Daily Archives: February 3, 2012

Video: Appeal from Homs

The people of Homs are crying for your help. Will you answer their cries?

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Video: Video from Khaldiyeh, after Assad’s heavy assault Saturday morning – Homs

Video taken in Khaldiye neighborhood of Homs after Assad forces launched a brutal attack against the people early Saturday morning. Victims are taken to a nearby mosque where civilians attempt to rescue the injured, and identify the dead.

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Video: Activist in Homs: More than 200 Syrians killed in one day – AC360

VERY IMPORTANT VIDEO: Anderson Cooper talks to a Syrian activist inside Homs who says the government is shelling the city and more than 200 have been killed in a few hours. Hundreds are injured with little to no medical help. … Continue reading

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Opposition activists report more than 200 killed in Syria

Syrian opposition activists reported a new government offensive late Friday in the troubled city of Homs, with scores of possible casualties. The Local Coordinating Committees, an opposition coalition, said the tank-led assault was concentrated in Homs’ Khaldiyeh neighborhood. There was … Continue reading

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Syria faces report of ‘massacre’ in Homs

By: Ben Quinn More than 100 people were reported to have been killed yesterday in the Syrian city of Homs as security forces continued their efforts to take back opposition-held areas on the eve of a vote by the UN … Continue reading

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Video: Scores reportedly killed in Syria’s Homs

Dr Abo Rami in Homs tells Al Jazeera that an army assault starting on Friday evening has left dozens dead and scores injured in the Khaldiyeh neighbourhood. (The footage in the video does not show today’s events.)

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‘Scores dead’ in army assault on Syria’s Homs

Scores of people have reportedly been killed in a major army offensive in the central Syrian city of Homs. Activists talking to Al Jazeera in the early hours of Saturday said the army had used mortars and nail bombs in … Continue reading

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In Lebanon, a refuge for Syria’s wounded

By: Bassem Mroue TRIPOLI, Lebanon — Abu Hamza was in a crowd of thousands in the Syrian border town of Qusair, shouting for President Bashar Assad to leave power, when a sniper’s bullet tore through his leg and shattered the … Continue reading

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Russia refuses to sign draft UN resolution on Syria

Talks to secure a United Nations resolution on Syria have dragged on into the weekend after Russia refused to sign up to a watered down draft which removed references to the departure of President Bashar al-Assad. The setback came as … Continue reading

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U.S. courts Russia for softer Syria resolution

WASHINGTON – The Obama administration pressed Russia on Friday to back a softened version of a U.N. Security Council resolution condemning the violence in Syria, though it was unclear if the compromise wording would compel President Bashar Assad to step … Continue reading

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