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Syrian Troops Retake Key Neighborhood In Homs

AP | ALBERT AJI and BASSEM MROUE | Posted 05.26.2013 | World

DAMASCUS, Syria — Syria's opposition took over the country's seat for the first time at an Arab summit Tuesday in a diplomatic triumph marred by...

WATCH: Syria's President Visits Devastated Homs Neighborhood

Reuters/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.27.2012 | World

BEIRUT, March 27 (Reuters) - Syria has accepted a U.N.-sponsored peace plan, international envoy Kofi Annan said on Tuesday, as troops loyal to Presid...

Besieged Neighborhood Deserted

Reuters | Posted 05.07.2012 | World

GENEVA, March 7 (Reuters) - An aid convoy from the Syrian Arab Red Crescent found that most residents had fled the devastated Homs district of Baba...

Obama: 'Ultimately This Dictator Will Fall'

Reuters | Posted 05.07.2012 | World

By Khaled Yacoub Oweis AMMAN, March 7 (Reuters) - The U.N. humanitarian chief headed on Wednesday for a Syrian city where authorities ...

UN Humanitarian Chief In Syria

AP | By ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY | Posted 05.07.2012 | World

BEIRUT -- The U.N. humanitarian chief headed to the shattered central Syrian city of Homs on Wednesday, where activists have accused regime forces of ...

UN Humanitarian Chief In Syria

AP | ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY | Posted 05.07.2012 | World

BEIRUT — The U.N. humanitarian chief toured the shattered Syrian district of Baba Amr on Wednesday but found most residents had fled following a...

Syrians Share Tales Of Slaughter

Posted 03.06.2012 | World

They had been walking for days when a BBC film crew met them on a road outside of Homs. The group of refugees was fleeing the city's besieged neighbor...

Survivors: Smell Of Death Filled Baba Amr

Reuters | Posted 05.06.2012 | World

By Mariam Karouny BEIRUT, March 6 (Reuters) - Residents of Baba Amr who fled to Lebanon said the smell of decomposed bodie...

Red Cross Set To Enter War-Battered Syria District

AP | HUSSEIN MALLA and ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY | Posted 05.05.2012 | World

QAA, Lebanon — Syrian refugees fleeing to neighboring Lebanon on Monday said they feared they would be slaughtered in their own homes as governm...

Syrian Opposition Seeks Heavy Weapons, Support

Reuters | Posted 05.04.2012 | World

BEIRUT, March 4 (Reuters) - Few close observers of the Syrian conflict believe the uprising that began nearly a year ago is anything like over, and ...

Red Cross Again Denied Acces To Besieged Neighborhood

Reuters | Posted 05.03.2012 | World

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, March 3 (Reuters) - Syrian authorities prevented a convoy of life-saving aid from entering the Baba Amro...

Slain Journalists Bodies' Recovered From Syria

Posted 03.02.2012 | Media

The bodies of slain American war reporter Marie Colvin and French photojournalist Rémi Ochlik have been turned over to the Red Cross, the humanitaria...

Syria: New Satellite Images Show Homs Shelling

Human Rights Watch | Posted 05.02.2012 | World
Human Rights Watch

New satellite imagery and eyewitness accounts reveal that the bombardment of the Baba Amr neighborhood in Homs has inflicted widespread destruction and a large number of deaths and severe injuries of civilians.

Red Cross Can't Enter Baba Amr

Reuters | Posted 05.02.2012 | World

GENEVA, March 2 (Reuters) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said that Syrian authorities had prevented it from entering the Hom...

Syrian Official: Homs To Be 'Cleaned'

BEN HUBBARD | Posted 04.30.2012 | World

BEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian regime showed a new determination Wednesday to crush its opponents, vowing to "cleanse" a rebel-held district in the besieg...

Activists: Syria's Military Sends Tanks, Other Reinforcements To Homs

AP | BASSEM MROUE | Posted 04.21.2012 | World

By BASSEM MROUE, The Associated Press BEIRUT (AP) -- Syria's military sent tanks and other reinforcements toward the restive central city of Homs o...

Troops Kill 2 More In Syria

AP | Posted 01.08.2012 | World

By ZEINA KARAM and JOHN HEILPRIN, Associated Press BEIRUT -- The death toll from the eight-month Syrian uprising has reached 3,500, the U.N. said T...