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Senior Syrian Rebel Commander Killed in Clashes

Yasser al-Aboud was one of the first Syrian army commanders to defect to the armed rebel movement.

Senior Syrian Rebel Commander Killed in Clashes

Syrian Army Attacks Homs, Aleppo, Damascus

Syrian Army regulars launched an assault Saturday on rebel-held parts of Homs, while continuing to bomb areas in Damascus and Aleppo.

Syrian Army Assaults Homs, Al Nusra Takes Checkpoint Near Jordan

March 2013 ‘Bloodiest Month’ in Syrian Civil War

March 2013 was the bloodiest month yet in the two year-long Syrian civil war, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

March 2013 ‘Bloodiest Month’ in Syrian Civil War

As Civil War Rages Syrians Go Hungry, UN Warns

Heavy fighting continues in Damascus, Aleppo and along Syria's border with Turkey, as the UN notes Syrians may be hungry for a year to come.

As Civil War Rages, Syrians Will Go Hungry, UN Report Warns

Assad Troops Shell Syrians Near Aleppo

Government troops continued to shell civilians with heavy artillery on Sunday in a civil war now being monitored by the United Nations.

Assad Troops Shell Syrians Near Aleppo

Heavy Fighting Reported on Streets of Damascus

Heavy fighting is reported on the streets of Damascus, with battles affecting a power station supplying electricity to army bases.

 Heavy Fighting Reported on Streets of Damascus

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

Syrian Gov't Forces Kill Leading Activists

Four leading anti-government activists were killed Thursday by Assad loyalist forces in an ambush in the northwestern Idlib province.

Syrian Gov't Forces Kill Leading Activists

Slaughter of Innocents Continues in Syria

At least 16 people died Sunday by mid-day in Syria, including two who were tortured by government forces, human rights activists said.

Slaughter of Innocents Continues in Syriaplayer

Maher Assad, Brother of Syrian President, Missing

Maher Assad, the brother of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, is reported by Arab media as missing.

Maher Assad, Brother of Syrian President, Missing