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Wounded British journalist smuggled from Syria


A wounded British photographer who had been trapped in the besieged Syrian city of Homs was spirited safely into Lebanon on Tuesday in a risky journey that killed 13 rebels who helped him escape the r

Blast hits oil pipeline blast in Syria's Homs

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An explosion struck an oil pipeline in the Syrian protest city of Homs on Wednesday, with activists saying government forces bombed it from the air and the regime blaming ‘terrorists.’

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Gunmen assassinate army general in Damascus

Gunmen assassinated an army general in Damascus on Saturday in the first killing of a high ranking military officer in the Syrian capital since the uprising against President Bashar Assad's regime beg

15 civilians killed in assault on Syria's Homs: activists

At least 15 civilians and four soldiers were killed on Tuesday in the besieged central Syrian city of Homs, which has been undergoing heavy shelling by government troops, activists said.

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Over 200 people killed in Syria's Homs before U.N. vote


More than 200 people were killed in shelling by Syrian forces in the city of Homs, activists said on Saturday, as the U.N. Security Council prepared to vote on a draft resolution backing an Arab call

Children among 74 dead in 2 days of Syrian turmoil


Two days of bloody turmoil in Syria killed at least 74 people, including small children, as forces loyal to President Bashar Assad shelled residential buildings and fired on crowds in a dramatic escal

Six-storey building collapses in Beirut

At least 26 people were killed when an old six-storey building in the Lebanese capital collapsed, officials said on Monday, with more people still trapped under the rubble.

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Syria's president says he won't leave power

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Syrian President Bashar Assad vowed on Tuesday to respond to threats against him with an ‘iron hand’ and refused to step down, insisting he still has his people's support despite the 10-month-old upri

Suicide bomb kills 26 in Syria: Interior Minister


A suicide bomber killed 26 people and wounded 63 in Damascus, Syria's interior minister said, vowing an 'iron fist' response to Friday's carnage in the heart of the capital after similar attacks two w

'Assad, Saleh, you're next': Arabs warn online


The capture and death of Libya's ousted strongman Muamer Gaddafi has sparked an online frenzy in the Arab world, with social networking sites warning Syria's President Bashar al-Assad and Yemen's Ali

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