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  • Homs, Syria
    Syrian government starves rebels in Homs
    The UN watches while the Syrian government starves 1,300 rebels trapped in Homs. What good does it do for the UN to watch and fail to act? Cannot the US and allies provide an airdrop of food and supplies? The rebels in Homs have been holding out...
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    Masked gunman brutally executes Jesuit priest in Syria
    A 75-year-old Dutch Jesuit priest, Francis Van Der Lugt, was executed in the Syrian city of Homs on Monday by an unidentified gunman. He was in the same order as Pope Francis.The Vatican said he was abducted and beaten before being shot twice in...
  • WFP Executive Director Demands Safe Access To Vulnerable Civilians In All Communities Inside Syria
    UN demands continued access to feed war victims in Syria
    The UN World Food Programme (WFP) yesterday demanded "continuous and sustainable access to provide food and to monitor and assess needs," in Homs, Syria and other parts of the war-torn country.The Syrian government finally this week...
  • Syria: activist says Assad wants Khaldiyeh district 'no matter what the price'
    Syria: activist says Assad wants Khaldiyeh district 'no matter what the price'
    The United Nations is expressing an increased concern for almost 4,000 civilians caught in the midst of a raging battle for the Old City of Homs as government and rebel forces have been fighting on the outskirts of Khaldiya.One website, the...
  • Posted on the Free Syria Army Facebook page - with the caption: the difference between Assad forces and Free Syria Army troops
    Syria: bombs fall on Aleppo while Homs rebels fight back with homemade missiles
    Intermittent silence on the web from Free Syria Army and activist sources in Aleppo has had press scrambling for information and activists and social media correspondents worried that no news was not for the best as the ragtag and defector rebel...
  • Freedom for Syria
    Egypt, Iran part company on Syria
    Predominantly Muslim nations on Sunday continued to show their disagreements on how to conduct relations with Syria, with Egypt withdrawing its ambassador to Syria and Iran sending warships to Syria as a signal it is prepared to defend the country...
  • Al-Qaida
    Syria has the right to combat terrorism and fight al-Qaida
    Syria's Permanent Representative to the UN Dr. Bashar al-Jafari stated: "The Syrian leadership spared no effort in responding to legitimate reform demands and issued a reform program based on political plurality," added al-Jafari,...