Posted by | August 10, 2011 18:04 | Filed under: Top Stories

The Syrian dictator’s assault on his people continues.

Assad appeared undeterred Wednesday by the rising chorus of condemnation of his forces’ assault on protesters. While Syrian tanks began pulling out of Hama, an opposition stronghold that has been under siege for 10 days, the military moved into two towns near the Turkish border, news services reported.

At least one woman was killed and 13 were wounded when Syrian tanks and armored vehicles rolled into Taftanaz and Sermin, according to the Reuters news service, which quoted the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

About 2,000 peaceful protesters have been slain by Syrian forces during the five-month uprising, according to U.S. officials.

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