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Syrian town deserted, burnt after clashes

By: Khaled al-Hariri HAFFEH, Syria – The Syrian town of Haffeh was smoldering and nearly deserted on Thursday after days of clashes between government forces and rebels, while activists reported more army assaults on pro-opposition areas across the country. United … Continue reading

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Syria: Angry crowds attack UN observers on way to embattled town

By: Bassem Mroue Angry crowds prevented UN observers from reaching an embattled rebel-held town in Syria yesterday, hurling stones and metal rods at the monitors’ vehicles and opening fire as the convoy drove away from Haffeh. The western town of … Continue reading

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Syrian rebels smuggle civilians from battered Haffeh

By: Erika Solomon Rebels in Syria’s embattled western town of Haffeh said on Tuesday they were struggling to smuggle out civilians trapped in fierce fighting that has drawn international condemnation. Three fighters contacted by phone said that hundreds of rebels … Continue reading

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U.S. says fears ‘potential massacre’ in Syria’s Haffeh

By: Andrew Quinn and Paul Eckert The Syrian government appears to be planning a massacre in the opposition stronghold of Haffeh, the U.S. State Department said on Monday, and it warned that Syria’s army will be held to account for … Continue reading

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