Dozens of bloodied bodies were buried Sunday in mass graves in a Damascus suburb where activists claim more than 300 people have been killed over the past week in a major government offensive to take back control of rebel-held areas in and around the capital.
- 27 August, 2012 -- Evidence mounts of new massacre in Syria
Row upon row of bloodied bodies wrapped in colorful blankets laid out on a mosque floor in a Damascus suburb. Long narrow graves tightly packed with dozens of victims. Nestled among them, two babies were wrapped in a single blood-soaked blanket, a yell...
- 24 July, 2012 -- Syria could use chemical weapons if attacked
Syria threatened Monday to unleash its chemical and biological weapons if the country faces a foreign attack, a desperate warning from a regime that has failed to crush a powerful and strengthening rebellion.
- 1 June, 2012 -- Syria blames rebels for Houla massacre
Syria on Thursday blamed up to 800 rebel fighters for the massacre in central Syria last week that killed more than 100 people, nearly half of them children, in its most comprehensive explanation to date of the bloodshed.
- 12 August, 2012 -- Two Syrian journalists killed in Damascus: reports
Two Syrian journalists have been killed in the capital, according to reports on Sunday from Syrian state news agency SANA and an Arab satellite station.
- 13 July, 2012 -- Video shows some victims of latest Syria massacre
Syrian activists have posted a video they say shows 15 bodies of men who were among dozens killed in heavy government shelling of a farming village in central Syria.