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Syrian forces pound Damascus outskirts
Activist group says troops targeted rebel positions with artillery and air strikes in bid to secure the capital.
Last updated: 02 Dec 2012 21:27 GMT
Syria airstrikes leave Eid truce in tatters
Reports of violence, including heavy shelling and car bombs, appear to show that both sides have violated ceasefire.
Last updated: 27 Oct 2012 20:41 GMT
Syria violence spoils hope for Eid truce
Car bombing in Damascus and fighting in several provinces point to violations of Brahimi's ceasefire by both sides.
Last updated: 27 Oct 2012 08:22 GMT
Syria intensifies air attacks on Aleppo
Government planes bomb suburbs as clashes rage inside northern city, while other key cities suffer heavy shelling.
Last updated: 19 Aug 2012 05:07 GMT
Syria forms government amid more violence
Foreign, interior and defence ministers remain the same, as activists report deaths of 28 people in the country's east.
Last updated: 23 Jun 2012 17:38 GMT
UN team sees traces of Syria massacre
Observers visiting al-Qubayr give grim testimony of Wednesday's assault that is reported to have killed at least 70.
Last updated: 09 Jun 2012 12:20 GMT
Deaths reported in Syrian police shooting
Rebels say two people died when a crowd which came out to welcome UN observers in Deir al-Zor province came under fire.
Last updated: 22 May 2012 15:51 GMT
Deaths in Idlib as UN expands mission
Several people reported dead in latest clashes even as number of UN monitors charged with overseeing truce reaches 145.
Last updated: 13 May 2012 06:54 GMT
Syria: Arab League used as tool
Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem attacks regional bloc after it rejects proposed amendments to observers mission.
Last updated: 21 Nov 2011 12:27 GMT
Arab League rejects Syrian amendments
Damascus plea to alter regional bloc's plan to send a 500-strong mission of monitors to assess situation turned down.
Last updated: 20 Nov 2011 14:01 GMT
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