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Syria Death Toll

Death Toll In Syria's War Tops 160,000: Activists

AP | BARBARA SURK | Posted 07.19.2014 | World

BEIRUT (AP) — The death toll in Syria's three-year conflict has climbed past 160,000, an activist group said Monday, a harrowing figure that reflect...

Syria Death Toll Surpasses 150,000

AP | Posted 04.01.2014 | World

BEIRUT (AP) — An activist group says the death toll in the three-year Syria's conflict has exceeded 150,000. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory...

More Than 140,000 People Have Died In Syria, Activist Group Says

Reuters | Posted 04.17.2014 | World

BEIRUT, Feb 15 (Reuters) - More than 140,000 people, over 7,000 of them children, have been killed in Syria's uprising-turned-civil war, the Syrian ...

Group: Over 1000 Killed In Syria Rebel Infighting

Reuters | Posted 03.18.2014 | World

BEIRUT, Jan 16 (Reuters) - More than 1,000 people have died in two weeks of fighting between al Qaeda-linked militants in Syria and rival rebels, a ...

UN Decides To Stop Updating Syria Death Toll

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.'s human rights office has stopped updating the death toll from Syria's civil war, confirming Tuesday that it can no longer ve...

Death Toll In Syria Surpasses 130,000

Reuters | Posted 03.02.2014 | World

BEIRUT, Dec 31 (Reuters) - The death toll in Syria's civil war has risen to at least 130,433, more than a third of them civilians on both sides of t...

Report: More Than 115,000 Dead In Syria

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

BEIRUT, Oct 1 (Reuters) - More than 115,000 people have been killed in Syria's two-and-a-half-year-old civil war, including tens of thousands of sol...

If America Were Syria

Barry Lando | Posted 11.20.2013 | World
Barry Lando

Our eyes glaze over when we read statistics of the horrific mayhem ravaging Syria. Numbers lose all meaning. One way for Americans to appreciate what those figures mean is to compute what the impact would be if the same tragedy were devastating the United States.

Joshua Hersh

Syria Death Toll A Grim Reminder Of War's Two-Sided Casualties

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 09.12.2013 | World

BEIRUT -- It’s often described as a slaughter by the regime of Bashar Assad, an endless series of brutal and heartless massacres, but the protracted...

INFOGRAPHIC: Here Are The Syria Figures You Should Know

Posted 11.11.2013 | World

HuffPost World put together a few significant figures to help put the Syrian crisis into perspective. Here are the numbers we think you should know. ...

Syria Death Toll At 110,000, NGO Says

Agence France Presse | | Posted 11.01.2013 | World

More than 110,000 people have died in the conflict in Syria since March 2011, a rights watchdog said Sunday, days after alleged gas attacks near Damas...

WATCH: This Is What War Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Ryan Craggs | Posted 08.22.2013 | World

Though the authenticity of the footage cannot be independently verified, videos streaming out of Syria following an alleged "poison gas" attack outsid...

Death Toll In Syria Rises To 100,000

AP | By EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 09.24.2013 | World

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday raised the death toll in Syria's civil war to more than 100,000, up from nearly 93,0...

100,000 Dead In Syria

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 08.26.2013 | World

BEIRUT — The civil war in Syria has now killed more than 100,000 people, a grim new estimate Wednesday that comes at a time when the conflict is...

Grim New Death Toll In Syria

AP | BASSEM MROUE and JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 08.12.2013 | World

BEIRUT — Syrians are being killed at an average rate of 5,000 per month, the U.N. said Thursday as it raised the overall death toll in the civil...

Death Toll In Syria Likely As High As 120,000

Reuters | Posted 07.14.2013 | World

BEIRUT, May 14 (Reuters) - At least 94,000 people have been killed during Syria's two-year conflict, but the death toll is likely to be as high as ...

WATCH: Horrific Reality Of Syria Conflict Revealed

www.pbs.org | Posted 06.09.2013 | World

Click to watch 'The Bombing Of Al-Bara', a PBS Frontline documentary....

GRIM MILESTONE: Syria Sees Bloodiest Month Since Start Of Conflict

Reuters | Posted 06.01.2013 | World

BEIRUT, April 1 (Reuters) - March was the bloodiest month yet in Syria's two-year conflict, with more than 6,000 people killed, a third of them civi...

John Kerry: Syria Death Toll Could Be 90,000

Agence France Presse | | Posted 04.16.2013 | World

US Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday the death toll in Syria may have reached 90,000, citing figures given to him by his Saudi counterpart P...

Syria Death Toll Approaching 70,000

AP | By EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 04.14.2013 | World

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Syria's intensifying civil war has probably killed over 9,000 people since the beginning of the year, bringing the likely deat...

100,000 May Die This Year In Syria

Reuters | Posted 03.05.2013 | World

By Yara Bayoumy and Alistair Lyon AZAZ, Syria/LONDON, Jan 3 (Reuters) - The death toll in Syria now exceeds 60,000, the United N...

Syria's Death Toll At 60,000, Says UN

AP | BEN HUBBARD and FRANK JORDANS | Posted 03.04.2013 | World

BEIRUT — The United Nations gave a grim new count Wednesday of the human cost of Syria's civil war, saying the death toll has exceeded 60,000 in...

Syrian Gravediggers Have No Time To Wait For The Dead

Reuters | Posted 03.01.2013 | World

By Yara Bayoumy AZAZ, Syria, Dec 30 (Reuters) - Gravediggers at the cemetery in the northern Syrian town of Azaz no longer wait for bo...

Report: More Than 40,000 Killed In Syria Conflict

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2013 | World

BEIRUT, Nov 23 (Reuters) - More than 40,000 people have been killed in 20 months of conflict between Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces and t...

Activists: 5,000 Syrians Killed In August

AP | BASSEM MROUE and JAMAL HALABY | Posted 09.02.2012 | World

BEIRUT -- Activist groups said Sunday that about 5,000 people were killed in Syria's civil war in August, the highest figure ever reported in more tha...