FRANCIS MATTHEW: Government has a huge influence on what is reported, even if in theory the relationship is supposed to be at a distance.
SYRIA NEWS WIRE: With well-respected wire journalists expelled by the authorities in Damascus the only on-the-ground reports that are emerging are via mobile phones and YouTube. There’s much room for speculation and rumour.
ZEINOBIA: It was bigger than last time and much better organized. People from all backgrounds, classes, ethnicities, religions and political views were and are there.
ZEINOBIA: Here are the latest updates in Al Tahrir Battle 2. It is the second battle our protesters have faced against the regime after Tuesday January 25.
ZEINOBIA, BREAKING: Huge explosion heard, according to early media reports it took place in front of the All saints church at the Khalil Hamda street. Many dead – media reports.