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UN Security Council weighs Syria resolution
Council members consider draft resolution condemning violence in Syria, as new video emerges of bloody crackdown.
Last updated: 09 Jun 2011 04:29 GMT
European powers step up pressure on Syria
European nations seek UN Security Council resolution condemning crackdown in Syria as Syrians brace for more violence.
Last updated: 08 Jun 2011 11:33 GMT
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 '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 in Syria despite 'no-shoot order'
Security forces kill six people across Syria despite an order from President al-Assad not to fire on protesters.
Last updated: 14 May 2011 05:24 GMT
Demonstrations flare across Syria
Anti-government protesters take to the streets in several major cities and in mainly Kurdish towns.
Last updated: 13 May 2011 20:58 GMT
Syrian troops 'will not shoot' protesters
Activist says the president has ordered security forces not to open fire at rallies expected after Friday prayers.
Last updated: 13 May 2011 07:52 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
Syria blames 'armed gangs' for bus ambush
Activists cast doubt on state news agency claim that 10 civilian workers have been killed in a bus ambush.
Last updated: 09 May 2011 03:41 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
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