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Assad praises troops as planes pound Aleppo
President says fate of nation at stake in fight against rebels, as rights group reports brutal crackdown on dissidents.
Last updated: 01 Aug 2012 17:59 GMT
Syria denies use of heavy weapons in Tremseh
Foreign ministry says Kofi Annan statement that government used helicopters and artillery in Hama village is "rushed".
Last updated: 15 Jul 2012 15:02 GMT
UN pursues probe in Syria village killings
Monitors are in Tremseh, where an attack took place on Thursday, to assess the casualties and damage.
Last updated: 15 Jul 2012 09:06 GMT
UN observers say Syria attack targeted rebels
Monitors say Thursday's assault on the village of Tremseh appeared targeted at army defectors and activists.
Last updated: 15 Jul 2012 01:05 GMT
Syria violence 'derailing' UN peace mission
Head of UN observers says attacks by both sides are intensifying, limiting mission's aim to observe, verify and report.
Last updated: 16 Jun 2012 03:53 GMT
Bomb attack hits Damascus suburb
Dozens killed in violence across Syria, as car bombs explode in Damascus and Idlib, activists and state media report.
Last updated: 15 Jun 2012 00:26 GMT
UN official says Syria in state of civil war
UN peacekeeping chief says government has lost "large chunks of territory" as witnesses describe heavy shelling in Homs.
Last updated: 12 Jun 2012 22:03 GMT
UN observers confirm Syria aerial attacks
Monitors and joint envoy Annan cite increasing use of helicopter gunships, mortars and tanks against opposition areas.
Last updated: 12 Jun 2012 03:56 GMT
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