Syrian government forces have killed at least 33 people in a rebel town near the Lebanese border in the last few days in an attack to dislodge army defectors and insurgents, activists and residents of a nearby town said Sunday.
Syrian security forces killed at least two people when they opened fire on tens of thousands of mourners on Saturday at the funeral of a Kurdish opposition figure, activists said.
The funeral of Meshaal al-Tammo in the eastern Syrian city
Syrian forces backed by tanks have killed at least 20 civilians in the city of Homs in one of the fiercest military assaults on urban centres to crush six months of pro-democracy protests, activists and residents said.
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Syrian forces killed one person and arrested dozens in raids on an eastern tribal region on Wednesday as part of a crackdown on dissent which could lead to European Union oil sanctions on Damascus as early as next week.
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