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Rebels capture al-Khomeini Hospital in Sayyedeh Zainab

Rebels capture al-Khomeini Hospital in Sayyedeh Zainab

Activists reported to Zaman Alwasl   that FSA fighters have taken control of “Al- Khomeini Hospital which situated in Diabeieh near Al-Sayyedeh Zainab area after violent clashes led to death of 15 militants of the pro-Assad armed groups and Iran proxy, Hezbollah. The...

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Aid and relief activist died under torture in Syria

Aid and relief activist died under torture in Syria

  Mammon Said Nofal, a Syrian activist, from Sweidah province was killed under torture in Asad’s regime’s detention centre on Friday.  After 9 months of absence, as he was arrested by pro Assad regime militias in Jaramana, where he used to livem his parents were told to...

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Razan Zeitoune, Heart-witness narrates Ghouta Massacre

Razan Zeitoune, Heart-witness narrates Ghouta Massacre

East Ghouta, Syria – I am trying to replay that day in slow motion in the hope of bursting into tears as any “normal” person is supposed to do. I am terrified by this numbness in my chest and the fuzziness of images running around in my mind. This is no normal reaction after a long...

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Assad warplanes launch offensive on Ariha city, Killing 45 at least

Assad warplanes launch offensive on Ariha city, Killing 45 at least

45 people have been killed and dozens have been wounded by Bashar al-Assad's airstrikes on Ariha city in Idlib province; more than 55 air raids with massive destruction in infrastructure, activists said. Tens of Ariha's people are under rubble, the Assad offensive came day after...

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British Navy ready to launch first strike on Assad

British Navy ready to launch first strike on Assad

Royal Navy vessels are being readied to take part in a possible series of cruise missile strikes, alongside the United States, as military commanders finalise a list of potential targets. Government sources said talks between the Prime Minister and international leaders, including Barack...

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Britain says Syria chemical attack evidence may already be destroyed

Britain says Syria chemical attack evidence may already be destroyed

 Britain said on Sunday that evidence of a chemical weapons attack in the suburbs of Damascus could have already been destroyed ahead of a visit to the site by U.N. inspectors. Earlier in the day  Syria  agreed to let experts from the United Nations on Monday visit the...

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Obama discusses Syria with France's Hollande

Obama discusses Syria with France's Hollande

President  Barack Obama  discussed a possible coordinated international response to the reported use of chemical weapons against civilians in Syria  with French President Francois Hollande, the White House said on Sunday. " President Obama  and President Hollande...

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Assad regime TV: Hama province governor assassinated in car bomb blast

Assad regime TV: Hama province governor assassinated in car bomb blast

The governor of the Hama province in central Syria was assassinated on Sunday in a car bombing, regime television reported while according the blame on opposition fighters, according to Agence France-Presse. “Terrorists assassinated Anas Abdel Razzaq al-Naem, the Hama governor, in a car...

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Assad agrees to let UN inspect, any such offer would be

Assad agrees to let UN inspect, any such offer would be "too late to be credible" U.S. says

Syria agreed to let the United Nations inspect the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack from Monday but a U.S. official said any such offer would be "too late to be credible" and there was little doubt the government was to blame. Foreign powers have been searching for a response...

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Assad warns U.S. against military action

Assad warns U.S. against military action

 Intervention will "burn ... whole Middle East", Assad's minister says amid new tensions over alleged chemical-weapons attack. The regime government has warned the US not to launch any military action against the country over an alleged chemical-weapons attack earlier in...

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Syria's Idriss to make shock visit to UK to ask support for military action against Assad

Syria's Idriss to make shock visit to UK to ask support for military action against Assad

 A Syrian rebel leader plans to visit London to beg Foreign Secretary William Hague to support British and American military action against President Assad, British Daily mail reported. The plea comes after a chemical attack, apparently by Assad’s forces, killed hundreds...

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Iranian military chief warns against U.S. crossing Syria ‘red line’

Iranian military chief warns against U.S. crossing Syria ‘red line’

A top Iranian military chief warned on Sunday that the U.S. will face “harsh consequences” if it intervenes in Syria over claims of chemical attacks, reported Agence France Presse citing a Fars new agency report.  “If the United States crosses this red line, there will be harsh...

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Jabhat al-Nusra vows revenge strikes over chemical claims

Jabhat al-Nusra vows revenge strikes over chemical claims

 Al-Qaeda-linked Syrian jihadist group Jabhat al-Nusra on Sunday vowed revenge strikes against villages from President Bashar al-Assad's community over claims his forces used chemical weapons, AFP reported.  "The Alawite villages will pay the price for each chemical rocket...

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France 24: daily life in war-torn Damascus

France 24: daily life in war-torn Damascus

Despite the constant threat of bombings, some residents of the Syrian capital are intent on leading as normal a life as possible. In this exclusive report, FRANCE 24 meets a number of Syrians trying to go about their daily lives.   Fighting between government and rebel...

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As Syria war escalates, Americans cool to U.S. intervention

As Syria war escalates, Americans cool to U.S. intervention

Americans strongly oppose U.S. intervention in Syria's civil war and believe Washington should stay out of the conflict even if reports that Syria's government used deadly chemicals to attack civilians are confirmed, a Reuters/Ipsos poll says. About 60 percent of Americans surveyed said...

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Obama gets 'detailed review' of Syria options, speaks with UK's Cameron

Obama gets 'detailed review' of Syria options, speaks with UK's Cameron

President  Barack Obama  received a "detailed review of a range of potential options" from his top advisers on Saturday on how the United States and its allies could respond to an alleged chemical weapons attack by the Syrian government, the White House said, according to Reuters....

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Israel said expecting US military response in Syria

Israel said expecting US military response in Syria

Israel believes that the United States will respond militarily to Syria’s alleged use of chemical weapons, according to unnamed Israeli military sources quoted by the Hebrew website Ynet on Saturday night. When proof surfaces that the Assad regime used chemical weapons last Wednesday,...

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Syria's rebels liberate Ariha city in Idlib

Syria's rebels liberate Ariha city in Idlib

    Rebels have taken full control of Ariha city in Idlib province, Activists said. The city fell by FSA Brigades after a week of intense fighting in the city between Bashar al-Assad's forces and battalions of Ahrar al-Sham, Jabhat al-Nusra and Suqoor al-Shab, the...

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