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Free Syrian Army accused of brutality
Rebel commander says cruelty of Syrian government forces has triggered some fighters to take law into their own hands.
Last updated: 14 Aug 2012 16:09 GMT
Syrian rebels 'shoot down fighter jet'
Opposition fighters produce footage of a man they claim is the captured pilot of a warplane that crashed in Deir Ezzor.
Last updated: 14 Aug 2012 02:13 GMT
US official says al-Qaeda involved in Syria
James Clapper voices concern that al-Qaeda fighters may have inserted themselves inside armed opposition forces.
Last updated: 17 Feb 2012 13:12 GMT
Bombardment of Syrian city continues
Homs shelled for 10th day as UN human rights chief says Assad government feeling emboldened in attacking civilians.
Last updated: 15 Feb 2012 04:47 GMT
UN rights chief slams 'failure' on Syria
Navi Pillay says lack of Security Council resolution has emboldened Damascus to launch "all-out assault" on dissent.
Last updated: 14 Feb 2012 07:00 GMT
UN rights chief condemns Syria violence
Navi Pillay tells UN that scale of government's crackdown indicates that crimes against humanity have occurred.
Last updated: 13 Feb 2012 18:29 GMT
Russia balks at Syria peacekeeping plan
FM Sergei Lavrov calls for dialogue and says violence must end before any Arab League peacekeeping mission takes place.
Last updated: 13 Feb 2012 16:40 GMT
Arab bloc calls for Syria peacekeepers
Arab League ministers agree to ask United Nations for joint force and special Arab envoy as crackdown on Homs continues.
Last updated: 13 Feb 2012 08:15 GMT
Arab League meets in Cairo to discuss Syria
Ministers meet in Egypt's capital to discuss joint observer mission with UN as Syrian forces continue to shell Homs.
Last updated: 12 Feb 2012 14:58 GMT
Violence intensifies in central Syria cities
Government renews tank assaults on Homs and Hama, while opposition forces are said to have killed high-ranking general.
Last updated: 12 Feb 2012 08:55 GMT
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