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Video: Fighting rages in Syria’s Aleppo

Amateur video purports to show fierce fighting between rebels and government troops in Syria’s largest city, Aleppo. Andrew Raven reports. Source: Reuters

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Intense fighting rages in Syrian city of Aleppo

By: Hamza Hendawi BEIRUT, Lebanon — Syrian government forces on Monday marked the second day of a major Muslim holiday with heavy shelling of the cities of Aleppo and Daraa and a suburb of the capital Damascus, killing up to … Continue reading

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Syrian forces surround rebels fighting in capital

By: Mariam Karouny and Erika Solomon BEIRUT, Lebanon – Syrian government forces encircled rebel fighters in Damascus on Monday, waging a second day of fighting that residents described as the worst to hit the capital since the 17-month-old revolt against … Continue reading

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Fighting intense in suburban Damascus

DAMASCUS, Syria - A former Syrian ambassador called on President Bashar Assad to step down and halt what he called a war against the Syrian people. Nawaf al-Fares, the former Syrian ambassador to Iraq, told CNN in Qatar Sunday that Assad … Continue reading

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U.N. Fears for Syrians Trapped by Fighting

By: Rick Gladstone The United Nations reported intense fighting between the Syrian military and opposition forces in multiple locations across Syria on Monday and expressed alarm about civilians trapped in besieged rebel strongholds in the central city of Homs and … Continue reading

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Lebanese Sunnis put blame on Syria in killing of cleric

By: Abdullah Ayasun İSTANBUL, Turkey – Pre-dawn clashes in the Lebanese capital of Beirut early on Monday have fueled fears that the 14-month-old Syrian conflict is finally spilling over to its western neighbor that lies on a sectarian and religious … Continue reading

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Truce plan collapses in Syria, fighting escalates

A U.N.-brokered plan to stop the bloodshed in Syria effectively collapsed Sunday after President Bashar Assad’s government raised new, last-minute demands that the country’s largest rebel group swiftly rejected. The truce plan, devised by U.N.-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan, was … Continue reading

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Fighting continues in Syria as West, opposition to meet

By: Khaled Yacoub Oweis Syrians trying to topple President Bashar al-Assad meet their Western backers on Sunday while fighting has continued despite the Syrian government saying the year-long revolt is over. The political opposition remains divided and has not yet formally … Continue reading

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Heavy fighting in Syrian capital: residents

By: Khaled Yacoub  Oweis A heavy firefight broke out on Monday between Free Syrian Army rebels and forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in a main district of the Syrian capital Damascus that is home to several security installations, witnesses … Continue reading

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Fierce fighting in northern Syria before Arab mission

By: Erika Solomon and Dominic Evans Fierce fighting has continued in the northern Syrian province of Idlib, with activists saying 50 people were killed there and elsewhere on Tuesday, shortly before officials arrive to prepare for an Arab League effort … Continue reading

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