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Beirut Vows to Protect Syrian Refugees

Lebanese prime minister Najib Mikati has vowed to protect some 5,000 Syrian refugees who have fled the Assad regime.Gabe Kahn., 10/6/2011, 9:56 PM

Report: Syrian Unrest Spilling into Lebanon

Syrian tanks have made several hit-and-run incursions into Lebanon in recent days as Assad's anti-dissident crackdown shifts into high gear.Gabe Kahn., 10/5/2011, 12:15 AM

Syrian Official: Defectors Kidnapped Army Officers

A Syrian official claims gunmen have kidnapped 14 army officers in a guerrilla raid; intense fighting between army loyalists and defectors.Gabe Kahn., 9/27/2011, 11:43 PM

Syria Claims to Have Found Israeli Weapons

Syria claims authorities have found a vehicle loaded with Israeli-made ammunition used by anti-regime protesters.Elad Benari, 9/27/2011, 6:07 AM

Syrian Forces Accused of Dismembering Teen

Zainab al-Hosni, 18, was found dismembered in a Syrian morgue along with her activist brother, whose body showed signs of torture.Gabe Kahn., 9/26/2011, 7:22 PM

Help Wanted: Syrian Opposition Leader

Just days after forming a 140-member national council, Syrian protesters say they want a leader to take the reigns and lead them to freedom.Gabe Kahn., 9/20/2011, 1:15 AM

Forty Killed As Anti-Assad Protests Intensify

Assad forces killed at least 40 as anti-regime protests in Syria enter week 27.Gabe Kahn., 9/17/2011, 10:02 PM

Syrian National Council Formed

Syrian opposition leaders - 70 in Syria and 60 outside the country - have formed a national council to oppose President Bashar Assad.Gabe Kahn., 9/15/2011, 8:04 PM

Anti-Russian Protests Erupt in Syria

Syrian opposition leaders staged a 'day of rage' against Moscow over its obstruction of Western-led sanctions on the Assad regime.Gabe Kahn., 9/14/2011, 7:55 PM

UN: Syrian Death Toll Tops 2,600

UN Human Rights commissioner Navi Pillay says the civilian death toll in Syria has reached 2,600.Gabe Kahn., 9/12/2011, 7:28 PM

Assad Declares War on Protesters

Embattled president Bashar Assad declared a 'state of war' in Syria in what may indicate he plans to follow in his father's footsteps.Gabe Kahn., 9/9/2011, 3:54 PM

Homs Crackdown Intensifies, 14 Killed

After refusing to discuss Syria's unrest with Arab League Sec. Gen. Nabil al-Arabi, Assad's forces intensify their Homs crackdown.Gabe Kahn., 9/7/2011, 10:22 PM

Arab League Sec'y Gen. in Damascus as Blood Flows

Arab League secretary general Nabil al-Arabi is in Damascus to pressure President Bashar Assad to stop his bloody crackdown; more deaths.Gabe Kahn., 9/6/2011, 9:56 PM

Syrian Opposition: 'Do Not Take Up Arms'

A prominent group of Syrian protest leaders have called on Syrians not to take up arms against Assad -- or call for Int'l intervention Gabe Kahn., 8/30/2011, 5:15 PM

Assad Thumbs Nose at West; Forces Kill 8

Despite mounting international pressure and sanctions, Assad keeps the crackdown going saying he won't bow to 'colonialists.' Gabe Kahn., 8/26/2011, 2:34 PM

Syrian Dissidents Form National Council

Syrian dissidents have formed a national council to lead the opposition to Bashar al-Assad's regime.Gabe Kahn., 8/23/2011, 10:39 PM

Qaddafi is gone... it’s now your turn, Bashar

Gunmen loyal to Syrian president Bashar Assad killed 10 during protests in which demonstrators chanted he would follow in Qaddafi's steps.Gabe Kahn., 8/23/2011, 5:12 PM

Assad 'Not Concerned'

Syrian president Bashar Assad told his nation he was 'not concerned' by opposition protests and would 'not bow to imperial powers.'Gabe Kahn., 8/21/2011, 10:15 PM

Assad Resumes Crackdown

In a move that surprised no one, Syrian president Bashar Assad resumed his bloody crackdown killing 14 one day after saying it was over.Gabe Kahn., 8/19/2011, 5:01 PM

Assad: 'Crackdown Over'

Syrian president Bashar Assad told UN chief Ban Ki-moon the bloody crackdown on anti-regime protesters in his country was at an end.Gabe Kahn., 8/18/2011, 7:38 PM

Syrian Expatriates Rally in Doha

Some 4,000 Syrian expatriates staged a rally in support of opposition protesters in their native country in the first rally of its kind.Gabe Kahn., 8/17/2011, 7:16 PM