Globe and Mail
Syria violence at 'unprecedented level,' UN monitor says
Los Angeles Times
Gen. Robert Mood, head of the U.N. observer team, says dialogue is impossible amid the violence. Meanwhile, the highest-profile defection yet is reported.
Syria Sanctions Proposed By United States, European And Arab States
Confidant of Syria's President Is Said to Have Defected and Fled to Turkey
Will global sanctions succeed in Syria?
Christian Science Monitor
French FM: Friends of Syria Talks to Bring Practical Support to Syrian People
Voice of America (blog)
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius says the Friends of Syria meeting in Paris will not be just abstract talks but are aimed at bringing practical support to the Syrian people. Delegates from about 100 countries and 100 members of the opposition ...
WikiLeaks sharing Syria emails with paper accused of Assad bias
WikiLeaks targets Syria with 'embarrassing' trove (+video)
Syria-gate? WikiLeaks' latest drop of secret files
UN Monitor Chief in Syria Says Violence 'Unprecedented'
Voice of America (blog)
The head of the United Nations monitoring mission in Syria says violence there has reached “unprecedented” levels, and that a cease-fire must be implemented in order for his unarmed observer teams to resume their mission, which was suspended last ...
UN Commander Says Syria Violence Is 'Unprecedented'
June was bloodiest month of Syrian uprising, with 3000 killed
Syria troops and helicopters advance on northern town
Iraq warns al-Qaida flowing into Syria
BEIRUT — Iraq asserted Thursday that al-Qaida insurgents are streaming out of the country to carry out attacks in Syria, an ominous development as the Syrian conflict enflames an already hostile region. Extremists have been making inroads as the ...
Iraq says al-Qaida fighters flowing into Syria, dangerous new element in fight ...
Al Qaeda moving from Iraq into Syria, Iraqi foreign minister says
Iraq says Al Qaeda fighters crossing from Iraq to Syria and carrying out attacks
DYER: This version of Syria also drowned in blood
North County Times
Kofi Annan does the best he can. At least he's back in harness, doing what he does best: trying to make peace where there is no hope of peace. The rest of them do the best they can, too, give or take the odd Russian. Well, not exactly the best they can ...
Syria pummels rebels as battered city collects bodies
Facing diplomatic isolation, Syria's Assad says he's willing to step aside
China joins Russia in staying away from Syria talks
Wall Street Journal
Turkey Recovers Bodies of Pilots Downed by Syria
Wall Street Journal
The bodies of two pilots shot down by Syria were recovered Thursday from the seabed and will be buried in a military funeral on Friday.
Bodies of two Turkish pilots shot down by Syria recovered from ocean floor
Pilots of Turkish plane downed by Syria found by Titanic explorer
Bodies of 2 Turkish jet pilots Syria downed found
Clinton off to France for Syria meeting, then to Asia and Mideast to deal with ...
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has escaped sweltering Washington but she won't be getting much of a respite from the heat as she crisscrosses Europe, Asia and the Mideast to deal with some of the world's most inflamed crises.
Clinton heads to France for Syria talks, then Asia
UN to recommend fewer Syria monitors, same mandate: envoys
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will recommend that the Security Council keep the mandate of its Syria monitoring mission unchanged while temporarily reducing the number of.
Syria WikiLeaks: Italy's Finmeccanica Reportedly Sold Radio Equipment To Syria
ROME, July 5 (Reuters) - A unit of Italian defence technology group Finmeccanica sold sophisticated communications equipment to Syrian police as recently as February, an Italian weekly reported on Thursday, quoting emails published by Wikileaks.
Finmeccanica sold radio equipment to Syria: report
Finmeccanica Says Radios to Syria Ended as Revolt Began
Wikileaks: Italian firm sold Syria secure radios as crackdown raged
International Business Times
Report: Jordan biased over Palestinians from Syria
Jordan is discriminating against Palestinians seeking refuge from violence in Syria by forcibly returning new arrivals and threatening others with deportation, a rights group said Wednesday,
Jordan Discriminating Against Palestinian Refugees Fleeing Syria
Mass influx of Syria refugees reaches Jordan