Tag archive for ‘Syrian attacks’
By Brandon Jones On Friday, December 14th, 2012

Syrian rebels use children to behead Assad loyalists SHOCKING VIDEO

A video released by the Syrian terrorists on their website showed them beheading loyalists to President Bashar al-Assad with machetes. WARNING: This VERY VERY GRAPHIC  — YOUTUBE PULLED THE VIDEO Infowars More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, October 24th, 2012
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Russia confirms Syrians have US Stinger missiles, Pentagon is quick deny claims

Syrian rebels fighting President Bashar al-Assad’s regime are now armed with man-portable air defense systems (MANPADS) including US-made Stingers, Russia’s top military commander said on Wednesday. Syrian More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 18th, 2012

NY Times article reveals US sending weapons to Syria are falling into hands of ‘Islamic hardliners’

Sunday’s NY Times article, titled “Jihadists Receiving Most Arms Sent to Syrian Rebels?” details how the flow of weapons from Saudi Arabia and Qatar supplying Syrian rebel groups are actually going More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 4th, 2012
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Turkey responds to Syrian killing, but won’t declare war

Turkey says it has no intention of declaring war on Syria, despite cross-border shelling in which five civilians were killed. Syria says it is investigating the shelling in the town of Akcakale. Photo/Freedom House Turkey More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 27th, 2012

‘Bloodiest Day’ in Syrian conflict leaves over 300 dead

More than 305 people were killed across Syria on Wednesday, making it the bloodiest day of the 18-month revolt, a human rights group said. Syria children of freedom photo/FreedomHouse via Flickr public domain World More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, September 17th, 2012

Syrian troops shell northern cities, 11 reportedly dead

Syrian government troops continue to pound the rebel-held Shaar district of Aleppo, killing 11 people, a rights group said, while 11 others, including seven rebels, were killed elsewhere in Syria’s northern More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 14th, 2012

Syrian rebels capture and execute 18 soldiers in Aleppo

International Peace Envoy Lakhdar Brahimi is to head to Damascus today (Thursday) to meet Syria’s President Bashar al Assad, an Arab diplomat in Cairo said, as fresh bloodshed gripped the north of the country. In More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 4th, 2012
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UN says record numbers are fleeing Syria

The UN says more than 100,000 people fled their country in August – the highest monthly total since the uprising began. Reported Deaths in Violence Across Syria April 2012; numbers from Syria Shuhada; figures More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

President Obama authorizes CIA assistance to Syrian rebels

President Obama has signed a secret order authorizing U.S. support for rebels seeking to get rid of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad and his government. Cartoon by Carlos Latuff 2011 wikimedia commons Obama’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Def. Sec. Leon Panetta to Syria’s Assad ‘Get the hell out’

US Defense Sec. Leon Panetta has advice for Syria’s President Assad: “If you want to be able to protect yourself and your family, you’d better get the hell out now.” Video screenshot “The United States More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, July 30th, 2012

Syria battle rages on in badly beaten Aleppo

Syrian forces and rebels have clashed violently in and around Aleppo as the battle for control of the northern city raged into a third day, with both sides claiming advances. Michael Thompson from One Love, Earth More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Syrian violences localizes in Aleppo

Activists say thousands of troops have been sent to Syria’s second city, Aleppo, as clashes were reported in the city for the sixth consecutive day. Fighting was reported in the central al-Jamaliya neighbourhood More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

Syrian President Assad’s brother-in-law among those killed in Damascus bombing

The brother-in-law of Syrian president Bashar al Assad and his defence minister are among several senior officials killed in a Damascus bomb attack. Syrian Commander Riad al-Asaad, who heads a group of Syrian army More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 6th, 2012

General Manaf Tlas defects, leaving Syria, his friend Assad

A Syrian general and personal friend of President Bashar al-Assad has defected and fled Syria, becoming the closest member of the leader’s inner circle to switch sides during the 16-month uprising. A younger More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 15th, 2012

Russian exporter confirms sending air and sea defenses to Syria

Russia’s chief arms exporter said Friday that his company was shipping advanced defensive missile systems to Syria that could be used to shoot down airplanes or sink ships if the United States or other nations More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, June 9th, 2012

Syrian cities enduring intense deadly shelling strikes

Activists reported new violence in southwest Syria on Saturday, saying shelling by troops and clashes between soldiers and rebel fighters in the city of Dara’a had killed 17 people, including women and children. The More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

US Embassy in Syria closed, violence spreads as Russia ramps up pressure

Syria Renews Bombardment as U.S. Closes Embassy and Russia Sends Envoys That’s the headline this morning in the Telegraph. The US Embassy in Syria has been abandoned as violence spreads. Homs continues to More...

By deskofbrian On Monday, February 6th, 2012

Syrian Army ramps up attacks on opposition as death toll rises

The Syrian army has stepped up its attacks on opposition fighters in Homs, activists and witnesses have said, a day after a UN Security Council resolution, aimed at ending the bloodshed in Syria, was blocked by More...

By deskofbrian On Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad denies brutality in Barbara Walters interview

ABC News will broadcast Barbara Walters’s interview with Syrian president Bashar al-Assad. The network hasn’t released the full transcript yet, but so far press releases suggest that the big news is that Assad More...

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