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Syrian regime bombardment ‘kills 18 civilians in Aleppo’

Syrian regime bombardment ‘kills 18 civilians in Aleppo’

Sep 21, – “Regime forces fired on the Al-Shaar neighbourhood in Aleppo city’s east, which is controlled by the opposition, and killed at least 18 civilians,” said Rami Abdel Rahman, head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Heavy bombardment by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad killed at least 18 civilians Monday in […]

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US accuses Syrian regime, assault on Qusair causing “tremendous suffering”

US accuses Syrian regime, assault on Qusair causing “tremendous suffering”

June 6, AP – The United States denounced President Bashar al-Assad’s government on Thursday over its 17-day assault on Qusair, near the Lebanese border. It said Syrian troops owed their success to Hezbollah fighters backed by Iran. The White House has accused the Syrian regime of causing “tremendous suffering” in its successful bid to reclaim […]

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Syria army announces capture strategic border town Qusair

Syria army announces capture strategic border town Qusair

June 5, DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The capture of the town, which lies close to the Lebanese border, solidifies some of the Syrian regime’s recent gains on the ground that have shifted the balance of power in President Bashar Assad’s favor in the Syrian civil war. The Syrian army triumphantly announced Wednesday the capture of […]

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France says it confirms use of chemical weapons by Syrian regime

France says it confirms use of chemical weapons by Syrian regime

June 5, PARIS (AP) — Still, the French announcement left many questions unanswered, highlighting the difficulties of confirming from a distance whether combatants in Syria have crossed the “red line” set by President Barack Obama. The regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad has refused to allow U.N. investigators into the country. France said Tuesday it […]

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UN gets new info on alleged chemical use by Syrian Regime

UN gets new info on alleged chemical use by Syrian Regime

May 30, AP – Britain’s UN Ambassador Mark Lyall Grant said his government has continued to provide new information to the secretary-general and the head of the UN team Ban appointed to investigate alleged chemical weapons attacks in Syria. Britain said Thursday it has sent a letter to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon with new information on […]

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Hezbollah Chief Hassan Nasrallah vows ‘victory’ against Syrian rebels

Hezbollah Chief Hassan Nasrallah vows ‘victory’ against Syrian rebels

May 25, AP – Beirut: “I say to all the honourable people, to the mujahedeen, to the heroes: I have always promised you a victory and now I pledge to you a new one” in Syria, he said at a ceremony marking the 13th anniversary of Israel’s military withdrawal from Lebanon. Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah […]

May 26, 2013 | By More
Russia: Syrian regime officials may take part in peace conference

Russia: Syrian regime officials may take part in peace conference

May 24, BEIRUT (AP) — It was the first confirmation that President Bashar Assad’s government would be willing to take part in the talks with the opposition. But despite the announcement from Moscow, one of Assad’s staunchest allies, Damascus has not offered any definitive statement on the proposed talks. The Syrian government has agreed “in […]

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UN chief Ban ki Moon hopes for Syria conference in early June

UN chief Ban ki Moon hopes for Syria conference in early June

May 19, AP – MOSCOW — The U.S. and Russia have agreed to try to bring the Syrian regime and opposition to the negotiating table, but no date has been set. Neither Syrian President Bashar Assad nor the main Western-backed opposition group has made a commitment to attend. U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is holding […]

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Deadly blasts kill 43 in Turkish town near Syrian border

Deadly blasts kill 43 in Turkish town near Syrian border

The two explosions, just 15 minutes apart, occurred Saturday just outside the post office and town hall in Reyhanli, a hub for Syrian refugees and rebel activity in Turkey’s Hatay province. At least 43 people were killed in the blasts and around 100 injured, Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc said. He added that authorities were still […]

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