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# Refugees
Mohamad Almasalmeh witnessed one of the first killings of Syrian conflict
He is one of the 2.5 million who have fled the country.
# Daraa
NGO: Two blasts kill and injure dozens in Syria
Meanwhile, Kurds say they have taken control of towns in the northeast.
# Syria
Syria: 61 reported killed as truce collapses in several areas
The tenuous truce reportedly collapsed in several regions – giving an early evening death toll of 61 dead, including civilians, soldiers and rebels.
# Syria
Syria: Shelling continues as Eid is celebrated
As Eid al-Fitr is being celebrated in Syria, Aleppo and Daraa were being shelled, according to latest reports. Meanwhile, the last UN monitors are leaving the country.
# Syria
UN lays blame for latest massacre on Syrian regime
More people have died in further violence a day after a massacre in the village of Treimsa left at least 118 people dead.
# Syria
Four Syrian soldiers killed as Arab League begins second day of observing
Human Rights Watch has accused Syrian authorities of hiding hundreds of detainees from the observers now in the country.
# Syria
More deaths in Syria as resolution condemning violence put to UN
Russia began circulating a draft Security Council resolution it said was designed to resolve the conflict in Syria.
# Syria
Syrian troops and army defectors clash as elections underway
Municipal elections are underway across the country but turnout is expected to be low as anti-government opposition called for a boycott of the poll.
# Syria
Children among the dead as violence escalates in Syria
Two boys, ages 10 and 12, were hit by stray bullets near government checkpoints in the city of Homs, according to anti-government protesters.
# Syria
Syrian forces open fire on protesters, killing 14
Today’s rallies appear to be the largest and most widespread since the uprising against President Bashar Assad began in March.
# Syria
Two dead and several injured after Syria sends tanks and troops to quell protests
Human rights groups now say that more than 1,000 people have been killed in the two-month long crackdown on protests by Bashar Assad’s government troops.
# Syria
Tanks and troops enter Syrian coastal town as crackdown continues
Baniyas has been the scene of demonstrations calling for regime change for weeks.
# Syria
Witnesses say 30 people killed as Syrians protest in 'day of defiance'
The UN is sending a team into Syria to investigate the circumstances surrounding the apparent crushing of the uprising and the European Union is expected to place sanctions on Syrian officials next week.
# Syria
Syrian troops begin withdrawal from besieged Daraa
Troops are beginning a “gradual withdrawal” 11 days after the embattled president unleashed tanks and snipers to crush dissent in the city.
# Syria
Syrian troops shell besieged city of Daraa as residents remain defiant
Daraa has been without water, fuel or electricity since Monday when the regime sent in troops backed by tanks and snipers to crush protests seeking an end to President Bashar Assad’s rule.
# Syria
Army reinforcements arrive in Syrian city after 'day of rage' crackdown
Dozens of people were killed in Syria in yesterday’s government crackdown on continuing protests.
# Syria
Syrian rights group says 42 killed in vicious fighting nationwide
An attempt by protesters today to break an army blockade on the southern Syrian city of Daraa has led to bloody scenes, and a local rights group has said that at least 42 people have been killed in fighting across the country.
# Syria
More gunfire, arrests reported in Syrian crackdown
Following a brutal government crackdown on the popular revolt against President Bashar Assad, Syrians braved sniper fire today to retrieve the bullet-riddled bodies of the dead. At least 120 people have been killed over the weekend alone.