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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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Raw Video: Syrian Protesters Topple Statue of Bassel al-Assad on Horse in Deir El-Zour, Syria

Protesters in the Syrian city of Deir El-Zour toppled a golden statue of the brother of President Bashar Al Assad on Sunday, as anti-government activists continued a nationwide uprising. Basil al-Assad was groomed to fill the role of President by his father. He was chief of presidential security while running a highly publicized anti-corruption campaign […]

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At Least 120 Dead As Syrian Security Forces Attempt to Suppress Protesters

Syrian security forces shot at tens of thousands of people joining funeral processions Saturday after the bloodiest day of the monthlong uprising against President Bashar Assad. The death toll from two days of violence has risen to at least 120. Two lawmakers and a local religious leader have resigned in disgust over the killings. Syria’s […]

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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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