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Syria Shelling

Syrian Regime Shelling Near Damascus Kills 16

AP | BARBARA SURK | Posted 11.07.2013 | World

BEIRUT — Heavy government shelling of rebel positions near the Syrian capital killed 16 people on Saturday, activists said, as U.S. Secretary of...

Syrian Army Claims It Made Crucial Gains In Homs

AP | ZEINA KARAM and BASSEM MROUE | Posted 09.07.2013 | World

BEIRUT — Egypt restricted the ability of Syrians to enter the country on Monday, with officials citing reports that a large number of Syrians we...

Assad Forces Reportedly Kill 8 Women In Southern Syria

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 08.28.2013 | World

BEIRUT — Rebels captured a major army post in the southern city of Daraa Friday after nearly two weeks of intense fighting, as battles raged bet...

Turkey Vows More Force Against Syrian Shelling

AP | SUZAN FRASER | Posted 12.10.2012 | World

ANKARA, Turkey -- Turkey's military chief vowed Wednesday to respond with more force to any further shelling from Syria, keeping up the pressure on it...

WATCH: The Battle For Syria

Posted 09.20.2012 | World

Ghaith Abdul-Ahad traveled to the front lines of Aleppo for PBS and compiled one of the most comprehensive accounts of the raging battle between Syria...

47 Reportedly Killed In Syrian Assault

Reuters | Khaled Yacoub Oweis and Oliver Holmes | Posted 10.22.2012 | World

AMMAN/ALEPPO, Syria Aug 22 (Reuters) - The Syrian army shelled southern Damascus on Wednesday and helicopters fired rockets and machineguns during an ...

In Syria, Human Rights Violations Occure On Alarming Scale

Reuters | Posted 08.27.2012 | World

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, June 27 (Reuters) - Syrian government forces have committed human rights violations, including execution...

Homs In Dire Straits, Say Activists

AP | BASSEM MROUE | Posted 08.17.2012 | World

BEIRUT — Syrian troops intensified shelling of rebel-held neighborhoods in Homs Sunday according to activists who said humanitarian conditions i...

'Mortars Came Down By The Dozens'

AP | DIAA HADID and ZEINA KARAM | Posted 08.10.2012 | World

BEIRUT — Syria's main opposition group on Sunday picked a secular Kurd as its new leader after criticism that the former head was too autocratic...

'People Responsible For This Massacre Must Be Punished'

AP | Posted 05.31.2012 | World

PARIS -- Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says that those responsible for last week's massacre of more than 100 people in Syria should be punishe...

Troops Shelling Area Just Days After Massacre

AP | BASSEM MROUE | Posted 07.31.2012 | World

By BASSEM MROUE, Associated Press BEIRUT -- U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on Syria on Thursday to stop its attacks, saying the U.N. obs...

Syrian Troops Attack Suburb Despite Ceasefire

AP | KARIN LAUB | Posted 06.22.2012 | World

BEIRUT — The deployment of U.N. truce monitors brought a lull in shelling of the Syrian opposition stronghold of Homs for a second day Sunday wh...

Syrian Troops Open Fire On Opposition As UN Monitors Arrive

AP | BASSEM MROUE | Posted 06.19.2012 | World

BEIRUT -- Syrian troops clashed with army defectors in an eastern city Thursday, leaving at least one person dead, while government forces bombarded r...

Shelling Resumes In Syria

Reuters | Posted 06.14.2012 | World

By Oliver Holmes BEIRUT, April 14 (Reuters) - Forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad shelled the battered Syrian city of Homs on S...

BLOODY ASSAULT: Families Flee As Syrian Troops Batter Town

AP | By ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY | Posted 05.10.2012 | World

By ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY, Associated Press BEIRUT -- Syrian troops pushed ahead with a new assault on the northern region of Idlib on Saturday, shel...

Catastrophic Conditions In Syria's Homs

AP | ZEINA KARAM | Posted 05.03.2012 | World

BEIRUT — Syrian forces launched a fresh assault on Homs on Saturday as the Red Cross pressed forward with efforts to deliver badly needed aid to...

Shells And Rockets Pummel Homs

Reuters | Posted 04.28.2012 | World

By Khaled Yacoub Oweis AMMAN, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Syrian artillery pummelled rebel-held areas of Homs on Monday before an expected gove...

Shells Tear Through Homs

AP | ZEINA KARAM | Posted 04.24.2012 | World

BEIRUT (AP) — Medics stitch wounds with thread used for clothing. Hungry residents risk Syrian government sniper fire or shelling to hunt for dwindl...