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Attack on Syria village leaves 'dozens dead'
Opposition activists say regime forces storm coastal village near Baniyas, killing between 50 and 100 people.
Last updated: 03 May 2013 12:44 GMT
Syria uprising: Key events
Syria is turning increasingly violent as the crackdown on protests continues and an armed opposition emerges.
Last updated: 08 Dec 2011 03:46 GMT
Syrian forces 'ordered to shoot to kill'
Rights group releases testimonies of defectors from security forces who say they took part in crackdown on protests.
Last updated: 09 Jul 2011 16:05 GMT
Syrian army 'cracking' amid crackdown
Testimonies from defected soldiers give a dramatic insight into the split apparently emerging in the security forces.
Hugh Macleod and Annasofie Flamand
Last updated: 11 Jun 2011 20:24 GMT
Town shelled as Syrians flee to Lebanon
At least seven killed as thousands of civilians flee into neighbouring Lebanon to escape the security crackdown.
Last updated: 15 May 2011 15:45 GMT
Deaths as Syrian army storms border town
At least four people killed after troops open fire near Lebanese border, as thousands attend funeral of shot protester.
Last updated: 14 May 2011 21:25 GMT
Assad's brother tops Syria sanctions list
EU names 13 Syrian officials on sanctions list, including a brother and influential cousin of president Bashar al-Assad.
Last updated: 10 May 2011 09:00 GMT
EU imposes arms embargo on Syria
Union bans shipment of "arms that could be used for internal repression", as armed forces arrest hundreds of protesters.
Last updated: 09 May 2011 21:09 GMT
'House-to-house raids' in Syrian cities
Protest organisers and participants targeted in overnight raids, activists say, as gunfire reported near Damascus.
Last updated: 09 May 2011 18:08 GMT
Syria blames 'armed gangs' for bus ambush
Activists cast doubt on state news agency claim that 10 civilian workers have been killed in a bus ambush.
Last updated: 09 May 2011 03:41 GMT
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