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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian army repels rebel attack on Aleppo barracks

    Posted Sep 08th 2012, 05:24pm by Agence France-Presse in Beirut

    ... Brigades of the rebel Free Syrian Army took part in the offensive, a rebel commander who identified himself as Abu Omar said on Friday. He said the goal of the operation was to liberate Hanano, cut ... Agence France-Presse in Beirut Syrian troops backed by tanks and helicopters repelled a rebel attack on an army base in the northern city of Aleppo on Saturday after a 20-hour battle, ...

  2. News - World - SYRIA

    Over 30 killed in 24 hours at Damascus Palestinian camp

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 08:55pm by Agence France-Presse in Beirut

    ... to the resident, fighting on the outskirts of the camp lasted 24 hours, pitting the rebel Free Syrian Army against government troops, backed by members of the Popular Front for the Liberation ... Agence France-Presse in Beirut More than 30 people were killed in a 24-hour period in a Palestinian refugee camp south of the Syrian capital Damascus amid fierce clashes between the army ...

  3. 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

    ... Aleppo province on Friday. State news agency SANA cited Freij as saying he was offering thanks for the army’s “great victories and their liberation of many areas in Aleppo.” The latest aerial ...

  4. News - World - SYRIA

    No news on kidnapped Syria bishops

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

    ... liberation of the two bishops”. But Ward said on Wednesday that there had been “no contact with them,” adding that “efforts are continuing” to secure their release. “We are very worried,” he said. ... church said the kidnappers had described themselves as “Chechen jihadists.” On Tuesday, the Syrian opposition condemned the kidnapping, saying the rebel Free Syrian Army was not involved ...

  5. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian refugees face wave of racism in Egypt, Lebanon

    Posted Jul 25th 2013, 12:37pm by Agence France-Presse in Beirut

    ... have played an instrumental role in spreading anti-Syrian sentiment, accusing them of joining protests in support of deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi. Morsi, removed by the army on July ... has also hit out against the growing anti-Syrian sentiment, blaming “certain liberals, who hate the Muslim Brotherhood, of reproducing the same fascism and the same racism”. Cairo has now ...

  6. News - World - SYRIA

    US condemns Hezbollah-backed assault on Syrian town

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

    ... they would fight on “until the whole country is liberated”. The army said the “heroic victory” in the offensive, launched on May 19, served as a warning that it would “crush” the rebels and bring ... they would fight on against “the thousands of Lebanese mercenaries”-- an apparent reference to Hezbollah. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the army and fighters from the powerful Shiite ...

  7. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian rebels make slow headway in south

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 04:03pm by Reuters in Amman

    ... where the army has long been deployed to defend the southern approaches to Damascus from any Israeli threat. The mostly Sunni Muslim rebels, loosely grouped in tribal and local “brigades”, are united by a hatred of Assad and range from secular-minded fighters to al Qaeda-aligned Islamists. “Nothing comes from Jordan,” complained Moaz al-Zubi, an officer in the rebel Free Syrian Army ...

  8. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria opposition to boycott international meetings

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 01:35pm by Agence France-Presse in Damascus

    ... “liberated areas” of Syria, in what analysts said was a bid to boost its credibility and win more support from the international community. Coalition chief Ahmed Moaz al-Khatib said the group’s ... fearing the growing influence of radical Islamists. On Friday, Bunni announced plans for a government for “liberated areas” that he said he hoped would be based inside northern Syria. A cabinet ...

  9. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria’s Assad says West will pay for ‘supporting’ al-Qaeda

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 03:51pm by AFP

    ... “We are facing a new war, a new method” with fighters, “some of whom are Arabs, not Syrians,” the president said in the hour-long interview, adding that the “army is not fighting a war to liberate Syrian territory, but a war on terror.” “There is a bid to invade Syria with forces coming from the outside, of different nationalities, though they follow new, different tactics from ...

  10. News - World - SYRIA

    Taxi drivers dodge snipers in battle to survive in Syria's civil war

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... for President Bashar al-Assad's army, which has refused to de-enlist the eldest. "I'm scared for my sons. I live in a liberated area and they're in Damascus. I'm afraid because ... Then there is the problem of navigating checkpoints, where rebels and regime agents flag down vehicles looking for spies. For those who live in rebel-held areas, dealing with the Free Syrian Army (FSA) ...




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