Wednesday 23 May 2018
Syrian forces

33 killed as Syrian forces pound rebel town

Syrian government forces have killed at least 33 people in a rebel town near the Lebanese border in the last few days in an attack to dislodge army defectors and insurgents, activists and residents of a nearby town said Sunday. Rankous, a


Two killed as Syrian forces fire at funeral

Syrian security forces killed at least two people when they opened fire on tens of thousands of mourners on Saturday at the funeral of a Kurdish opposition figure, activists said. The funeral of Meshaal al-Tammo in the eastern Syrian city


Syrian forces attack Homs, Arabs send envoy

Syrian forces backed by tanks have killed at least 20 civilians in the city of Homs in one of the fiercest military assaults on urban centres to crush six months of pro-democracy protests, activists and residents said. Residents said the a


Syrian forces raid towns, EU mulls sanctions

Syrian forces killed one person and arrested dozens in raids on an eastern tribal region on Wednesday as part of a crackdown on dissent which could lead to European Union oil sanctions on Damascus as early as next week. A force of more tha

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