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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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Syria elections set for June 3 amid civil war

News : Yahoo! News: The Upshot (10 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 Warns Of 'Full-Blown' Civil War In Syria

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

The United Nations says the death toll in Syria's unrest now exceeds 3,000 and has warned of the danger of a "full-blown civil war" in the troubled country. The UN Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, called for the internati... 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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