Syria fighting rages on across Damascus

Heavy fighting grips capital with state source saying "all weapons will be used to finish off terrorists" by weekend.

(Multimedia) "The army stormed the Qaboon district with a large number of tanks," said Rami Abdel Rahman, of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), on Thursday.

"This is the first time that tanks enter a Damascus district," Rahman said.

The army's move stoked fears of an imminent massacre in the western quarter of the capital, scene of clashes over the past five days, the SOHR said. Full Story »

Posted by Pamela Hogle - via Aljazeera
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Posted by: Posted by Pamela Hogle - Jul 19, 2012 - 10:19 AM PDT
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Edited by: Dwight Rousu - Jul 20, 2012 - 12:04 AM PDT

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