Timeline: Unrest in Syria

Published On: Dec 24 2013 03:19:21 AM CST   Updated On: Sep 23 2014 09:32:18 AM CDT

The U.S. and several Arab nations have begun airstrikes in Syria -- the latest chapter in a bloody civil war. Learn about the major events in the country's tumultuous uprising.

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Reuters

February 2012 -- The U.S. closes its embassy in Damascus, citing security concerns, as Russia and China again block a U.N. draft resolution condemning Syria's actions. 

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