2012 in Syria
Events from the year 2012 in Syria.
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.
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.
Proxy bomb
The proxy bomb (also known as a human bomb) was a tactic used mainly by the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) in Northern Ireland during the conflict known as "the Troubles". It involved forcing...
October 2012 Aleppo bombings
On 3 October 2012, three suicide car bombs exploded at the eastern corner of the Saadallah Al-Jabiri Square and the nearby areas killing 40 people. At least 122 people were reported to be heavily inju...
October 2012 Aleppo bombings - Wikipedia
January 2012 al-Midan bombing
On 6 January 2012, a bomb exploded in the Al-Midan district of Damascus, Syria. According to the Syrian government, a suicide bomber attacked buses carrying riot police shortly before an anti-governme...
Internet censorship in Syria
Internet censorship in Syria is extensive. Syria bans websites for political reasons and arrests people accessing them. Filtering and blocking was found to be pervasive in the political and Internet t...
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
10 May 2012 Damascus bombings
The 10 May 2012 Damascus bombings were carried out using a pair of car bombs allegedly detonated by suicide bombers outside of a military intelligence complex in Damascus, Syria. Combined, the perpetr...
Battle of Zabadani
The Battle of Zabadani took place in January through February 2012, during the Syrian civil war. During the initial stages of the battle, the rebel FSA took control of the town. However, less than a m...
Battle of Zabadani - 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...
Timeline of the 2011-2012 Syrian uprising
The timeline of the Syrian Civil War (to December 2013) is contained in the following articles:The uprising against President Assad gradually turned into a full-scale civil war. Two significant milest...
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...
February 2012 Aleppo bombings
On 10 February 2012, two large bombs exploded at Syrian security forces buildings in Aleppo. According to the Syrian government and state media, the blasts were caused by two suicide car bombs. It rep...
February 2012 Aleppo bombings - Wikipedia
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