UAE Plans to Deport 300 Syrian Citizens to Syria

The decision has been made despite the known fact that those deported will likely be arrested and tortured upon landing in Syria

13 Civilians, 2 Troops Dead as Syrian Forces Mass around Homs

Violence killed 15 people across Syria on Monday as regime troops massed around Homs, sparking calls for women and children to flee the besieged flashpoint city

 

Miqati Maintains Firm Decision on Transportation Crisis, Refuses Parliament’s Interference

Prime Minister Najib Miqati maintained a steady position regarding the suspension of the cabinet sessions if Labor Minister Charbel Nahhas doesn’t add his signature to the transportation allowance decree approved by the government

Iranian Reinforcements Cross Suez Canal to Syria

Two Iranian ships crossed the Suez Canal to the Syrian ports in the Mediterranean Sea, after acquiring the required clearances from the Egyptian Armed Forces. The destroyer and supply ships are most likely transferring more troops and weapons to the regime

Jumblat Advises Nasrallah to Support Syrian People, Not Assad Regime

Progressive Socialist Party leader Walid Jumblat said Saturday that Hizbullah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah should have announced his backing for the Syrian people rather than defending the Assad regime

SNC Extends Ghalioun’s Term Amidst Intensified Crackdown in Syria

The Syrian National Council extended Burhan Ghalioun’s presidency term for another three months. According to SNC Spokeswoman Bassma Kodmani, the bylaws of the SNC stipulate the alternation of the presidency term

Israel, Singapore Deny Foiling Assassination Bid by Hizbullah, Iran against Barak

Israel revealed that an attempt to assassinate Defense Minister Ehud Barak was foiled during his trip to Singapore on Monday, reported Kuwait’s al-Jarida newspaper on Thursday, in remarks swiftly denied by an Israeli defense official and Singaporean police

22 Killed as Syrian Troops Move on Protest Hubs

Syrian armor moved on the main hubs of an 11-month uprising on Thursday killing at least 22 people, monitors said, a day after President Bashar Assad set a vote for a new constitution

UN General Assembly Discuss Syria Resolution Amid Continued Killing in Homs and Idlib

The UN General Assembly is considering a non-binding resolution to condemn the human rights abuses committed by the Assad regime

Arab League Ask the UN to Dispatch a Joint Peacekeeping Mission to Syria

The Arab League called upon the United Nations to dispatch a joint peacekeeping mission to Syria after the regime intensified its security campaign against civilians

Assad’s Forces Break into Zabadani and the Regime Suspends All Loans

Assad’s forces broke into the city of Zabadani in the suburbs of Damascus after agreeing with the revolutionaries on a ceasefire and retreated in return for the regime allowing food, medical supplies, and heating fuel into the city

Syrians Accuse Russians of Killing Their Children

71 people and injured 50 today; most fell in Homs and missiles continued, especially in Baba Amr. More than a thousand soldiers and dozens of armoured units were amassed at the entrances of the neighbourhoods in preparation for a raid

Hariri: Arabs Must Recognize SNC as Legitimate Representative of Syrian People

Former prime minister Saad Hariri on Friday called on the Arab countries to recognize the opposition Syrian National Council as the “legitimate representative” of the Syrian people

Syrians under attack from within

The subdued, early morning grey-blue sky is mesmerisingly calm on the live web cam trained across the rooftops of the besieged Syrian city of Homs

International Community Close to Formally Recognize SNC

According to sources within the Arab League, the League will be deliberating in their upcoming session in Cairo the issue of recognizing the Syrian National Council (SNC)

Rudd raps Syria's chief diplomat over brutal crackdown

The head of the Syrian embassy in Canberra has been formally reprimanded for a brutal crackdown on the country's internal opposition, during a meeting with the Foreign Minister, Kevin Rudd

Alawites Accuse the Regime of Committing Massacres in Homs

An Alawite group from Homs issued a statement accusing the Assad regime of committing massacres in the city of Homs

March 14: 14 Feb commemoration, a new stage for struggle to achieve full independence

The March 14 general-secretariat confirmed Wednesday that the commemoration ceremony on the seventh anniversary of ex-Premier Rafik Hariri’s Feb. 2005 assassination

Gulf Cooperation Council countries to expel Syrian envoys

Gulf Cooperation Council member states have agreed to expel their respective Syrian ambassadors, according to a statement issued on Tuesday

New European Sanctions Amid a New Massacre in Homs

Switzerland added 34 names to its list of 108-names of sanctioned Syrian officials found to be contributors to the regime’s crimes against humanity. The names included the Minister of Finance Mohamad Jelailati and Minister of Economy Mohamad al-Shaar