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Another wave of deaths engulfed Syria on Saturday, and top security officials kept their jobs after the regime formed a new government.

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Former U.S. soldier aids Syria's woundedupdated: Sun Jun 24 2012 22:24:00

A soul-searching former U.S. soldier volunteers to help wounded Syrians in Lebanon. CNN's Arwa Damon reports.

Report: Syrian forces are using sex abuse in crackdownupdated: Fri Jun 15 2012 14:48:00

Syrian security forces, soldiers and pro-regime militias used sexual violence to torture people in detention and sexually abused women and girls as young as 12 in raids, a new report said Friday.

Photographer captures Syrian carnageupdated: Fri Jun 15 2012 14:48:00

CNN's Kristie Lu Stout speaks to photojournalist Robert King, who has risked his life capturing the horror of Syria.

On the ground in Syria: 'For God's sake, this is too much'updated: Tue Feb 07 2012 14:42:00

A low-slung skyline. A slate gray sky. Rumbling. Close your eyes. It could be the sound of rolling thunder.

Al-Assad rejects calls for ouster as U.N. team visits Syriaupdated: Sun Aug 21 2011 16:53:00

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday rejected calls for his ouster and promised steps toward political reform, even as protesters and human rights groups said Syria was continuing its bloody crackdown aimed at ending an uprising.

Humanitarian mission heads to Syriaupdated: Sun Aug 21 2011 16:53:00

A humanitarian mission from the U.N. will travel to Syria to look for effects of President al-Assad's crackdown.

A child's killing freeze-frames Syria's tragedyupdated: Wed Aug 17 2011 11:42:00

One video showed the tiny face of the slain girl wrapped in a shroud.

Syrian child caught in crossfireupdated: Wed Aug 17 2011 11:42:00

CNN's Arwa Damon reports on the death of a child in Syria, as her family attempted to flee their home.

Syrian government: Mission in Latakia completedupdated: Tue Aug 16 2011 22:40:00

Security forces finished their mission in Syria's coastal city of Latakia by "putting an end to the armed terrorist groups who terrified the safe citizens by their criminal acts" and were pulling out, the state-run news agency reported.

Jordan, Turkey join calls for Syria to end the violenceupdated: Mon Aug 15 2011 16:05:00

Two of Syria's neighbors joined growing international calls Monday for Damascus to halt its violent crackdown on anti-government protesters -- calls that came even as the violence itself continued.

Opposition: At least 21 dead after Syrian naval forces shell port cityupdated: Sun Aug 14 2011 15:25:00

At least 21 people were killed in a Syrian military crackdown on anti-government protesters in the northwestern port city of Latakia Sunday, opposition groups said.

Syria protests go on despite crackdownsupdated: Sun Aug 14 2011 15:25:00

Anti-government protests continue to take place in Syrian cities where anti-government crackdowns are occurring.

2 reported dead in Syrian coastal cityupdated: Sat Aug 13 2011 15:59:00

At least two people were killed and five others wounded Saturday after a government crackdown in the Syrian port city of Latakia, the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.

Syrian activist:'It's a daily massacre'updated: Wed Aug 03 2011 18:22:00

A human rights activist recounts the daily horrors that are occurring in Syria under a government crackdown.

A tale of two Syriasupdated: Fri Jun 24 2011 21:05:00

CNN's Arwa Damon reports that while things are calm in the Syrian capital, chaos continues in other parts of the country.

Activist group cites 10 dead in Friday's demonstrations in Syriaupdated: Fri Jun 24 2011 21:05:00

Demonstrators took to the streets Friday after Muslim prayers, as they have on past Fridays in recent weeks in a number of Syrian cities, resulting in 10 deaths, according to an activist group.

Syrian civilian: Why is our president killing us?updated: Wed Jun 15 2011 19:04:00

"I know that God created human beings to live in this world in a liberal way. Why does one man and his family control all these people?" the 22-year-old asks, her voice quivering with anger and fear.

Syrians escaping violence flee to Turkeyupdated: Sat Apr 30 2011 08:11:00

About 250 people raced across the Syrian border into Turkey, government officials said Saturday, a flight that reflects the fear and violence gripping the Arab nation.

Dozens of Syrians reported killed in Daraaupdated: Tue Apr 26 2011 09:17:00

Violent protests erupted Friday in Syria, with dozens of people killed in and around the restive city of Daraa and a boy slain in the coastal town of Latakia, reports said.

Syrian protests small but spreadingupdated: Tue Apr 26 2011 09:17:00

CNN's Hala Gorani explains though small the protests in Syria are significant because they are spreading.

Torture by Syrian regime?updated: Tue Apr 19 2011 05:46:00

A series of YouTube videos appear to show demonstrators being tortured by Syrian authorities. CNN's Arwa Damon reports.

