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Syrian Protests

Why Are Syrian Women Protesters 'Invisible' in Mainstream News?

Thelma Etim | Posted 04.03.2012 | Media
Thelma Etim

While the mainstream media focuses on the political game of chess the world's most powerful leaders are involved in, the contribution of Syrian women in the battle for freedom continues to be under-reported.

Activists: 13 Killed As Defectors Clash With Syrian Regime Troops

AP | ALBERT AJI and BASSEM MROUE | Posted 12.13.2011 | World

RASTAN, Syria — Syrian troops clashed Thursday with armed men believed to be military defectors in a southern village and a northwestern town, k...

The International 'Defiant' Camp and the Questions of Libya and Syria

Raghida Dergham | Posted 10.26.2011 | World
Raghida Dergham

The quicker the international community acts today to end the conflict in Libya, the quicker it would be saving lives and paving the way for the kind of relations that would uphold mutual respect and interests equally.

Support Syria's People

James Zogby | Posted 10.20.2011 | World
James Zogby

The Arab League should make it clear that the Assad regime has lost whatever legitimacy it once claimed in the Arab World and promptly suspend its membership in the organization, declaring that the regime has forfeited the right to play a role in Syria's and the region's future

17 Killed in Largest Protests In Syria Yet

AP | ZEINA KARAM and ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY | Posted 09.14.2011 | World

BEIRUT — Hundreds of thousands of Syrians mounted the largest protests Friday since the uprising began more than four months ago, pouring into a...

Activist: 8 Killed, Dozens Arrested In Syrian Protests

AP | ZEINA KARAM | Posted 09.13.2011 | World

BEIRUT — Syrians held general strikes in cities and towns across the country Thursday, part of a strategy to squeeze the economy as President Ba...

Assad Sacks Key Syrian Governor After Protests

AP | DIAA HADID | Posted 09.01.2011 | World

BEIRUT — Syrian demonstrators knew well the powerful symbolism at their feet: The streets where hundreds of thousands of protesters gathered to ...

Syrian Tanks Shell City Of Homs, Says Human Rights Campaigner

Reuters | Posted 07.10.2011 | World

May 11, 2011 5:56:05 AM AMMAN, May 11 (Reuters) - Army tanks shelled the Bab Amro residential district in Syria's third city of Homs on Wednesd...

Syrian Official Claims Government Has Upper Hand Over Uprising

The New York Times | ANTHONY SHADID | Posted 07.09.2011 | World

DAMASCUS, Syria -- The Syrian government has gained the upper hand over a seven-week uprising against the rule of President Bashar al-Assad, a senior ...

Outrage in Syria

Democracy Now! | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Democracy Now!

Twenty-five people have been confirmed dead, but witnesses say the toll could be far greater. Daraa is under curfew, and the Syrian government has reportedly issued announcements telling residents they will be shot if they leave their houses.