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VIDEO: Government Crackdown in Syria; Tanks in Homs

More amateur video emerged from Syria on Tuesday, showing the aftermath of the crackdown on anti-government protests across the country and in DEIR EL-ZOR. Video believed to have been taken on Monday showed government tanks in the town of Homs in Western Syria. Video also shows a man being carried to an ambulance with possible […]

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Syrian Forces Shoot Live Ammunition, Tear Gas at Protesters

Syrian security forces opened fire before dawn on Tuesday at hundreds of anti-government protesters staging a sit-in, shooting live ammunition and tear gas. One person was killed and three injured when Syrian security forces shot live ammunition into a crowd of anti- government protesters early Tuesday in the country’s third largest city Homs. Homs is […]

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Protesters and Security Forces Reported Killed in Syria

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Daraa on Friday, a city in the south of Syria that has become a flashpoint for anti-government demonstrations. Witnesses said security forces opened fire on the crowd, killing at least 16 people. Syrian security forces are reported to have opened fire on tens of thousands of protesters […]

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VIDEO: Protest in Syria, Security Forces Disperse Crowd in Homs, Syria with Tear Gas

Fifty to 100 protesters have been killed by Syrian security services in the largest protests to take place in the country for decades. United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the use of deadly force against protesters as “unacceptable”. Syria has been governed under an Emergency Law since 1962, resulting in the effective suspension of […]

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