‘More than 3,000 detained in Syrian town’

Syrian dissidents met in Istanbul and formally established a national council designed to overthrow Assad`s regime.

Syria troops` fierce attack on Rastan

Security forces backed by tanks have laid siege to Rastan, a town of 60,000.

Syrian troops pound central town; at least 43 die

The crackdown on the uprising against Syrian regime has killed over 1,100.