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Syria Protesters Shot

Protesters Shot By Security Forces In Syria

AP | ALBERT AJI and ZEINA KARAM | Posted 02.28.2012 | World

HOMS, Syria — The presence of Arab League monitors in Syria has re-energized the anti-government protest movement, with tens of thousands turnin...

Syrian Troops Fire During Protests

AP | BASSEM MROUE and ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY | Posted 07.20.2011 | World

BEIRUT — Thousands of Syrians flooded the streets across the country Friday, defying an unrelenting government crackdown that has failed to crus...

Syria Forces Kill 18 In New Assaults

AP | ZEINA KARAM and ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY | Posted 07.11.2011 | World

BEIRUT — The Syrian army shelled residential areas and unleashed gunmen Wednesday, and a human rights group said at least 18 people were killed,...

Rights Group: 757 Civilians Killed In Syria As E.U. Begins Arms Embargo

AP | BASSEM MROUE | Posted 07.10.2011 | World

BEIRUT — Tanks and troops rolled into southern villages near the heart of Syria's anti-government uprising Tuesday, while officials in Washingto...

Syrian Crackdown Continues As Death Toll Passes 400

AP | DIAA HADID | Posted 06.26.2011 | World

CAIRO — Syrian forces heaped more punishment Tuesday on residents of restive towns, detaining hundreds in raids or at checkpoints, firing on peo...

Syrian Security Forces Round Up Dozens Of Opposition Activists

AP | By BASSEM MROUE | Posted 06.24.2011 | World

BEIRUT -- Syrian security forces detained dozens of opposition activists and others in raids Sunday launched less than a week after President Bashar A...

Forces Open Fire On Demonstrators In Syria

AP | BASSEM MROUE and ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY | Posted 06.22.2011 | World

BEIRUT — Syrian security forces fired bullets and tear gas Friday at tens of thousands of protesters across the country, killing at least 75 peo...

Syrian Troops Open Fire On Protesters

AP | By ZEINA KARAM and BASSEM MROUE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DAMASCUS, Syria -- Troops opened fire on protesters in cities across Syria and pro- and anti-government crowds clashed in the capital's historic old c...

Thousands Chant For Freedom At Syrian Protest

AP | HUSSEIN MALLA and ZEINA KARAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DARAA, Syria — The Syrian government pledged Thursday to consider lifting some of the Mideast's most repressive laws in an attempt to stop a wee...