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Syrian residents 'bracing for full-blown war'

2 years agoNews : The Coming Crisis

Syria (CNN) -- Fear and horror paralyzed residents in the Syrian city of Homs Tuesday, with snipers preventing anyone from moving and heavy shelling blasting through the air, opposition activists said. "The snipers are even targeting those who intend to get bread from the bakeries," said one activist, who uses the pseudonym Abu Omar. "People now getting their groceries and bread carried over the fences of private homes.
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Ambush hits Homs activist lifeline

News : The Coming Crisis (2 years ago)

Tripoli, Lebanon (CNN) -- Syrian troops inflicted heavy losses on a band of opposition activists who were trying to smuggle Western journalists and seriously wounded residents of Homs out of the country, survivors said Tuesday. Gove... Read Post

Clashes in Syria as U.N. ceasefire monitors due

News : Yahoo! News: The Upshot (2 years ago)

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government forces shelled the city of Homs on Sunday, resident opposition activists and a rights activist said, as a six-person advance party of U.N. observers is due to arrive in Syria to monitor a ceasefi... Read Post

2 Western journalists killed in Syria, opposition activists say

News : CNN's This Just In (2 years ago)

Two Western journalists were killed Wednesday in the Syrian city of Homs amid heavy shelling from government forces, opposition activists said. The Sunday Times of London said one of the journalists reportedly killed was staffer Mar... Read Post


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