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Photos Capture Devastation After Mass Killings In Tremseh

On July 12, Syrian security forces launched a devastating assault on the village of Tremseh in Syria’s Hama province. According to activists, tanks and helicopter gunships pounded the small town before it was attacked by pro-regime militiamen. More than 220 … Continue reading

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Syrian townspeople describe government shelling

By: Patrick J. McDonnell ANTAKYA, Turkey — Residents of a Syrian town that was the site of a disputed massacre told United Nations investigators that Syrian forces first shelled the community and then occupied it, apparently executing suspected rebels after … Continue reading

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Syria’s Bloodiest Massacre Raises Calls For Action Against Assad

The bloodiest massacre in Syria’s 17-month conflict along with the suspected movement of chemical weapons adds pressure on the United Nations Security Council to punish a regime that Russia has so far shielded. The opposition Syrian National Council said as … Continue reading

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Syria Denies Heavy Weapons Used in Tremseh Attack

Syrian activists say government forces clashed with rebels across the country Sunday, even as Damascus defended itself against widespread condemnation over a military operation last week that activists described as a massacre. The opposition Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said … Continue reading

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UN team investigates reported Syria massacre

By: Ben Hubbard BEIRUT — U.N. observers investigated the latest reported massacre in Syria, entering a village Saturday where activists say regime forces killed dozens of people the past week, as Turkey’s prime minister blasted Damascus’ leadership, warning that the … Continue reading

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Ban: Syria massacre casts doubt on Assad’s peace pledge

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Friday reports of a massacre by Syrian government forces cast “serious doubts” on Syrian President Bashar Assad’s commitment to a UN-backed peace plan. “I condemn, in the strongest possible terms, the indiscriminate use of … Continue reading

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Syrian opposition activists: more than 250 dead in Hama village massacre

By: David Batty More than 250 people have been killed by forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in the village of Tremseh in Hama province, according to opposition activists. The Revolution Leadership Council of Hama told Reuters that most of … Continue reading

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Activists: Massacre in Syria kills more than 100

By: Elizabeth Kennedy BEIRUT — A Syrian activist group says more than 100 people have been killed in a new `massacre’ in the central province of Hama. There were no additional details on the attack late Thursday and no further … Continue reading

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At least 100 killed in Syrian village

At least 100 people were massacred on Thursday by Syrian government forces in a village in the province of Hama, opposition activists quoted witnesses and residents as saying. The village of Tremseh was shelled by Syrian troops and later stormed … Continue reading

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