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UN envoy to Assad: Change is urgently needed


The U.N.'s new envoy to Syria said on Saturday that President Bashar Assad's regime should realize that the need for change was both 'urgent' and 'necessary' and that it must meet the 'legitimate' dem

Evidence mounts of new massacre in Syria


Row upon row of bloodied bodies wrapped in colorful blankets laid out on a mosque floor in a Damascus suburb. Long narrow graves tightly packed with dozens of victims.

Nestled among them, two babies

Fierce fighting breaks out in Aleppo


The Syrian army launched an all-out assault on Aleppo's southwestern district of Salaheddin on Wednesday, and fierce fighting also broke out elsewhere in the northern city.

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Syrian forces vow ‘decisive’ showdown for Aleppo


Syrian forces threatened on Sunday to mount a 'decisive battle' for Aleppo even as rebels clawed toward the city's ancient center under intense bombardment and strafing from warplanes.

40 Syrian police killed as rebels overrun Aleppo posts: NGO


Rebels overran two police stations in Aleppo on Tuesday killing at least 40 policemen, a watchdog said, as fighting for control of Syria's commercial capital raged into a fourth day.

Fierce fighting in Syria's Aleppo: Rights group

Fierce fighting erupted in several districts of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on Sunday as regime troops tried to storm the rebel-held neighbourhood of Salaheddin, a monitoring group said.


Syria rebels capture 50 troops in Idlib: NGO


Syrian rebels on Friday captured 50 troops, including 14 officers, in the town of Maaret al-Numan in the northwestern province of Idlib, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

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Assad moved chemical weapons to border: Syria rebels


The Syrian government has moved chemical weapons to airports on its borders, the rebel Free Syrian Army said on Tuesday, a day after the regime warned it could use them if attacked by an outside force.

SNC to tell Russia: No transition until Assad falls

There can be no transition in Syria until President Bashar al-Assad falls, the Syrian National Council said in a statement on the eve of a visit to Moscow by the opposition group's chief.

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Syrian opposition group: Death toll tops 17,000


An opposition group that documents human rights violations in Syria says more than 17,000 people have been killed since the uprising against President Bashar Assad began in March 2011.

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