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Syrian rebels accused of using toxic gas


Syrian rebels accused of using toxic gasDamascus, April 13 - Al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front used toxic gas in the central province of Hama, killing at least two people and causing suffocation to hundred others, official Syrian media said Saturday.

51 rebels killed in Syria


51 rebels killed in SyriaDamascus, April 11 : A total of 51 rebels were killed Thursday during an infighting among rival radical rebel groups in east Syria, a media report said citing activists.

25 killed in Syrian twin bombings


25 killed in Syrian twin bombingsDamascus, April 10 - At least 25 people were killed and 107 wounded Wednesday in two car bomb blasts in Syria's Homs province, a local media report said.

Syrian troops kill 20 rebels near Damascus


Syrian troops kill 20 rebels near DamascusDamascus, April 4 - The Syrian government troops killed 20 rebels Thursday in a wide-scale offensive against rebel-held areas in the eastern countryside of the capital Damascus, the media reported.

Syrian troops thwart attack on key military site


Syrian troops thwart attack on key military siteDamascus, March 26 - The Syrian army Tuesday thwarted rebels' offensive against a key military observation site in the northwestern province of Latakia, inflicting hefty losses upon the rebels, the state media reported.

Mortar attacks kill 15 across Syria


Damascus, March 24 - At least 15 people were killed Sunday in different parts of Syria in multiple mortar attacks by armed militant groups, local media reported.

Eight people were killed when mortar shells landed near the Sheikh Daher Square and the entrance of the Hanano marketplace in Syria's Latakia province, Xinhua reported.

Syrian troops recapture key town


syrian troopsDamascus, March 21 - Syrian troops have recaptured a key town in the central province of Homs, media reported.

Mortar shelling kills eight in Damascus suburbs


Damascus, March 19 - At least eight people were killed and 15 others wounded in a mortar shelling on suburbs of Syria's capital of Damascus Tuesday evening, the pro-government Sama TV reported.

The mortars targeted the southern suburbs of Babila, Yalda, Beit Sahem, the report said, adding that ambulances of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent were helping the injured, according to Xinhua.