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July 18, 2013
While there are ups and downs on the battlefield and changes in momentum, the fact is, Bashar al-Assad will never again rule Syria in the way that he did before.
Jay Carney • Discussing the ongoing civil war in Syria, which has seen opposition forces lose quite a bit of ground in recent months as Hezbollah fighters took up arms alongside those still loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Meanwhile, Syrian rebels also say they continue to await an arms shipment that was promised to them by the United States more than a month ago. source
17:54 // 1 year ago
April 9, 2013
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March 28, 2013

Syrian conflict leads to deaths on college campus in Damascus

  • 15 students were killed after mortar rounds fired by Syrian rebels struck a Damascus University canteen, according to Syria’s state-run SANA news agency. Additional misfires also landed near a hotel being used by the United Nations, leading the organization to withdraw roughly half of its staff from the city. source
16:33 // 1 year ago
March 20, 2013
We have been clear that the use of chemical weapons against the Syrian people would be a serious and tragic mistake. The Assad regime must understand that they will be held accountable for the use of chemical weapons or their transfer to terrorists.
President Barack Obama - Commenting on the alleged usage of chemical weapons in attacks which left 25 dead and dozens injured in the Syrian city of Aleppo yesterday. Both those loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Syrian opposition forces have blamed their opponents for the attack; however, the perpetrators of Tuesday’s attack remain a mystery at this time. Many suspect the Assad regime, given previous reports about the Syrian government’s possession of such weapons, but calls for a formal investigation into the attack have gone unanswered thus far. source
17:45 // 1 year ago
November 7, 2012

Syrian opposition takes the fight to top Assad loyalists

  • yesterday The Syrian Arab news agency (SANA) reported that the brother of the Syrian Parliament’s speaker, Mohammad Osama al-Laham, was assassinated by opposition gunmen.
  • today A remotely detonated explosive device claimed the life of Abad Nadhwah, a judge from Damascus that has remained loyal to Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad. Both killings were described to be the work of “terrorists” by Syria’s state-run news agency. source
18:31 // 1 year ago