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UN condemns crackdown in Syria
General Assembly passes non-binding resolution calling for halt to violence, as military forces pound protest hubs.
Last updated: 17 Feb 2012 11:41 GMT
UN set for Syria vote amid crackdown
Opposition strongholds under attack as Russia continues to oppose any moves by Security Council to condemn Assad's rule.
Last updated: 16 Feb 2012 20:58 GMT
Syrian forces 'launch Deraa assault'
Southern city comes under attack as Homs and Hama endure ongoing bombardments, with UN assembly set to discuss violence.
Last updated: 16 Feb 2012 12:12 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 arrests opposition figures
Rights groups say two opposition figures and 11 women protesters detained.
Last updated: 01 May 2011 02:43 GMT
Syria sends army reinforcements into Deraa
Arrests and raids reported in several towns and more than 200 members of the ruling Baath Party resign in protest.
Last updated: 27 Apr 2011 17:26 GMT
Syrian opposition vows to 'break the regime'
Activists say democratic transition will safeguard the country from "a period of violence, chaos and civil war".
Last updated: 27 Apr 2011 12:04 GMT
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