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May 29th, 2012
01:27 PM ET

Outer Circle: Syria massacre

Special U.N. envoy Kofi Annan arrived in Damascus Monday, calling for justice in the aftermath of Friday's massacre in the town of Hoola in eastern Syria.

One hundred and eight people, including 49 children, were killed. Opposition groups blame government forces for the massacre, while Bashar al-Assad's regime is blaming terrorist groups.
Mohammed Jamjoom is following the story. We asked him what Annan is hoping to accomplish in Damascus.

SYRIA: DIPLOMATIC DEADLOCK, DEATHS GO ON

Horrific images of dozens of mutilated children's corpses in the village of Houla prompted a rare moment of unity on Sunday from the United Nations Security Council.

Children shot, knifed, axed to death in Syria's Houla massacre, reports say

Even Russia, the staunchest defender of the Syrian regime on the council, signed on to a statement that condemned the Syrian government f


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