09.06.2012 [Himalayan Times] - UN observers, who visited the village of Al-Kubeir, near Hama, said they witnessed blood on the walls and “a strong stench of burnt flesh,” prompting Western governments to launch a push for tough new sanctions against Damascus.
02.06.2012 [Tampabay.com] - ... said he still held out hope for a political solution to the crisis. "It requires a certain professionalism and patience," he said. Danish Lt. Col. Peter Dahl, the head of the UN monitoring group in Hama, said, "There is no cease-fire.
01.06.2012 [Herald Times Reporter] - Mousab Alhamadee, an activist based in the central province of Hama, said the shabiha appear to be operating increasingly as rogue elements, without direct orders from on high. “The shabiha are more and more out of government control,” he said
29.05.2012 [AsiaOne] - Economist Noriko Hamasaid of the popular politician: "He tickles where people are pleased to be tickled, and attacks those whom people want attacked." But Ms Hama echoes a criticism shared by many of Mr Hashimoto's opponents: It is all form and no
27.02.2012 [Syrian Arab News Agency] - Voting at 1160 polling centers, the voters in Hamasaid that the amendments to the new constitution served the reform program adopted by the leadership. They indicated that the draft constitution guaranteed the political rights and underlined the