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Arab League Observers Powerless to Stop Violence in Syria

Arab League Observers Powerless to Stop Violence in Syria

KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images(DAMASCUS, Syria) — The presence of Arab League observers has apparently done little to stop the Syrian government’s violent crackdown against dissidents.President Bashar al-Assad had agreed to remove troops and tanks from …

Syrian Crackdown Goes on as Arab League Observers Visit

Syrian Crackdown Goes on as Arab League Observers Visit

JOSEPH EID/AFP/Getty Images(DAMASCUS, Syria) — Syrian President Bashar al-Assad may be trying to get one over on Arab League observers sent to his country to ascertain that he’s sticking to an agreement to withdraw troops and tanks from cities where v…

Arab League Observers to Inspect Carnage in Syria

Arab League Observers to Inspect Carnage in Syria

KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images(DAMASCUS, Syria) — Observers from the Arab League have begun arriving in Syria in the wake of some of the worst violence of the nine-month crackdown on pro-democracy activists.The Arab League monitors are supposed to learn…

Twin Bombings Rock Syrian Capital; Dozens Dead, Injured

Twin Bombings Rock Syrian Capital; Dozens Dead, Injured

LOUAI BESHARA/AFP/Getty Images(DAMASCUS, Syria) — Two suicide bombers hit the Syrian capital of Damascus on Friday, killing and injuring dozens of military personnel and civilians, according to Syrian state TV.The state TV says the twin attacks target…

No Break in Syrian Violence as UN Chief Calls for International Action

No Break in Syrian Violence as UN Chief Calls for International Action

LOUAI BESHARA/AFP/Getty Images(DAMASCUS, Syria) — Threats by the Western world, the Arab world and the international community at large have failed to stop the ongoing violence in Syria.Even after Syrian President Bashar al-Assad told ABC’s Barbara W…

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