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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian rebels start withdrawal from Homs, cradle of uprising

    Posted May 07th 2014, 06:27pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beirut Withdrawal part of complex deal with Assad’s forces and the end of rebel presence in heart of “revolution capital’ Syrian rebels started withdrawing from the heart ... with Homs and his Alawite heartland on the Mediterranean. Their final withdrawal from the centre of the city, known as the “capital of the revolution” when protests first erupted against Assad ...

  2. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian army takes control of Homs as rebels leave

    Posted May 10th 2014, 01:34am by AP

    ... in the civil war. For Syria’s rebels, it was a devastating blow.  The deal handed Assad control of the city once known as “the capital of the revolution,” as well as a geographic linchpin from which ...

  3. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian rebels in Homs sign deal with military to give up most of stronghold city

    Posted May 04th 2014, 06:45am by AFP, GUARDIAN, AP, Reuters

    ... for the regime. The accord will mean all but one district of the city in central Syria, once dubbed the "capital of the revolution", will be back under government control in the run-up ...

  4. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian rebels join forces against al-Qaeda-linked ISIL

    Posted Jan 04th 2014, 02:59pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beirut Rebels in 'revolution' against jihadist group Syrian rebels have united to kill and capture dozens of jihadists in a new "revolution ... anti-Assad activists have described the escalation against ISIL as a new "revolution" in Syria, given ISIL's increasing number of kidnappings, beheadings and other abuses. Rival rebels ...

  5. News - World - SYRIA

    First civilians evacuated from rebel-held areas of Syria's Homs

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 11:09pm by Reuters

    ... a bus, as a woman lying on a stretcher awaited her turn. Syria's third city, dubbed "the capital of the revolution" by rebels, has been a flashpoint since early in the almost ...

  6. News - World - SYRIA

    Western leaders hail Syrian rebels' decision to attend peace talks

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 10:44pm by AFP

    ... of removing the "butcher" Assad from power. "The Geneva II negotiation table is a one-way road aimed at achieving all the demands of the revolution... and first and foremost stripping ... the opposition to work to end Assad's 14-year grip on power in the country. Idriss said the "goals of the revolution" must be upheld, and that Assad's cronies should also have ...

  7. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria's Krak des Chevaliers Crusader fortress charred and battered in war

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 05:53am by AFP

    ... of medieval fortresses from the times of the Crusaders, according to Unesco, the United Nations cultural organisation. Like other Crusader castles in the Middle East, it sits on top of a hill ...

  8. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria army using starvation as ‘weapon of war’, say Amnesty

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 07:24pm by AFP

    ... a buzzing commercial and cultural hub, Yarmuk has suffered massive destruction because of frequent clashes, shelling and air raids. Syria is officially home to nearly 500,000 Palestinian refugees. ...

  9. News - World - SYRIA

    Bashar al-Assad sees no reason not to stand again for the Syrian presidency

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 11:28pm by AFP

    ... "This battle is not … as Western propaganda portrays, a popular uprising against a regime suppressing its people and a revolution calling for democracy and freedom," he said. Assad warned ...

  10. News - World - SYRIA

    Dozens of rival Islamist rebels executed in Syria

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 11:42pm by AFP

    ... closed a border crossing near the town and pulled out the facility's staff, according to the Syrian Revolution Co-ordinating Union, an opposition monitoring group. Abdallah Farraj, a member ...




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