Results tagged “Syria”
Would you like to limit the tag results display to a specific section?
If you do, then pick any of the sections below:
Or simply go to the aggregated tag results from:
Israeli jets carried out the second strike in 48 hours, allegedly against Hezbollah stocks of Fateh-110 missiles supplied by Iran. A military research facility at Jamraya was targeted, as were areas near Maysaloun on the Lebanese border and the nearby Dimas air base. State media claimed the attacks caused massive damage and many casualties. The government condemned the attacks and warned that Israel had "opened the door to all possibilities."
Government forces launched intense assaults against rebel forces in Homs and Deir al Zour. Sectarian fighting raged in Qusair. A clash broke out in the Turkish border town of Akcakale between police and Free Syrian Army fighters trying to enter Turkey. The opposition Syrian National Council denounced Hezbollah's "threat" to intervene in Syria. Israel is growing more concerned that Syria's arsenal, including chemical weapons, may fall into the hands of Hezbollah or the "Islamists of the opposition," including the Al Nusrah Front.
A bomb attack in Damascus on the convoy of the Prime Minister killed six people but he escaped the assassination attempt. A UN team is investigating available information on the use of chemical weapons but has not been allowed into the country. A Free Syrian Army commander said Hezbollah is leading rebel forces in the town of Qusayr in Homs province.