Daily Archives: January 2, 2012

Arab League, dissidents disagree on progress in Syria

By Alexandra Zavis and Amro Hassan Syria’s government has taken steps to comply with a regional initiative to end months of bloodshed, including pulling tanks out of cities and releasing nearly 3,500 detainees, the head of the Arab League said … Continue reading

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Arab World Diplomacy Fails to Stop Syria Clash

By: Matt Bradley and Nour Malas The Arab League conceded that outside observers have failed to halt the lethal violence in Syria’s 10-month civil conflict, exposing pitfalls of the organization’s self-reinvention as a regional diplomatic playmaker. Nabil Al Arabi, the … Continue reading

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Arab League says Syria monitors are helping

By: Dominic Evans The head of the Arab League has said its peace monitors are helping to ease a violent crackdown on anti-government protests in Syria, but urged President Bashar al-Assad’s government to carry out a peace plan in full. … Continue reading

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Video: Young boy speaks of being detained by Assad security forces

A young child in Moademiya, a Damascus suburb, talks about being detained by Assad security forces to an Arab League observer. He says that the security forces chased him in their car, threw him inside, and beat him up. He … Continue reading

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Syria has withdrawn tanks from cities, Arab League says

By: Alexandra Zavis and Amro Hassan BEIRUT AND CAIRO — Syria’s government has taken steps to comply with a regional initiative to end months of bloodshed, including pulling tanks out of cities and releasing nearly 3,500 detainees, the head of … Continue reading

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Syrians beseech observers amid gunfire

Amateur video from Syria purportedly shows large crowds in several cities calling on Arab League monitors to help end the violence. Deborah Lutterbeck report.

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Syrian Revolution Digest: No Rest for the Weary!

By: Ammar Abdulhamid The New Year begins with more protests, and more crackdowns, including the killing of a child. Sunday 1, 2012 Today’s death toll: 10. The Breakdown: 4 in the town of Qseir in Homs Province, 1 in the … Continue reading

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Video: Deployment of Security Forces in Douma

After the Arab League statement calling on the Syrian government to remove military and security forces from all cities, Assad responded by deploying troops throughout the cities of Syria. This video captures Armed gangs (Shabeeha) and forces being depoyed in … Continue reading

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Press Release: the Battalion Allah Akbar of the Free Syrian Army in the City of Al-Bokamal

Press Release: the Battalion Allah Akbar of the Free Syrian Army in the City of Al-Bokamal

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Growing disenchantment in Syria

Activists piled pressure on Arab monitors yesterday to do more to prevent Syrian forces from pursuing their brutal crackdown against pro-democracy protesters, amid fresh criticism of the observer mission. The Arab League insisted, however, it would not back down from … Continue reading

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