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Assad Denies Attacking Civilians

Regime says "terrorist dens" were destroyed in overnight operations, denies chemical attack on civilians.

Assad Denies Attacking Civilians

Videos: Syrian Army Collapsing in the East

Rebels capture 100 soldiers and weapons at Deir a-Zour. Fifty other prisoners were executed.

Videos: Syrian Army Collapsing in the Eastplayer

Assad: 'I Will Live and Die in Syria'

In an interview, Syria's Assad warned that any foreign attempt at military intervention would be dangerously costly to the West.

Assad: Cost of Intervention 'Bigger than the World Can Bear'

Syrian Animal Slaughterer: I Knifed Soldiers, Too

Lebanese newspaper brings the story of Faez, 31, animal slaughterer turned killer of Syrian soldiers.

Syrian Goes from Slaughtering Animals to Knifing Soldiers

Syria Army Lost 6% of Armored Force – Report

Former Syrian officer's study says Syrian army has lost 8,763 men in the civil war.

Syria Army Lost 6% of Armored Force – Report

Al-Qaeda Inspired Group Claims Syria Attacks

Al-Nusra, an Al-Qaeda inspired group, has claimed responsibility for dozens of attacks across Syria.

Al-Qaeda Inspired Group Claims Syria Attacks

Syria: 18 Security Forces Killed

A powerful blast kills ten members of the security forces in the southern Syrian region of Quneitra, near the border with Israel.

Syria: 18 Security Forces Killed in Various Attacks

Video: Assad 'Kills' Ceasefire, Rebels Fight Back

Assad redefined the term ceasefire by continuing to murder rebels, but at a lesser rate. Video shows rebels killing regime loyalists.

Video: Assad 'Kills' Ceasefire, Rebels Fight Backplayer

Report: Syrian Troops Begin Pullout

Syrian government claims troops are withdrawing from cities ahead of ceasefire, but opposition is saying otherwise.

Report: Syrian Troops Begin Pullout from Some Cities

UN Calls for Immediate Ceasefire in Syria

UN Sec'y-Gen. Ban Ki-moon has called on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to immediately implement the ceasefire deal he agreed to.

UN Calls for Immediate Ceasefire in Syria

Syrian Tanks Shell Damascus Suburbs

Rebel raids on the Syrian capital have resulted in yet more shelling of civilian areas and President Bashar al-Assad fights to surrvive.

Syrian Tanks Shell Damascus Suburbs

Syria's Deputy Oil Minister Defects, Joins Rebels

Syria's deputy oil minister joins rebels, become the highest-ranking civil official to defect from Assad's regime.

Syria's Deputy Oil Minister Defects, Joins Rebels

Assad Unfazed by UN, Continues to Kill Civilians

At least 26 dead in Syria as Assad's forces continue to attack protesters and shell the city of Homs.

Assad Unfazed by UN, Continues to Kill Civilians

Video: Assad's Forces Target Children

YouTube videos uploaded in recent days show arrests and suffering of children by Syrian regime.

Video: Assad's Forces Target Childrenplayer

Netanyahu: Khamenei's Words Remind Us Where We Are

PM: leaders in our region "have no moral compunctions about killing their neighbors and their own people as well."

Netanyahu: Khamenei's Words Remind Us of Where We Liveplayer

Russia Threatens to Veto UN Resolution on Syria

Russia threatens to veto a UN Security Council resolution on Syria, even after it was watered down to please the Russians.

Russia Threatens to Veto UN Resolution on Syria

Violence Causes Arab League to End Syria Mission

The Arab League suspends its monitoring mission in Syria because of the growing violence in the country.

Ongoing Violence Causes Arab League to End Syria Mission

UNICEF: At Least 384 Children Killed in Syria

UNICEF says at least 384 children have been killed during Syria’s ten-month uprising and virtually the same number have been jailed.

UNICEF: At Least 384 Children Killed in Syria Uprising

Arab League Reconsiders Observer Mission

The Arab League is rethinking its observer mission and may decide to pull its monitors from Syria.

Arab League Reconsiders Observer Mission

UN Report: Syria Deaths Top 5,000

UNHRC chief Navi Pillay revised her count of the death toll in Syria upward by 1,000; repeated calls to refer Syria to the ICC.

UN Report: Syria Deaths Top 5,000

Chinese, UK Oil Firms Shut Down Syria Pumps

Two foreign oil firms close their Syria operations in response to EU sanctions imposed on the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.

Chinese, UK Oil Firms Shut Down Operations in Syria

EU Nations Propose UN Condemn Syria

Three European Union nations plan to propose a resolution to condemn Syria at the United Nations General Assembly session Thursday.

EU Nations to Sponsor UN Resolution to Condemn Syria

UAE, Morocco Condemn Embassy Attacks

Syrian regime loyalists stormed the embassies of the United Arab Emirates and Morocco Wednesday in Damascus over the Arab League suspension.

UAE, Morocco Condemn Embassy Attacks

BBC: Jordan's King Advises Assad to Resign

Jordanian King Abdullah II has publicly called for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down in an interview with the BBC.

BBC: Jordan's King Advises Assad to Resign