Hula

Syria: Gunmen kill 11 state workers

The men were believed to be workers for an oil company. It was unclear who killed them.

Jun 01, 2012, 14:38 PM IST

Syria blames 800 rebels for Houla massacre

The UN said it had strong suspicions that pro-regime gunmen were responsible for much of the Houla carnage.

Jun 01, 2012, 09:24 AM IST

Stop attacks: UN chief to Syria

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said UN observers monitoring the ceasefire were not there to watch the killing of innocent people.

May 31, 2012, 16:20 PM IST

Syria: Troops now shell Houla, site of massacre

The UN chief has called on Syria to stop its attacks, saying UN observers were not there to watch the killings of innocent people.

May 31, 2012, 16:02 PM IST

West may intervene in Syria: Report

Al Qaeda is understood to have moved operatives into Syria from neighbouring Iraq.

May 31, 2012, 13:59 PM IST

Syria: 13 corpses found amid massacre fallout

The latest killings happened in Deir el-Zour province, where the bodies were found blindfolded with their hands tied behind their backs.

May 31, 2012, 09:31 AM IST

UNSC discusses Syria at closed-door meeting

The UNSC condemned "in the strongest terms" the Houla massacre, in which over 100 people were killed in cold blood last week.

May 31, 2012, 08:56 AM IST

West expels Syrian envoys; media issues warning

Western nations expelled Syrian ambassadors and diplomats on Tuesday in the wake of a gruesome massacre in Houla.

May 30, 2012, 15:57 PM IST

Iran sends troops to Syria

Iran has long used Syria`s territory as a base for operations to maintain a lifeline to militant groups Hezbollah and Hamas.

May 30, 2012, 12:01 PM IST

Russia calls for probe into Syrian massacre

Over 100 people were killed in Houla in Homs province, including dozens of children and women, in the May 25-26 attack.

May 30, 2012, 11:53 AM IST

UN points finger at pro-Syrian thugs in massacre

The UN peacekeeping chief said he has seen no reason to believe that "third elements" were involved in Houla massacre in Syria.

May 30, 2012, 10:09 AM IST

Australia expels 2 Syrian diplomats over massacre

Friday`s massacre in Houla was one of the deadliest single events in the 15-month-old uprising against Syrian President Bashar Assad`s rule.

May 29, 2012, 16:28 PM IST

Syria: Survivors recount horror of Houla massacre

The UK, France and the US have raised diplomatic pressure on the Assad Government against the killings.

May 29, 2012, 16:12 PM IST

Children killed in Syria attack were executed: UN

A spokesman for the UNHCR says UN monitors found that less than 20 of the 108 people killed died from artillery fire.

May 29, 2012, 15:38 PM IST

`Both Syrian forces, rebels to blame for massacre`

At least 108 people, around a third of them children, were killed on Saturday in Houla, according to UN observers.

May 29, 2012, 08:37 AM IST