2011 Syrian uprising: 250 Syrians, mostly civilians, have been killed so far this month, as the violence escalates in Syria's eight-month-old crackdown on pro-democracy protests and attacks on security forces increase.
2011 Syrian uprising: Fire damages a pipeline in the Deir ez-Zor Governorate, according to regime officials and state media. [https:--www.bbc.co.uk-news-world-middle-east-14137680 (BBC)][http:--www.sana.sy-eng-21-2011-07-13-358092.htm (SANA)]date=August 2019
2011 Syrian uprising: Government troops arrive in Hama in buses to raid houses and arrest civilians following the mass popular anti-government protests there on Friday. Tanks laying siege to the city move north to other villages.
Syria's deputy foreign minister says anti-regime protests have been ignited and fueled by "extremist" groups with religious affiliations while a human rights group says 1,337 protesters have been killed since anti-regime protests began.