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Abu Ahmad, a rebel sniper in Aleppo

By: Michel Moutot Crouching behind a stone balcony that overlooks Aleppo’s Old City, Abu Ahmad lines up an armoured vehicle in the telescopic sight of his sniper rifle and squeezes the trigger. A hit. Then the 25-year-old Syrian rebel breaks … Continue reading

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Snipers versus tanks in Syria’s Aleppo

By: Sara Hussein In Aleppo’s Mashhad neighbourhood, rebels man a series of sniping positions, eyeing the government forces and their tank just 50 metres (yards) up a sniper alley from behind a short wall of sandbags. There are other tanks … Continue reading

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Aleppo rebels fight flat to flat in Syria

By: Hugh Naylor ALEPPO, Syria – Abu Suleiman’s rebel unit has started using unorthodox tactics to help take this strategic city from forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Al Assad. Targeted by snipers and indiscriminate bombardments by government warplanes flying … Continue reading

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Video: They killed his friend..

A friend of the martyr Mohammad Nour Agha speaking about his death. Bab-Draib area in the city of Homs 01/26/2012.  

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Syria sniper shot high when officers ordered him to kill

By Nick Meo For months Mohammed Ismael, a softly-spoken and clean-shaven 23-year-old, sat on the rooftops of buildings in Hama, menacing the city’s population with his powerful Chinese-made rifle. He watched through his telescopic lens as men, women and children … Continue reading

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Video: Bread for Blood – Man is shot dead in Syria while getting bread for his children

Getting bread for your hungry children can cost you your life if you live in Syria. The video shows a man in the Syrian city of Homs sniped while carrying bread to his family. He lies dead on the street … Continue reading

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Video: Snipers shoot at passersby in Homs

Snipers stationed on rooftops shoot at passersby in the town of Karam Zeitoun in Homs. Many residents of the city claim that they cannot leave their homes because snipers shoot at anything that moves. Over the last 9 months, the … Continue reading

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