Syria

June 15, 2011

Assad and the king
15:50 GMT

Jordan said Syria reopened its border crossing with the kingdom on Wednesday .

Syria army
09:25 GMT

The Syrian government has called for thousands of refugees who fled to Turkey to return to their homes.

June 14, 2011

Syria army
12:43 GMT

Iran on Tuesday said Israel and the USA are standing behind the riots in Syria, Iran's closest ally in the Arab world.

June 13, 2011

Assad
13:13 GMT

The Syrian regime is trying to convey the message it is controlling the country and will punish officials responsible for the violence.

June 12, 2011

Syria
12:25 GMT

Syrian forces Sunday entered the town of Jisr Al-Shughur and clashed with "armed groups", state television said.

Syrian president, Bashar Al-assad
07:25 GMT

The Syrian Minister of Finance Dr. Mohammad Al Aljalilati said that the Syrian economy is strong and healthy and that the reserves of funds can cover the needs of imports for more than two years.

Turkey election
06:57 GMT

Some 50 million Turks are set to vote Sunday in parliamentary elections as the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), is expected to win a straight third term in office.

June 11, 2011

Refugees
19:59 GMT

Some 300 Syrians who fled the crackdown in the north on Saturday arrived in Turkey.

June 10, 2011

Syrian victim
18:35 GMT

Activists from the Syrian opposition on Friday said that at least 30 people were killed during the protests that swept the country.

June 9, 2011

Syria protest
07:28 GMT

Western powers pressed the UN Security Council to condemn Syria's crackdown on opposition protests amid strong resistance from Russia and China.

June 8, 2011

Syria violence
09:09 GMT

Turkish reports said that 122 Syrians have crossed into Turkey fleeing fighting in their country.

June 7, 2011

Qatar is suspending projects in Syria as a result of the political developments taking place there
10:30 GMT

Due to the deteriorating security situation in Syria and the relations with Qatar, three leading Qatari firms have decided to move their investments to Jordan instead of Syria.

Yarmouk refugee camp
09:46 GMT

At least 14 Palestinians were killed and scores wounded by shootings from the headquarters of the PFLP General Command in the Yarmouk refugee camp.

June 6, 2011

Syrian violence
19:22 GMT

Syrian state television announced that 80 security men and police were killed "in an ambush by armed gangs" at dawn on Monday.

Syria
14:32 GMT

Clashes across Syria on Sunday left at least 40 people dead, including 35 in the northwest.