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# assad - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Clashes rage in rebel bastions of Syria's Aleppo
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Clashes rage in rebel bastions of Syria's Aleppo

Aug 9th 2012, 8:46 PM 2,076 Views 4 Comments

Meanwhile, President Assad appointed a new prime minister to replace the one who defected to neighbouring Jordan earlier this week.

# assad - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Syria: At least 162 reported killed across country
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Syria: At least 162 reported killed across country

Aug 8th 2012, 8:26 PM 1,819 Views 4 Comments

At least 37 people – 17 civilians, 10 rebels and 10 soldiers – were reportedly killed in the northern city of Aleppo.

Syria: Amnesty releases satellite images of Aleppo activity
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# Syria

Syria: Amnesty releases satellite images of Aleppo activity

Aug 8th 2012, 9:11 AM 2,914 Views 25 Comments

Images taken in and around Aleppo recently show increased use of heavy weapons in the area.

# assad - Monday 30 July, 2012

Syria: Aleppo assault will be 'nail in coffin' of Assad's presidency
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# Syria

Syria: Aleppo assault will be 'nail in coffin' of Assad's presidency

Jul 30th 2012, 8:18 AM 1,458 Views 11 Comments

US Defence Secretary says reported use of weapons against the Syrian people shows that Assad’s “regime is coming to an end”.

# assad - Saturday 28 July, 2012

Syria army launches Aleppo assault
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# Syria

Syria army launches Aleppo assault

Jul 28th 2012, 11:56 AM 1,563 Views 15 Comments

Fears are growing about the safety of civilians in Syria’s second city, with reports of massive assaults on several neighbourhoods.

# assad - Thursday 26 July, 2012

Syrian ambassador defections confirmed by US
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# Syria

Syrian ambassador defections confirmed by US

Jul 26th 2012, 9:04 AM 1,727 Views 41 Comments

White House also said it considers reports the Syrian government is using planes in its assault on Aleppo as “credible”.

# assad - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

Fighter jets, helicopter gunships target rebel areas of Syria's Aleppo - reports
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# Syria

Fighter jets, helicopter gunships target rebel areas of Syria's Aleppo - reports

Jul 24th 2012, 3:30 PM 2,657 Views 16 Comments

The country’s second city has seen fresh heavy violence today, according to reports from the area.

Eight killed in Syrian prison mutiny
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# Syria

Eight killed in Syrian prison mutiny

Jul 24th 2012, 8:54 AM 1,214 Views 0 Comments

Opposition Syrian National Council claims regime forces opened fire on detainees during a peaceful sit-in protest.

# assad - Monday 23 July, 2012

Syrian regime forces accused of summary executions
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# Syria

Syrian regime forces accused of summary executions

Jul 23rd 2012, 2:57 PM 1,797 Views 10 Comments

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights claims that state forces executed at least 23 people yesterday.

# assad - Friday 20 July, 2012

Executions reported as rebels seize border crossings in Syria
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# Syria

Executions reported as rebels seize border crossings in Syria

Jul 20th 2012, 8:20 AM 2,272 Views 19 Comments

Iraq says that all of its borders with Syria have been seized.

# assad - Friday 13 July, 2012

Syria: 'At least 200 dead' in village massacre
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# Syria

Syria: 'At least 200 dead' in village massacre

Jul 13th 2012, 8:15 AM 2,449 Views 39 Comments

At least 200 people, mostly civilians, are thought to be dead after the single most violent attack reported in the bloody 16-month uprising.

# assad - Tuesday 3 July, 2012

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Jul 3rd 2012, 8:44 AM 6,266 Views 6 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

# assad - Sunday 1 July, 2012

Turkey scrambles fighter jets to Syrian border
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# Syria

Turkey scrambles fighter jets to Syrian border

Jul 1st 2012, 3:19 PM 4,783 Views 37 Comments

Officials say military movement is in response to the activity of Syrian helicopters.

