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  1. News - World

    Masses flee as Syrian war claims 140 lives on Sunday, rights group says

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Batna village, while a missile slammed into a Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus, causing more casualties. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights watchdog also reported that at least 140 ... On Saturday, the Observatory and Syrian state media reported that rebels had killed a pro-regime Sunni cleric in the district. On Sunday, SANA reported that "armed terrorists groups" had ...

  2. News - World - SYRIA

    Fierce fighting rages at Syria’s Aleppo prison

    Posted May 15th 2013, 11:58pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beirut Syrian troops backed by tanks and warplanes on Wednesday fought to repel an attack on the central prison in Aleppo after rebels blew up its walls in suicide car bombings, a watchdog said. “Fierce fighting is taking place within the walls of the compound” of the prison in the northern city, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, voicing ...

  3. News - World - SYRIA

    Syrian jets hammer Damascus on last day of Muslim holiday

    Posted Oct 29th 2012, 05:44pm by Agence France-Presse in Damascus

    ... the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Overnight, troops pounded rebel positions in the outer southern district of Al-Hajar Al-Aswad, as explosions were heard in the nearby Qadam neighbourhood, ... Agence France-Presse in Damascus Syrian warplanes hammered Damascus on Monday with loud explosions shaking the capital on the fourth day of a Muslim holiday marked by the failure ...

  4. News - World - SYRIA

    87 soldiers die in Syrian army’s highest toll: NGO

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 01:00pm by Agence France-Presse in Damascus

    ... including 64 rebel fighters and 59 civilians, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The war of words between Syria and Turkey heightened when Ankara said on Thursday that it had ... the Syrian Observatory said. State television said “a bomb exploded near the ministry of higher education” and that two people were wounded in the “terrorist attack”. The Syrian capital has been ...

  5. News - World - SYRIA

    Blast kills 10 in Damascus, as UN peace envoy visits

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 05:38pm by Associated Press in Amman, Jordan

    ... The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported the death toll. It said it was not immediately clear if the victims were civilians or policemen. But it described the blast as “strong” ... Associated Press in Amman, Jordan An explosion hit the Old City of Damascus on Sunday, killing at least 10 people and wounding dozens of other civilians, Syrian activists said. It came ...

  6. News - Asia - MIDDLE EAST

    Trapped Filipino peacekeepers clash with Syrian rebels after tense stand-off

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 04:18pm by AP

    ... Filipino peacekeepers were surrounded by rebels of the al-Nusra Front, al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate, who ordered them to surrender, said Rami Abdurrahman of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Philippine Defence Secretary Voltaire Gazmin gave a similar account but did not name the armed group. Abdurrahman, whose information comes from a network of activists throughout ...

  7. News - World - SYRIA

    UN rights chief slams Syria ‘paralysis’ as death toll tops 191,000

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 06:26pm by AFP

    ... team crosschecked 318,910 killings reported to five different sources, including the Syrian government and London-based monitoring group the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. After excluding ... Agence France-Presse in Geneva More than 191,000 people have died in Syria, United Nations rights chief Navi Pillay said on Friday, hitting out at “international paralysis” on the nearly ...

  8. News - World - SYRIA

    Dozens of soldiers beheaded as Islamic State captures Syrian military base

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 06:27am by MCT

    ... with suicide car bombs near the base's chemistry battalion, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a pro-opposition watchdog group based in Britain. Within a day the militants had ... and beyond. The Islamic State now holds about a third of Syria, according to the observatory. In New York, the head of the independent UN commission on Syrian war crimes said the Islamic State ...

  9. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Syrian rebels raid town inside Lebanon, killing two soldiers

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 06:53am by AP

    ... The violence also came after an ambush near Syria's border with Lebanon killed dozens of opposition fighters, activists said. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Syrian ... Associated Press in Beirut Syrian rebels raid town inside Lebanon Syrian rebels crossed into Lebanon yesterday, raiding a border town and killing two soldiers, the most serious incursion ...

  10. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria jets blitz rebel Aleppo bastions

    Posted Sep 10th 2012, 04:42pm by Agence France-Presse in Beirut

    ... Sakhur, Hanano, Tariq al-Bab and Sheikh Khodr neighbourhoods, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. “Many buildings were destroyed and the rebels used anti-aircraft guns” against ... Agence France-Presse in Beirut Syrian warplanes on Monday blitzed a string of opposition-held districts in Aleppo, a watchdog said, a day after rebels killed dozens including soldiers ...




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