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Syrians flee imminent assault on town
Tanks surround Maarat al-Numan ahead of military offensive, prompting an exodus of residents from the northern town.
Last updated: 15 Jun 2011 16:17 GMT
Syrian army 'cracking' amid crackdown
Testimonies from defected soldiers give a dramatic insight into the split apparently emerging in the security forces.
Hugh Macleod and Annasofie Flamand
Last updated: 11 Jun 2011 20:24 GMT
Syrian troops lay siege to northern town
Tanks and troops seal Jisr al-Shughur, raising fears of imminent assault to avenge killing of 120 security personnel.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2011 12:28 GMT
Syria warns against UN criticism of crackdown
Foreign minister justifies measures to quell protests, saying resolution against crackdown will embolden "terrorists"
Last updated: 11 Jun 2011 04:54 GMT
'Many killed' amid fresh Syria protests
Activists say at least 23 people have been killed, most of them after the army shelled town in northern Idlib province.
Last updated: 10 Jun 2011 21:39 GMT
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