# assad - Saturday 30 June, 2012

The 9 at 9: Saturday
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Jun 30th 2012, 9:00 AM 7,325 Views 7 Comments

Nine things to know this morning.

# assad - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

Syrian violence has worsened since ceasefire, says UN
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Syrian violence has worsened since ceasefire, says UN

Jun 27th 2012, 3:11 PM 1,565 Views 3 Comments

Kofi Annan says the ceasefire plan he brokered “is clearly not being implemented”.

# assad - Sunday 24 June, 2012

Turkey seeking NATO meeting after Syria shoots down military plane
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# Syria

Turkey seeking NATO meeting after Syria shoots down military plane

Jun 24th 2012, 12:20 PM 4,226 Views 29 Comments

Turkish minister says plane was shot down in international airspace 15 minutes after it had strayed briefly into Syrian territory.

# assad - Saturday 23 June, 2012

Syria says it shot down Turkish warplane after it violated air space
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# Syria

Syria says it shot down Turkish warplane after it violated air space

Jun 23rd 2012, 9:36 AM 3,513 Views 28 Comments

Latest incident shows dramatic escalation in tensions between neighbouring states.

# assad - Friday 15 June, 2012

Russia 'not supplying' attack helicopters to Syria - Ministry
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Russia 'not supplying' attack helicopters to Syria - Ministry

Jun 15th 2012, 8:11 AM 1,659 Views 9 Comments

Hillary Clinton had said she believed that there were attack helicopters on the way from Russia to Syria – something Russia denies.

# assad - Friday 8 June, 2012

UN observers reach town of reported massacre
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# Syria

UN observers reach town of reported massacre

Jun 8th 2012, 3:25 PM 1,664 Views 6 Comments

Meanwhile, Syrian troops have been heavily shelling a rebel-held area of Homs.

# assad - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

May 29th 2012, 7:58 PM 3,907 Views 0 Comments

Your essential round-up of the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

# assad - Saturday 19 May, 2012

Car bomb strikes eastern city in Syria
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# Syria

Car bomb strikes eastern city in Syria

May 19th 2012, 4:54 PM 1,123 Views 0 Comments

Nine people have reportedly been killed in today’s powerful explosion.

# assad - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

UN observer team evacuated from Syrian town after bombing
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# Syria

UN observer team evacuated from Syrian town after bombing

May 16th 2012, 12:52 PM 976 Views 0 Comments

Observers came under attack in a northern Syrian town yesterday.

# assad - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

VIDEO: Bomb strikes UN observer vehicle after attack on funeral
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VIDEO: Bomb strikes UN observer vehicle after attack on funeral

May 15th 2012, 7:25 PM 1,835 Views 3 Comments

Activists say up to 20 people were killed when Syrian security forces opened fire on a funeral procession.

# assad - Sunday 13 May, 2012

Syrian conflict spreads to Lebanon
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# Syria

Syrian conflict spreads to Lebanon

May 13th 2012, 8:34 PM 3,496 Views 15 Comments

Five people were reportedly killed in Syria today. Meanwhile, pro- and anti-Assad groups clashed in northern Lebanon.

# assad - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Four students killed in assault on Syrian college
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# Syria

Four students killed in assault on Syrian college

May 3rd 2012, 3:43 PM 1,244 Views 6 Comments

Activists say government forces stormed dorms at Aleppo University.

# assad - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

VIDEO: Syrian government forces accused of war crimes in Idlib
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# Syria

VIDEO: Syrian government forces accused of war crimes in Idlib

May 2nd 2012, 11:36 AM 713 Views 0 Comments

Human rights group says soldiers carried out summary executions and targeted civilians.

# assad - Monday 30 April, 2012

Explosions rock north-western Syrian city Idlib
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Explosions rock north-western Syrian city Idlib

Apr 30th 2012, 1:24 PM 637 Views 0 Comments

UN observers have visited the site of the bombings, according to Syrian state news.

