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Syria on the path of Libya

BEIRUT: On Friday Syrian protesters poured into the streets inspired by the scenes of euphoria in Libya. President Bashar Assad’s regime will be the next to unravel now that ousted Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi is dead, shouted the protestors. The Syrian uprising has proved remarkably resilient over the past seven months, but it has shown some signs of stalling in recent weeks as the government continue a bloody crackdown that the U.N. estimates has killed more than 3,000 people. Syrian security forces fired on protesters Friday, killing at least four,Read More

The life of men become valueless as the Syrian clashes goes on

SYRIA: On Sunday in a series of shooting at least 31 people were killed across Syria, said Syrian activists. Seven civilians died in the central city of Homs and the troops were killed in clashes with mutinous soldiers refusing to shoot on protesters, they said. There is no confirmation. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) they included 14 civilians and 17 security personnel. “It was like a war scene in Homs where blasts and sound bombs were heard all over town, with heavy machine-guns also being fired,” aRead More

Thirteen killed in Syria in a protest against Bashar Al-Assad

RASTAN: On Thursday Syrian forces killed at least 13 civilians in the town of Rastan in one of the most ferocious military assaults to crush dissent against President Bashar al-Assad’s rule. The human rights campaigners said, the killings raise the death toll from attacks by tanks backed by troops that encircled several towns and villages in the central province of Homs this week to at least 56 civilians, they added. “These are killings we documented, but the real numbers are definitely more. To those who want retribution I say: thisRead More

Syrian troops opened fire on protestors left 27 dead

BEIRUT: On Friday the Syrian troops opened fire on protesters demonstrating after prayers on Friday, killing at least 27, as President Bashar al-Assad’s government shrugged off mounting U.S. pressure to ease its military crackdown and implement reforms. The shootings came a day after President Obama delivered his first warning to Assad that he should begin putting reforms in place or “get out of the way.” At least 23 people were reported killed in several different locations, activists said, but with the protests continuing, the toll could rise. Troops opened fireRead More

Thirteen more killings during the Syrian protest

On Sunday night in Syria the killings come as demonstrations calling for the ouster of President Bashar al-Assad all across the country. Syrian security forces have killed at least 13 pro-democracy protesters in the city of Homs, rights activists told media. Activists had called for protests across Syria on Sunday, which was Syria’s Independence Day, commemorating the departure of the last French soldier 65 years ago. The situation in Homs is very tense and people are complaining that many of the wounded are not going to the hospital; they fearRead More

Seven people killed in anti government protest in Syria

DERAA: Syrian security forces have killed at least seven people during protests against President Bashar al-Assad and his ruling Baath Party. Foreign media reports about Friday’s protests in Daraa, in southern Syria, quote witnesses as saying that security forces fired live ammunition and tear gas at thousands of demonstrators in the city. Separate protests broke out Friday in Kurdish regions of eastern Syria. Assad offered Syrian citizenship to some Kurds on Thursday, in what was seen as a move to ease anti-government sentiment. Ethnic minorities in Syria have faced difficultiesRead More

President of Syria to form new government

To form a new government, President of Syria Bashar al-Assad has appointed former Agriculture Minister Adel Safar. He also promised a series of reforms as his administration faces a wave of anti-government protests. President Assad has blamed a foreign “plot” for the unrest, but he has agreed to examine the unpopular emergency law – in place since 1963. On Tuesday He sacked the cabinet in an apparent bid try to appease public anger after 60 people died in clashes with security forces. The wave of protests is the most seriousRead More