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  • SYRIA: Death of popular Sunni cleric stirs unrest in Aleppo

     
    The funeral of an outspoken Sunni cleric who died under tight security in a hospital Tuesday interrupted the calm that has largely prevailed in the Syrian commercial center of Aleppo. Dr. Ibrahim Salkini, the Sunni mufti of Aleppo and dean of theology...
  • SYRIA: Thousands in Khaldieh protest Assad regime [Video]

     
    Thousands of protesters from the restive Syrian town of Khaldieh are shown demanding the end of the four decades of rule of the Assad family, a new video purportedly taken Friday shows....
  • SYRIA: Activists report manhunt for defectors and protesters

     
    Syrian security forces reportedly launched fresh widespread attacks on Monday, intensifying the assault on the central cities of Hama and Homs as the president of the Red Cross visited the country's prisons for the first time....
  • Syrian forces kill 31 as 'no-fly' zone urged, activists say

     
    Syria protests: Activists say at least 31 people were killed Friday after Syrian security forces fired on them during protests calling on the international community to impose a "no-fly" zone over their country....
  • U.N., Arab League condemn violence in Syria; 20 reported killed

     
    The United Nations and the Arab League have issued separate condemnations of persistent violence in Syria. At least 20 more people were reported killed in Syria on Saturday....
  • Syria accuses U.S. of 'blatant interference'

     
    Syria: The Syrian government lashed out at the Obama administration Saturday for "blatant interference in Syrian affairs" after the State Department advised people in the country against surrendering as part of an amnesty offered by the regime....
  • Divisions among Syrian opposition evident in Cairo scuffle

     
    Egg-throwing Syrian dissidents attempted to prevent other opposition figures from meeting with Arab League officials in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, on Wednesday. The scuffle underscored deep fissures between various Syrian opposition factions....
  • Arab League votes to suspend Syria amid violence

     
    Syria, Arab League: In a stinging rebuke to President Bashar Assad, the Arab League voted Saturday to suspend Syria’s membership if Damascus does not take steps within four days to implement a peace plan designed to end months of violence....
  • Arab League censure of Syria reverberates in region

     
    The Arab League’s move to suspend Syria is sending shock waves through the region. Turkey decided to evacuate diplomatic families from the Syrian capital. Saudi Arabia and Qatar condemned attacks on their embassies. And the official Syrian media...
  • Crowds attack foreign missions in Syria after Arab League vote

     
    Supporters of President Bashar Assad attacked diplomatic missions in Syria after the Arab League voted to suspend the country's membership if his regime fails to take immediate steps to implement a peace plan. While the opposition celebrated the Arab...
  • Syria's suspension from Arab League takes effect

     
    Arab foreign ministers have given Syria three days to cease what one official called its “bloody repression” against its people or face economic sanctions. The move came after Syria’s humiliating suspension from the Arab League became...
  • Syrian opposition alleges attack on air force base

     
    The Syrian opposition said Wednesday that armed defectors mounted a daring attack on a military intelligence headquarters on the outskirts of the capital, Damascus. If true, the reported strike could represent a new escalation in an almost eight-month...