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After new Syria massacre, U.N. urges ‘substantial pressure’ on Assad

By: Colum Lynch, Liz Sly and Joby Warrick UNITED NATIONS — With Syria lurching closer to sectarian warfare, world leaders on Thursday sought to apply new pressure on a government that they said showed no sign of honoring cease-fire agreements … Continue reading

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Video: CNN – Gruesome video shows horrors in Syria

CNN’s Arwa Damon talks about the violence in Syria and shows a gruesome video of one massacre’s aftermath.

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Video: Al Qubair Massacre – Dozens of Children Stabbed, Burned

This footage, uploaded by Syrian democracy activists on June 6, 2012, depicts the aftermath of a massacre allegedly perpetrated by forces loyal to Bashar al-Assad in the Al-Qubair farm of the village of Ma’arzaf in the Hama countryside. Early reports … Continue reading

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Syria: full horror of al-Qubeir masacre emerges

By: Ruth Sherlock and Magdy Samaan This was the last time that Mr Hemary, 30, spoke to his brother before he was killed inside the family home in the Syrian hamlet of al-Qubeir on Wednesday. He was among 78 victims … Continue reading

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In Syria, a massacre feels eerily familiar

By: Moni Basu Among the dead were 40 women and children. Again, as in Houla, the images are chilling. Babies, lifeless. Wrapped in blankets, white shrouds. Women with faces in hues of ghostly whites, deep purples and reds — the … Continue reading

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Syria rebels told to fight back after new massacre

Syria’s opposition has urged rebels to step up their attacks on regime forces amid reports of a grisly new massacre in Hama province. The AFP news agency, quoting the opposition Syrian National Council, said 100 people, including 20 women and … Continue reading

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Activists report new Syria killings

Syrian activists have reported a surge of bloodshed in the central Hama province, with at least 23 people killed – and possibly many more. The exact circumstances of the violence were impossible to confirm independently. Rami Abdul-Rahman, the head of … Continue reading

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Syrian activists report wave of violence in Hama

By: Elizabeth Kennedy BEIRUT  – Syrian activists reported a surge of bloodshed in the central Hama province late Wednesday, with at least 23 people killed – and possibly many more. The reported mass killings are likely to ignite more anger … Continue reading

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LCC: Death Toll rises to 140

The number of martyrs has risen to 140 thus far, including women and children slaughtered during the fierce regime shelling in different areas of Hama. 92 in Hama (35 martyrs from one family, the youngest victim was a 3 month … Continue reading

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Syria activists: 78 killed in village

At least 78 people were killed in one Syrian village Wednesday, with at least half of the dead women and children, Syrian opposition activists said. The Local Coordination Committees of Syria said the deaths happened in Qubeir, a small farming … Continue reading

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