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Video: CNN – “72 Hours Under Fire” Documentary

The following videos make up a documentary of CNN Arwa Damon’s journey to Baba Amr, Homs. For the past month Baba Amr has been brutally attacked and bombed by the Assad army for defying the government and asking for freedom. … Continue reading

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Syria activists fear new Baba Amr on Annan visit eve

DAMASCUS: Syrian activists voiced growing fears on Friday of a major assault like the one that devastated the Homs neighborhood of Baba Amr, on the eve of a first visit by new international envoy Kofi Annan. Troop reinforcements backed by … Continue reading

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Syrian district Baba Amr “pretty devastated” – UN aid chief

U.N. humanitarian chief Valerie Amos, who is currently visiting Syria, described the Baba Amr district of the battered city of Homs as devastated by the recent shelling and almost devoid of people, a spokeswoman for Amos’ office said on Wednesday. … Continue reading

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Aid workers find Baba Amr empty after UN talks in Damascus

By: Stephanie Nebehay The U.N. humanitarian chief Valerie Amos and a convoy from the Syrian Arab Red Crescent were allowed into the devastated Homs district of Baba Amr on Wednesday but found that the majority of civilians had fled, the … Continue reading

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Image: Evidence of Artillery Damage in Baba Amr, Homs

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Turkey Urges Syria Aid Corridors as Russia Resists UN Step

By: Emre Peker Turkey called for an “immediate opening” of humanitarian aid corridors in Syria as Russia rebuffed efforts to revive a United Nations Security Council condemnation of President Bashar Al-Assad. Syrian security forces killed 21 people across the country today, including 13 … Continue reading

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Fierce clashes rage in southern Syria

By: Ben Hubbard and Zeina Karam Syrian troops shelled a southern village and clashed with army defectors holed up inside in violence that killed a 15-year-old boy and five government soldiers, activists said Tuesday. The clashes in Hirak were some … Continue reading

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Smell of death filled Syria’s Baba Amr: Residents

By: Mariam Karouny Residents of Baba Amr who fled to Lebanon said the smell of decomposed bodies, sewage and destruction filled the air in the Syrian city of Homs as troops seeking to crush a revolt against President Bashar al-Assad … Continue reading

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For the Syrian heroes bravery has become way of life

By: Mariam Almunia Spanish-Syrian. Bachelor of Arts, specialty in Prehistory and Archaeology. In this moment, only engaged in Syrian revolution. Have a blog (english & spanish): http://syrianwomenmujeresdesiria.blogspot.com/ Currently in Spain, but before living in Aleppo, Syria. Left last summer, only … Continue reading

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Aid Workers in Syria Reach Homs Neighborhoods

The International Committee of the Red Cross says aid workers in Syria have reached two Homs neighborhoods near Baba Amr, a rebellious district overrun by government forces last week after a near-month long assault. ICRC spokesman Hicham Hassan told VOA … Continue reading

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