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Syria Opposition Claims They Captured Key Military Base

Reuters | Posted 01.18.2013 | World

AMMAN, Nov 18 - Syrian rebels said they captured a large special forces base on a main road between the city of Aleppo and the Turkish border on Sunda...

'Where's Mum?'

Reuters | Posted 12.18.2012 | World

BEIRUT, Oct 18 (Reuters) - At least 28,000 Syrians have gone missing since they were abducted by forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad during th...

Over 50 Reportedly Killed By Syrian Forces

Reuters | Posted 07.25.2012 | World

BEIRUT, May 25 (Reuters) - At least 50 people, including 13 children, were killed when Syrian forces tried to break into the town of Houla in Homs p...

Joshua Hersh

Syria Crisis: 13 Activists Killed In Missions To Help Rescue Wounded Journalists

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 02.29.2012 | World

NEW YORK -- Thirteen Syrian activists have been killed in the process of helping wounded foreign journalists trapped in Homs escape to safety over the...

Syrian Official: Homs To Be 'Cleaned'

BEN HUBBARD | Posted 04.30.2012 | World

BEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian regime showed a new determination Wednesday to crush its opponents, vowing to "cleanse" a rebel-held district in the besieg...

Syria Forces Attack Troubled Region

AP | BASSEM MROUE | Posted 10.07.2011 | World

BEIRUT — Syrian troops fired on mourners at a funeral and raided an eastern city Sunday, killing at least 59 people in an intensifying governmen...

Syrian Forces Take Mountainous Border Province

AP | DIAA HADID | Posted 08.30.2011 | World

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Syrian army forces spread through a restive mountainous area near the Turkish border on Thursday as the death toll from a two-...

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,...

Syrian Forces Open Fire At Protests

AP | BASSEM MROUE and ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY | Posted 06.29.2011 | World

BEIRUT — Thousands of defiant Syrians chanting "We are not afraid!" were met by security forces firing bullets and tear gas Friday in a crackdow...