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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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. ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian opposition agrees to participate in Geneva peace talks

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 02:22pm by Reuters

    ... talks with treason. With this resistance in mind, Monday’s statement said that a committee had been assigned to continue talks with revolution forces inside and outside Syria to explain its ...

  9. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria peace talks in doubt over opposition rifts

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 06:41pm by Agence France-Presse in Damascus

    ... early on Sunday. Activists of the Syrian Revolution Coordinators’ Union reported four air strikes on rebel-held areas of the provincial capital. In the north, the air force carried out new ...

  10. News - World - SYRIA

    Snipers haunt Syrian Christian town of Maalula

    Posted Sep 20th 2013, 10:59am by Agence France-Presse in Maalula

    ... Agence France-Presse in Maalula “Maalula, city of culture and history, welcomes you,” reads a sign at the entrance to Syria’s best known Christian town. But any semblance of welcome evaporates once inside Maalula. The army is fighting an invisible enemy, and an AFP team narrowly escaped sniper fire. “We never see them, but we hear the shots fired by their Dragunovs,” ...




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