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Islamic State Claims Deadly Bombings In Homs, Damascus

Double car bombings killed at least 59 people and wounded dozens in the Al-Zahraa district of Homs on Sunday morning.

February 22, 2016

Syrian Forces Retake Damascus Suburb In Another Setback For Rebels

By Raja Abdulrahim, Los Angeles Times Syrian forces regained control over a strategic suburb of the capital on Thursday as rebels under heavy bombardment said they were forced to withdraw. The fall of Mleiha, the Damascus suburb that the rebels had controlled for nearly two years, is a major setback for the beleaguered opposition, which […]

August 14, 2014

Car Bomb, Mortar Rounds Kill At Least 50 People In Syria

By Patrick J. McDonnell, Los Angeles Times BEIRUT — At least 50 people were killed and scores injured Tuesday in Syria during a series of mortar and car-bomb attacks targeting pro-government districts in Damascus and the central city of Homs, the state media and a pro-opposition monitor reported. The deadliest strike was a car bombing near […]

April 29, 2014

Kerry Warns Syria Of Consequences On Chemical Weapons

Berlin (AFP) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad he could face consequences for failing to live up to international agreements on removing his chemical weapons stockpile. Kerry told reporters ahead of talks in Berlin with Chancellor Angela Merkel that Damascus was not complying with a U.S.-Russian agreed […]

January 31, 2014

U.S. Embassy in Syria Attacked

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government supporters smashed windows at the U.S. Embassy in Damascus on Monday, raised a Syrian flag and scrawled graffiti calling the American ambassador a “dog” in anger over the envoy’s visit last week to an opposition stronghold, witnesses said. French Embassy security guards in the capital fired in the air to […]

July 11, 2011