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Syrian forces storm two western towns
Activists say troops entered Saraqeb and that five people were killed in Qusayr, as government rejects global criticism.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2011 16:31 GMT
Syrian forces 'storm border town'
Tanks and armoured vehicles enter Saraqeb near Turkish frontier, arresting at least 100 people, activists say.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2011 11:24 GMT
Syria defiant as diplomatic pressure grows
Syrian envoy to UN slams Western 'hypocrisy' as US tightens sanctions and Assad admits 'mistakes' by security forces.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2011 00:34 GMT
Syria expands offensive near Turkey border
Tanks storm two northwestern border towns, local residents say, as international community steps up pressure on Assad.
Last updated: 10 Aug 2011 12:16 GMT
Turkey raises pressure on Syria
Ahmet Davutoglu holds six hours of talks in Damascus but Assad says forces will continue to pursue "terrorists".
Last updated: 10 Aug 2011 02:16 GMT
Turkish foreign minister meets Syria's Assad
Ahmet Davutoglu visits Damascus days after Turkey said its patience with Syria's crackdown on protests was running out.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2011 12:21 GMT
Military assaults continue across Syria
Reports of seven deaths in Hama and Idlib province as the Turkish foreign minister meets President Assad in Damascus.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2011 10:54 GMT
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