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Syria death toll mounts, tensions spill across border

Clashes raged in Syria yesterday ahead of a UN deadline for the regime to pull its troops out of protest hubs, with the US saying Damascus has shown no sign of sticking to a plan to end the fighting. Tensions … Continue reading

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Syrian forces bombard town, killing 30 – activists

Syrian military forces killed at least 30 people on Monday, mostly women and children, when they bombarded a town in the central province of Hama, local activists said. They said 17 children and eight women were among those killed in … Continue reading

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Syria death toll exceeds 150 as killing escalates ahead of ceasefire deadline

Syrian forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad killed about 156 people nationwide on Saturday, about half of them were civilians, the Revolution Council reported, as the regime in Damascus intensified its brutal crackdown on the opposition three days ahead of … Continue reading

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Nearly 130 killed ahead of Syria deadline

Nearly 130 people were reported killed across Syria yesterday, 86 of them civilians, as regime forces pressed a protest crackdown three days ahead of a deadline to cease fire and pull back. Monitors reported the escalation in violence despite UN … Continue reading

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More deaths in Syria despite pullback pledge: activists

BEIRUT – Three members of the security forces were killed on Saturday in northern Syria where fighting raged despite a pledge by President Bashar Assad’s regime to stop attacking rebels, activists said. “One officer and two security agents were killed … Continue reading

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Syria Death Toll: Opposition Estimates Double The Government’s Figure

BEIRUT, April 4 – Thousands of people have been killed in Syria during a year-long popular revolt against President Bashar al-Assad’s rule, but accurate figures are hard to come by. The government has restricted access to journalists and aid workers … Continue reading

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LCC: Death toll rises to 80 martyrs

Local Coordination Committees: 80 martyrs fell today uptil now by security forces and regime’s army, 48 of them were in Idlib including 41 from Saraqeb, 15 in Homs, 10 in Hama, 5 in Damascus suburbs and 1 in Daraa.

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UN raises Syria death toll estimate to more than 9,000

The United Nations said on Tuesday that more than 9,000 civilians have been killed in the Syrian government’s yearlong assault on protesters opposed to President Bashar al-Assad, an increase of nearly 1,000 over its previous estimate. “Credible estimates put the … Continue reading

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More than 8,000 killed in Syria unrest – UN official

More than 8,000 people have died since anti-government protests erupted in Syria a year ago, a UN official says. UN General Assembly President Nassir Abdulaziz al-Nasser said many women and children were among the victims. His comments come as the … Continue reading

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Images: Map of Violence in Syria

Exactly how bad have things got? The United Nations reports over 8,700 deaths by the end of February in the updated infographic above which covers deaths by region. Source: Guardian

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