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Turkey probes possible Syrian involvement in car bomb

By: Nick Tattersall and Ece Toksabay ISTANBUL – Turkey is investigating possible Syrian links to Monday’s deadly car bomb attack near its south-eastern border, officials said on Tuesday, underscoring fears that the conflict in Syria is fuelling instability on its … Continue reading

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Strong explosion rocks Syria’s capital

A strong explosion rocked the Syrian capital Thursday near a busy market and the country’s highest court, wounding at least three people and sending clouds of black smoke into the sky. The blast came as tensions threatened to spread across … Continue reading

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Explosion in central Damascus

A strong explosion rocked the Syrian capital Thursday, sending black smoke billowing into the sky Al Jazeera reported The state TV said the explosion was in the parking lot of the Palace of Justice, a compound that houses several courts. … Continue reading

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Syria: Car bomb explodes in Damascus suburb

A car bomb exploded Thursday in a Damascus suburb that is home to a popular Shiite Muslim shrine, wounding at least two people, Syria’s state-run news agency SANA reported, while activists said regime troops continued shelling rebellious areas in central … Continue reading

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Blast hits Syria’s Aleppo near ruling party HQ

BEIRUT, Lebanon – An explosion hit Syria’s northern city of Aleppo on Friday, close to the ruling party headquarters, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The activist group said no one was killed by the blast itself but one guard at the headquarters died, apparently … Continue reading

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Aleppo Explosion Marks Second Day Of Violence In Syria

An explosion that rocked the city of Aleppo on Friday marks the second day of violence in a country on the edge of collapse. Syria has seen a rise in violence in the last year, especially since U.N. mediator Kofi … Continue reading

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Is Syria close to war?

By: Serene Assir BEIRUT, Lebanon – Analysts stress deadly Damascus blasts have pushed Syria ever closer to war, could deal blow to UN mission. The recent escalation of violence in Syria, including twin bombings on Thursday that killed scores, has … Continue reading

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Syrian Ambassador Reports Explosion in Aleppo

Syria’s U.N. ambassador says there was an explosion in Aleppo at the same time as the suicide bombings in Damascus. Ambassador Bashar Ja’afari said the explosion Thursday morning in Syria’s second city “led also to … civilian victims and massive … Continue reading

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Damascus rush-hour bombings kill 55, wound 372: Ministry

Fifty-five were killed and nearly 400 others were wounded in two successive powerful explosions that shook the Syrian capital early on Thursday, Syria’s interior ministry said, as both the government and the opposition traded blames over the cause of the … Continue reading

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Explosions Hit Major Syrian Cities, Leaving at Least 3 Dead

DAMASCUS — An explosion killed at least three people in Aleppo, and two blasts hit a Damascus highway on Saturday in further signs that rebels fighting to topple President Bashar al-Assad are shifting tactics toward homemade explosives. Syria’s state news … Continue reading

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