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Y! Big Story: Syria's 'civil war'

3 years agoNews : The Newsroom

It took 15 months, more than 14,000 lives, and shots fired at United Nations monitors investigating a massacre before the U.N. called Syria's conflict a civil war. The acknowledgment came June 12 from the U.N. Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Herve Ladsous. Of course, unless the words "Syrian civil war" comes from the International Committee of [...]
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AP PHOTOS: UN says 93,000 killed in Syrian war

News : Yahoo! News: The Upshot (2 years ago)

As the civil war in Syria rages on, the United Nations' human rights office now says almost 93,000 people have died in the conflict. A new analysis of the Syrian death toll documented 92,901 killings between March 2011 and the end o... Read Post

Syria elections set for June 3 amid civil war

News : Yahoo! News: The Upshot (9 months ago)

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria called a presidential election for June 3, aiming to give President Bashar Assad a veneer of electoral legitimacy in the midst of a civil war that has killed more than 150,000 people and driven a third o... Read Post

UN monitors shot while trying to access new Syria massacre site

News : CNN's This Just In (3 years ago)

United Nations monitors in Syria that were trying to access the scene of "new massacres" in Hama province were shot with small arms, UN Security-General Ban Ki-Moon told the UN General Assembly. Moon said that he had just learned th... Read Post

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