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Video: Syrians Rebels Attack Army Convoy

Rebel fighters attack the Syrian army near the Turkish border. Source: Reuters

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Battle for Aleppo: Assad’s tanks lead ground assault

DAMASCUS, Syria – Syrian tanks stormed a rebel-held district of Aleppo on Wednesday, sparking fierce clashes that a security official said marked the start of a long-threatened ground assault on the key battleground city. The assault on the country’s commercial … Continue reading

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Editorial: The Syrian Tank That Kills Indiscriminately

By: Octavia Nasr I write today as a person scarred forever by the relentless bombardments of a certain Syrian tank whose sole mission was to stay directed at our neighborhood and shoot one shell after another with the aim of … Continue reading

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Video: Syrian rebels reportedly shoot at army tanks in Aleppo

Amateur footage has emerged that reportedly shows Syrian rebels shooting at army tanks in Aleppo, causing one of the vehicles to explode. The video was filmed near the village of Azaz and purportedly shows several tanks being fired at while … Continue reading

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Syria to get more arms from Russia soon: think-tank

By: Thomas Grove MOSCOW, Russia – Russia is expected to deliver air defense systems, reconditioned helicopters and fighter jets to Syria this year worth nearly half a billion dollars despite international pressure to halt arms sales to Damascus, a defense think-tank … Continue reading

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U.N. observers check Syrian tanks in unrest hotspot.

Observers monitoring a shaky U.N.-backed ceasefire check heavy weaponry, talk to Syrian army soldiers and residents in a field visit. Sunita Rappai reports. Source: Reuters

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Syria accused of hiding tanks from UN observers

By: Loveday Morris The Syrian regime was accused yesterday of playing a cat-and-mouse game with international observers as it hid tanks and used gunfire to hold back demonstrators when the UN team toured the restive city of Hama, while the presence … Continue reading

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Video: Deir ez-Zor | Assad Tanks in the Center of the City

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Syrian tanks pound province near Turkey-activists

ANTAKYA, Turkey – Syrian forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad shelled an area in the rebellious province of Idlib near the border with Turkey on Sunday, killing and injuring dozens of people, opposition activists said. Around 90 tanks and armored … Continue reading

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US envoy to Syria reveals Assad’s tanks on Facebook

The United States released satellite images on Friday that it said showed Syria has artillery poised to hit residential areas and has moved some forces from one town to another despite calls for a withdrawal. Robert Ford, the U.S. ambassador … Continue reading

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