Twin blasts targeting security buildings killed more than 20 people in the northwest Syrian city of Idlib, a monitoring group said, as the chief UN monitor presses both sides to end more than 13 months of violence.
5 July, 2012 China joins Russia in staying away from Syria talks China joined Russia on Thursday in boycotting a meeting aimed at coordinating efforts to stop the bloodshed in Syria, where three senior army officers were among more than 150 people reported killed in 48 hours.
2 April, 2012 Syrian forces kill 3 civilians in north: monitors Syrian forces Monday pressed their crackdown on dissent, killing at least three civilians and wounding many as they pounded rebel strongholds in the country's restive north, a monitoring group said.
17 July, 2012 Rebels battle to ‘liberate’ Syria capital Rebels declared the battle to "liberate" Damascus has begun as heavy fighting raged across the city on Tuesday and Russia said an agreement is possible for a UN resolution on the Syria crisis.
15 March, 2012 Huge rallies across Syria in pro-Assad show Huge crowds rallied in cities across Syria Thursday in a mass show of support for President Bashar al-Assad "to make the world hear our voice" on the first anniversary of a deadly anti-regime revolt.
6 February, 2012 ‘God help us’: appeal from Syria’s Homs Residents of Homs on Monday described scenes of panic and carnage in the city of central Syria undergoing a fierce assault by government troops, urging outside powers to intervene to halt the bloodshed.