Friday 27 November 2015

80 killed in Syria violence ahead of truce

Syrian troops pounded opposition areas in Syria killing 80 people, 52 of them civilians, in what opposition termed was a 'massacre' that sent thousands of refugees surging into Turkey before next week's UN


Assad facing dissent over Deraa crackdown

Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad faced rare dissent within his Baath Party and signs of discontent in the army over violent repression of protesters that a rights group said on Thursday had killed 500 people.    Two hundred


Slain Syrian general buried

Syrian officials attended the funeral on Sunday of a senior security officer whose killing has shaken the tightly controlled country. Brigadier General Mohammad Suleiman, 49, was killed on Saturday at a beach resort near the port city of T

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