February 22, 2012 Troops loyal to President Bashar Assad reportedly executed nearly 30 young men in one incident. In the city of Homs, two journalists reportedly died when the building they were in was hit by shells.
February 7, 2012 The six-member Gulf Cooperation Council, which includes Saudi Arabia, has been pressing for an end to attacks on peaceful protesters in Syria.
December 23, 2011 The Assad regime has been saying it is battling armed gangs and terrorists. It says today's attacks prove its point. Regime opponents are saying the government may have been behind the bombings.
August 17, 2011 The Wall Street Journal reports the Syrian government is investigating dissidents in the U.S. and then intimidating their families back in Syria.