Timeline: Unrest in Syria

Published On: Dec 24 2013 03:19:21 AM CST   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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July 2012 -- Top Assad aides are killed in the bombing of the National Security building in Damacus by rebel forces. Rebels says it's retribution for the massacre of roughly 200 people in Tresmeh, a small Syrian farming village, five days earlier.

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