Syria

July 2, 2011

Assad
16:17 GMT

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad issued on Saturday sacked Dr. Ahmad Khaled Abdul-Aziz from his post as governor of Hama.

July 1, 2011

Syria
20:18 GMT

Syrian security forces killed at least 24 civilians, including a mother and her daughter, on Friday,during massive protests across Syria.

June 30, 2011

Syria protests
19:10 GMT

Syria's second city Aleppo on Thursday saw the first significant anti-regime protests.

Syria
09:39 GMT

The civilian death toll in the Syrian region of Idlib has climbed to 16. Some 50 others were injured during the military operations in towns and villages in the region.

June 29, 2011

Syria
15:21 GMT

A Syrian activist on Wednesday said security forces killed four civilians in the Idleb governorate.

Christina Sawaya attends a Father's Day event.
15:09 GMT

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June 27, 2011

Syria
12:32 GMT

Some 200 Syrian opposition activists on Monday gathered in Damascus to discuss strategies for a peaceful transition to democracy.

June 26, 2011

Syria
13:45 GMT

Syrian forces moved towards the Lebanese border on Sunday as part of a crackdown in central towns.

June 25, 2011

Syria
09:21 GMT

Syrian security forces on Friday killed at least 15 people and wounded dozens during the suppression of protests.

June 24, 2011

Turkey
12:43 GMT

Turkey has put its armed forces deployed on the border with Syria in a state of alert since Thursday evening.

June 22, 2011

Muallem
12:50 GMT

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem on Wednesday rejected foreign meddling in Syria's internal affairs .

June 21, 2011

Assad
12:43 GMT

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad issued a general amnesty on Tuesday.

June 20, 2011

Assad
20:34 GMT

"The Local Coordinating Committees" said the speech delivered by earlier by President Bashar al-Assad, "strengthened the crisis."

Pretend-Protestor: Ilan Grapel- the Israeli-American detained in June for espionage. He claimed to be Muslim to gain entry
into Egypt from Tel Aviv, spoke sufficient Arabic, and brandished banners in solidarity with the Tahrir die-hards, bandying anti-American slogans
for extra-convincing clout!
15:21 GMT

The outing of Israeli-American spy found in Tahrir Square just this month has tickled our spy sensors awake and got us craving some spy drama found only in a bygone era. Still, inpsired to revisit the not-so- ancient anals of Egyptian spy game history, we hark back to a recent spy ring in the region- specifically an Egypt/ Israel ring discovered 2009 and 2010.

Assad
11:02 GMT

Syria's president on Monday said "saboteurs" are trying to exploit legitimate demands for reform in the country.