Thursday, October 11, 2012

Syria bombing

  • Syria crisis: bombs hit security complex - Tuesday 9 October 2012

    Syrian armed forces continue to pursue rebels in the Karm Al-Gabal area in Aleppo province. Syrian rebels claimed gains in northern areas along the border with Turkey, while government troops pounded opposition strongholds in Syria's southern and ...

  • Syria Protests Turkey's 'Hostile' Plane Interception

    The Syrian foreign ministry said Thursday that the interception of the plane as it was flying from Moscow to Damascus was "another sign of the hostile polices" of the Turkish government.

  • French Police Find Jihadist Bomb Lab Used in Kosher Store Attack

    18 bombing of a kosher supermarket in Sarcelles, a northern suburb of Paris, belonged to a "jihadist cell" that was "extremely dangerous.

  • FSA shot down 61 Syrian regime warplanes during uprising

    Using the Syrian Air Force in bombing civilians is not unprecedented in the country. The Baathist regime previously used the air force to silence the Muslim Brotherhood's uprising in the 1980s.

  • UPDATE 2-Suicide bombers hit Syria security complex-rebels

    By Khaled Yacoub Oweis. AMMAN Oct 9 (Reuters) - Rebel suicide bombers struck overnight at an Air Force Intelligence compound on the edge of the Syrian capital Damascus overnight, killing or wounding at least 100 people, insurgents and activists said on ...

  • Syria Turkey Attack: NATO Ready To Defend Turkey

    BRUSSELS - NATO is ready to defend Turkey, the alliance's top official said Tuesday, in a direct warning to Syria after a week of cross-border artillery and mortar exchanges dramatically escalated tensions between the two countries.

  • 'Dozens die in battles for key north Syria towns'

    Dozens of people have died in battles between Syrian troops and rebels for strategic northern towns, a watchdog said on Thursday, adding that war planes were bombing rebel belts in the central city of Homs. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said ...

  • Fighting in Syria Continues, More Destruction and Civilian Deaths, Tensions ...

    Syrian warplanes also bombed areas near the town of Um Al Asafir on the edge of Damascus, and artillery pounded the suburb of Artous, killing at least one woman, according to opposition activists.

  • Qaeda-Linked Group Claims Responsibility for Syrian Blasts

    The number of casualties from the attack was not known, and the Syrian state news media did not immediately report on it.

  • Suicide Car Bomb Strikes Syrian Kurdish-Area

    A suicide car bomb exploded in the northern Syrian city of Qamishli Sunday, in the first such attack in the country's Kurdish region which has been kept out of the conflict between opposition rebels and the government.

  • Syria suicide bomber attacks intelligence compound

    A Sunni extremist group is claiming responsibility after a suicide attacker detonated a car bomb near a compound of the Syrian intelligence service on the outskirts of Damascus on Monday. Jabhat al-Nusra claimed responsibility on Tuesday for an attack ...

  • Activists: 3 kids killed in latest Syria bombing

    (CBS/AP) BEIRUT - Syrian warplanes bombed two buildings on Monday in the northern city of Aleppo, killing at least five people including three children from the same family, activists said.

  • UN chief slams terrorist bombings in Syrian capital

    UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday strongly condemned the terrorist bombings in Damascus Monday evening, saying that "the spiral of violence in Syria is creating a fertile ground for terrorism and criminal ...

  • Car Bomb Hits Syrian Capital, Killing at Least 1

    The blast is the latest in a series of bombings and suicide attacks targeting security personnel and government institutions as Syria plunges deeper into chaos. Damascus, in particular, has become a frequent target for car bombs and suicide blasts, but ...

  • 'Dozens' Dead in Twin Damascus Bombings

    Twin attacks by suicide bombers on a Syrian Air Force compound near Damascus killed dozens of people Oct. 8, activists said yesterday, adding that it feared for the safety of hundreds of prisoners being held there.

  • Suicide Bombing Widens Syrian Conflict to Kurdish Northeast

    Syria's civil war appeared to widen to the country's mainly Kurdish northeast on Sunday, with a suicide car bomber killing several people in a rare attack on a Syrian Kurdish town near the Turkish border. Syrian state media said at least four people ...

  • WRAPUP 2-NATO makes plans to back Turkey over Syria spillover

    Heavy clashes around Syrian town of Azmarin. * NATO says will defend Turkey. * Rebel suicide bombers hit near Damascus.

  • Syria clashes intensify near Turkey border

    HACIPASA, Turkey (Reuters) - NATO said on Tuesday it had drawn up plans to defend Turkey if necessary against any further spillover of violence from Syria's border areas where rebels and government forces are fighting for control. Rebel suicide bombers ...

  • Report: Syria bombing women, children

    Black smoke rises over Aleppo, Syria, after government airstrikes on September 12, 2012. Syrian rebels have vowed to retake control of the large Hanano army base in Aleppo, a few days after loosing control of it to Syrian government forces. UPI/Ahmad ...

  • Activists: Syrian Government Air Strike Kills 21 in Northern Town

    Syrian rights activists say government warplanes have bombed a northern town near the Turkish border, killing 21 people, as heavy fighting spread within the old city of Aleppo, Syria's commercial capital. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human ...

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