35 Dead as 70,000 Rally in Homs with Arab Monitors Arrival

Some 70,000 Syrians took to the streets of Homs as Arab League observers visited the protest hub on Tuesday and activists said security forces shot dead 35 people across the country

3 Lebanese Killed by Syrian Gunfire in Wadi Khaled

Three Lebanese citizens in Akkar’s Wadi Khaled were killed Tuesday by gunfire coming from across the border with Syria.

Ghalioun Says Arab Monitors in Homs but 'Cannot Work'

Arab League observers have arrived in the flashpoint Syrian city of Homs but are unable to do their job, the head of the country's main opposition group said on Monday

Hariri: Arab-Turk Force Must Be Formed if U.N. Fails to OK Syria No-Fly Zone

Former premier Saad Hariri on Monday said the Arab League should seek a “no-fly zone” over revolt-hit Syria, stressing that “everything must be done” to stop what he called a “massacre”

Syria Opposition Urges Monitors to Visit Besieged Homs

The opposition Syrian National Council appealed Sunday for the Arab League to immediately send observers to the besieged city of Homs and other hotspots

Gorbachev Calls on Putin to Resign

The last Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev, called on Prime Minister Vladimir Putin on Saturday to heed protester demands and quit politics instead of seeking a third term as Russian president

Canada Announces New Series of Syria Sanctions

Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird announced Friday the freezing of assets of more Syrians loyal to President Bashar al-Assad's regime, as well as a beefed up trade ban