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Latest Syria Items
Rebels seeking to topple Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime launched three separate attacks on his security forces around Damascus on Tuesday, killing two ranking officers and rocking the capital with a booby-trapped car, activists and state media said.
President Obama on Monday will announce a plan to impose sanctions against foreign entities and individuals who help authoritarian regimes use technology to crack down on dissidents, an administration official said.
Syrian troops armed with heavy machine guns killed dozens in the central city of Hama on Monday, activists said, shortly after chanting protesters welcomed a visit by a U.N. team sent to observe a shaky cease-fire.
President Obama toured the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum Monday and called it a reminder that nations too often do not do enough to prevent atrocities, even as his host challenged him to do more about the killing of civilians in Syria and the threat posed by Iran.
Syrian troops armed with heavy machine guns killed dozens in the central city of Hama on Monday, activists said, just a day after chanting protesters welcomed a visit by a U.N. team sent to observe a shaky cease-fire.
Surrounded by the haunting memories of the Holocaust, a solemn President Obama on Monday announced a new crackdown on Iran and Syria and said the world never again must allow hatred to take root into the "madness" of mass atrocities.
U.N. cease-fire monitors toured a rebel-held town in central Syria on Sunday with army defectors, while government troops pounded a Damascus suburb with artillery and heavy machine guns, activists said.
U.N. cease-fire monitors toured a rebel-held town in central Syria on Sunday with army defectors, while government troops stormed and shelled a Damascus suburb, activists said.
Five unarmed U.N. truce monitors toured the battered city at the heart of the Syrian uprising on foot Saturday, encountering unusually calm streets after weeks of shelling as a throng of residents clamored for foreign military help to oust President Bashar Assad.