Syria

March 19, 2011

Syria
17:48 GMT

Syrian security forces used tear gas Saturday against mourners burying two men who were shot dead in Friday's protest in the southern city of Daraa.

March 18, 2011

Syria rally
19:05 GMT

At least two people were killed Friday during riots in Syria.

March 17, 2011

Syrian troops
15:33 GMT

An Arabic newspaper quoted eyewitnesses as saying that armored vehicles belonging to the Syrian Republican Guard were deployed at the entrances of Damascus.

March 16, 2011

Assad
14:59 GMT

Syrian security forces dispersed some 150 people who demonstrated in front of the Interior Ministry in downtown Damascus on Wednesday.

Iranian plane
13:12 GMT

Turkish experts on Wednesday searched an Iranian cargo plane allegedly carrying military equipment from Tehran to Aleppo.

March 15, 2011

Syrians demonstrated
19:41 GMT

Dozens of Syrians demonstrated in Damascus on Tuesday for freedom and political reforms and against corruption.

Syrian Iranian ties
07:48 GMT

A Syrian military court has sentenced the dissident writer Ali al-Abdullah for 1.5 years in prison on charges of "disturbing Syria's links with a foreign state."

March 2, 2011

Iran
14:34 GMT

Iranian sending message to Israel. Syria and Lebanon are not alone.

February 27, 2011

Assad
15:03 GMT

Yediot Ahronot newspaper on Sunday reported that two U.S. Senators on Friday conveyed to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a message from Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

February 12, 2011

Egypt
06:57 GMT

The Syrian media welcomed today the return of Egypt into the Arab arena

February 7, 2011

Dr. Abdullah Dardari, Syrian Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs
14:10 GMT

The Syrian government plans in conjunction with the private sector to allocate US$ 100 billion.

Assad and Hariri
13:00 GMT

Syrian security forces prevented Friday evening a demonstration in support of the regime in Damascus.

February 6, 2011

Gas facility
11:23 GMT

Sufian Alao, Syria's Oil and Mineral Resources Minister said that his country's imports of gas from Egypt had ceased as of yesterday.

February 4, 2011

Hizbullah
07:42 GMT

A Kuwaiti newspaper reported on Friday that some 1000 Hizbullah fighters have entered Syria in recent days.

January 31, 2011

Syrian troops
15:28 GMT

There are growing signs that anti-government protests are expected to extend to Syria.