Deaths rise as militants focus on Assad

Posted: July 29, 2014 at 3:22 a.m.

BEIRUT -- More than 2,000 Syrians -- almost half of them pro-government forces -- have been killed in just over two weeks of fighting in Syria, marking one of the worst death tolls in the country's three-year civil war, opposition activists said Monday.

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