Syrian president appoints new premier

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Nhân dân English 28 month(s) ago

Syrian president appoints new premier

Wael Nader al-Halqi, the former health minister, was appointed as Syria's new prime minister by President Bashar Assad. (Image: AFP/Getty Images)

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Assad names new PM, army pounds rebels

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 30 month(s) ago 2 related news

Assad names new PM, army pounds rebels

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad named a Baath Party stalwart to form a new government on Wednesday, signaling no political concessions to a 15-month-old uprising, as helicopters and tanks pounded rebels near the Mediterranean coast.

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Suicide car bomb 'hits Syria's Deir Ezzor'

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 31 month(s) ago

Suicide car bomb 'hits Syria's Deir Ezzor'

A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden car outside security headquarters in Syria's biggest eastern city of Deir Ezzor on Saturday, causing casualties, state TV reported.

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Syria goes to polls as deadly unrest rages

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VietNam News English 32 month(s) ago 1 related news

Syria goes to polls on Monday to elect a multi-party parliament that critics say will fail to bring change to the country, riven by a deadly revolt against President Bashar al-Assad.

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Hàng trăm đối tượng bị truy nã ở Xy-ri đầu thú

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Nhân dân English 33 month(s) ago

Theo Tân Hoa xã, ngày 7-4, tại tỉnh Ít-líp, miền bắc Xy-ri, 355 đối tượng bị truy nã đã ra đầu thú chính quyền. Động thái này xảy ra trong bối cảnh Chính phủ Xy-ri rút quân khỏi ba điểm nóng, trong đó có Ít-líp, để thực hiện kế hoạch hòa bình của Đặc phái viên LHQ và Liên đoàn A-rập C.An-nan.

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Syria 'yes' for new charter as over 100 reportedly killed

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Báo Dân Trí English 34 month(s) ago 1 related news

Syria 'yes' for new charter as over 100 reportedly killed

Syria said almost 90 percent of voters approved a new constitution in a referendum which Washington condemned as "absolutely cynical" as more than 100 people were reportedly killed on Monday.

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Assad sets Syria vote to end near 50-year Baath monopoly

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VietNam News English 34 month(s) ago

Syria's president, who is fighting an Arab Spring-inspired revolt, called on Wednesday a constitutional referendum that would effectively end nearly 50 years of single-party rule, state media said.

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Assad sets Syria vote to end near 50-year Baath monopoly

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VietNam News English 34 month(s) ago 1 related news

Syria's president, who is fighting an Arab Spring-inspired revolt, called on Wednesday a constitutional referendum that would effectively end nearly 50 years of single-party rule, state media said.

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Iraqi ex-MP in contact with ousted Libyan leader

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SaiGon GP English 40 month(s) ago 1 related news

Iraqi ex-MP in contact with ousted Libyan leader

The owner of Arrai TV, famed for being the only media outlet still in contact with Moamer Kadhafi, opposes dictators but says the ousted Libyan leader embodies resistance against foreign occupation.

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Syria delays League chief visit as death toll rises

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VietNam News English 40 month(s) ago 1 related news

Syria requested the 11th-hour postponement of a planned visit by the Arab League chief to press for an end to its bloody crackdown on dissent as security forces killed four more people on Tuesday.

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Syria unrest: UN condemns government crackdown

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VOV News English 41 month(s) ago

Syria unrest: UN condemns government crackdown

The UN Security Council has condemned the Syrian government for its deadly crackdown on protesters.

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Syria's Assad offers dialogue, rejects 'chaos'

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SaiGon GP English 43 month(s) ago

Syria's Assad offers dialogue, rejects 'chaos'

President Bashar al-Assad said on Monday talks could lead to a new constitution and even end his Baath party's monopoly on power, but he refused to reform Syria under "chaos," prompting a US call for "action, not words."

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Syria says 120 police killed, activists see mutiny

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Báo Dân Trí English 44 month(s) ago 2 duplicate news

Syria says 120 police killed, activists see mutiny

One hundred and twenty policemen were killed by "armed gangs" in northwest Syria, state television said on Monday, as the authorities warned of a firm response.

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U.S., EU discuss more sanctions against Syria

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VietnamNet English 44 month(s) ago

U.S. State Secretary Hillary Clinton said on Tuesday that she and visiting European Union High Representative for foreign policy Catherine Ashton discussed more possible sanctions against Syria.

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Assad under pressure as hundreds of Baathists quit

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SaiGon GP English 45 month(s) ago 1 related news

Foreign pressure mounted on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday and hundreds of members resigned from his party, as troops kept their grip on the flashpoint town of Daraa.

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