According to a Sunday Times report, Syria is preparing a massive missile attack on Tel Aviv should Israel make another strike against the Assad government’s attempts to transport weapons to Hezbollah. (more…)
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The White House announced after the deadly attack on Assad’s inner circle that the president is “losing control”. Russia condemned the bombing as an “act of terror” and called for those behind it to be punished.
The brother-in-law of Syrian president Bashar al Assad, Assef Shawkat and defense Chief Daoud Rajha died in the blast at a meeting of senior security and government figures in Damascus. Syrian general Hassan Turkmani, a former defense minister and senior military official, was also killed, and several others were wounded. (more…)
Government troops have stormed a Damascus district with tanks for the first time, five days on from the outbreak of
fierce clashes in the capital, a UK-based rights group has said. (more…)
Syrian security forces resumed their fierce shelling of opposition targets in Homs Thursday but appeared to be losing their tight grip in the northern region. (more…)
Arab and western governments joined forces on Tuesday to urge the United Nations to condemn the violent suppression of protests in Syria and to endorse a plan for President Bashar al-Assad to step aside. (more…)
Syria dismissed on Monday U.S. and Western criticism of Damascus and said it would defeat what it called foreign attempts to spread chaos, hours after the White House said President Bashar al-Assad had lost control and would inevitably fall from power. (more…)