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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    Relief in US as Syrian jihadis free journalist hostage after James Foley’s killing

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 12:49pm

    ... after being held for seven months, according to The New York Times. Schrier told the newspaper he escaped through an opening in his cell wall, which he reached by standing on Curtis' back. ...

  2. News - World - SYRIA

    Damascus enjoys relative calm this Ramadan as missiles subside

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 04:51am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Damascus For the first time since 2011, residents feel safe enough to celebrate Ramadan in the city's cafes A semblance of normal lifereturns to Damascus' streets Each evening, Zakaria Orchi has been meeting up with friends at a favourite cafe to lounge away the hours, just as they used to during Ramadan nights in Syria's capital before war ...

  3. News - World - SYRIA

    Israel warns US about Russian arms sale to Syria

    Posted May 09th 2013, 12:43pm by Reuters in Washington, United States

    ... on Moscow to hold off on such a move, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. The newspaper said US officials had confirmed they were analysing the Israeli reports but would not comment ... repeatedly urged Russia to block the sale, which they argue could complicate any international intervention in Syria’s escalating civil war. The Journal said the information provided to Washington ...

  4. News - World - SYRIA

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

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

    ... the atmosphere was surreal, with people voting as the sound of shelling and explosions punctuated pro-Assad songs playing in the streets. Activists in flashpoint areas said the violence raged, ... Damascus. Billboards glorifying Assad cover the streets of Damascus although inside polling stations photographs of his two challengers- Hassan al-Nuri and Maher al-Hajjar- had been put up alongside ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. News - World - SYRIA

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

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

    ... it in July 2011. Most of the 11th century fortress and its external walls appear intact, but the damage is inside, in the lower courtyard. Fires, apparently lit by the rebels who were entrenched ... the colonel, adding that 700 rebels lived in the Krak. In the village of Al-Hosn, the damage is greater. Shop windows are shattered, shards of glass carpet the streets and buildings have been ...

  7. News - World - SYRIA

    Aleppo refugees tell horror stories of barrel bombs falling from the sky

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 05:17am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... part was the terrifying anticipation as the barrel bombs were unleashed from helicopters roaring overhead, said one man who fled after three bombs demolished the street where he was living. ... and though they lack precision, they are systematically hitting one neighbourhood after another, suggesting an intent to drive people out, residents say. “I saw body parts all over the street ...

  8. News - World - SYRIA

    UN details abuse of children in Syria

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 09:44pm by AFP

    ... of relatives,” the report said. “Reports indicate that children were also suspended from walls or ceilings by their wrists or other limbs, were forced to put their head, neck and legs through a tire ...

  9. News - World - SYRIA

    Aid workers defy gunfire to evacuate civilians from Syrian city of Homs

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:47am by AP

    ... streets above them. In another video filmed inside Homs on Saturday, Hillo said the aid supplies, including food parcels, medicines and hygiene kits, were just a drop in the ocean when set against ...

  10. News - World - SYRIA

    Snipers haunt Syrian Christian town of Maalula

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

    ... the Russians’ favourite sniper rifle, said a soldier holding his weapon as he sheltered behind a wall. A car is parked at the roadside, its windscreen has exploded and its driver looks dead. His belongings lie strewn on the pavement of this ghost town. After an AFP photographer crossed one of Maalula’s streets, a sniper opened fire at the journalist. Bullets landed just metres away. ...




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