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Tweet BlenderVexedLevantine: The Syrian Revolution Daily is out! http://t.co/tncHzaBYqq ▸ Top stories today via @Afrahnasser @AnonymousSyria @shaamnews
2 days agoNuffSilence: FSA making fast progress in Hama countryside. Dozen villages liberated. Via @SyrianSmurf #Syria
2 days agoNuffSilence: Peace talks "@ABarnardNYT: Russia Sends More Advanced Missiles to Aid Assad in Syria by @EricSchmittNYT & M. Gordon http://t.co/WVEEd9tLkS"
2 days agoNuffSilence: Listening to @JMiller_EA discussing Syria here (from 5:50 on) http://t.co/2PtUEa3tMy #Syria
2 days agoInSyriaNow: The InSyriaNow Daily is out! http://t.co/f12EX63hET ▸ Top stories today via @RafifJ @Taurus667 @MayorKhairullah
2 days agobanbarkawi: Hi @RafifJ I'm looking for families inside Syria who could talk to us on BBC World Service about possible chemical weapon use?
3 days agoUgariti_Homsi: I always try to minimize use of graphic pictures from #Syria.I believe the blood of martyrs shouldn't be media materials to draw attention
3 days agoUgariti_Homsi: The regime shells any residential area if there is even 1 FSA soldier. The regime wants to destroy the popular base of the rebels. #Syria
3 days agoUgariti_Homsi: Assad's forces are bombarding areas in Deir Ez-Zor city. #Syria
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Tag Archives: Damascus
By: Adrian Blomfield and Ruth Sherlock Government tanks opened fire in central Damascus for the first time in the 15-month uprising against President Bashar al-Assad this weekend, as William Hague compared the situation in Syria with “Bosnia in the 1990s”. … Continue reading
Fierce & widespread clashes break out in Damascus, causing speculation Assad’s grip may be slipping. Arwa Damon reports.
DAMASCUS, Syria – An estimated 600 Syrian Free Army fighters simultaneously attacked government targets from five directions around the capital of Damascus, Sky News learned Sunday. During the Friday operation, a bus carrying Russian oil workers was hit and rocket-propelled … Continue reading
BEIRUT, Lebanon – Syrian government shelling overnight in the southern Syrian city of Dara left at least 17 dead, opposition activists said, while fierce clashes were also reported in suburbs of the capital, Damascus. The violence underscored the failure so … Continue reading
By: Diaa Hadid and Bassem Mroue BEIRUT — Bullets and shrapnel shells smashed into homes in the Syrian capital of Damascus overnight as troops battled rebels in the streets, a show of boldness for rebels taking their fight against President … Continue reading
Fierce fighting broke out in the outskirts of Syria’s capital, Damascus, and surrounding suburbs late last night, anti-government activists said. Residents in Damascus said they heard heavy gunfire from the fighting, while activists in nearby suburbs said they heard explosions … Continue reading
For four days, Syrian army units and armed rebels of the Free Syrian Army fought for control of this town in a battle that demonstrated the strengths and weaknesses of both sides. In the end, the rebels abandoned their positions, … Continue reading
Syria’s Foreign Ministry has announced that Damascus is expelling Western diplomats in response to a mass expulsion of Syrian envoys by Western capitals last week; however, Turkish Foreign Ministry officials say the Turkish Consulate General in Aleppo is still functioning. … Continue reading
Syria has agreed to allow humanitarian workers and supplies into four of its provinces hit hardest by violence, a promise of some relief in a nation where one million people need aid urgently due to the fighting. At the same … Continue reading
In the biggest act of civil disobedience by Damascus merchants in Syria’s 15-month-old uprising, many stores have been closed for a week in protest against the massacre of more than 100 people in Houla on May 25. The closures have … Continue reading