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  • Mosque gathering becomes rally against Assad [Video]

     
    Syrians chant "God protect you, Free Syrian Army" in a mosque in this video purportedly from Damascus. Opposition activists gather on Fridays for protests against President Bashar Assad; this video made by Syrian dissidents purportedly shows one of...
  • U.N. observer chief says monitors alone can't end Syria violence

     
    The head of the U.N monitoring mission in Syria warned Friday that his team of unarmed observers cannot stop the bloodshed in the crisis-torn country without sustained dialogue between the government and the opposition....
  • Syrians say suicide bomber thwarted

     
    A day after twin bombings rocked Damascus, Syria's capital, killing dozens of people, state media said a suicide bomber was thwarted in Aleppo on Friday, although two smaller bombs exploded, killing one....
  • Syrian protesters frustrated with government, U.N. [Video]

     
    As rallies against the Syrian regime broke out across Syria after Friday prayers, some marchers turned their anger against the United Nations as well, lamenting that the blue-helmeted monitors sent to keep an eye on its fraying peace plan had not...
  • Could Al Qaeda be infiltrating the Syrian uprising?

     
    Suicide bombings and sophisticated attacks on key Syrian government sites have stirred fear among some Middle East analysts that Islamic extremist groups are trying to infiltrate the 14-month-old rebellion against Syrian President Bashar Assad....
  • Car bomb kills 9 in Syria amid fears of Al Qaeda links to attacks

     
    A car bomb targeting a military complex in an eastern Syrian city Saturday killed at least nine people and left dozens injured amid growing fears that Al Qaeda might be behind some of the attacks in the country....
  • Syrian rebels, regime clash in besieged city of Rastan [Video]

     
    Syrian rebels and government forces battled Monday in the town of Rastan, a rebel stronghold north of Homs that has been bombarded with heavy shelling since Sunday, wounding scores of people. Bloody videos from the embattled town showed wounded children...
  • Morning explosions kill dozens in Damascus

     
    A pair of bombs stunned the Syrian capital of Damascus early Saturday, the latest in a series of such attacks in Damascus and other Syrian cities, state-run media reported. The government news service said “scores” were killed, while news...
  • In Syria, clashes reported in affluent Damascus district

     
    Clashes between Syrian forces and armed rebels broke out overnight in Mezzeh, an affluent central district of Damascus, opposition activists said Monday. It is a rare outbreak of armed combat in the Syrian capital, which has seen protests and bombings but...
  • What it's like to be shot at, other glimpses of Syria [Video]

     
    One video above, uploaded to YouTube on Wednesday by Syrian opposition activists, purports to show a cameraman zooming in on a tank gun that opens fire in his direction. Four other video clips allegedly show scenes from Syria. With limited access for...
  • How teenagers with a can of paint sparked Syria's uprising

     
    It started with some teenagers and a can of paint. “The people want to bring down the regime,” the students wrote on a wall In the southern Syrian farming town of Dara....
  • Syrian official denies reports of high-level assassinations

     
    Syrian Interior Minister Maj. Gen. Mohammad Ibrahim Shaar on Sunday denied reports that a rebel operation had killed him and five other high-ranked security and political officials....