Daily Archives: September 30, 2012

Documents Show Russia Ordered Syria to Shoot Down Turkish Jet

Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad (L) meets with new Defence Minister, General Daoud Rajha, in Damascus Saudi-owned news agency and their first leak alleges to show Russia was the one who ordered Syria take down the Turkish fighter jet in June, … Continue reading

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Syria conflict: Al-Nusra Front ‘captures’ Yemen troops

The al-Nusra Front, an Islamist group fighting government forces in Syria, has reportedly posted a video saying it has captured five Yemeni soldiers sent to help quell the uprising. The video shows five men asking Yemen to stop supporting Bashar … Continue reading

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Turkey protests Syria after mortar bomb hits border town

Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has said Turkey sent a formal note of protest to Syria after a mortar bomb fired from Syria landed in the Turkish border town of Akçakale, damaging homes and workplaces. Wrapping up his talks in New … Continue reading

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Syrian refugees in 4 countries talk of pain, fear

By: Bassem Mroue, Lara Jakes, Sameer N. Yacoub, Marjorie Olster and Jamal Halaby A woman loses her children, her husband and both legs. A penniless family is forced to flee from Syria back to Iraq. Camps are overflowing with people … Continue reading

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Aleppo’s Silk Road souk burns to ashes in battle for Syrian city

BEIRUT, Lebanon – Flames destroys 1,500 shops in Souk al-Madina, a world heritage site, fuelled by fabric stored beneath ancient arches. Large parts of Aleppo’s covered market, the largest of its kind in the world and a Unesco world heritage site that … Continue reading

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Syrian rebels claim knowledge of chemical weapons sites

By: Yousuf Basil and Tim Lister A series of videos uploaded to YouTube by Syrian activists suggests rebels are beginning to focus on where Bashar al-Assad’s regime stores its chemical weapons. At the same time, a former senior officer in the Syrian … Continue reading

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Syria rebel chiefs back, forth to Turkey’s soil

By: İpek Yezdani ISTANBUL, Turkey – The leaders of Syrian armed rebels, Free Syrian Army, have not returned to Syria unlike they claimed so earlier, but travel back and forth to Syria from Turkey, according to Syrian National Council members. … Continue reading

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Syria: Hezbollah training Alawite elite force

By: Caroline Akoum BEIRUT, Lebanon – The Syrian military is forming a new elite force of made up of 60,000 fighters, according to a report from the “tar-Tass news agency. The agency cited an expert at the London-based International Strategic … Continue reading

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Iraq to check Syria-bound Iran flights for arms: Zebari

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Iraq will ask Syria-bound Iranian planes passing through its airspace to land for random inspections after Washington said they could be ferrying arms to Damascus, the Iraqi foreign minister said in an interview. U.S. officials had … Continue reading

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Will Halab’s fall mean end of Syrian regime?

By: Abdulrahman Al-Rashid Historically, all the empires of the world fought for the conquest of Halab, one of the oldest cities in the history of mankind at an estimated 10,000 years old. The last was the Ottoman empire, which made … Continue reading

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