December 12, 2017

Syrian tanks storm Baniyas

Syrian troops and tanks loyal to President Bashar al-Assad have swept into the port city of Baniyas to crush anti-government protests. Government forces have been massing outside the city for days, while Assad's ruthless crackdown was unleashed upon his own people in the southern city of … [Read more...]

Assad continues crackdown on Syria protesters

President Bashar al-Assad's hardline crackdown on unrest in Syria shows no sign of letting up. Syrian security forces have surrounded the coastal city of Baniyas, following the violent storming of Deraa in the south two days ago. Soldiers have blocked the northern and southern entrances to … [Read more...]