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

Dec 28th 2011, 10:49 AM 978 Views 1 Comment

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

'Whitewash' - Protests rage in Syria as Arab League monitors arrive
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# Syria

'Whitewash' - Protests rage in Syria as Arab League monitors arrive

Dec 27th 2011, 9:27 PM 1,493 Views 8 Comments

President Bashar Assad’s regime continues to crack down on protesters as he resists pressure to step down. Nearly 300 civilians have been killed in the last ten days alone.

Arab League monitors due in Syria as violence escalates
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Arab League monitors due in Syria as violence escalates

Dec 26th 2011, 1:24 PM 714 Views 5 Comments

Activists have claimed that between 13 and 20 people have been killed in the city of Homs today.

Bumper Sitdown Sunday: 12 deadly reads for Christmas
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From The Daily Edge
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Bumper Sitdown Sunday: 12 deadly reads for Christmas

Dec 25th 2011, 11:00 AM 90 Views 0 Comments

A special double edition of the very best writing from around the web.

At least 150 dead after two days of violence in Syria
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At least 150 dead after two days of violence in Syria

Dec 21st 2011, 9:13 AM 595 Views 2 Comments

Activists have said that 84 people died on Tuesday as security forces opened fire on protesters and army defectors.

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 499 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.

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 1,091 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.

Explosion strikes major Syrian oil line: report
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# Syria

Explosion strikes major Syrian oil line: report

Dec 8th 2011, 12:26 PM 624 Views 1 Comment

The domestic supply pipeline carries around 140,000 barrels of oil a day.

UN says 3,500 dead so far in Syria uprising
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UN says 3,500 dead so far in Syria uprising

Nov 8th 2011, 6:15 PM 226 Views 8 Comments

Dozens have been killed since the brokering of a peace plan by the Arab League last week – and during a major Muslim holiday – the UN says.

Syrian troops kill 11 despite Arab League accord
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# Syria

Syrian troops kill 11 despite Arab League accord

Nov 6th 2011, 4:46 PM 213 Views 11 Comments

Under the Arab League plan, Syria’s government agreed to pull tanks and armored vehicles out of cities, release political prisoners and allow journalists and rights groups into the country.

Syrian forces continue to strike protesters despite deal to end violence
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# Syria

Syrian forces continue to strike protesters despite deal to end violence

Nov 4th 2011, 3:15 PM 55 Views 3 Comments

Activists say that nine anti-Assad regime protesters were killed by Syrian security forces today.

Syrian tanks fire on Homs, defy Arab-brokered deal
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Syrian tanks fire on Homs, defy Arab-brokered deal

Nov 3rd 2011, 9:41 PM 221 Views 3 Comments

At least 12 people have been killed in the city of Homs today.

'Dozens' killed in Syria violence
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# Syria

'Dozens' killed in Syria violence

Oct 10th 2011, 11:45 AM 254 Views 1 Comment

Activists say clashes broke out between troops in the central city of Homs after some refused to fire at protesters.

Syrian forces kill six as Turkey warns Assad of his future demise
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Syrian forces kill six as Turkey warns Assad of his future demise

Aug 29th 2011, 4:43 PM 360 Views 1 Comment

Turkey tells Damascus to look at Tunisia, Egypt – and now Libya – as warnings on the future collapse of the Assad regime.

Syria: Bashar compared to Gaddafi amid claims military ops have stopped
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Syria: Bashar compared to Gaddafi amid claims military ops have stopped

Aug 18th 2011, 8:16 AM 156 Views 2 Comments

Assad has apparently told the UN that military and police operations in his country have stopped.

Syrian forces open fire on funeral procession
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# Syria

Syrian forces open fire on funeral procession

Jul 19th 2011, 4:03 PM 167 Views 1 Comment

Ten people were killed when security forces opened fire on a funeral procession today.

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 231 Views 17 Comments

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

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

Thousands of Syrians take to the streets again with one protester killed
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Thousands of Syrians take to the streets again with one protester killed

May 13th 2011, 3:58 PM 161 Views 0 Comments

In what has become a weekly event, thousands of protesters took to the streets after Friday prayers only to be met with bullets, tear gas and batons wielded by security forces.

Tanks shell city of Homs as Syria pulls bid for UN Human Rights seat
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# Syria

Tanks shell city of Homs as Syria pulls bid for UN Human Rights seat

May 11th 2011, 2:15 PM 217 Views 0 Comments

Syria’s third-largest city has come under fire from government forces, with some reports suggesting the city has been under siege for four days.

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 312 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.

Syrian security forces open fire on sit-in
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Syrian security forces open fire on sit-in