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More than a year after protesters took to the streets of Damascus and Daraa, unrest in Syria shows no signs of ending. Thousands of people have been reported dead as President Bashar al-Assad’s regime continues to crackdown on anti-government protesters. As Syrian rebels continue to battle Assad’s forces, the international community has been trying to push for a U.N. Security Council resolution that would compel Assad to step down and pave the way for a transitional government, but so far, all efforts have failed.

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Syrian civil war: A rising death count

(The Washington Post)

Thousands of Syrians have died since the uprising began in March 2011. Several efforts by the United Nations to end the violence have failed.

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Syrian uprising: One year of bloodshed

Thousands have died and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad remains in power, despite numerous calls by the international community for him to step down. Read related story.

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Syrian uprising: One year of bloodshed

Thousands have died and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad remains in power, despite numerous calls by the international community for him to step down. Read related story.

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Editor's Pick

Syrian uprising: One year of bloodshed

Thousands have died and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad remains in power, despite numerous calls by the international community for him to step down. Read related story.

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Editor's Pick

Syrian uprising: One year of bloodshed

Thousands have died and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad remains in power, despite numerous calls by the international community for him to step down. Read related story.

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Syria rebels raid Lebanese town, capture troops

(Uncredited / AP)

Prime minister described the attack as a “flagrant aggression against the state of Lebanon.”

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Assad taking advantage of U.S.-Russia split over Ukraine, observers say

(Khaled Al-Hariri / Reuters)

Observers say Syrian president is newly confident in his military efforts while the West is distracted.

 

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