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Minor protest in front of the Iranian embassy calls for Iranian non-involvement in Syria

A small protest outside the Iranian embassy in Dokki, Cairo, was held today in solidarity with the Syrian people caught in the cross-fire between Basher Al-Assad’s forces and Syrian rebel fighters trying to depose him. The group of 25, Syrians … Continue reading

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Organisers of first Syria protest – where are they now?

By: Sue Lloyd Roberts On 31st January 2011, inspired by the protests in Cairo’s Tahrir Square, six young Damascus residents organised the first major demonstration of the Syrian uprising. They prepared placards, modest in their message, calling on the Egyptian … Continue reading

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4 Palestinians shot dead at protest in Syria

DAMASCUS, Syria – Four Palestinian refugees were killed and several others were injured after Syrian security forces opened fire at demonstrators in Al-Yarmouk refugee camp on Friday, sources said. Palestinians in the Damascus-area camp told Ma’an that hundreds of refugees … Continue reading

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Image: Demonstrators protest against Syria’s President Assad after Friday prayers in Binnish

Demonstrators protest against Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad after Friday prayers in Binsh, near Idlib, June 29, 2012. Source: Reuters

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Mortar hits protest in Syria, at least 10 killed

Syrian government forces barraged an eastern city with mortar shells as anti-government protesters were dispersing before dawn Tuesday, killing at least 10 people, while clashes broke out elsewhere in the country, activists said. The violence comes as President Bashar al-Assad’s … Continue reading

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Syrian-American protest calls for ouster of ruler

Members of Chicago’s Syrian-American community gathered Sunday under a sweltering sun, calling for President Barack Obama to lead the ouster of the Middle Eastern country’s ruler, President Bashar al-Assad. Half a world away, over 100 people, including women and children, lay dead … Continue reading

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Video: Syrians pummeled on streets of Aleppo

U.N. monitors were trapped in their vehicles after fights broke out at a protest at Aleppo University. Deborah Gembara reports. Source: Reuters

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Syria forces kill two in Damascus as thousands rally

BEIRUT – Forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad shot two protesters in the capital Damascus on Friday and fired in the air to break up thousands of anti-government demonstrators in the commercial hub of Aleppo, activists said. It was … Continue reading

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Syrian Protesters Rally in Northern Flashpoint City

Thousands of protesters are taking to the streets in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo in what opposition activists are saying is one of the biggest demonstrations since the anti-government uprising began 15-months-ago. Activists have been urging protesters to rally … Continue reading

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Video: Syrians protest at blast victims’ funeral

Hundreds attend funeral and protest outside for those caught in twin blasts in Damascus on Thursday. Source: Reuters

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