision by the United Nations to freeze the Syrian regime’s funds.

September 22, 2011

Syria
08:31 GMT

Syrian security forces killed at least 16 protesters across the country, Syrian Revolution General Commission said.

September 19, 2011

Syria
15:23 GMT

Syria's security forces opened fire on Monday during a ackdown on opposition activists in the town of Houla in central Homs province, activists said.

September 18, 2011

Syria
11:46 GMT

Activists on Sunday said dozens of students have demonstrated near the capital Damascus calling for the downfall of President Bashar Assad's regime on the first day of school in Syria.

September 17, 2011

Syrian president
09:17 GMT

At least 47 people were killed Friday by government forces in Syria anti-regime protesters took to the streets in several parts of the country

September 15, 2011

confessions
11:02 GMT

Syria’s state news agency SANA said Thursday it would air during the weekend confessions by what it claimed was an Israeli spy