Latest update: 03/08/2011
- Arab world - Bashar al-Assad - Popular revolt - Syria
Timeline: Al-Assad faces unprecedented challenge
The shock waves of the Arab Spring first reached Syria on March 15, 2011. Since then, growing street protests have rocked President Bashar al-Assad's government and met with deadly repression. FRANCE 24 retraces the key dates of the Syrian revolt.
By FRANCE 24 (text)