Tag Archives: Security Forces

Video: Rebel fights ‘capture government troops’ in Idlib

Rebel fighters are continuing to battle government troops as fighting intensifies in Syria. This video footage said to have been filmed today purportedly shows Free Syria Army fighters capturing members of President Assad’s elite brigade in Idlib. Source: ITV News

Posted in Audio & Video | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Assad loses grip on Syria’s second city as sheikhs back insurgents

By: Loveday Morris and Brian Brady Fierce street battles in Aleppo are fought by rebels emboldened by the bomb that killed four of the president’s regime. But rumours of chemical weapons on the move fuel fears of a bloody finale. … Continue reading

Posted in Article & News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Rebels show video of Damascus bomb aftermath

By: Khaled Yacoub Oweis and Dominic Evans BEIRUT, Lebanon – A Syrian rebel group claimed responsibility for the Damascus bombing that killed four of President Bashar al-Assad’s top aides, releasing video purporting to show the building minutes after the blast and … Continue reading

Posted in Article & News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Syrian Kurds give ultimatum to Assad’s security forces

By: Adib Abdulmajid AMSTERDAM, Netherlands — A statement by the Union of Kurdish Coordination Committees (UKCC) on Friday called on all members of the Syrian army to withdraw from the Kurdish areas or face consequences. “After liberating a part of … Continue reading

Posted in Article & News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Syrian rebel fighters launch coordinated attacks around Damascus

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

Posted in Article & News | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Pro-Assad Militias Under Scrutiny After Syrian Massacre

By: Michael Lipin WASHINGTON, United States – Syrian pro-government militiamen known as the “shabiha” are facing international scrutiny for their alleged role in the May 25 massacre of more than 100 civilians in the central Syrian town of Houla. U.N. … Continue reading

Posted in Article & News | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Syria using rape as weapon against opposition women and men

By: Ruth Sherlock Security forces in Syria are using rape against both men and women as a tool to spread fear among the opposition, victims and human rights groups have told the Daily Telegraph. In the jails and interrogation centres … Continue reading

Posted in Article & News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Syria using rape as weapon against opposition women and men

By: Ruth Sherlock In the jails and interrogation centres of secret police, prisoners have been brutalised, either at the hands of officers, or more often with a bottle or other utensil. “In detention facilities rape is clearly used as a … Continue reading

Posted in Article & News | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Students Are Assailed at a Protest in Syria

By: HWAIDA SAAD and RICK GLADSTONE BEIRUT – In the presence of United Nations monitors, hundreds of students converged on the campus of the leading university in Aleppo, Syria’s biggest city, on Thursday for an antigovernment protest that was set … Continue reading

Posted in Article & News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Humanitarian group says Syrian troops target medical workers and the wounded

By: Bassem Mroue BEIRUT, Lebanon – Syrian forces are targeting medical workers and patients who were wounded in the 14-month-old conflict, forcing doctors to scramble to help the injured in makeshift clinics, an international aid agency warned Tuesday. Medecins Sans … Continue reading

Posted in Article & News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment
Page 1 of 912345...Last »