Syria

October 10, 2011

Syria
08:20 GMT

New images taken recently in the Syrian city of Homs indicate the severe destruction of the city,

October 9, 2011

Assad
09:28 GMT

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is quoted by his recent visitors on Sunday as saying that the “next phase [in Syria] may bring assassinations"

October 8, 2011

Syria
12:46 GMT

Thousands participated Saturday in the funeral of a prominent Kurdish opposition leader Mashaal Tammo, who was assassinated Friday in the city of Qamishli northeastern Syria.

October 7, 2011

Assad
18:47 GMT

At least 21 Syrians, including a prominent Kurdish rights activist, were killed on Friday as thousands of people rallied against the regime of President Bashar al-Assad

An Apple "iPad 2"-displayed obituary is more fitting a commemoration than an engraved headstone might be. On
hearing of his death, wherever in the world or whatever time zone, fans left flowers in Apple stores as the natural point for paying respects. A reseller in Singapore, Epicenter, literally became center-point for 'Apple Evangelists’.
15:34 GMT

October 6th, 2011 marks the passing of a 'Beautiful Mind', Steve Jobs; a heroic, resilient man, co-founder of Apple computers and former CEO. His legacy and history, including the un-sung Arab within.

October 6, 2011

Syria protest
15:54 GMT

More than 2,900 people have died in the six months since the start of anti-government protests in Syria, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said.

October 5, 2011

U.N. Council
09:02 GMT

Russia and China have vetoed a UN Security Council resolution threatening action against deadly crackdown on anti-regime protests in Syria.

October 4, 2011

Syria - Jordan
13:22 GMT

The Syrian ambassador to Amman Dr. Bahjat Suleiman has denied reports about a secret visit paid to Amman by the Syrian deputy minister of defense

October 3, 2011

Syrian Mufti
17:20 GMT

The funeral on Monday was held for the son of the grand mufti of Syria, shot dead along with a history professor on Sunday near the city of Aleppo.

October 2, 2011

Assad
18:04 GMT

Syrian opposition movements declared the establishment of a “historic” united front against President Bashar al-Assad’s regime

September 30, 2011

Syria protest
19:16 GMT

Firefights between Syrian government forces and deserters killed at least 11 people in a village in Hama province Friday

September 29, 2011

Robert Ford
13:13 GMT

The American ambassador to Damascus, Robert Ford, was trapped in offices belonging to the Syrian opposition after pro government protesters surrounded the building Thursday

September 28, 2011

President Assad
08:24 GMT

European countries failed in their bid for imposing new UN sanctions on Syria.

September 26, 2011

Syria
14:29 GMT

The deputy representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Arafat Jamal, said the number of Syrian refugees in Jordan reached some 1000.

September 25, 2011

Syrian president
06:48 GMT

Central Bank of Syria transferred assets from its accounts in Jordan, fearing a decision by the United Nations to freeze the Syrian regime’s funds.