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Syria Death Toll

Over 230 Bodies Found In Mass Grave In Syria, Says Monitoring Group

Reuters | Posted 12.18.2014 | World

(Adds quote) BEIRUT, Dec 17 (Reuters) - More than 230 bodies of people believed killed by Islamic State militants have been found in a...

Inside The Advocacy Group That Keeps Track Of Syria's War Casualties

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 11.25.2014 | World

More than three years into Syria's devastating civil war, information about the harrowing costs of violence in the country is getting harder and harde...

Syria Activists Say Kobani Death Toll Passes 800

AP | ELENA BECATOROS and BASSEM MROUE | Posted 10.26.2014 | World

MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AP) — A Syrian activist group said Sunday that the death toll in 40 days of fighting in and around the northern Syrian border t...

At Least 400 Killed In Battle For Kobani

Reuters | Posted 12.07.2014 | World

BEIRUT, Oct 7 (Reuters) - At least 400 people have been killed during three weeks of fighting between Islamic State and Kurdish fighters in and arou...

Syrian Airstrikes Kill 50 In Opposition-Held City

AP | DIAA HADID | Posted 11.17.2014 | World

BEIRUT (AP) -- Syrian government airstrikes killed some 50 people in an opposition-held city this week in bombing that apparently sought to target a r...

Syria Suffers Record Death Toll

AP | ZEINA KARAM | Posted 09.27.2014 | World

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad prayed at a Damascus mosque at the start of a major Muslim holiday on Monday amid reports of an unpreced...

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...