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Nato warns Syria not to use chemical weapons

Nato has told President Bashar al-Assad that any use of chemical weapons in his fight against rebel forces would be met by an international response.

Fighting ruptures ragged Syrian ceasefire

Fighting has erupted in a Damascus suburb and around a Syrian army base as a truce marking a Muslim holiday crumbled almost before it had begun.

UN monitors say 13 killed in cold blood in Syria

UN observers say 13 bodies have been discovered bound and shot in eastern Syria, days after a massacre of 108 civilians ignited a world outcry.

Syria opposed scale of UN mission as shelling continues

Syria has challenged the UN chief over the scope of a UN truce monitoring mission, resisting a larger presence as its army shelled targets in Homs.

Syria truce prospects fade as fighting rages

Continued military bombardments in central Syria is dashing the prospects of a UN-brokered ceasefire taking hold.

UN ceasefire mission fails to curb Syria violence

Syrian activists have accused forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad of bombarding rebel areas as a UN mission is expected to arrive in Damascus.

Assad’s forces kill more in Homs ahead of meeting

Syrian forces are bombarding Homs in their drive to crush a revolt against President Bashar al-Assad, ahead of a meeting of Arab foreign ministers.

Western countries scramble for new Syria strategy

Western countries have been seeking a new strategy to end the violence in Syria, while President Bashar al-Assad's forces continue to bomb districts.

Assad vows to strike ‘terrorists with an iron fist’

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has blamed "foreign planning" for a 10-month-old uprising in which thousands of people have been killed.

Arab mission prepares to enter Syria amid violent clashes

Fierce fighting has continued in Syria shortly before officials arrive to prepare for an Arab League effort to end nine months of bloodshed.

Syrian troops face resistance in breaking up strike

Syrian troops swept into Hama to break a strike by President Bashar al-Assad opponents, killing 10 people but facing resistance from armed insurgents.

Syria: 3 000 dead, and counting

Syrian tanks pounded Homs on Saturday and three people were killed, activists said, after one of the bloodiest days of the seven-month-old uprising.

Turkey promises sanctions on Syria, despite UN vote

Turkey says it would impose sanctions on Syria despite the blocking of any UN measures against Bashar al-Assad for his crackdown on violent dissent.

After the massacre, UN team arrives in Syria

President Bashar al-Assad will give an interview to Syrian television on Sunday, state media said, as a United Nations team arrived in Damascus.

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