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Protesters try to storm Syria embassy in Egypt

By: Aya Batrawy CAIRO — Egyptian security forces have fired tear gas to push back several hundred protesters trying to storm the Syrian Embassy in Cairo and raise the green-striped flag of Syria’s rebels. A security official says that 14 … Continue reading

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Syria civilians need to be evacuated, U.N. observer chief says

BEIRUT — The head of the United Nations observer mission in Syria on Sunday urged both sides in the conflict to take “immediate action” to facilitate the evacuation of civilians trapped amid escalating violence. “The parties must reconsider their position and allow … Continue reading

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Germany, Russia agree on ‘political solution’ for Syria; Assad forces fire on protesters

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday that she and Russian President Vladimir Putin both favored a political solution in Syria, as death toll from the violent crackdown on Syrian protesters continued to rise. “The latest massacre in Houla showed … Continue reading

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Troops fire on anti- Assad protesters in Aleppo, several deaths reported

BEIRUT, Lebanon – Regime forces fired tear gas and live ammunition to disperse thousands of protesters calling for President Bashar al-Assad’s ouster Friday, killing two people in the northern city of Aleppo as the embattled regime struggles to vanquish the … Continue reading

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Regime forces fire on swelling Syria protests

Regime forces fired on protesters who took to the streets of Aleppo on Friday, wounding several people at the biggest rally seen in Syria’s second city since a revolt erupted last year, a watchdog said. The Syrian Observatory for Human … Continue reading

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Largest protest in Aleppo since the start of the uprising, Annan to visit Syria ‘soon’

Regime forces fired on protesters in Aleppo on Friday, wounding several people at the biggest rally seen in Syria’s second city since an uprising erupted last year. As many as 23 people have been killed by Syrian forces across the … Continue reading

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Protesters defy guns in Syria

Tens of thousands of protesters have defied Syrian regime gunfire and taken to the streets, as state TV says the army foiled a would-be suicide attack a day after twin bombings in Damascus killed dozens. At least 12 people died … Continue reading

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Syrian troops fire on demonstrators, observers say

A Syrian human rights organisation said five civilians were wounded in Damascus on Friday when Syrian government troops opened fire on demonstrators, a day after deadly bombings left at least 55 people dead. Syrian troops opened fire on anti-regime protesters … Continue reading

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Video: Syrian protesters mock Assad elections

Syrian protesters mock the Parliament elections that were held May 7, 2012

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Syrian security forces open fire on protesters

Beirut – Violence across Syria killed at least 10 civilians on Friday, a rights watchdog said, as anti-regime demonstrators prepared to take to the streets after weekly prayers. Three people died when troops opened fire on their vehicle near an … Continue reading

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