Daily Archives: August 8, 2012

Video: Even Churches haven’t escaped Assad’s wrath #Syria #Homs

June 11, 2012 – In their continued objective to literally level the entire town to rubble, Assad’s forces unleashed a brutal assault on Homs yesterday that was captured live on Bamuser by activist ‘Homslive’ who works for Sham News Network. … Continue reading

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Image: Every 15 minutes, 5 Syrian children die. #Syria #Idlib

  Look closely at the eyes of these courageous Syrian children at a peaceful demonstration in the streets of Idlib. Dictator Bashar Al-Assad and his brutal regime are killing at least 5 innocent Syrians every 15 minutes using a cold … Continue reading

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White House official says Syria no-fly zone not off table

WASHINGTON – A senior aide to President Barack Obama did not rule out on Wednesday the eventual creation of a no-fly zone over a patch of Syria that increasingly appears to be controlled by anti-government rebels. Some Republican critics of … Continue reading

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What does Iran get for supporting al-Assad?

In public at least, the message was defiant. Beleaguered Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, sitting alongside Iran’s intelligence chief, proclaimed Tuesday “the determination of the people and government of Syria to cleanse the country of terrorists.” His Iranian visitor, Saeed Jalili, … Continue reading

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Turkey, Iran friction deepening on Syria

Political tensions between Ankara and Tehran are growing over the conflict in Syria, with Turkeywarning Iran to cease blamingAnkara for the Arab republic’s violence while also calling on the Islamic republic to stand against Damascus’ alleged killings. Recent remarks by Iranian officials could “harm not … Continue reading

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Syria assault claims dozens

BEIRUT – As the Syrian army launched an all-out assault on Aleppo’s southwestern district of Salaheddin on Wednesday, fierce fighting  also broke out elsewhere in the northern city. At least 15 people — one rebel and 14 civilians — were … Continue reading

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Satellite images reveal extent of Syria bombardment in Aleppo

Satellite images of residential areas in the city of Aleppo show more than 600 craters believed to have been caused by artillery shells, Amnesty International revealed. Schools, mosques, churches and hospitals inside the city appeared to be untouched by the … Continue reading

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Syrian Government Assault Targets Rebels in Aleppo

Syrian government jets and helicopters bombed targets in the besieged northern city of Aleppo Wednesday as tanks launched a ground assault on the rebel-held district of Salaheddin. There were reports of fierce battles with Syrian state television saying rebels were … Continue reading

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Editorial: What the U.S. should do in Syria

By: Zalmay Khalilzad The United States has a window to facilitate an orderly transition in Syria without deploying military force. But the window is narrowing — and the Obama administration will need to adjust its political strategy to succeed. Diplomatically, … Continue reading

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Image: Destruction of Al-Qarabees Street in Homs

Image of the destruction on Al-Qarabees Street in Homs, Syria. Assad forces have been shelling the city for over a year.

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