Syrians wait on the Syrian side of the border to be admitted to Turkey on Wednesday, Aug. 15.
August 28, 2012 Turkey and Jordan say they're dealing with tens of thousands of Syrian refugees and don't have the capacity to help them all.
Free Syrian Army fighters are seen in the Syrian town of Azaz, some 20 miles north of Aleppo, on Tuesday.
July 28, 2012 Renewed, intense fighting erupts in Syria's largest city, Aleppo, where rebels and government troops are battling each other in several neighborhoods. Although no one has prevailed, the government is expected to force back the rebels because of its superior firepower.
Video taken from Syrian TV purportedly shows government forces taking up position during clashes with rebels Wednesday in the Al-Midan district of Damascus.
July 18, 2012 Wednesday's bombing in Damascus, which killed several senior figures in President Bashar Assad's inner circle, also shattered the notion that he and his government still have firm control of the capital.
Rami al-Sayed with his daughter Maryam.
February 21, 2012 Al-Sayed was live-streaming the shelling of Homs when all of a sudden the stream went quiet. The last video posted to al-Sayed's Youtube page was of his body in a makeshift hospital.
February 14, 2012 Zabadani was the only Syrian town that was under the opposition's full control during the 10-month rebellion. In January, the regime was forced into a truce because the army couldn't dislodge the rebels. But now Syrians troops are back, and Zabadani is under threat again.
Syrian soldiers who defected join protesters in the al-Khaldiya neighborhood of the restive city of Homs on January 26, 2012.
January 30, 2012 Violence escalated in Syria as the West pushed for a resolution in the U.N. Security Council. About 400 people have been killed over the past five days, activists say. We've collected some of their reporting.
Basil al-Sayed, a Syrian citizen journalist who lost his life documenting the uprising in Homs.
December 29, 2011 The 24-year-old citizen journalist was shot in the head by Syrian security, while filming at a checkpoint. Activists said Al-Sayed was one of the few who filmed security forces opening fire directly at protesters.
December 21, 2011 In a strident statement, the U.S. warned Syria about further repercussions if it continued its assault on protesters. France called on a "firm" U.N. resolution that calls for an end to violence.
Hundreds of Egyptian women march at Cairo streets, angered by the recent violence used against them in clashes with police.
December 20, 2011 The women were protesting the brutal beating of various women by military forces during demonstrations.
Chairperson of the Commission of Inquiry on Syria, Professor Paulo Pinheiro gestures during a press conference in Geneva today.
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November 28, 2011 A report to U.N. human rights council accuses the Syrian army of murder, rape, torture and operating on a shoot-to-kill policy.
Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey does not expect anymore Syria to respond to the demands of the international community to stop violence and initiate democratic reforms.
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November 15, 2011 After Syria experienced one of its bloodiest days, Turkey's leader took a hard stance against President Bashar Assad. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan even threatened to cut off the country's electric power supply.
Jordan's King Abdullah.
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November 14, 2011 King Abdullah became the first Arab leader to call for Bashar Assad's ouster. The king also said he did not support a military intervention in Syria.
Protesters burn portraits of Syrian President Bashar Assad during a demonstration outside the Arab League headquarters in Cairo.
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November 12, 2011 Member states agree to exclude Syria and impose sanctions. Obama welcomes the decision.
Pro-democracy protesters, holding a huge pre-Baath era Syrian flag outside the Arab league headquarters in Cairo on November 2, 2011.
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November 11, 2011 Activists said 250 people were killed in Syria over the past 11 days. Calls are also increasing for the Arab league to suspend Damascus' membership.
September 30, 2011 Ambassador Robert Ford said the attack was serious and that protesters threw concrete blocks at his convoy.
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