Syrian forces kill as many as 24, opposition source saysupdated: Tue Apr 19 2011 05:46:00

Syrian security forces killed as many as 24 people over the past two days in areas where anti-government protests have been under way, an opposition source said Monday.

Syrian marchers: Free our menupdated: Wed Apr 13 2011 08:14:00

Women and children from a Syrian village rallied Wednesday for the release of their husbands and fathers snatched up by security forces the day before, an eyewitness told CNN.

Rights group: Scores of anti-government activists arrested in Syriaupdated: Tue Apr 12 2011 11:59:00

Syrian authorities have arrested at least 117 activists, intellectuals and anti-government supporters since early Monday, a human rights group said.

Syrian death toll rises as clashes continueupdated: Sun Apr 10 2011 20:50:00

At least four people died and 17 others were injured by sniper shots as Syrian army and security forces gathered in the northwestern city of Banias, an eyewitness said Sunday, the same day state news reported an ambush on an armed forces unit that killed nine.

Syria vows stiff response to civil unrestupdated: Sun Apr 10 2011 09:50:00

A day after demonstrations across Syria reportedly led to the deaths of more than three dozen protesters, the government in Damascus declared its intentions on Saturday to crack down hard on what it describes as unrest provoked by outside instigators.

Protesters march in Syria as president names new prime ministerupdated: Sun Apr 03 2011 20:51:00

Tens of thousands of Syrians marched Sunday in memory of anti-government protesters killed on Friday, calling them "martyrs" and chanting for freedom, demonstrators told CNN.

A day after protests, Syria makes arrests, hunts for 'armed group'updated: Sat Apr 02 2011 13:19:00

The anti-regime demonstrations pulsating across Syria have resulted in a security hunt for snipers and a wave of arrests Saturday.

Syria's emergency law to be 'studied'updated: Sat Apr 02 2011 13:19:00

A Syrian government pledge to study lifting the emergency law is met with skepticism. CNN's Mary Snow reports.

Protests ripple across Syria; at least 7 deadupdated: Fri Apr 01 2011 23:27:00

At least seven people died and dozens were injured as Syrian troops assaulted demonstrators who took to the streets after Friday prayers, witnesses and activists said.

Syria to study lifting emergency law, probe deathsupdated: Fri Apr 01 2011 12:06:00

Syria says it will study the idea of lifting the country's state of emergency and promptly investigate the deaths of civilians and troops in two flashpoint regions, the state news agency said on Thursday.

Syria remains in state of emergencyupdated: Fri Apr 01 2011 12:06:00

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad defies expectations during an anticipated speech by not lifting the state of emergency.

Syrian government resigns amid unrestupdated: Tue Mar 29 2011 19:10:00

The Syrian government resigned Tuesday amid an unusual wave of unrest that has roiled the nation, state TV reported.

Witness: Daraa tense as troops, security forces flood cityupdated: Mon Mar 28 2011 12:15:00

Syrian security forces flooded the restive cities of Daraa and Latakia on Monday, patrolling the streets, protecting government buildings and in at least one case clashing with protesters, according to witnesses.

Syria lifting emergency law, official saysupdated: Mon Mar 28 2011 06:07:00

Syria's emergency law, which has been in place nearly 50 years, is in the process of being lifted, a source close to the Syrian government said Sunday.

Syrian protesters wounded by gunfire; disputes over who is responsibleupdated: Sat Mar 26 2011 15:59:00

A day after violent protests erupted in the restive city of Daraa, security forces opened fire at protesters in the coastal city of Latakia, witnesses said.

Violent protests continue in Syriaupdated: Sat Mar 26 2011 15:59:00

A demonstration in Syria, which started peacefully, turned violent as security forces tightened their control.

New Gaza-bound aid convoy further delayedupdated: Mon Oct 18 2010 14:52:00

A Gaza humanitarian convoy that includes passengers who survived a previous fatal flotilla incident has been further delayed in its attempt to deliver aid for Palestinians, organizers said Monday.

New convoy departing for Gaza delayedupdated: Sun Oct 17 2010 11:00:00

A Gaza humanitarian convoy that includes passengers who survived a previous fatal flotilla incident has been delayed and is expected to set sail Monday in an attempt to deliver aid for Palestinians, organizers said.

New aid convoy departing Sunday for Gazaupdated: Sat Oct 16 2010 08:49:00

A Gaza humanitarian convoy that includes passengers who survived a previous fatal flotilla incident will set sail Sunday in an attempt to deliver aid for Palestinians, organizers said. Ancient Cemetery Unearthed in Syriaupdated: Thu Jan 24 2008 10:00:00

Archaeologists in northeast Syria have unearthed a 3rd century cemetery in the shape of a cross, the country's official news agency reported Wednesday

Syria returns fire on Israeli aircraft, Damascus saysupdated: Wed Sep 05 2007 21:48:00

Syrian air defenses opened fire on Israeli aircraft that violated Syrian airspace, a Syrian military spokesman said Thursday.

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