Syria has barred most international media from operating in the country, making it hard to verify reports from activists and officials.
Fri, May 20, 2011 - Page 6 News List
US imposes sanctions on Assad
FROZEN ASSETS:A US Treasury official said the move sent a clear message to the Syrian president and his inner circle that ‘they will be held accountable for the ongoing violence’
Reuters, AMMAN and WASHINGTON
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