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Syria: Homs attack is a game-changer

BEIRUT — Syrian security forces have killed at least 350 people since late Friday, prompting the US to close its embassy in Damascus and withdraw its ambassador and remaining staff.

Syria's Christians continue to stand by Assad regime

DAMASCUS — After Russia and China vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution condemning the actions of the Syrian regime, some Christians inside the country celebrated.

Syria: Mass killings uncovered near Damascus

SAQBA, Syria — It was a scene of devastation. Whole sides of homes had caved in. Only a tank shell could have caused such damage. "They arrived Saturday and blew us away," said a local man.

Syria: What the Arab League failed to observe

DAMASCUS — The town had been out of the regime's control for almost a week, and 33 people had reportedly been killed. Then the observers arrived.

Syria: Rebels forced out of eastern Damascus suburbs

DAMASCUS — The Syrian army has retaken several districts east of Syria's capital Damascus following three days of battles with rebel groups over the weekend.

Syria: The men who would replace Assad

LONDON — Analysis: Until they can agree on some answers, none of them will be replacing Bashar Al-Assad.

Arab League accuses Syria over attacks on observers, as Bashar al-Assad blames 'foreign conspiracy'

In a speech broadcast live on Syrian TV this morning, Bashar al-Assad repeated his claim that "outside planning" was behind months of violence, saying: "The outside now includes Arabs."

Syria: 'Terrorist' suicide bomber kills dozens in Damascus (VIDEO)

A "terrorist" exploded himself at a traffic light in the capital's crowded al-Midan area, official news agency SANA reported.

Top 5 most groundbreaking stories of 2011

Here’s a look at some of the stories we consider to be our most groundbreaking of 2011.

Syria 'releases 755 people' detained in uprising, state TV says

The United Nations estimates that more than 14,000 people are in detention and 5,000 have been killed as a result of the state's crackdown since March.
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