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May 03, 2012
Clashes in Syria, activists accuse troops of war crimesSyrian government forces have clashed with army defectors in the country's north, causing casualties and further enflaming an area near the Turkish border where rebel fighters have tried to seize territory, activists said.
Apr 25, 2012
Amid shaky truce, two more UN monitors expected in SyriaAnnan told the UN Security Council that the situation in Syria is "bleak" and voiced alarm at reports that government troops are still carrying on with military operations in towns where UN observers are not present.
Apr 16, 2012
UN ceasefire observers begin work in SyriaUN observers will start with setting up operating headquarters and reaching out to the Syrian government and the opposition forces.
Apr 14, 2012
Syria forces shell Homs as UN votes on observersUnited Nations Security Council is tentatively scheduled to vote on a Western-Arab draft resolution authorising an advance UN team to monitor the fragile ceasefire which aims to end 13 months of bloodshed during the uprising against Assad.
Mar 20, 2012
Eight dead, 27 injured in clash between Syrian rebels and govtPutting further pressure on the Syrian authorities, ally Russia backed a call by the International Committee of the Red Cross for daily, two-hour ceasefires to allow for life-saving humanitarian operations in areas worst-hit by the uprising.
Mar 19, 2012
Reporters without frontiers: Journalism in the line of fireThe Arab Spring has seen the rise of new war zones. Several eminent journalists lost their lives and many have been captured as they covered the conflicts. An image timeline of those who were caught in the line of fire.
Mar 06, 2012
Red Cross denied entry to worst hit areas in SyriaThe government was still blocking its access to the former rebel bastion, where civilians remain trapped in freezing temperatures in need of food, water and medical care.
Mar 04, 2012
Syria launches fresh attack on Homs, ICRC denied accessSyrian forces launched a fresh assault on Homs as an unrelenting campaign to quell the uprising continues.
Mar 02, 2012
Syria will allow Red Cross help in HomsThe move came as a three-week Syrian army siege of the neighborhood appeared to be ending Thursday with the withdrawal of rebel forces.
Mar 01, 2012
Syrian rebels retreat from key area in HomsSyrian rebels retreated Thursday from a neighbourhood in Homs that they had held for months, saying they were running out of weapons and humanitarian conditions were catastrophic after almost four weeks of government bombardment.