29.03.2011 [NPR] - We turn now to the unrest in Syria where President Basharal-Assad has accepted his Cabinet's resignation and promised to introduce new reforms that would, quote, "make the people happy." The move follows a now familiar script.
30.03.2011 [CNN] - But unlike in Egypt and Tunisia, the government supported the development of local technology, at least before the protests that pushed President Basharal-Assad on Tuesday to announce the resignation of most of the country's government officials.
20.03.2011 [CNN (blog)] - A picture of Syrian President Basharal-Assad at the entrance of a store at a market in Damascus. Syria's Ministry of Interior set up a committee to investigate Friday's deadly demonstrations in Diraa, the Syrian news agency SANA reported Saturday.