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Syria Demonstrations

PHOTOS: Destruction In One Of Syria's Worst-Hit Provinces

Posted 06.06.2012 | World

The province of Idlib has been one of the worst hit by Assad's security forces during Syria's 15-month-long uprising. A May report by the internati...

Thousands Hit The Streets In Aleppo

AP | ZEINA KARAM | Posted 07.18.2012 | World

BEIRUT — Syrian forces on Friday fired on protesters holding the largest opposition marches yet in Aleppo, a sign of rising anti-regime sentimen...

Thousands Join Mass Protests Against Syrian Regime

AP | BASSEM MROUE | Posted 03.21.2012 | World

BEIRUT — As President Bashar Assad fights off a 10-month-old uprising, Syrians have been struggling to cope with shortages of heating oil and ot...

Tens Of Thousands Mobilize For Pro-Assad Demonstration

AP | ALBERT AJI and ZEINA KARAM | Posted 12.12.2011 | World

DAMASCUS, Syria — Tens of thousands of Syrians thronged a main square of the Syrian capital and nearby streets Wednesday in a show of support fo...

U.S. 'Eyes New Syria Sanctions'

The Diplomat | Eddie Walsh | Posted 10.16.2011 | World

The Barack Obama administration is working hard to finalize a deal on energy and other sanctions, and may possibly issue a joint statement in the comi...

Pro- And Anti- Government Demonstrators Clash In Syria

AP | ZEINA KARAM and ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY | Posted 08.21.2011 | World

BEIRUT — Syrian President Bashar Assad's effort to drown out pro-democracy protests exploded into clashes between government supporters and oppo...

Syria's President Deploys Troops Ahead Of Friday Prayers

Reuters | Khaled Yacoub Oweis | Posted 07.05.2011 | World

May 5, 2011 10:38:22 PM By Khaled Yacoub Oweis AMMAN, May 6 (Reuters) - Security forces have moved into central Syria and coastal areas ahea...

Syrian Forces Kill 6 In Crackdown, Witnesses Say

AP | By BASSEM MROUE and ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY | Posted 06.23.2011 | World

BEIRUT -- Syrian security forces fired at tens of thousands of people joining funeral processions Saturday after the bloodiest day of the monthlong up...

Syria Pulls Troops From Restive City After Violent Crackdown

AP | ZEINA KARAM and BASSEM MROUE | Posted 05.26.2011 | World

DAMASCUS, Syria — A scenic seaside city echoed with gunfire Saturday as protesters defied government forces in Syria's second day of nationwide ...