2011 in Syria
The following lists events that happened during 2011 in Syria.
Thousands took to the streets in the city of Daraa for a third day, shouting slogans against the country's emergency law. One person ...
Syria conflict: UN suspends peace talks in Geneva
Talks aimed at ending the five-year-old war in Syria are suspended by the UN, with both sides blaming each other for the disruption.
2011-2012 Syrian uprising
The Syrian Civil War (Arabic: الحرب الأهلية السورية‎), also known as the Syrian Uprising, is an ongoing armed conflict taking place in Syria. The unrest began in the early spring of 2011 wit...
2011-2012 Syrian uprising - Wikipedia
Siege of Latakia
On 13 August 2011, during the Civil uprising phase of the Syrian civil war, the Syrian Army and Syrian Navy launched an operation in the Syrian coastal city of Latakia, in order to end an Islamic rebe...
Syria conflict: UN suspends peace talks in Geneva
Talks aimed at ending the five-year-old war in Syria are suspended by the UN, with both sides blaming each other for the disruption.
Siege of Homs
The Siege of Homs was a military confrontation between the Syrian military and the Syrian opposition in the city of Homs as a part of the Syrian Civil War. The siege lasted three years from May 2011 t...
Siege of Homs - Wikipedia
April 1981 Hama massacre
The 1981 Hama massacre occurred, according to one report, after a failed attack by armed Islamist guerillas on a security checkpoint near an Alawite village near Hama. As a revenge action, units of th...
April 1981 Hama massacre - Wikipedia
CIA activities in Syria
CIA activities in Syria since the 1950s have included coup attempts and assassination plots, and in more recent years, extraordinary renditions, a paramilitary strike, and funding and military trainin...
Syrian conflict peace proposals
Syrian conflict peace proposals are initiatives and plans to resolve the Syrian civil war. Firstly, the Arab League in late 2011 launched two initiatives, without much success. Russia in January 2012 ...
Syrian conflict peace proposals - Wikipedia
Authorization for the Use of Military Force Against the Government of Syria to Respond to Use of Che...
The Authorization for the Use of Military Force Against the Government of Syria to Respond to Use of Chemical Weapons (S.J.Res 21) is a United States Senate Joint Resolution that would authorize Presi...
Ferzat Jarban
Ferzat Jaban (died November 19 or 20, 2011) was the first Syrian journalist reported to be killed while covering the Syrian civil war, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists.Jarban was a Sy...
Free Syrian Army
The Free Syrian Army (Arabic: الجيش السوري الحر‎, al-Jaysh as-Sūrī al-Ḥurr, FSA) is a group of defected Syrian Armed Forces officers and soldiers, founded during the Syrian uprising or civil...
Free Syrian Army - Wikipedia
Arab League Monitors in Syria
On December 19, 2011, the Syrian government agreed to allow foreign observers from the Arab League to monitor Syria's progress in removing troops from protest areas, free political prisoners, and nego...
Arab League Monitors in Syria - Wikipedia
Siege of Rastan and Talbiseh
The Siege of Rastan and Talbiseh was an operation by the Syrian Army during the Syrian uprising. On 28 May 2011, after major protests, the Syrian Army launched an operation in al-Rastan, a city of an ...
Siege of Rastan and Talbiseh - Wikipedia
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1994
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1994, adopted unanimously on June 30, 2011, after considering a report by the Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon regarding the United Nations Disengagement Observ...