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Syria Security Forces

Group: 'Being Caught With Patients Is Like Being Caught With A Weapon'

AP | ZEINA KARAM | Posted 07.15.2012 | World

BEIRUT — The U.N.'s observer mission in Syria was caught up in a burst of violence Tuesday captured on video, with a roadside bomb damaging its ...

BREAKDOWN: Syria Crisis Explained

Eline Gordts | Posted 03.15.2012 | World

According to the United Nations, more than 7,500 people have died in Syria since the regime of President Bashar Assad launched a brutal crackdown agai...

Deadly Attack On Another Syrian City

AP | BEN HUBBARD | Posted 05.14.2012 | World

BEIRUT — Syrian forces fired mortars and heavy machine-guns Wednesday in an attack on the southern city where the anti-government uprising began...

Syrian Security Forces Open Fire On Funeral

Reuters | Posted 04.19.2012 | World

By Khaled Yacoub Oweis and Angus MacSwan AMMAN/BEIRUT, Feb 18 (Reuters) - Syrian security forces fired live ammunition to break up a p...

UN: 'Indiscriminate Attack On Civilans' In Syria

Reuters | Posted 04.14.2012 | World

By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS, Feb 13 (Reuters) - The U.N. human rights chief ramped up the pressure on Syrian President Bashar ...

Arab States Call For Peacekeepers In Syria As Security Forces Bombard Homs

Reuters | Posted 04.14.2012 | World

By Khaled Yacoub Oweis and Erika Solomon AMMAN/BEIRUT Feb 13 (Reuters) - Syrian forces bombarded districts of Homs and attacked other ...

WATCH: Horrifying Footage From Syria Tells Harrowing Tale

Posted 02.09.2012 | World

Gruesome videos purporting to show civilians killed and injured by Syria's security forces have swept the Internet in recent months, despite the Syria...

Reports: 'Terrifying Massacre' In Syria's Homs

AP | BASSEM MROUE and ZEINA KARAM | Posted 03.28.2012 | World

BEIRUT — Two days of bloody turmoil in Syria killed at least 74 people, including small children, as forces loyal to President Bashar Assad shel...

Syria Arrests Prominent U.S. Born-Blogger

AP | BASSEM MROUE and ZEINA KARAM | Posted 02.12.2012 | World

BEIRUT — Syrian authorities have charged a U.S.-born Syrian blogger with trying to incite sectarian strife, activists said Tuesday, while regime...

Security Forces Guilty Of Crimes Against Humanity, Rights Group Says

AP | ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY and ZEINA KARAM | Posted 01.11.2012 | World

BEIRUT — Syrians snatched from their homes turn up dead, often mutilated. Soldiers gun down former comrades who defected to the opposition. A hu...

Security Forces Crack Down On Protesters, Killing 30

AP | ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY | Posted 12.28.2011 | World

BEIRUT — Syrian security forces opened fire Friday on protesters and hunted them down in house-to-house raids, killing about 30 people in the de...

Government Security Forces Reportedly Kill At Least 10

AP | By BASSEM MROUE | Posted 12.19.2011 | World

BEIRUT -- Syrian security forces and pro-government gunmen killed at least 10 people in a rebellious central province Wednesday, activists said, just ...

Syrian Regime Accused Of Targeting Doctors

AP | By ZEINA KARAM | Posted 12.17.2011 | World

BEIRUT -- A major activist group on Monday accused Syrian security forces of stepping up their crackdown on doctors suspected of treating wounded anti...

Syrian Security Forces Target Funeral

AP | BASSEM MROUE | Posted 12.15.2011 | World

BEIRUT — Syrian security forces trying to suppress the resilient anti-government uprising killed five people Saturday, including one person who ...

Activists Say Syrian Forces Killed 4 In Restive City

AP | BASSEM MROUE | Posted 12.11.2011 | World

BEIRUT — Syrian security forces killed three people and arrested dozens more in house-to-house raids Tuesday in the flashpoint city of Homs, act...

Eline Gordts

Report: Regime Loyalists Harassed Syrians Living Abroad

HuffingtonPost.com | Eline Gordts | Posted 12.05.2011 | World

Four days after Syrian-born Malek Jandali participated in a Washington, D.C. protest to support the demonstrations rocking his home country, his paren...

U.S. Slaps New Sanctions On Syria

AP | ZEINA KARAM | Posted 10.31.2011 | World

BEIRUT — Syrian security forces searching for anti-government protesters raided houses in central Syria and made arrests, activists and resident...

Another Friday Of Protests In Syria

AP | ZEINA KARAM | Posted 10.19.2011 | World

BEIRUT — Syrian security forces killed at least 20 protesters Friday despite promises by President Bashar Assad that the military operations aga...