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  • Syria reportedly moving chemical weapons

    July 13, 2012 | 10:21 am

    U.S. officials are warily watching as Syria begins moving undeclared chemical weapons out of its storage facilities.

    Syria’s Assad regime may be preparing to use the weapons against rebels fighting its control, or may be moving them to safeguard them against opponents and to...

  • Homs shelled as Syria demands ‘neutral’ U.N. mission

    April 18, 2012 | 7:40 am

    Syria challenged the United Nations chief over the size and scope of a U.N. truce monitoring mission on Wednesday, resisting a larger presence as its army shelled targets in the city of Homs in violation of the ceasefire.

    Despite the seven-day-old truce agreement between government...

  • West pushes U.N. Syria vote despite Russian criticism

    April 13, 2012 | 4:39 pm

    Western powers brushed aside Russian criticism of a U.S.-drafted Security Council resolution authorizing an advance team of U.N. observers to monitor Syria’s fragile ceasefire and said on Friday they hoped to put it to a vote this weekend.

    The U.N. missions of Britain, France and...

  • U.N. chief ‘deplores’ Syria border clashes

    April 9, 2012 | 5:09 pm

    U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Monday he deplores the cross-border shootings from Syria into Turkey and Lebanon ahead of a ceasefire deadline in the yearlong conflict that has pushed Syria to the brink of civil war.

    Turkey said two officials working in a refugee camp...

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  • EU slaps sanctions on Assad’s family; mortars hit Homs

    March 23, 2012 | 8:31 am

    The European Union slapped sanctions on the mother, sister and influential wife of President Bashar al-Assad on Friday, increasing pressure on Syria to halt its bloody crackdown against a year-long uprising.

    The trio were among 12 Syrians added to a list of figures already hit with...

  • Violence across Syria; soldiers killed in ambushes

    March 13, 2012 | 11:23 am

    Syrian government forces killed dozens of people in the northern city of Idlib, dumping their bodies in a mosque, while some 22 soldiers died in two separate rebel ambushes, opposition activists said on Tuesday.

    The army intensified its assault on the Idlib province near the Turkish...

  • Syria approves new constitution amid bloodshed

    February 27, 2012 | 6:25 pm

    Syrian artillery pounded rebel-held areas of Homs as President Bashar al-Assad’s government announced that voters had overwhelmingly approved a new constitution in a referendum derided as a sham by his critics at home and abroad.

    The outside world has proved powerless to halt the...

  • February 21, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    February 21, 2012 | 2:08 am

    Israelis fear homefront vulnerable to Iran attacks

    As talk grows of an Israeli strike on Iran, so do Israeli concerns about reprisal missile strikes on its civilian population, writes Aron Heller for the Associated Press.

    Skepticism about Israel’s ability to defend itself runs deep...

  • Bombings, bombardments kill across Syria

    February 10, 2012 | 8:30 am

    At least 28 people were killed in two bomb attacks in Syria’s second city Aleppo on Friday while in besieged Homs, opposition neighbourhoods endured another day of bombardment by President Bashar al-Assad’s troops.

    The Aleppo bombings were the worst violence to hit the country’s...

  • Syria forces kill seven protesters as world pressure on Assad grows

    May 27, 2011 | 1:40 pm

    Syrian security forces shot dead seven people on Friday, rights campaigners said, as protesters defied a nationwide crackdown by President Bashar Assad which world leaders condemned.

    Three protesters were killed in the central city of Homs, another three in the Damascus suburb of...

  • Syria security forces kill six as protests erupt across the country

    May 6, 2011 | 8:21 am

    A human rights activist said Syrian security forces have killed six people during widespread protests on Friday.

    Thousands of protesters held rallies in major areas across the country, including the capital, Damascus, and its suburbs.

    The activist said five people were killed...

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