Posts Tagged ‘Clashes’

Clashes in Syria’s second city

July 21st, 2012 Comments off

Heavy clashes between troops and rebels are reported in Syria’s second city of Aleppo, a day after the UN extends its observer mission.
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Iraq evacuates its citizens in Syria by air

July 20th, 2012 Comments off

Iraq is evacuating hundreds of its citizens from Damascus by air because clashes between Syrian soldiers and rebels have left land routes too dangerous, officials said on Friday.
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Fresh fighting follows Syria bomb

July 19th, 2012 Comments off

There have been clashes overnight in many parts of Syria, after the deaths of three top regime figures in a suspected suicide attack on Wednesday.
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Central Damascus hit by clashes

July 17th, 2012 Comments off

Clashes erupt in the centre of Syria’s capital, as rebels announce they have launched an all-out assault called Operation Damascus Volcano.
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Clashes spread in Syrian capital

July 16th, 2012 Comments off

Armoured personnel carriers are deployed in areas of Damascus, activists say, as fierce clashes rage in the Syrian capital for a second day.
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Syria denies Treimsa village ‘massacre’

July 15th, 2012 Comments off

UN observers said heavy weapons were used in the assault on the Syrian village of TreimsaSyria's regime on Sunday denied its forces used tanks and helicopters in an assault on Treimsa, saying what happened in the central village was the result of clashes with rebels and not a "massacre."

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Gadhafi’s divisive policies still haunt Libya

July 12th, 2012 Comments off

In this Wednesday, March 7, 2012 photo, a displaced Libyan Tawargha woman is seen in a refugee camp in the outskirts of Benghazi, Libya. On the country's Mediterranean coast, Misrata, Libya's third largest city and its business center, local militiamen expelled some 40,000 ethnic Tawargha Africans for allegedly collaborating in the killing and rape of Misratans and for helping Gadhafi's forces in imposing a tight siege on the city during the uprising. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo)Rebels from the western town of Zintan were seen as heroes after playing a key role in toppling Moammar Gadhafi. Empowered and flush with weapons from Libya's civil war, the militiamen now are fighting again — settling scores with a rival tribe in clashes that have killed dozens of people.

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Libya: 100 dead and 500 injured

June 21st, 2012 Comments off
Did you see anything in the Western press about the tribal clashes in Libya in which more than 100 were killed and more than 500 injured?

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105 killed in week of clashes in west Libya

June 20th, 2012 Comments off

A week of tribal clashes southwest of Tripoli cost 105 lives and left more than 500 people woundedA week of tribal clashes southwest of Tripoli cost 105 lives and left more than 500 people wounded, a Libyan official said Wednesday, adding that calm had returned to the mountain region.

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Activists: Mortar hits protest in Syria, 10 killed

June 12th, 2012 Comments off

This video image taken from amateur video and broadcast by Bambuser/Homslive shows a series of devastating explosions rocking the central Syrian city of Homs, Syria, Monday, June 11, 2012. Live streaming video caught the devastation during one of the heaviest examples of violence since the uprisings began over a year ago. (Photo/Bambuser/Homslive via AP video) MANDATORY CREDIT: BAMBUSER/HOMSLIVESyrian forces barraged an eastern city with mortar shells as anti-government protesters were dispersing before dawn Tuesday, killing at least 10 people, while clashes broke out elsewhere in the country, activists said.

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