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Syria Blast Kills At Least 18

AP | BARBARA SURK | Posted 10.06.2013 | World

BEIRUT — A car bomb in a pro-regime district near the Syrian capital killed at least 18 people on Tuesday while rebels captured a major air base...

Car Bomb Kills At Least 10 Soldiers In Damascus

AP | ZEINA KARAM | Posted 08.17.2013 | World

BEIRUT — Syria's president warned that Europe "will pay a price" if it delivers weapons to rebels fighting to topple him, saying in an interview...

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 wound...

Despite Truce, Car Bomb Rocks Damascus

AP | KARIN LAUB and ZEINA KARAM | Posted 12.26.2012 | World

BEIRUT — Two deadly car bombs and sporadic fighting marred a shaky holiday truce Friday in Syria, although thousands of protesters used the brie...

Bomb Explodes Outside Damascus Mosque

AP | ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY and JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 11.07.2012 | World

BEIRUT — Two booby-trapped vehicles exploded within hours of each other Friday in Syria's once-impregnable capital of Damascus, killing at least...

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...

Another Top Syrian Official Dies After Bomb Blast

AP | Posted 09.19.2012 | World

DAMASCUS, Syria -- Syrian TV says the country's national security chief has died of wounds suffered in a rebel blast. Gen. Hisham Ikhtiyar is the fou...

Bomb Rocks Damascus

AP | ELIZABETH A. KENNEDY | Posted 08.28.2012 | World

BEIRUT — Turkey deployed anti-aircraft guns, rocket launchers and other weapons along its border with Syria on Thursday, a military buildup that...

Deadly Bomb Hits Syrian Capital

AP | BASSEM MROUE | Posted 07.21.2012 | World

By BASSEM MROUE, Associated Press BEIRUT -- Activists and state media say a bomb has exploded in the Syrian capital, killing at least five people. ...

Suicide Bomber Strikes Syria Capital

AP | By ALBERT AJI and BASSEM MROUE | Posted 06.27.2012 | World

DAMASCUS, Syria -- A suicide bomber blew himself up across the street from a mosque in the Syrian capital Friday, killing at least 10 people and wound...

Who's Behind the Bombings in Syria's Capital?

Saad Khan | Posted 03.10.2012 | World
Saad Khan

The recent bombings -- the latest of which occurred on Friday when 26 people were killed in the capital -- may not be the handiwork of al Qaeda, which the regime is quick to blame. Some other forces might be at work.

Blasts Reportedly Rock Syrian Capital

AP | ZEINA KARAM | Posted 01.20.2012 | World

BEIRUT — Rocket-propelled grenades struck the headquarters of Syria's ruling party Sunday, bringing the violence that has engulfed much of the c...

Damascus Bus Bomb: 'Up To 12' Killed In Syria Explosion

AP | ALBERT AJI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DAMASCUS, Syria — A blast at a gas station in a Damascus suburb killed three people Thursday, gutting the back of an empty bus and blowing out n...