Syria

May 14, 2011

Syria
12:43 GMT

Syrian forces killed three people and injured several others on Saturday in Tel Kalakh, a town in the Homs region which borders Lebanon.

May 12, 2011

Syria
11:25 GMT

A Syrian rights activist on Thursday conveyed that Syrian army soldiers and tanks were moving into more areas across the country in a bid to crush the ongoing uprising.

May 11, 2011

Syrian soldier
11:32 GMT

The Syria army shelled Wednesday the city of Homs in central Syria, a human rights activist said.

May 10, 2011

Asma and Bashar Assad
14:32 GMT

Britain's "Daily Telegraph" newspaper on Tuesday reported that Asma Assad Syrian President's wife fled to London.

May 9, 2011

Syrian army
20:32 GMT

Rami Abdel Rahman, head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, said telephone, electricity and water supplies were cut off from the city of Banias.

May 8, 2011

Syrian army
15:23 GMT

News reports on Sunday said that 12 people were killed in the city of Homs following the entry of the Syrian army to neighborhoods.

Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait: And by doing so, he alienated the world and quite shot himself in the foot, it could be said. Power he could have been spending on really 'saving' Palestine or some such more shared 'Arab cause'.
13:40 GMT

Self-defeating strategies and stunts by Arab nations that cost the Arab world more in damages as well as negative PR than the satellite causes that in themselves probably do not serve the interests of the people, nor for that matter any arguably wider Arab Cause such as Palestine.

Syria
10:43 GMT

Syrian forces have entered the southern town of Tafas near the city of Deraa.

Syrians are being encouraged by Central Bank to keep their savings in foreign currency inside Syria
07:48 GMT

The Central Bank of Syria has decided to raise the rate of credit interest, paid by the banks for deposits, by two percentage points from 7 per cent to 9 per cent.

May 7, 2011

Syrian forces
13:26 GMT

The Syrian army continues its crackdown.

May 6, 2011

Syria
17:19 GMT

A human rights group said Syrian security forces on Friday killed at least 16 people during widespread protests.

May 5, 2011

Protests
09:12 GMT

While the international community calls for the Assad regime to stop the suppression of protesters, the Syrian army stormed cities and towns.

May 4, 2011

Assad
13:28 GMT

Syrian president Bashar al-Assad said that the army units which entered the city of Dara'a on April 25th would end their mission "very soon."

Bin Laden
07:01 GMT

Bin Laden's first wife, her Filipino maid and Osama bin Laden's three children (a female and two young men - Abdullah and Abdul-Qader) left the city of Latakia to Doha.

May 3, 2011

Syria
07:45 GMT

Syrian security forces Monday arrested about 180 people in the north of Damascus.