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Syria truce in tatters, troops storm village

Troops stormed a village in central Syria yesterday and rained shells on rebel strongholds Douma and Rastan, monitors said, as a UN-backed truce entered a second month looking in tatters. The assault on Al Tamanaa Al Ghab village in Hama … Continue reading

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Syrian Army has not pulled out tanks: UN monitors

Douma – United Nations cease-fire monitors, in the Syrian town of Douma yesterday, saw that the army had not withdrawn tanks in line with a truce agreement and were confronted by residents who complained that the UN observers were just … Continue reading

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Monitors find tanks, angry residents in Syria town

UN ceasefire monitors, in the Syrian town of Douma yesterday, saw that the army had not withdrawn tanks in line with a truce agreement and were confronted by residents who complained that the UN observers were just “watching us die”. … Continue reading

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U.N. monitors find tanks, resentful residents in Syria town

By: Mariam Karouny United Nations ceasefire monitors, in the Syrian town of Douma on Saturday, saw that the army had not withdrawn tanks in line with a truce agreement and were confronted by residents who complained that the U.N. observers … Continue reading

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Video: Syrian military on the ground in Douma

Amateur video shows increased military enforcement in of Douma, two days after U.N. ceasefire observers arrived to quell tensions. Deborah Lutterbeck reports. Source: Reuters

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Video: Truce monitors in Syria visit Douma

U.N. ceasefire observers head for the troubled town of Douma. Nick Rowlands reports.

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Activists: Syrian Troops Kill 27 Civilians

Syrian activists say security forces have killed at least 27 civilians in attacks across Syria, as France called for a small U.N. truce-monitoring team in the country to be expanded rapidly. The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says government … Continue reading

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Graphic Video: Child murdered in Douma

8-year-old Osama Badran died on Thursday as Assad forces resumed shelling on Douma, a Damascus suburb, in one of the most violent attacks on the city in the past year. Activists say that the Assad regime is trying to crush … Continue reading

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Syrian troops attack Damascus suburb

BEIRUT, Lebanon – Syrian troops launched a fierce assault on a Damascus suburb Thursday, days ahead of a deadline for a U.N.-brokered cease-fire, with activists describing it as one of the most violent attacks around the capital since the year-old … Continue reading

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Video: Syrian Protesters Vow to Fight Regime, Sectarianism

This footage depicts a funeral protest purportedly held in Douma, in the suburbs of Damascus, on March 26, 2012. The protesters vow they will “never retreat until this regime is overthrown” and that “we will never become sectarian”.

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