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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    UN accuses Islamic State, Syrian government of committing war crimes

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 07:05pm by Reuters

    ... of 26,948 photographs, allegedly taken between 2011 and 2013 in government detention centres, proved "longstanding findings of systematic torture and deaths of detainees", the report said. ...

  2. News - World - SYRIA

    Three years after revolt to topple him began, Assad retains grip on power

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 05:54am by WASHPOST

    ... spring protests sweeping the region, the realisation that the rebellion is faltering is "deeply depressing", said Abu Emad, a student activist who has watched as the government has ...

  3. News - World - SYRIA

    Push from Syria’s ‘southern front’ aims to overwhelm Assad regime

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 09:59pm by GDN

    ... launch by the Free Syrian Army (FSA) of what they termed a spring offensive in the south of the nation. The offensive began days after they received new US weapons funding that may eventually ...

  4. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian air force accused of using barrel explosives to kill 76 in Aleppo

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 05:24pm by AFP

    ... crackdown on Arab spring-inspired democracy protests that erupted in March 2011. Explosive-laden barrels were dropped on six rebel-controlled districts in the east, including Sakhur, Ard al-Hamra ...

  5. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria peace conference set for January

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 08:49pm by AFP

    ... crackdown on Arab Spring-inspired protests. The increasingly sectarian civil war had claimed more than 120,000 lives, driven more than two million people from the country and left millions more ...

  6. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria chemical weapons monitors awarded Nobel Peace Prize

    Posted Oct 12th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Oslo Nobel for chemical weapons body The global chemical weapons watchdog working to eliminate chemical arms stockpiles in Syria won the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize yesterday. The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), a relatively small organisation with a modest budget, dispatched experts to Syria after a sarin gas attack killed more than 1,400 people ...

  7. News - World - SYRIA

    UN increases Syria vaccination efforts amid polio fears

    Posted Oct 25th 2013, 09:12pm by AFP

    ... since a brutal crackdown on Arab Spring-inspired protests in March 2011 was brutally repressed and escalated into civil war. The reining chaos has meant that “routine immunisation systems so ...

  8. News - World - SYRIA

    Assad deals blow to Syria peace initiative

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 10:59am by Agence France-Presse in Damascus

    ... Spring-inspired democracy protests. More than 115,000 people are believed to have been killed in the conflict. His comments were broadcast as government forces pressed-on with deadly strikes against ...

  9. News - World - SYRIA

    Obama back-tracks with decision to seek congressional support for Syria strike

    Posted Sep 01st 2013, 09:42am by NYT

    ... military action over the heads of Congress would contradict the spirit of his speech last spring, in which he attempted to chart a shift in the US from the perennial war footing ...

  10. News - World - SYRIA

    France mulls action with partners over Syrian use of chemical arms

    Posted May 28th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... last remaining stockpiles of undeclared chemical arms. "In two months spent reporting on the outskirts of the Syrian capital, we encountered similar cases across a much larger region. ...




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