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.
May 31, 2012 By resisting efforts at the United Nations to bring concerted pressure on Syrian President Bashar Assad to end the killing in his country, Russia is helping keep the regime in power, she says.
May 30, 2012 If the Annan plan fails, she said, the country could spiral into all-out proxy war that destabilizes the region.
May 30, 2012 The man who has represented the interests of Syrians living in Southern California as honorary consul general there has resigned from the volunteer position. Last Friday's massacre in Houla was "the tipping point," Hazem Chehabi tells NPR.
May 30, 2012 The message of outrage over a massacre in Houla, Syria, is now coming from one of Syria's neighbors and allies.
May 29, 2012 Depriving rural communities of both their economic and political rights is proving to be one of the most fateful decisions Assad ever made.
May 29, 2012 Fewer than 20 of the 108 people killed Friday in Houla died from artillery fire, according to the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights' office. Syrian diplomats are being expelled from countries around the world in response.
May 27, 2012 The nonbinding statement had the support of Russia, an ally of Syrian President Bashar Assad. The U.N. says at least 108 people, including 49 children and 34 women, died in the town of Houla.
May 22, 2012 Meet the guy who embodies everything that's wrong with Syria's economy. He's the president's cousin, and his nickname is "Mr. Ten Percent."
May 3, 2012 It was an unusual attack in Syria's second city, which had remained relatively peaceful. Activists said at least four were killed.
April 26, 2012 The French foreign minister said the international peace plan was "severely compromised."
April 26, 2012 Activists inside Syria say government forces are responsible for an explosion today in the city of Hama, and that about 70 people were killed. The Assad regime says 16 people died in an explosion at a bomb factory used by "armed terrorist groups."