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Syria: Fighting Returns to 'Capital of Revolution'

Syrian rebels launch a surprise raid to retake a key district of the central city of Homs, dubbed 'capital of the revolution'.

Syria: Fighting Returns to 'Capital of the Revolution'

Turkey Seekings Its Journalists in Syria

Turkey has asked the Syrian government to locate two of its nationals, working journalists, who have gone missing in the war-torn country.

Turkey Seeking Its Journalists in Syria

Red Cross Denied Access to Homs

Red Cross says Syria has blocked an aid convoy from entering the Baba Amr neighborhood of Homs. Meanwhile, the crackdown continues.

Red Cross Denied Access to Homs as Killing Continues

Assad's Forces 'Taking' Homs Neighborhood

Syrian security source claims government troops took over Baba Amr, other reports question this.

Assad's Forces 'Taking' Homs Neighborhood

Syria: 144 Dead as New Constitution Approved

At least 144 people died across Syria on Monday, mostly in Homs. Bodies of dead journalists still trapped in besieged city.

Syria: At Least 144 Dead as New Constitution Approved

Assad Claims New Constitution Passed

The Syrian gov't says 90% of voters approved a new constitution giving Pres. Bashar al-Assad 14 more years. Forty people were killed.

Assad Claims Voters Passed New Constitution, Amid Deaths

Assad Votes in Referendum Dubbed 'a Farce'

The U.S. and its allies dismiss Syrian referendum on a new constitution as a “farce” meant to justify bloody crackdown.

Assad Votes in Referendum Dubbed 'a Farce' by the West

Syrians Vote on New Constitution

Syrians cautiously went to the polls Sunday to vote on a new constitution that would keep President Assad in office until 2028.

Syrians Vote on New Constitution, Activists Boycotting

Red Cross Fails to Rescue Syria Wounded

Negotiations to have Red Cross rescue wounded Syrians, journalists from besieged Homs neighborhood fail.

Red Cross Fails to Rescue Syria Wounded

Syria: Red Cross Enters Besieged Homs Neighborhood

Red Cross aid workers entered a besieged neighborhood in the Syrian city of Homs, negotiating to evacuate the wounded there.

Syria: Red Cross Enters Besieged Homs Neighborhood

UN Panel May Accuse Assad of War Crimes

A UN commission of inquiry has quietly submitted a sealed envelope listing Syrian leaders who may be accused of crimes against humanity.

UN Panel May Accuse Syrian Leaders of War Crimes