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Timeline: Unrest in Syria

Published On: Aug 26 2013 11:42:10 AM CDT   Updated On: Sep 01 2013 08:25:25 AM CDT

Two years after the first anti-government protests, the conflict in Syria rages on. Learn about the major events in the country's tumultuous uprising.

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May 2011 -- Government tanks roll into Homs, Daraa and areas of Damascus in a bid to quash anti-regime protests, resulting in tighter sanctions by the United States.

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