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Syrian Regime Allegedly Using Helicopters Now

AP | BASSEM MROUE | Posted 08.11.2012 | World

BEIRUT — The United States accused the Syrian government of using "new horrific tactics" Monday, as U.N. observers reported Syrian helicopters w...

Syrian Rebels Fight Off Attack On Key Town

AP | BASSEM MROUE | Posted 04.14.2012 | World

BEIRUT — Syrian rebels repelled a push Monday by government tanks into a central town held by forces fighting President Bashar Assad's regime in...

Activists: Syrian Troops Cordon Off Mosques

AP | BASSEM MROUE | Posted 12.07.2011 | World

BEIRUT — Syrian security forces opened fire on protesters in several parts of the country on Friday, killing at least eight people and wounding ...

Activists: 3,000 Detained In Restive Town

AP | ZEINA KARAM | Posted 12.03.2011 | World

BEIRUT — Syrian troops going house to house have detained more than 3,000 people in the past three days in the rebellious town of Rastan, which ...

Seven Soldiers Killed In Syrian Restive Town

AP | BASSEM MROUE | Posted 11.30.2011 | World

BEIRUT — Syrian troops fought intense battles Friday with hundreds of fellow soldiers who have turned their weapons against the regime of Presid...

Activists: Syrian Troops Storm Rebellious Town

Posted 11.27.2011 | World

By ZEINA KARAM - Associated Press BEIRUT (AP) -- Syrian troops firing machine guns mounted on tanks stormed a rebellious town in central Syria befo...

At Least Six Killed As Syrian Troops Storm Several Towns

AP | ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY | Posted 10.29.2011 | World

BEIRUT — Syrians should not take up arms in their uprising against President Bashar Assad or invite foreign military action like the interventio...

Human Rights Group: Syrian Forces Kill At Least 63 Civilians In Effort To Crush Friday Protests

Reuters | Mariam Karouny | Posted 08.03.2011 | World

June 4, 2011 1:45:57 AM By Mariam Karouny BEIRUT, June 4 (Reuters) - Syrian forces killed at least 63 civilians in attacks to crush pro-demo...

Internet Cut Off in Some Areas As Shelling Continues In Syria

AP | ZEINA KARAM | Posted 08.03.2011 | World

BEIRUT — A Syrian city that was bombed into submission three decades ago after a crushed uprising became a new center for protest and violence F...

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...