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Scores reportedly killed in Syria's Hama
Activist group says bomb attacks in village of Aqrab have left at least 125 mainly Alawite civilians wounded or killed.
Last updated: 11 Dec 2012 19:43 GMT
Bomb hits Syrian army truck escorting UN team
Head of UN mission escapes blast in southern city unharmed along with 11 other monitors amid new reports of violence.
Last updated: 10 May 2012 05:54 GMT
UN says Syrian army still using heavy weapons
Peacekeeping chief says artillery and armoured vehicles still in cities, adding that both sides have violated ceasefire.
Last updated: 05 May 2012 17:42 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
Assad returns to familiar themes in speech
The Syrian president was largely unapologetic for recent violence and offered only vague promises of reform.
Last updated: 20 Jun 2011 11:28 GMT
Deaths as fresh protests rock Syria
At least 17 killed as security forces open fire on anti-government protesters across the country.
Last updated: 18 Jun 2011 09:47 GMT
Cousin of Syrian president 'quits business'
Tycoon Rami Makhlouf, under sanctions for corruption, moves to charity in apparent concession to protesters.
Last updated: 17 Jun 2011 08:19 GMT
Syrian troops 'widening' crackdown
Security forces said to be pushing towards northern town of Maarat al-Numaan as new videos show army unit defecting.
Last updated: 14 Jun 2011 18:12 GMT
More Syrians waiting to cross Turkey border
Turkey braced for massive influx of refugees as Syrian troops intensify their military operation in Jisr al-Shughur.
Last updated: 13 Jun 2011 16:06 GMT
Syria army 'takes control' of Jisr al-Shughur
Residents who fled assault in northern state speak of infighting among troops, as state TV shows alleged "mass graves".
Last updated: 13 Jun 2011 11:41 GMT
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