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    # daraa - Saturday 15 March, 2014

    Mohamad Almasalmeh witnessed one of the first killings of Syrian conflict
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    Mohamad Almasalmeh witnessed one of the first killings of Syrian conflict

    Mar 15th 2014, 5:30 PM 4,616 Views 11 Comments

    He is one of the 2.5 million who have fled the country.

    # daraa - Saturday 10 November, 2012

    NGO: Two blasts kill and injure dozens in Syria
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    NGO: Two blasts kill and injure dozens in Syria

    Nov 10th 2012, 10:08 AM 2,068 Views 9 Comments

    Meanwhile, Kurds say they have taken control of towns in the northeast.

    # daraa - Friday 26 October, 2012

    Syria: 61 reported killed as truce collapses in several areas
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    # Syria

    Syria: 61 reported killed as truce collapses in several areas

    Oct 26th 2012, 7:09 PM 2,425 Views 22 Comments

    The tenuous truce reportedly collapsed in several regions – giving an early evening death toll of 61 dead, including civilians, soldiers and rebels.

    # daraa - Monday 20 August, 2012

    Syria: Shelling continues as Eid is celebrated
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    # Syria

    Syria: Shelling continues as Eid is celebrated

    Aug 20th 2012, 4:59 PM 2,032 Views 9 Comments

    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.

    # daraa - Saturday 14 July, 2012

    UN lays blame for latest massacre on Syrian regime
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    # Syria

    UN lays blame for latest massacre on Syrian regime

    Jul 14th 2012, 11:38 AM 1,744 Views 5 Comments

    More people have died in further violence a day after a massacre in the village of Treimsa left at least 118 people dead.

    # daraa - Wednesday 28 December, 2011

    Four Syrian soldiers killed as Arab League begins second day of observing
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    # Syria

    Four Syrian soldiers killed as Arab League begins second day of observing

    Dec 28th 2011, 10:49 AM 972 Views 1 Comment

    Human Rights Watch has accused Syrian authorities of hiding hundreds of detainees from the observers now in the country.

    # daraa - Friday 16 December, 2011

    More deaths in Syria as resolution condemning violence put to UN
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    # Syria

    More deaths in Syria as resolution condemning violence put to UN

    Dec 16th 2011, 10:34 AM 297 Views 0 Comments

    Russia began circulating a draft Security Council resolution it said was designed to resolve the conflict in Syria.

    # daraa - Monday 12 December, 2011

    Syrian troops and army defectors clash as elections underway
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    # Syria

    Syrian troops and army defectors clash as elections underway

    Dec 12th 2011, 2:18 PM 491 Views 1 Comment

    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.

    # daraa - Friday 9 December, 2011

    Children among the dead as violence escalates in Syria
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    # Syria

    Children among the dead as violence escalates in Syria

    Dec 9th 2011, 5:35 PM 1,085 Views 4 Comments

    Two boys, ages 10 and 12, were hit by stray bullets near government checkpoints in the city of Homs, according to anti-government protesters.

    # daraa - Friday 15 July, 2011

    Syrian forces open fire on protesters, killing 14
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    # Syria

    Syrian forces open fire on protesters, killing 14

    Jul 15th 2011, 2:58 PM 219 Views 17 Comments

    Today’s rallies appear to be the largest and most widespread since the uprising against President Bashar Assad began in March.

    # daraa - Sunday 29 May, 2011

    Two dead and several injured after Syria sends tanks and troops to quell protests
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    # Syria

    Two dead and several injured after Syria sends tanks and troops to quell protests

    May 29th 2011, 3:59 PM 170 Views 0 Comments

    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.

    # daraa - Saturday 7 May, 2011

    Tanks and troops enter Syrian coastal town as crackdown continues
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    Tanks and troops enter Syrian coastal town as crackdown continues

    May 7th 2011, 10:46 AM 208 Views 0 Comments

    Baniyas has been the scene of demonstrations calling for regime change for weeks.

    # daraa - Friday 6 May, 2011

    Witnesses say 30 people killed as Syrians protest in 'day of defiance'
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    # Syria

    Witnesses say 30 people killed as Syrians protest in 'day of defiance'

    May 6th 2011, 8:49 PM 306 Views 0 Comments

    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.

    # daraa - Thursday 5 May, 2011

    Syrian troops begin withdrawal from besieged Daraa
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    Syrian troops begin withdrawal from besieged Daraa

    May 5th 2011, 12:02 PM 331 Views 0 Comments

    Troops are beginning a “gradual withdrawal” 11 days after the embattled president unleashed tanks and snipers to crush dissent in the city.

    # daraa - Sunday 1 May, 2011

    Syrian troops shell besieged city of Daraa as residents remain defiant
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    Syrian troops shell besieged city of Daraa as residents remain defiant

    May 1st 2011, 3:41 PM 170 Views 0 Comments

    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.

    # daraa - Saturday 30 April, 2011

    Army reinforcements arrive in Syrian city after 'day of rage' crackdown
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    # Syria

    Army reinforcements arrive in Syrian city after 'day of rage' crackdown

    Apr 30th 2011, 11:31 AM 214 Views 0 Comments

    Dozens of people were killed in Syria in yesterday’s government crackdown on continuing protests.

    # daraa - Friday 29 April, 2011

    Syrian rights group says 42 killed in vicious fighting nationwide
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    # Syria

    Syrian rights group says 42 killed in vicious fighting nationwide

    Apr 29th 2011, 9:51 PM 266 Views 0 Comments

    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.

    # daraa - Tuesday 26 April, 2011

    More gunfire, arrests reported in Syrian crackdown
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    # Syria

    More gunfire, arrests reported in Syrian crackdown

    Apr 26th 2011, 9:23 PM 201 Views 0 Comments

    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.

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