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Hama Massacre

Bashar Al-Assad's Cousin Speaks Out On Al-Assad Family Divide

HuffPost Live | Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Bashar al-Assad's cousin, Ribal Al-Assad, joined HuffPost Live’s Ahmed Shihab-Eldin Monday to discuss how the 1982 Hama massacre contributed to a ri...

The World's Silence on Syria Is a Silence of Hypocrites

Michael Shammas | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Michael Shammas

Eventually, Assad or his sons must renounce power; history teaches that no repressive regime lasts forever. But how long until this family falls? How long until "might makes right" is replaced by morality, until the pen and law and human decency really do triumph over the sword?

Syria's Divisive Impact on Yemen

Daniel Wagner | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Daniel Wagner

The violent clashes that erupted last month between Sunni Islamists and Shi'ite rebels in Yemen's Amran province were partly a reaction to U.S. President Obama's declaration of his intention to launch a military strike against Syria.

Photos Capture Devastation After Mass Killings

Posted 07.19.2012 | World

On July 12, Syrian security forces launched a devastating assault on the village of Tremseh in Syria's Hama province. According to activists, tanks an...

UN Observers Investigate Reported Massacre In Syria

AP | BEN HUBBARD | Posted 09.13.2012 | World

BEIRUT — U.N. observers investigating a reported mass killing in a Syrian village on Saturday found pools of blood in homes and spent bullets, m...

Videos Purport To Show Victims Of Syria Massacre

Posted 09.12.2012 | World

By BEN HUBBARD -- The Associated Press BEIRUT -- Syrian activists have posted videos they say show at least 17 of the dozens of people reportedly k...

Envoy 'Appalled' Over Reports Of New Massacre

AP | BEN HUBBARD | Posted 09.12.2012 | World

BEIRUT -- International envoy Kofi Annan says he is "shocked and appalled" by reports of a mass killing in the Syrian village of Tremseh. Syrian ac...

Activists: More Than 200 Syrians Massacred

Reuters | Posted 09.11.2012 | World

By Khaled Yacoub Oweis and Erika Solomon AMMAN/BEIRUT, July 13 (Reuters) - More than 200 Syrians, mostly civilians, were massacred in ...

Reports: New Massacre In Syria

AP | ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY | Posted 09.11.2012 | World

BEIRUT — Syrian activists reported a new massacre late Thursday in the central Hama province, saying regime forces killed more than 100 people i...

Shells Rain Down On Homs

AP | ZEINA KARAM and DIAA HADID | Posted 08.08.2012 | World

BEIRUT — U.N. observers could smell the stench of burned corpses Friday and saw body parts scattered around a Syrian farming hamlet that was the...

Video Shows Charred Bodies At Massacre Site

Sasha von Oldershausen | Posted 06.08.2012 | World

A video posted online by Syrian activists purports to show the aftermath of a pro-Assad attack on the village of Mazraat al-Qubair in Syria’s Hama p...

'There Was Smoke Rising From The Buildings And A Horrible Smell Of Human Flesh Burning'

Reuters | Posted 08.07.2012 | World

By Erika Solomon and Oliver Holmes BEIRUT, June 7 (Reuters) - Six hours after tanks and militiamen pulled out of Mazraat al-Qubeir, a ...

Hama Massacre: Activists Say 78 Killed In Syria, Assad Denies Claims

AP | ZEINA KARAM | Posted 08.07.2012 | World

BEIRUT -- Syria on Thursday denied as "absolutely baseless" claims by opposition groups about a new massacre in the central Hama province in which gov...

Reports: New Massacre In Syria

Reuters/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.06.2012 | World

BEIRUT, June 6 (Reuters) - Activists said pro-government militia men and security forces killed at least 78 people, including children, in Syria's cen...

Let There Not Be Another Hama

Saad Khan | Posted 09.06.2011 | World
Saad Khan

Where is the world? The glorious international community has remained largely silent on the issue. Except for an extremely watered down condemnatory statement that has yet to negotiate the dangerous curves of the UN security council.

Wake Up Syrians, it's Party Time!

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saad Khan

There are millions of protesters on the Arab street but Syrians are surprisingly missing from the crowd. This eerie absence is disturbing, to say the least.

Rage in Syria?

Adla Massoud | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Adla Massoud

Assad is talking reform. But how seriously can we take him?