Daily Archives: March 4, 2012

Lebanon Expects Influx of Refugees From Syria

As many as 2,000 people fleeing the war in Syria were believed to be headed toward the Lebanese border on Sunday, a United Nations official said, signaling a growing humanitarian crisis in Syrian cities and villages as the government has … Continue reading

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Ireland: €500,000 pledged in emergency aid to Syria

The Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore says the funds will be made available to the Red Cross and UN agencies operating in Syria. The UN estimates that 7,500 people have died as a result of President Bashar el-Assad’s efforts to crush a … Continue reading

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Syria Returns Journalists’ Bodies

A car-bomb explosion at a traffic circle in Dara on Saturday killed three people and injured 20 others. The car bombing is the latest in a string that have hit Syria in recent months. Officials said that the bombings are … Continue reading

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Gulf Arabs Deny Arms to Syria Rebels

Gulf Arab rulers have sent little to Syria’s opposition in the way of weapons, money or fighters despite their own international calls to do so, say people close to the Saudi government, Syrian rebel commanders and Syrian exiles involved in … Continue reading

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Tortured by the very doctors who should be saving their lives: Smuggled images reveal horror of Syrian hospital patients

By: Jonathan Miller A hospital worker has provided horrific video evidence that medical staff in the besieged Syrian city of Homs are doing the unthinkable: torturing patients in their care. Chilling images covertly filmed by the man, who risked his … Continue reading

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Syria:Relief efforts by Red Cross stall as state reprisals continue

THE Red Cross delivered emergency aid to areas around the battered Baba Amro district of Homs yesterday, but was blocked for a third day from entering the former rebel bastion amid reports of bloody reprisals by state forces. Activists reported … Continue reading

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Syria: ‘I saw rockets destroy houses with families’

EYEWITNESS reports are beginning to emerge from the final terrible events in Baba Amro before the Syrian Army regained control of the rebellious Homs district late last week. Omar al-Homsi, a defector and lieutenant in the Free Syrian army, who … Continue reading

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Video: Syria Flashmob Bradford Isoc

Durring discover islam week the University of Bradford Isoc held a flash mob in Student Central- highlighting the issues facing the people of Syria.

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After Homs, Syria seen facing Bosnia-style war

By: Samia Nakhoul Few close observers of the Syrian conflict believe the uprising that began nearly a year ago is anything like over, and nor do they believe that President Bashar al-Assad can use the siege of Homs as a … Continue reading

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New Syrian videos claim to show more deaths after fall of Baba Amr

By: Brian Walker New videos posted from the Syrian flashpoint city of Homs suggest a fresh wave of killings by the Syrian military after the fall of the neighborhood of Baba Amr. Activists have provided CNN with footage purportedly showing … Continue reading

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