Assad’s supporters held rallies in Syrian cities
As the world media inform supporters of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad held a rally in Syrian cities.
According to Reuters the action aimed to show the loyalty to coincide with the first anniversary of an increasingly bloody uprising against his rule.
“Official media announced government forces had cleared “armed terrorists” from the northwestern city of Idlib, suggesting the army was gaining ground in the revolt, which has cost at least 8,000 lives, according to the United Nations”, Reuters writes.
Western forces support Syrian opposition and according to some publications also provide them with weapon. UN Security Council aimed to put sanctions on Syrian Government but
As Reuters writes rallies were also reported in
As the anniversary of the uprising approached, the Syrian army appeared to step up its offensive against rebel strongholds, regaining
The U.N.-Arab League special envoy Kofi Annan is due to report back to the Security Council on Friday on his efforts to end the violence and remains in contact with
“The door of dialogue is still open. We are still engaged with Syrian authorities over Mr. Annan’s proposals,” Annan’s spokesman Ahmad Fawzi said in