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Hammams of Old Damascus: Back from the Dead

Sami Moubayed | Posted 06.13.2016 | World
Sami Moubayed

The fabled Turkish baths of Damascus, or hammams, have been the subject of literature and film for decades. Not too long ago, they were a prime touris...

Bomb Hidden In Taxi Rocks Damascus, Many Casualties

Reuters | Posted 01.06.2013 | World

AMMAN, Nov 7 (Reuters) - A car bomb exploded on Tuesday in a Sunni Muslim district of the Syrian capital Damascus, killing and wounding dozens of pe...

Deadly Car Bomb Strikes Funeral In Damascus

Reuters | Posted 10.28.2012 | World

BEIRUT, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Twelve people were killed and dozens wounded when a car bomb exploded on Tuesday at a funeral in Damascus, state televisi...

Pentagon: Syria Air Attacks 'Despicable'

Reuters | Posted 10.13.2012 | World

WASHINGTON, Aug 13 (Reuters) - The Pentagon on Monday deplored what it saw as an increasing use of air power by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's g...

Syria Faces Severe Shortages Of Drugs, Medicines

Reuters | Posted 10.07.2012 | World

GENEVA, Aug 7 (Reuters) - Many of the main drugmakers in conflict-torn Syria have closed down, causing severe shortages of medicines for treating ch...

PHOTOS: The Battle For Aleppo

Posted 08.06.2012 | World

Security forces and rebel fighters clashed again on Monday in Syria's largest city, Aleppo. Reuters reports that Syrian army tanks and helicopter guns...

U.N. Members Condemn Assad's Brutal Crackdown

Reuters | Posted 10.03.2012 | World

UNITED NATIONS, Aug 3 (Reuters) - The U.N. General Assembly on Friday overwhelmingly voted to condemn the Syrian government and demanded a political...