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Smuggled proof can indict Assad

Enough documentary evidence has been accumulated to prosecute the Syrian president.

Jihadists kill 270 in raid on Syria gas field, says NGO

Jihadists have killed 270 Syrian regime fighters, civilian security guards and staff since seizing a gas field in Homs, a monitoring group said.

War and weather delay Syria’s chemical weapons removal

Chemical arms watchdog OPCW has said Syria will likely miss its December 31 deadline to remove the "most critical" warfare chemicals from the country.

Syria: Assad dismisses allegations of chemical weapons use

Bashar al-Assad has denied that his forces used chemical weapons on civilians, warning the US that a military intervention in Syria would fail.

Rebel infighting rages in Syria

Intense fighting between rebels and Syrian regime forces killed six people, including two children and two women in the southern city of Dara'a.

Russia says ‘not thinking about’ asylum for Syria’s Assad

Russia has made no agreement to grant Bashar al-Assad asylum and is "not even thinking about" doing so, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said.

Syrian violence continues unabated

Syria has told Arab League envoy Kofi Annan that it has begun pulling troops in line with a peace plan accepted by President Bashar al-Assad.

World powers pressure Syria as death toll climbs

Syria is being pressured to allow observers to monitor spiralling deadly violence as activists condemned human rights violations.

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