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Syrian town braces for military assault
Jisr al-Shughur residents flee to Turkish border, a day after government vowed retaliation for "deadly ambush".
Last updated: 08 Jun 2011 03:03 GMT
Syria death toll 'surpasses 1,000'
Rights groups say they have documented names of civilians allegedly killed by security forces since protests erupted.
Last updated: 24 May 2011 19:32 GMT
Syria 'tightens security grip' in border area
At least 15 tanks enter rural area near northern Lebanese border, human rights activists report.
Last updated: 16 May 2011 15:04 GMT
Deaths reported as tanks shell Syrian cities
Nineteen people reported killed in shelling of Homs and al-Harah despite calls from UN for end to crackdown on protests.
Last updated: 12 May 2011 14:13 GMT
More deaths on Syria's 'day of defiance'
Up to 30 reportedly killed in the cities of Homs and Hama, as protesters around the country take to the streets.
Last updated: 07 May 2011 04:25 GMT
Red Cross calls for access to Deraa
Organisation urges Syria to lift restrictions on access to casualties in besieged city as international pressure grows.
Last updated: 03 May 2011 16:06 GMT
Activist says 1,000 arrested in Syria sweep
Government intensifies campaign to quell unrest, with security forces carrying out door-to-door arrests since Saturday.
Last updated: 03 May 2011 11:01 GMT
Syria extends military crackdown
Rights groups report more deaths and arrests as Assad sends troops to put down protests in Deraa, Douma and Baniyas.
Last updated: 26 Apr 2011 17:29 GMT
Syria intensifies crackdown on protests
At least 500 pro-democracy activists arrested, rights group says, after authorities deployed troops to quell protests.
Last updated: 26 Apr 2011 11:03 GMT
Toll rises as army storms Syrian towns
More deaths and arrests reported as government sends tanks and heavy armour to Deraa to crack down on protests.
Last updated: 25 Apr 2011 20:57 GMT
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