Daily Archives: February 22, 2012

Ghastly Images Flow From Shattered Syrian City

During a terrifying two minutes on Wednesday morning, 11 rockets slammed into a single apartment building in the Baba Amr neighborhood of Homs, the city in Syria that has been besieged by government forces for 19 days. When the barrage … Continue reading

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Golan’s Druse break silence to criticise Syria’s brutality

Syria’s embattled leader, Bashar al-Assad, appears to even be losing one of his last bastions of reliable support: the Druse Arab community in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. In the snow-covered villages of this strategic highland, Druse are quietly breaking a … Continue reading

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Activists ensure that the world sees Syria’s bloodbath

In a secret studio jammed with video monitors, Syrian activists and journalists scan live cellphone-camera feeds of protests against Syrian dictator Bashar Assad and, in many cases, images of unmistakable atrocities and unimaginable human suffering. Working quickly, they transmit the … Continue reading

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Recalling Her Determined Daughter, a Journalist Killed in Syria

Marie Colvin got into Yale University the way she would later get into foreign countries, with grit and determination. After spending a year in Brazil on a student exchange program, from January of her junior year in high school to … Continue reading

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Refugees From Syria on Edge in Lebanon

By: Josh Wood TRIPOLI, LEBANON — The crackling of automatic gunfire coming from the speakers of 15-year-old Ahmed’s laptop breaks the quiet in a sunlit wing of a private hospital on the outskirts of Tripoli, one of Lebanon’s two largest … Continue reading

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Video: The Horror of Homs, a city of war

A relatively old report from the city of Homs, but expresses how the people of Homs are living. It also contains FSA conflicts with Assad forces.

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Syrian regime’s bombardment of Homs goes on with at least 80 more dead

By: Martin Chulov The bombardment of the city of Homs by the Syrian military continued unabated on Wednesday with at least 80 deaths in besieged enclaves, where residents say they are preparing for an imminent final onslaught. Tank columns were … Continue reading

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Syria: US says it will ‘consider other measures’ to end bloodshed

The comments, made by officials at both the White House and the State Department, marked a shift in emphasis by Washington, which thus far has stressed its policy of not arming the opposition and has said little about alternatives. US … Continue reading

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As Syrians flee Homs, sectarian faultlines deepen

It started a few months ago with neighbors’ suspicious looks, then came the threats. Their car was smashed and their front door was painted over with sectarian slurs. That was when the landlord said it was time for Khaled’s Sunni … Continue reading

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Syrian army ready to launch ‘final offensive’ on Homs

By: Gaëlle Le Roux After three weeks of heavy shelling from the army, the Baba Amr district of Homs is starting to resemble the city of Hama during its own bloody repression in 1982. Is the regime launching a final … Continue reading

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