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  • A demonstrator gestures under a large poster of Syrian President Bashar Assad during a rally in Damascus, Syria, on Monday, Dec. 19, 2011. (AP Photo/Muzaffar Salman)

    Activists: Syrian troops kill 100 in village

    Government forces surrounded residents of a restive Syrian village in a valley and killed all those trapped inside — more than 100 people — in a barrage of rockets, tank shells, bombs and gunfire that lasted for hours, a witness and two activist groups said Wednesday.

  • Syrians carry national flags and a picture of Syrian President Bashar Assad as they protest in support of him at the Umayyad Square in downtown Damascus, Syria, on July 17, 2011. (Associated Press)

    Sectarian killing spree kills 30 in Syria

    The discovery of three corpses with their eyes gouged out set off a sectarian killing spree that left 30 people dead in a chilling sign that the Syrian revolt against President Bashar Assad is enflaming long-simmering religious tensions.

  • A Syrian family shouts slogans against Syrian President Bashar Asssad as they wear Syrian independence flags during a protest outside the Arab League headquarters in Cairo on Sunday, July 3, 2011. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

    Syrian troops descend on central city, shoot 20

    Syrian troops raided homes and made sweeping arrests in the central city of Hama on Monday, wounding at least 20 people before sealing off the city just days after about 300,000 protesters there held the largest demonstration since the uprising against President Bashar Assad erupted in mid-March, activists said.

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