'Together we can make it': UN observer chief appeals for Syrian ceasefire support
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# Syria

'Together we can make it': UN observer chief appeals for Syrian ceasefire support

Apr 30th 2012, 8:34 AM 687 Views 2 Comments

Major General Robert Mood says both sides of the Syrian conflict have to work to end violence.

# assad - Thursday 19 April, 2012

UN chief: Syrian government failing to comply with peace plan
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UN chief: Syrian government failing to comply with peace plan

Apr 19th 2012, 7:54 AM 640 Views 2 Comments

Ban Ki-moon says he is “deeply concerned”, but optimistic that progress can be made on Syrian peace plan.

# assad - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
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The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Mar 28th 2012, 8:30 AM 5,079 Views 5 Comments

The nine things you need to know this morning.

# assad - Sunday 25 March, 2012

Syrian security forces 'using human shields'
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Syrian security forces 'using human shields'

Mar 25th 2012, 3:26 PM 1,178 Views 3 Comments

Human Rights Watch says Syria should be referred to the International Criminal Court after accounts of soldiers forcing people to act as shields.

# assad - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Clashes continue in Syria despite UN statement
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Clashes continue in Syria despite UN statement

Mar 22nd 2012, 6:06 PM 796 Views 0 Comments

The UN Security Council has called for a ceasefire to allow dialogue aimed at resolving the crisis and to allow humanitarian aid in.

# assad - Sunday 18 March, 2012

Explosion in Syria's second city Aleppo
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Explosion in Syria's second city Aleppo

Mar 18th 2012, 1:18 PM 889 Views 0 Comments

Syrian state media is reporting an unspecified number of casualties from today’s blast.

The 9 at 9: Sunday
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Mar 18th 2012, 8:58 AM 6,054 Views 17 Comments

The nine things you need to know this morning…

# assad - Saturday 17 March, 2012

Dozens killed as twin explosions strike Syrian capital
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Dozens killed as twin explosions strike Syrian capital

Mar 17th 2012, 3:00 PM 1,501 Views 5 Comments

State news agency SANA says that car bombs appear to have been involved in the attacks which killed several people this morning.

# assad - Thursday 8 March, 2012

Syria's deputy minister for oil defects in YouTube video
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# Syria

Syria's deputy minister for oil defects in YouTube video

Mar 8th 2012, 9:18 AM 972 Views 8 Comments

Abdo Hussameldin announced he was defecting in a YouTube video, making him the first high ranking official to abandon the Assad regime since the uprising began a year ago this month.

# assad - Monday 27 February, 2012

EU ministers recognise Syrian National Council as legitimate representatives
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EU ministers recognise Syrian National Council as legitimate representatives

Feb 27th 2012, 1:42 PM 1,475 Views 1 Comment

The assets of the Syrian central bank have been frozen, while seven ministers have an asset freeze and a visa ban.

EU foreign ministers to meet as international pressure increases on Syria
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# Arab Spring

EU foreign ministers to meet as international pressure increases on Syria

Feb 27th 2012, 8:58 AM 505 Views 0 Comments

The Ministers are expected to approve more sanctions against the Assad regime which has been responsible for the death of thousands of protesters.

# assad - Thursday 23 February, 2012

French journalist injured in Homs shelling appeals for evacuation
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# Syria

French journalist injured in Homs shelling appeals for evacuation

Feb 23rd 2012, 5:23 PM 2,309 Views 0 Comments

Edith Bouvier was injured in yesterday’s heavy Homs shelling activists say killed about 30 people, including two journalists.

# assad - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Video: Marie Colvin's mother talks about war reporter's plans to leave Syria
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# Syria

Video: Marie Colvin's mother talks about war reporter's plans to leave Syria

Feb 22nd 2012, 10:08 PM 2,913 Views 7 Comments

Meanwhile, Eamon Gilmore will attend Friday’s international conference on Syria’s escalating violence.