Topic: Damascus (Syria)
The government crackdowns on Homs and Hama continued today, reinforcing the opposition's doubts that the Assad regime will pursue reforms.
07/11/2011 10:24 am
Syrian activists staged protests today against the talks, arguing that it's impossible to negotiate with President Bashar al-Assad's regime while it is killing and detaining people.
07/08/2011 09:59 am
With Syrian tanks at the edges of the city of Hama, an icon of rebellion, how the regime chooses to proceed could signal its plans for the country as a whole.
07/06/2011 09:35 am
Syria's Bashar al-Assad sent security forces back to Hama, which saw the largest protests yet against his regime last Friday.
07/04/2011 11:52 am
The site of a notorious 1982 massacre that quelled an uprising saw protesters come out in force, demanding the regime of Bashar al-Assad be brought down.
07/01/2011 03:23 pm
Ohio Congressman Dennis Kucinich goes where seasoned diplomats and Middle East experts fear to tread. Is that a wise move?
07/01/2011 03:05 pm
Speaking at a democracy conference in Lithuania, Clinton said that the US – which has long sought to engage Syrian President Bashar al-Assad – is looking for 'actions, not words.'
07/01/2011 09:25 am
The highly anticipated indictments could help bring accountability for former prime minister Rafik Hariri's 2005 assassination. But they could also stir sectarian tensions.
06/30/2011 01:42 pm
The EU sanctioned four more companies and seven new individuals, including three members of Iran's Revolutionary Guard, and condemned Syria's 'shocking' use of violence.
06/24/2011 04:29 pm
Deadly sectarian clashes near the Syrian border in northern Lebanon have sparked concern that Syria's turmoil is spilling over to its neighbor.
06/23/2011 02:02 pm