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Syrian soldiers 'killed by army defectors'
Dawn clashes in southern province of Deraa leave at least 27 Syrian soldiers dead, according to opposition activists.
Last updated: 15 Dec 2011 20:24 GMT
Escalating violence in Syria leaves many dead
Activists say reprisal ambush in Hama province left eight soldiers dead after government forces killed five civilians.
Last updated: 15 Dec 2011 06:21 GMT
Turkish PM says Syria on 'knife edge'
Scores of people reported killed over the past 24 hours in one of the country's bloodiest days of violence.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2011 23:53 GMT
Syria's 'bloodiest day' leaves scores dead
At least 70 people reportedly killed over past 24 hours, as Turkey's prime minister says Syria on a 'knife edge'.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2011 18:34 GMT
Russia rejects more UN pressure on Syria
Moscow snubs calls for UN Security Council to take tougher stance on Syria as UN puts new death toll at 2,600 people.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2011 14:06 GMT
Gulf states condemn Syria 'killing machine'
Gulf Co-operation Council calls for "serious reforms" and end to bloodshed as fresh violence and arrests are reported.
Last updated: 11 Sep 2011 22:42 GMT
France criticises UN over Syria violence
Foreign minister calls Security Council failure to condemn crackdown a "scandal", while activists report fresh violence.
Last updated: 11 Sep 2011 15:50 GMT
More deaths as Syrian protests continue
Thousands flood the streets after Friday prayers, braving crackdown by security forces.
Last updated: 26 Aug 2011 16:09 GMT
Syria security forces 'kill dozens' in north
Syrian rights group says death toll has risen from 24-hour military operation in northern town of Jisr al-Shughour.
Last updated: 05 Jun 2011 20:54 GMT
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