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More deaths as Syrian protests continue
Thousands flood the streets after Friday prayers, braving crackdown by security forces.
Last updated: 26 Aug 2011 16:09 GMT
Syrian troops 'kill and arrest dissidents'
Security forces continue their crackdown ahead of more protests planned to take place across the country on Friday.
Last updated: 28 Jul 2011 22:53 GMT
Syrian security forces 'fire on rallies'
At least 28 deaths reported in Damascus, Idlib and other cities on a day of massive anti-government demonstrations.
Last updated: 15 Jul 2011 21:23 GMT
Security crackdown continues across Syria
Activists report deaths in several provinces as Sarkozy calls for tougher sanctions against the Assad government.
Last updated: 14 Jul 2011 15:18 GMT
EU imposes arms embargo on Syria
Union bans shipment of "arms that could be used for internal repression", as armed forces arrest hundreds of protesters.
Last updated: 09 May 2011 21:09 GMT
'House-to-house raids' in Syrian cities
Protest organisers and participants targeted in overnight raids, activists say, as gunfire reported near Damascus.
Last updated: 09 May 2011 18:08 GMT
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