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# bloodshed - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Rough start to Syria talks as both sides dig in but have yet to meet

Syrian officials branded the opposition as traitors and insisted Assad will not give up power.

# bloodshed - Sunday 11 August, 2013

Iraqis blame government for not stopping Eid attacks

The violence wounded more than 320 people and has been roundly condemned.

# bloodshed - Monday 8 July, 2013

Islamists calling for rebellion against army in Egypt after bloodshed

At least 40 dead in morning shootings on supporters of ousted Morsi.

# bloodshed - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

16 murdered in Egypt but President Morsi refuses to step down

Today is the deadline that has been set by the army for the president to meet the “people’s demands” and step down or have a solution imposed on him.

# bloodshed - Monday 6 February, 2012

More deaths as shelling continues in Syrian city of Homs

Meanwhile, the US has called China and Russia’s veto on a UN resolution on Syria a “travesty”.

# bloodshed - Thursday 29 December, 2011

Prisoners detained during unrest released in Syria

The Syrian government released 755 prisoners yesterday who had been detained over the past nine months of unrest. Meanwhile, observers toured Homs to see whether authorities were complying with a plan to stop the bloodshed.

# bloodshed - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Syrian tanks fire on Homs, defy Arab-brokered deal

At least 12 people have been killed in the city of Homs today.