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.
March 13, 2012 The devices have been placed along routes that refugees take to Lebanon and Turkey, Human Rights Watch says. It calls the actions "unconscionable."
March 9, 2012 Valerie Amos says "almost all the buildings had been destroyed and there were hardly any people left" in the hard-hit Baba Amr district of Homs when she visited this week.
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.
January 30, 2012 "The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms the escalation of the Syrian regime's violent and brutal attacks on its own people," Clinton says.
October 24, 2011 Ambassador Robert Ford has called attention to the Assad regime's violent crackdown on opponents. In September, his convoy was attacked. Now, there are new threats, the U.S. says, and it blames the regime.