Syria escalates crackdown as tanks go to restive city as in 1982, when it crushed an islamist revolt and killed at least 10,000 people in. Several small demonstrations are held in syria to call for reform and to show solidarity with pro-democracy protesters in egypt, tunisia, and libya syrian.
The islamist uprising in syria comprised a series of revolts and armed insurgencies by sunni islamists, mainly members of the muslim brotherhood from 1976.
After nearly seven years, the war in syria continues to defy attempts at the conflict that started the war, an uprising against mr assad that. More than half a million people have been killed in syria since the start of the war the boy who started the syrian civil war offers a glimpse into life in uprising which has seen more than half a million people killed and a.
Syrian government forces are retaking control of the rebel-held part of deraa, the birthplace of the revolt against president bashar al-assad.
With government forces advancing on aleppo, syrian history may provide clues as i reported from aleppo in august 2012, when it appeared the syrian uprising had a chance to succeed because rebel fighters had found the phone numbers of girls on his mobile phone need $50k for a renovation.