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Rare Video Evidence of Torture in Syrian Hospitals
Last night Channel 4 aired chilling footage of evidence of what appears to be the torture of injured Syrian civilians in a military hospital in Homs.
March 6, 2012
One Woman's Proposal to Halt the Violence in Syria
Over the past few months, one woman has driven the debate over whether and how the international community should intervene in the Syrian crisis.
March 2, 2012
Why Hasn't Syria's Assad Been Labeled A War Criminal?
Syria's embattled president Bashar al-Assad could fit the category of a war criminal, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said yesterday. But officially designating him one, she added, could "complicate" options for persuading him to step down from power.
February 29, 2012
What Is Al Qaeda Doing in Syria?
Yesterday, Iraqi forces arrested the head of Ansar al-Sunna, an Iraqi insurgent group Iraqi leaders say has links with Al Qaeda, as he tried to enter the country through its border with Syria.
February 23, 2012
U.N. Report Accuses Syria of Crimes Against Humanity
The Syrian state has committed "gross human right violations" amounting to crimes against humanity a panel of independent U.N. investigators concluded in a 72-page report released today.
February 23, 2012
How Has Syria’s Assad Managed to Hold Power for So Long?
Eleven months into a violent uprising that has taken the lives of more than 5,400 Syrians, how has President Bashar al-Assad managed to hold onto power while his counterparts in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya were toppled?
February 7, 2012
Violence Intensifies in Homs after U.N. Resolution on Syria Fails
Diplomatic efforts to resolve the 11-month-long crisis in Syria have stalled after a resolution condemning the regime's crackdown on protesters failed in the United Nations Security Council on Saturday.
February 6, 2012
On 30th Anniversary of Hama Massacre, Syrian Troops Lock Down City
Thirty years ago today, the regime of then-Syrian President Hafez al-Assad launched what's known as one of the bloodiest chapters of modern Arab history: the Hama Massacre.
February 2, 2012
High-Stakes Showdown Over Syria at the U.N.
The fight to end the Syrian government's brutal 10-month crackdown moves to the United Nations today.
January 31, 2012
Syria: "We No Longer Want Arab Solutions to the Crisis"
Calling it a "conspiratorial scheme" hatched against the country, the Syrian government rejected an Arab League peace plan yesterday proposing that embattled President Bashar al-Assad cede power.
January 24, 2012
Syria's Assad Denies Knowledge of Slain Singer
In his first interview with an American journalist since the uprising broke out, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad denied he'd ever heard of a popular anti-regime singer whose body -- sans vocal cords -- was found in a river last July.
December 8, 2011
Pressure Mounts on Syria as U.N. Calls for Action to Prevent Civil War
Today U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay called for international intervention to protect Syrians from the government's brutal nine-month crackdown, which the organization estimates has now killed more than 4,000 civilians, including 307 children.
December 2, 2011
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