June 29, 2012 Thousands have been killed in Syria since March 2011. But the past 24 hours have been especially deadly, anti-Assad activists say.
June 27, 2012 The peace plan clearly isn't being implemented, says the U.N.'s deputy envoy for Syria, Jean-Marie Guehenno. Meanwhile, the U.N. says most evidence points at the Assad regime for last month's massacre in Houla.
June 26, 2012 Expressing his nation's "rage" over the shooting down of a fighter jet by Syrian forces, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan warns his neighbor that its forces may be treated as threats if they approach the countries' border.
June 21, 2012 A Jordanian official says the pilot wants to defect. The Syrian government is only confirming it lost contact with the aircraft. Activists say this would be the first such action by a Syrian military pilot since anti-Assad protests began in 2011.
June 19, 2012 After a London-based firm canceled the ship's insurance policy, it reversed course, according to British Foreign Secretary William Hague. The MV Alaed was off the coast of Scotland when it turned back.
June 16, 2012 The faltering U.N. peace plan suffers another blow as the U.N. monitors announce a suspension of their activities. They say they could resume operations, but only if conditions improve.
June 14, 2012 Administration officials tell The New York Times that the aircraft are likely ones sold to Syria in the past that had been sent to Russia for repairs and refurbishing.
June 13, 2012 One day after Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Russia is sending attack helicopters to the Assad regime, Russia's foreign minister said the U.S. is supplying weapons to the opposition. That's something the U.S. has denied.
June 12, 2012 She warned that such action "will escalate the conflict quite dramatically." Meanwhile, the U.N.'s peacekeeping chief said the conflict is now a full-scale civil war.
June 12, 2012 United Nations monitors have posted video of the deadly destruction they've seen. And in one village, a man angrily declares: "We are people! We are not animals!
June 8, 2012 There's evidence of "serious violence" at a village where activists say dozens died. United Nations monitors and journalists reached the scene today. The killings reportedly happened on Wednesday.
June 7, 2012 At the U.N. General Assembly, Ban Ki-Moon also condemned today's "shocking and sickening" reports about the killings of dozens.
June 7, 2012 Activists report dozens, possibly hundreds, of deaths. They blame Syrian troops and militias loyal to President Bashar Assad. His regime denies the fresh allegations.
June 5, 2012 Diplomats on the list are from the U.S., U.K., Switzerland, France, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Germany and Canada. They're all countries that have been condemning the Assad regime's deadly crackdown on dissent.