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# hama - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Syrian rebels storm Sunni village, leaving 14 dead

Both State media and the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported the attack.

# hama - Sunday 23 December, 2012

Syria: 60 reported dead after strike hits bakery

The people were queueing outside a bakery in the rebel-held town of Halfaya when the strike hit.

# hama - Monday 5 November, 2012

Car bomb kills 50 in Syria as air strikes pound rebels

Air strikes continue as 50 pro-regime fighters are reported dead in the city of Hama.

# hama - Friday 13 July, 2012

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

# hama - Friday 8 June, 2012

UN: 'Out of control' Syria on the brink of civil war

UN envoy Kofi Annan believes the time has come for regional and international pressure on Bashar Assad.

# hama - Thursday 7 June, 2012

UN observers blocked from site of mass killing in Syria

Latest reports indicate that UN observers and journalists are being stopped from reaching al-Qubair where it’s reported at least 78 people have been killed.

# hama - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

Opposition claims 100 killed in new Syrian massacre

Reports vary on the number killed but the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that dozens including women and children had died in Hama.

# hama - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Killing of Syrian activists "totally unacceptible" - Annan

Kofi Annan told the UN of his concerns over reports of Syrian troops firing on civilians in Hama after UN observers left.

# hama - Monday 23 April, 2012

Syrian forces kill dozens after UN monitors' visit

Government troops reportedly opened fire on the streets of Hamas, killing dozens and raising fears the regime is targeting opponents emboldened to protest by the UN monitors.

# hama - Sunday 8 April, 2012

Syria: Rebels refuse 'written guarantee' to end fighting

It comes as the UN/Arab League special envoy Kofi Annan decried the continuing violence in the country.

# hama - Friday 16 March, 2012

Watch: Scenes from Syria on first anniversary of uprising Syria This post contains videos

Watch: Scenes from Syria on first anniversary of uprising

Heavy fighting between government and rebel forces was reported in Hama and Homs yesterday.

# hama - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

At least 150 dead after two days of violence in Syria

Activists have said that 84 people died on Tuesday as security forces opened fire on protesters and army defectors.

# hama - Monday 22 August, 2011

TWO PROTESTERS HAVE been shot dead by supporters of the Syrian president Bashar al-Assad in the city of Masyaf, west of Hama, activists say. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that supporters of Assad killed two people, injured four, and also attacked shops belonging to opponents of the regime.

# hama - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

Besieged Hama under full control of Syrian regime

The city that had come to symbolise defiance against President Assad’s rule is now reportedly under military control following a week of brutal crackdowns on protesters.

# hama - Sunday 7 August, 2011

Death toll rises to 52 in Syria

Syrian troops have stormed parts of the eastern city of Deir el-Zour and the town of Hula, killing at least 52 people, according to human rights activists.

# hama - Friday 5 August, 2011

Hama streets fall quiet as Syrian government claims the city Syria This post contains images

Hama streets fall quiet as Syrian government claims the city

Images broadcast by Syrian state media indicate that the military believes it has crushed the uprising in Hama. At least 13 people were killed in protests across Syrian today.

# hama - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

UN Security Council condemns violence in Syria Syria This post contains videos

UN Security Council condemns violence in Syria

The condemnation comes as tanks and troops attack the city of Hama for a fourth day. More than 1,700 civilians are believed to have died since March.

Power and phone lines cut as Hama comes under siege from Syrian forces

For the past four days, Syrian troops have tightened their siege on Hama, sending residents fleeing for their lives.

# hama - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

Syria: As violence continues what will the UN do?

Meanwhile, Italy announced today it is recalling its ambassador to Syria. The Muslim holy month of Ramadan has so far seen no end to the violence.

# hama - Monday 1 August, 2011

EU imposes more sanctions on Syrian officials

As Ramadan begins, the EU freezes the assets of five more high-level Syrians and the army mounts another attack on Hama.

# hama - Sunday 31 July, 2011

Obama "appalled" by Syrian massacres

US vows to put more pressure on regime as scores killed in Syrian government-backed military attack on cities, just before start of Ramadan.

# hama - Friday 15 July, 2011

Syrian forces open fire on protesters, killing 14

Today’s rallies appear to be the largest and most widespread since the uprising against President Bashar Assad began in March.

# hama - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

Clinton says Assad has 'lost legitimacy' but Syria says that's provocation

The US said it had nothing invested in Bashar Assad remaining in power.

# hama - Monday 11 July, 2011

Syrian protesters storm US embassy in Damascus

Witnesses say protesters scrawled graffiti referring to the US ambassador to Syria as a “dog”.

# hama - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

Syrian army moves into Hama after massive demonstrations

Day 112 of the Syrian Revolution and Assad’s crackdown on the anti-government movement continues as tanks move on the city of Hama.

# hama - Friday 1 July, 2011

Nine dead in Syria as biggest ever anti-Assad protests take place People Power This post contains videos This post contains images

Nine dead in Syria as biggest ever anti-Assad protests take place

Hundreds of thousands of people have taken to streets all across Syria to protest against President Bashar al-Assad’s current regime.