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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    US-led coalition ramps up strikes against Islamic State in Syria-Turkey border town

    Posted Oct 10th 2014, 10:49am by Associated Press in Mursitpinar, Turkey

    ... of farmland. The coalition airstrikes have forced some Islamic State militants out of Kobani. The US Central Command said five airstrikes south of Kobani since Wednesday had destroyed an Islamic State ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1613492/us-led-coalition-ramps-strikes-against-islamic-state-syria-turkey-border
  2. News - World - SYRIA

    Besieged by Syrian rebels, Filipino UN peacekeepers vow to fight

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

    ... occupying two UNDOF posts about 4km apart. The UN initially said 81 Filipinos were involved in the stand-off. However, Ancan said there were 75. UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said it was unclear ...

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

    Chemical weapons inspectors safe after convoy attacked in central Syria

    Posted May 27th 2014, 10:10pm by AP

    ... claims that chlorine has been used in the central Syrian region of Hama. Syrian had earlier said that armed men had abducted 11 people, including six members of a UN fact-finding mission ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1520145/chemical-weapons-inspectors-safe-after-convoy-attacked-central-syria
  4. News - World - SYRIA

    Shots from Syria hit Israel-occupied Golan Heights, says military

    Posted May 21st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jerusalem Shots from Syria hit Golan: army Shots fired from Syria hit the central Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, a military spokeswoman said yesterday, causing ... with Syrian shells crashing in the occupied Golan and Israel firing in retaliation. Last week, projectiles from Syria hit Mount Hermon, which caused the popular site to close down for visitors. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1242192/shots-syria-hit-israel-occupied-golan-heights-says-military
  5. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria rebels blow up Aleppo hotel turned army base

    Posted May 08th 2014, 06:09pm by AFP

    ... But the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said there were dead and wounded among government troops occupying the building. “The explosion that was heard in Aleppo’s Old City was caused by explosives planted by Islamist battalions in a tunnel beneath the Carlton hotel, which was occupied by regime troops,” the Britain-based monitoring group said. State television said the hotel, which opened ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1507508/syria-rebels-blow-aleppo-hotel-turned-army-base
  6. News - World - SYRIA

    Assad certain of crushing win in Syria's controversial presidential vote

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 01:39pm by AFP

    ... with rebels raining mortars on parts of the capital firmly under government control and the air force striking opposition areas. Assad and his British-born wife Asma cast their ballots in central ... In the central city of Homs, security forces deployed in strength a day after a truck bomb killed 10 people in the nearby countryside. The interior ministry said more than 15 million Syrians were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1524438/assad-certain-crushing-win-syrias-controversial-presidential-vote
  7. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria air defence force chief killed in combat near Damascus

    Posted May 18th 2014, 08:18pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... The Observatory said that despite initial regime advances in Mleiha, the rebels have recovered ground, retaking several buildings around the central town hall. While the army is squarely in control ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1515005/syria-air-defence-force-chief-killed-combat-near-damascus
  8. News - World - SYRIA

    Human Rights Watch says evidence 'strongly suggests’ Syria regime used chlorine gas

    Posted May 13th 2014, 04:18pm by Agence France-Presse in Beirut

    ... killed in the attacks and “symptoms consistent with exposure to chlorine” were seen in nearly 500 people, said the report. It documented attacks on the towns of Kafr Zita in central Hama on April ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1511235/human-rights-watch-says-evidence-strongly-suggests-syria-regime-used
  9. News - World - SYRIA

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

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

    ... and a victim of the country's three-year civil war. The army seized the medieval fortress on Thursday after fierce fighting in the village of Al-Hosn in central Syria, routing rebels who captured ... Islamist fighters also occupied the Krak, including jihadists from Al-Nusra Front, al-Qaeda's Syria affiliate, and from the Jund al-Sham group. The fighters were routed after fierce fighting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1454912/syrias-krak-des-chevaliers-crusader-fortress-charred-and-battered-war
  10. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian army takes control of Homs as rebels leave

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

    ... Associated Press in Homs Rubble cleared from streets of war-torn city as residents allowed to return to their homes Syrian army takes control of Homs as rebels leave Bulldozers cleared rubble yesterday from the streets of battle-scarred districts in the central Syrian city of Homs after government troops entered the last rebel-held neighbourhoods as part of an agreement ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1508785/syrian-army-takes-control-homs-rebels-leave

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