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Syrian rebels seek to create buffer zone
Opposition fighters describe why a safe zone is needed on Turkey border for people trying to flee violence.
Last updated: 11 Oct 2012 00:09 GMT
Syria's president 'to address nation'
State news agency says Bashar al-Assad to make third speech since protests began, as army seeks to stop refugee exodus.
Last updated: 20 Jun 2011 08:48 GMT
Syrian forces 'prevent refugees from fleeing'
Government troops sweep through northwestern border region to stem an exodus of refugees to Turkey, activists say.
Last updated: 19 Jun 2011 19:19 GMT
Aid group seeks access to Syrian civilians
Amid a persistent military campaign, head of International Red Cross to visit Syria for talks on expanding aid effort.
Last updated: 19 Jun 2011 17:02 GMT
Syrian forces 'storm town near Turkey border'
Witnesses say troops backed by tanks and machine guns have swept into Bdama, a town close to the Turkish border.
Last updated: 19 Jun 2011 10:47 GMT
Syrian tanks storm town near Turkey
Troops storm Bdama town that provides food to refugees, burn houses and arrest dozens.
Last updated: 18 Jun 2011 22:32 GMT
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