Syria

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

Syrian president
07:31 GMT

The Syrian Minister of Finance Mohammad al Aljalilati, estimated the reserves of foreign currencies with the exception of gold at about US$ 18 billion.

September 12, 2011

Assad
15:34 GMT

At least 2,600 people have died during the six months of unrest that has swept Syria, the top United Nations' human rights official said Monday.

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.