Syria in Crisis

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  • Organisation of Islamic Conference Summit
  • Kofi Annan
  • Former Syrian Prime Minister Riyad Hijab
  • U.N. General Assembly
  • Free Syria Army
  • Nawaf Fares, Syria's Former Ambassador to Iraq
  • Nations Expel Syrian Ambassadors
  • “Tipping Point of Crisis”
  • 032812 global syria UN General Kofi Annan
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  • When Was the Turning Point?
  • Unrest Continues
  • Great Friday Leaves Hundreds Dead
  • What Has the Government Done to Stop the Violence?
  • What Are Human Rights Groups Saying?
  • Children in Danger
  • U.S. Gives Syrian Immigrants a Reprieve
  • How Has the World Responded?
  • Possible Syrian Chemical Weapons
  • Russia Blames the West
  • China Stands Its Ground
  • White House Unsure
  • "Friends" Gather for Peace
  • Syrians Vote Amid Violence
  • E.U. Tightens Sanctions

Syria in Crisis

Violence in the Middle Eastern nation of Syria continues to escalate as the government refuses to relent in its brutal crackdown of civilians who are calling for an end to the Assad regime. The government's oppressive campaign has left more than 19,000 people dead and as the toll continues to rise, world powers are beginning to take action. BET.com breaks down the Syrian conflict and gets you up to speed on the latest developments.Naeesa Aziz (Photo: AP Photo/Adel Hana)

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