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.

Mortar strikes Syria
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March 2012 -- Government troops push into Homs. After a year of fighting, the U.N. believes more than 8,000 people have died, although activists put the number closer to 10,000.

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