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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    Besieged by Syrian rebels, Filipino UN peacekeepers vow to fight

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 05:42pm by AFP

    ... group of 43 peacekeepers from Fiji who have been taken hostage by the antiDamascus fighters, officials said. The United Nations Security Council "strongly condemned" the assaults ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581786/syria-refugees-top-three-million-rebels-un-face-after-kidnappings
  2. News - World - SYRIA

    Relief in US as Syrian jihadis free journalist hostage after James Foley’s killing

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 12:49pm

    ... governments, he pleads for them to contact a named intermediary before it is too late. "They have given me three days to live," he says as a man holding an assault rifle and dressed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1580526/american-journalist-held-syria-freed-qatar-exerts-influence-militants
  3. News - World - SYRIA

    US condemns Hezbollah-backed assault on Syrian town

    Posted Jun 06th 2013, 01:42pm by Agence France-Presse in Damascus

    ... Agence France-Presse in Damascus The United States on Wednesday condemned a Hezbollah-backed assault on the town of Qusayr, as France kept up the pressure for action over what it said ... rebels were ousted following a devastating 17-day assault. A White House statement condemned the Syrian regime’s assault on the town, “which has killed untold numbers of civilians and is causing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1254749/us-condemns-hezbollah-backed-assault-syrian-town
  4. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian army assault kills more than 100 civilians

    Posted Jan 17th 2013, 05:42pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beirut A Syrian army assault killed more than 100 civilians, including women and children, on farmland on the outskirts of the central city of Homs, the Syrian ... and children,” in an assault lasting 24 hours around Homs, said the watchdog which relies on a network of activists and medics. The killings took place in farmlands in an area between a military academy, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1130249/syrian-army-assault-kills-more-100-civilians
  5. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian troops press assault on town near Damascus

    Posted Dec 15th 2012, 05:44pm by Agence France-Presse in Beirut

    ... in recent weeks, raising fears of a major ground assault. Daraya “remains isolated from the outside world due to a communications and power cut for the past 37 days. With ongoing fuel cuts, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1106221/syrian-troops-press-assault-town-near-damascus
  6. News - World - SYRIA

    Pro-Assad forces kill 175 rebel fighters in ambush south of Damascus

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 01:40am by AP

    ... Ghouta area saying most of rebels killed in the assault near Oteibah lake southeast of Damascus belonged to the al-Qaeda-linked Nusra Front rebel group. The report said several of those killed ... for Human Rights also reported the killings, saying that 70 rebels were killed in yesterday's assault. The Observatory said the number of those killed likely would rise because 89 rebels had ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1435972/pro-assad-forces-kill-175-rebel-fighters-ambush-south-damascus
  7. News - World - SYRIA

    Toll from barrel bomb raids on Syria’s Aleppo rises to 85

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 06:56pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... assault came the day after Syrian government and opposition delegations wrapped up peace talks in Geneva. The 10 days of talks yielded no tangible results and the government team said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1419257/toll-barrel-bomb-raids-syrias-aleppo-rises-85
  8. News - World - SYRIA

    UN details abuse of children in Syria

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 09:44pm by AFP

    ... while being beaten, and were tied to a board and beaten.” The report cites a 16-year-old boy as saying he witnessed a 14-year-old male friend being sexually assaulted and then killed. It notes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1421590/un-details-abuse-children-syria
  9. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria arms inspectors face unprecedented danger: UN

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 12:25pm by AFP

    ... taken so far by President Bashar al-Assad's government. But a major rebel assault in northwest Syria highlighted the looming threats to inspectors from the joint UN and Organisation ... on Monday, Assad's army reopened the only supply route linking central Syria with the northern city of Aleppo after a year of fierce fighting. But rebels launched a major assault on two key ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1327042/syria-arms-inspectors-face-unprecedented-danger-says-un
  10. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria’s Assad ‘sure of victory’ over rebels

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 03:59pm by Agence France-Presse in Damascus

    ... neighbourhood of the strategic central city of Homs on Monday in the biggest gain so far of a month-long assault. The army has also been on the offensive in the eastern suburbs of the capital and west ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1293575/syrias-assad-sure-victory-over-rebels

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