Category Archives: Syria

Syria: Map Of Events


The activist group SyriaUprising publishes this continually updated map of events in Syria: Color code: Blue markers: protests, Red: casualties Yellow: on strike Green: military action/other incidents The map appears to be update frequently by the SyrianUprising (Twitter: @SyriaUprising)

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Russia continues to deliver arms to the regime in Syria

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The defense industry website Airforce Technology reported today that Syria is considering to buy advanced air defense and other weapons systems from Russia. A group of Syrian observers was present at a recent live fire exercise in South Russia and … Continue reading

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Syria: ‘Intense Shooting’ in Port City of Latakia


Heavy gunfire is reported today from the city of Latakia on the Mediterranean coast as the Syrian army’s crackdown on protesters goes into its third day. Activists on the ground report that at least 27 people have died during the … Continue reading

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Crackdown On Protesters Continues In Syria


The Syrian army continues its operations against protesters all over Syria. At least 27 people were killed yesterday. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said in a statement that tanks, troop carriers and buses transporting security forces sped into … Continue reading

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Turkish Prime Minister: “Syria to see changes in the next 10-15 days”


Ankara, 10 August: Тurkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said today that he expects Syria to see changes in the next 10 to 15 days. Ankara has sent a very clear message to Damascus to put an end to the … Continue reading

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Syria: Army Enters Town Near the Border to Turkey


Early this morning Syrian Army units have entered the town of Binnish, about  35 kilometers east of the Turkish border. An eyewitness reports that the government troops use tanks in their operation. While Turkish foreign minister Ahmet Davutoglu is in … Continue reading

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Syria: Phonelines Into Hama Cut – Tanks Firing Into The City


Fresh explosions have erupted in the Syrian city of Hama today as President Bashar al-Assad’s government showed no signs of halting the intense military assault against an uprising, now in its fifth month. Syrian tanks occupied the main Orontes Square … Continue reading

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