Daily Archives: April 7, 2012

Seven Dead, 21 Wounded in Bus Attack on Lebanon-Syria Border

MOSCOW, Russia – Seven people were killed and 21 wounded after unknown assailants opened fire on a bus with pilgrims at a checkpoint on the border between Lebanon and Syria, Lebanese newspaper Daily Star reported on Sunday. Shiite pilgrims from … Continue reading

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Video: Dozens more deaths in Syria

A cease fire in Syria is set to begin next week, but that hasn’t stopped the violence. Activists claim that more than 80 civilians have been killed by the forces of President Assad. Elizabeth Palmer reports.

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Over 100 dead in Syria before truce

DAMASCUS  – More than 100 people were reported killed across Syria on Saturday, 74 of them civilians, as regime forces pressed a protest crackdown three days ahead of a deadline to cease fire and pull back. Monitors reported the escalation … Continue reading

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‘Massacre’ Ahead Of Syria Ceasefire Deadline

More than 100 people are reported to have been killed by the latest wave of government attacks in Syria, just days before the deadline for a ceasefire. Residents in the town of Latamna, in the province of Hama, claimed 40 … Continue reading

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U.S. warns Syria it won’t be able hide cease-fire violations

The U.S. warned Syria it won’t be able to deceive the world about compliance with a cease-fire that is just days away, as regime forces pounded more opposition strongholds Saturday in an apparent rush to crush resistance before troops must … Continue reading

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‘Military intervention in Syria not completely ruled out’

An internationally supported military intervention in Syria could still take place as a last resort for settling the Syrian crisis, given that recent international efforts are unlikely to affect the status quo and the conflict will not end in the … Continue reading

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Nearly 130 killed ahead of Syria deadline

Nearly 130 people were reported killed across Syria yesterday, 86 of them civilians, as regime forces pressed a protest crackdown three days ahead of a deadline to cease fire and pull back. Monitors reported the escalation in violence despite UN … Continue reading

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Video: In solidarity with the female detainees of Syria – London

The international community is in shock and extreme anger at the abduction and illegal detention of several females across Syria in the past year, with an increase in the last month. Females are being abducted and held under inhumane conditions … Continue reading

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Fierce fighting in Syria as troop withdrawal deadline looms

By: Alice Fordham BEIRUT, Lebanon — Syrian forces killed dozens of people in fierce fighting across the country Saturday, with some activist groups reporting more than 100 dead, just three days before a deadline set by a U.N. peace plan … Continue reading

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A Syrian rebel commander bemoans lack of international aid

By: Roy Gutman ISTANBUL, Turkey — After spending six and a half months in northern Syria commanding a ragtag local resistance force, whose small arms and homemade bombs are no match for the army’s tanks, artillery and militia, Abdullah Awdeh … Continue reading

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