The United Nations has confirmed that 32 children and nearly twice as many adults were killed after Syrian government forces attacked the western town of Houla. Locals are furious that U.N. observers, deployed to monitor a cease-fire between officials and the opposition, did not intervene. —ARK
Activists say some of the victims died by shelling, while others were summarily executed, or butchered by the regime militia known as the “shabiha”.
Over 90 people were killed during Friday’s attack by Syrian security forces on Houla, a town in the Homs province, according to the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The victims reportedly included some 25 children. Acti... Read Post
BEIRUT (AP) — Fierce street fighting in a Syrian town near the Lebanese border has killed at least 28 elite members of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group, activists said Monday, as Syrian government forces pushed deeper into the str... Read Post