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Syrian rebel films himself shooting 10 prisoners

New footage posted on the Internet appears to have been filmed by a Syrian rebel who points the camera along the barrel of his gun as he shoots 10 unarmed prisoners.

The video, posted on YouTube on T

Phones and Internet cut for second day in Syria

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Phone and Internet networks were down across most of Syria for a second straight day on Friday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.

40,000 killed in Syria since revolt outbreak: Watchdog


At least 40,000 people have been killed in violence across Syria since the outbreak of an anti-regime revolt in March last year, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Thursday.

"At least 28

Assad: There is no civil war in Syria


Syria's president said in an interview broadcast Friday that his country is not in a state of civil war, and that he has no regrets about any decisions he has made since the uprising against him began

Videos show Syria soldiers 'kill prisoners, mutilate bodies'

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A Syrian rights group on Saturday released videos of pro-regime fighters apparently killing prisoners and cutting ears from bodies, after a video showing rebels executing soldiers raised international

Over 150 killed in Syria despite truce: Watchdog


More than 150 people have been killed since a Muslim holiday truce between rebels and the regime came into effect, a watchdog said on Saturday, as new clashes broke out across Syria.

The four-day con

Car bomb rocks Beirut


A powerful car bomb ripped through a street in mainly Christian east Beirut on Friday, killing at least eight people and wounding scores, as tensions grow in Lebanon over the war in neighbouring Syria

40 killed, 90 wounded in Aleppo blasts


At least 40 people were killed and 90 wounded, most of them soldiers, when three car bombs struck the heart of Syria's second city Aleppo on Wednesday, a monitoring group said.

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40 killed, 90 wounded in Aleppo blasts: Watchdog


Three car bombs tore into the heart of Aleppo on Wednesday, killing at least 40 people and wounding 90, mostly soldiers, a watchdog said, as television broadcast scenes of devastation in Syria's comme

Many dead in 'air strike' on Syria fuel station


At least 30 civilians were killed and dozens more wounded Thursday in an explosion at a petrol station in northeastern Syria, a human rights group said, with activists saying it was an air strike.


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