Syrian Violence

On the Right Side of History

Sergei Lavrov | Posted 14.08.2012 | UK
Sergei Lavrov

Those who say that Russia "is saving" Bashar al-Assad are wrong. I would like to reiterate that it is the Syrian people themselves who choose the political system and leadership of their country. We are not trying to whitewash the multiple mistakes and miscalculations made by Damascus, including the use of force against peaceful demonstrations at the beginning of the crisis.

UN Security Council Calls Emergency Meeting After Syria Massacre

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.05.2012 | UK

The UN security council is holding an emergency meeting on Sunday evening to discuss the massacre in Houla, Syria according to Sky News. Gruesome v...

Hague Condemns Syrian 'Massacre'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.07.2012 | UK

Britain is to push for a "strong international response" to reports of a massacre of civilians by Syrian forces, Foreign Secretary William Hague has s...

'More Than 92' Killed As Syria Violence Resumes

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.05.2012 | UK

At least 92 civilians have been killed in Syria as violence returned to the restive country, the United Nations has confirmed. According to activi...

Syria: Assad Visits Former Rebel Stronghold Of Homs

AFP/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.03.2012 | UK

Syrian president Bashar al-Assad has visited the former rebel stronghold of Homs, the scene of fierce fighting with government forces that left hundre...

Camel Bondage Cartoons Found In Syrian President's Leaked Emails

The Huffington Post | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 21.03.2012 | UK

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was sent a cartoon of a camel dressed in bondage gear, reports on a cache of 3,000 leaked emails have said, as revela...

Syria Uprising: Mossad, Blackwater And CIA 'Led Operations In Homs'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 07.03.2012 | UK

CIA, Mossad and Blackwater agents are involved in military violence in the Homs district, an Arab news agency exclusively reports. According to A...

Syrian Army 'Bombed Bridges As Refugees Fled To Lebanon'

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 06.05.2012 | UK

The Syrian government has bombed bridges as they were being crossed by wounded refugees fleeing from Homs to Lebanon, activists have reported. Acco...

Syria Crisis: Massive Smoke Cloud Looms Over Homs After Reported Oil Line Bombing

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 15.04.2012 | UK

Billowing black smoke was seen pouring into the sky above the Syrian town of Homs on Wednesday after government forces reportedly bombed an oil line. ...

Syria Crisis: 'Sky Rains Shells' On Another Day Of Violence In Homs, Activists Say

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 14.02.2012 | UK

Activists in the beleaguered Syrian town of Homs have described "the sky raining shells" as attacks by government forces intensified after more than a...

Syria Uprising: Homs Bombardment Continues As Saudis Push For UN Resolution

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 11.02.2012 | UK

Shells continued to rain down on the Syrian city of Homs today in the latest attacks in a week-long government siege of the city. Tank and rocket ...

Syria Uprising: Rebels Make 'Show Of Strength' As Violence Erupts In Wake Of Bomb Attacks

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 10.04.2012 | UK

Outbreaks of sporadic but intense fighting between government forces and rebel fighters were reported throughout Syria on Friday, after a double-bombi...

Syrian Families 'Preparing To Die' As 'Terrorist' Explosions Reported In Aleppo

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 10.02.2012 | UK

Government troops were reportedly preparing to assault the beleaguered Syrian town of Homs on Friday, after the regime blamed two deadly explosions in...

'We Are Begging The World' Say Citizens Of Shelled Syrian City

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 09.02.2012 | UK

Fresh reports of intense violence by government forces in the Syrian city of Homs have emerged as residents "begged" for international help. The bo...

Syria Crisis: Shelling Rages On As UN Considers Proposal For Joint Mission With Arab League

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 09.04.2012 | UK

The failure of the United Nations to take action over the Syrian government's deadly attacks on its own civilians has been "disastrous", the secretary...

Dramatic Footage Reveals Scale Of Devastation In Syrian Town Of Homs

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 08.02.2012 | UK

Dramatic footage of rocket attacks and tank assaults in the town of Homs in Syria have emerged as activists reported the heaviest bombardment of civil...

UN Calls For 'Action' On Syria After 50 More Killed In 'Heaviest' Bombardment

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 09.04.2012 | UK

Syrian government forces have continued shelling the city of Homs for a fifth day in some of the heaviest bombardment seen so far, prompting the UN to...

Ten Dead Following Day Of Mass Protests Across Syria

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 30.12.2011 | UK

Ten anti-government protesters have reportedly been killed in clashes with Syrian security forces following a day of action across Syria. The Inde...

UK Condemns Violence In Syria As Arab League Mission Expands

PA | Posted 29.02.2012 | UK Politics

Britain condemned continued violence in Syria despite the presence of Arab League observers and called for an immediate end to state repression of pro...

Syria: Violence Escalates As Arab League Observers Visit Hama

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 27.02.2012 | UK

Violence has escalated in Syria despite the presence of Arab League observers, who are assessing the regime's brutal crackdown against pro-democracy p...

Michael Rundle

Fresh Attacks In Syria As Protesters Claim Campaign 'Getting Bigger'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 09.10.2011 | UK

Syrian authorities have launched fresh attacks on cities across the country in defiance of international criticism. Activists said tanks had been u...

Michael Rundle

Syrian President Allows New Political Parties, But Protesters 'Will Not Be Fooled'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.10.2011 | UK

Syrian president Bashar al-Assad has issued a decree authorising the formation of new political parties according to state media, even as a violent cr...