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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    No news on kidnapped Syria bishops

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 06:31pm by Agence France-Presse in Beirut

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beirut Aleppo’s Greek Orthodox archdiocese said on Wednesday it had no news on two Orthodox bishops kidnapped in Syria, a day after a Christian association said ... and (the) killing of Bishop Yohanna Ibrahim’s driver,” the opposition National Coalition said. Christians account for around five per cent of Syria’s population, and have become increasingly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1222223/no-news-kidnapped-syria-bishops
  2. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria army using missiles to advance on Aleppo

    Posted Feb 23rd 2013, 08:25pm by Agence France-Presse in Beirut

    ... the Observatory. Activists have reported the army’s use of surface-to-surface missiles on various targets in northern Syria since late last year. A security official in Damascus has said that such missiles ... some 110 people dead across Syria, according to a preliminary toll compiled by the Observatory. Some 70,000 people have been killed in Syria’s nearly two-year war, the UN says.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1157125/syria-army-using-missiles-advance-aleppo
  3. News - World - SYRIA

    Fierce fighting rages at Syria’s Aleppo prison

    Posted May 15th 2013, 11:58pm by AFP

    ... clashes were reported in Idlib province of northwestern Syria and in Daraa in the south. In central Homs, the group said, two rebel fighters were killed in ongoing battles with regime forces ... such incident in the past week. Syria’s Internet was down for two days last week, with state media blaming the blackout on a technical fault but activists and a watchdog accused the regime ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1238558/fierce-fighting-rages-syrias-aleppo-prison
  4. News - World - SYRIA

    Bolstered by victory in Qusair, Assad forces turn sights on Homs, Aleppo

    Posted Jun 08th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... the capture of a strategic town in western Syria, President Bashar al-Assad's forces have turned their sights to driving rebel fighters from the country's densely populated heartland, ... for more than a year fled on Wednesday after a punishing three-week assault, retreating to surrounding areas. The United Nations yesterday launched a record US$5.2-billion aid appeal for Syria ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1255806/bolstered-victory-qusair-assad-forces-turn-sights-homs-aleppo
  5. News - World - SYRIA

    48 feared dead as car bombs explode in Aleppo, Syria

    Posted Oct 04th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Aleppo At least two buildings collapse as heart of Syria's second city is blasted; 100 reported wounded At least 40 killed as car bombs rock city centre Three car bombs tore into the heart of Syria's second city Aleppo, killing almost 50 people, as the regime launched an offensive against rebels near Damascus, a watchdog said. Rebel fighters ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1053333/48-feared-dead-car-bombs-explode-aleppo-syria
  6. News - World - SYRIA

    Fighting rages on in Syria’s Aleppo

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 04:35pm by Agence France-Presse in Aleppo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Aleppo Fighting raged in a strategic district of Syria’s commercial capital Aleppo on Saturday, the third day of an all-out rebel offensive to seize the city, ... unveiled a total of US$45 million in new funding for humanitarian aid and to help Syria’s civilian opposition. Some US$30 million would go towards aid, bumping up the total US funding ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1050196/fighting-rages-syria%E2%80%99s-aleppo
  7. News - World - SYRIA

    11 Syrian soldiers killed in Aleppo rebel attacks

    Posted Sep 22nd 2012, 07:27pm by Agence France-Presse in Aleppo

    ... also died in shelling as rebels attacked checkpoints in Abezmo. “The state has no presence except for military and administrative posts” in the western region of the province in northern Syria ... form an extensive insurgent region on the border with Turkey, which supports the revolt in Syria. In shelling of several rebel-held district of Aleppo city, five members of the same family, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1043140/11-syrian-soldiers-killed-aleppo-rebel-attacks
  8. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria rebels on offensive as UN rights chief calls for action

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 02:23pm by Agence France-Presse in Damascus

    ... Agence France-Presse in Damascus Rebels have heightened their offensive in northern Syria, attacking Aleppo airport and two airbases, as the UN rights chief urged international action ... into the Israeli-held zone but with serious escalation so far contained. Northwestern Syria has meanwhile fallen into a security vacuum, illustrated by reports on Saturday that more than 300 people were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1152334/syria-rebels-offensive-un-rights-chief-calls-action
  9. News - World

    Syria army in clashes with rebels in Aleppo

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 03:53pm by Agence France-Presse in Aleppo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Aleppo Syrian troops shelled a number of districts in Aleppo at dawn on Tuesday and clashed with entrenched rebels, residents said. Clashes erupted in Bustan al-Qasr in the southwest and in nearby Izaa as the districts were shelled ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/1039848
  10. News - World - SYRIA

    Sixty-five people executed in Syria’s Aleppo

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 08:47am by Reuters in Beirut

    ... forces and rebels have been battling in Syria’s commercial hub since July and both have been accused of carrying out summary executions. UN-Arab League mediator Lakhdar Brahimi told the UN Security Council “unprecedented levels of horror” had been reached in Syria, and that both the government and rebels had committed atrocious crimes, diplomats said. He appealed to the 15-nation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1139103/sixty-five-people-executed-syrias-aleppo

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