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Syrian violence 'leaves 35 dead'

Syrian forces pounded Aleppo and Deir Ezzor provinces as at least 35 people were killed on Sunday across the country, among them 17 civilians, a watchdog reported.

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Syria opposition rounds on 'farce' transition deal

The Syrian opposition gave a largely negative response on Sunday to the transition deal hammered out by world powers aimed at resolving the bloody conflict, with a former top leader branding it a ‘far

UN observers in Syria attacked by crowds, shot at


Angry crowds blocked U.N. observers from reaching an embattled rebel-held town in Syria on Tuesday, hurling stones and metal rods at the monitors' vehicles. Their vehicles came under fire as they drov

Syria violence kills 12 as revolt toll tops 14,100


Violence in Syria killed at least 12 people on Sunday bringing the death toll since the start of the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad's regime to more than 14,100, a monitoring group said.

11-year-old played dead to survive Syria massacre


When the gunmen began to slaughter his family, 11-year-old Ali el-Sayed says he fell to the floor of his home, soaking his clothes with his brother's blood to fool the killers into thinking he was alr

Militant video claims deadly Syria bombings

A video posted online in the name of a shadowy militant group is claiming responsibility for twin suicide bombings in the Syrian capital this week that killed 55 people.

In the video posted late on F

Syria suicide bombers kill many, ceasefire in tatters


Two suicide car bombers killed 55 people and wounded 372 in Damascus on Thursday, state media said, the deadliest attacks in the Syrian capital since an uprising against President Bashar al-Assad bega

Thousands mourn slain Syrian protesters


Thousands of people took to the streets of Damascus on Saturday for funerals to mourn slain protesters, according to video streamed online, despite two explosions that rocked the Syrian capital.


Syria, UN agree on terms of monitoring mission


Syria and the United Nations signed an agreement on Thursday on terms for hundreds of observers to monitor a ceasefire, but fierce diplomatic wrangling lies ahead to persuade the West the mission can

Syria scuttles truce plan with new demands


A U.N.-brokered plan to stop the bloodshed in Syria effectively collapsed on Sunday after President Bashar Assad's government raised new, last-minute demands that the country's largest rebel group swi

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