21:19 The Arab League on Sunday proposed a plan to end the bloodshed in Syria and expects President Bashar al-Assad to respond on Monday and take "concrete steps," Qatar's foreign minister said. 19:20 An anti-regime protest started in Homs, Al-Jazeera television reported. 15:46 Rival groups of pro and anti-Syrian regime protesters rallied near the Syrian Embassy in Beirut’s Hamra area, the Lebanese National News Agency reported. 14:48 Syrian security forces raided Hama’s Karanaz in search of defected soldiers, Al-Jazeera television reported on Sunday. 14:27 China cautioned Syria that its “dangerous situation” must end, AFP reported on Sunday. 12:57 Syrian President Bashar al-Assad told Russian television on Sunday he expected continued support from Moscow even as his regime comes under growing condemnation for its crackdown on the opposition. 11:24 Syrian activists on Sunday urged the Arab League to freeze the country's membership in the 22-member organization over the deadly crackdown on pro-democracy protests. 10:54 Lebanon's economy is feeling the strain of a seven-month uprising against Syria's Bashar al-Assad, as the increasingly violent revolt takes its toll on tourism, trade and capital inflows. 9:58 Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt on Sunday slammed attempts to intimidate Syrian opposition figures in Lebanon and called for the protection of refugees pouring into the country. 9:14 Arab League ministers who have visited Syria warned President Bashar al-Assad to stop violence and start reforms or face an international intervention, a Kuwaiti newspaper reported Sunday. 7:56 Twenty Syrian soldiers were killed on Saturday and 53 wounded in clashes with presumed army deserters, while 10 security agents and a deserter were killed in a bus ambush, activists said. 7:47 Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has warned that any Western intervention would cause an "earthquake" inflaming the region, after dozens died in one of the bloodiest days of the uprising against his rule.October 29 2011October 28 2011October 27 2011October 26 2011October 25 2011October 24 2011October 23 2011October 22 2011October 21 2011October 20 2011October 19 2011October 18 2011October 17 2011October 16 2011October 15 2011October 14 2011October 13 2011October 12 2011October 11 2011October 10 2011October 9 2011October 8 2011October 7 2011October 6 2011October 5 2011October 4 2011October 3 2011October 2 2011October 1 2011September 2011August 2011July 2011June 2011May 2011April 2011March 2011As the Syrian situation develops, NOW Lebanon keeps you updated with the latest news and media content from Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, news outlets and NOW correspondents. NOW Lebanon is not responsible for content obtained from external websites.
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