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Ceasefire in Damascus allows aid to flow

officials and insurgents is allowing food and aid supplies to enter Damascus Wednesday. ... supplies to enter Damascus Wednesday, Reuters reports. The ceasefire was agreed back in August after ... been able to re-enter the southern Damascus neighborhood. The ceasefire also calls for the release ...

12/11/2014 - 09:58 - comment 0

There’s no party like a Damascus party! Syrian well-offs try to enjoy life despite deep conflict

in Damascus spend their time at entertainment venues to stave off the boredom and sadness that comes with war. The scene in a Damascus is a Halloween party: a vampire, medieval knight, and a man dressed as a militant walk into a bar at a Damascus hotel. Pounding music greets them, with a break dancer doing head-stands. ...

Editor's Choice - 08/11/2014 - 14:12 - comment 0

Gay in Damascus, Kidnapped in Damascus

An unlikely and even less straight hero of revolt in a conservative country, Breaking up with one of your social networks when you feel used, a few of a friendly blogger's favorite things, and eavesdropping ...

Blogs Roundup - 01/04/2012 - 10:08 - comment 0

Five nuclear engineers killed in Damascus

by unknown gunmen close to a research center in northern Damascus. Reports say ... was carried out on Sunday near the Barzeh neighborhood of Damascus. It says all of them were shot dead ... the attack was carried out on Sunday near the Barzeh neighborhood of Damascus.It says all of them were shot ...

10/11/2014 - 10:59 - comment 0

Car bomb in Damascus kills two

A car bomb in Damascus killed two men and injured ... at least two men and injured a Syrian opposition commander in Douma town in Damascus, the Syrian ... commander in Douma town in Damascus, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said Sunday night. ...

20/10/2014 - 06:09 - comment 0

Syrian airstrikes kill 15 in Damascus suburb, including three children

Syrian regime airstrikes on a suburb of Damascus ... in the country. Syrian regime airstrikes on a suburb of Damascus Friday killed 15 ... women, in Jisrin to the east of Damascus, and two others in nearby Saqba, the Observatory said. ...

18/10/2014 - 12:14 - comment 0

Syrian government continues assault on Damascus

on rebel position near Damascus. Syrian warplanes continued their week-long attack on rebel positions near the capital of Damascus, concentrating on the rebel-held city of Douma. ... The area known as Eastern Ghouta, including Douma and nearby communities of suburban Damascus, is regarded ...

18/09/2014 - 17:32 - comment 1

Moderate rebels in Damascus suburb sign unprecedented non-aggression truce with the IS

in a Damascus suburb. The so-called moderate armed opposition groups in Syria have ... by a l-Qaeda-linked group, al-Nusra Front, was signed in a Damascus suburb, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights ... with the IS terrorists.The deal, brokered by al-Qaeda-linked group, al-Nusra Front, was signed in a Damascus suburb, ...

13/09/2014 - 13:00 - comment 1

UN envoy to meet Bashar al-Assad in Damascus

to meet with Syrian officials along with Bashar al-Assad in Damascus. The United Nations' newly appointed envoy to Syria , Staffan de Mistura, arrived in Damascus Tuesday ... in Damascus Tuesday for consultations with Syrian officials. ...

10/09/2014 - 19:00 - comment 0

Syrian men walk alongside an injured boy following reported shelling by Syrian government forces in Douma, northeast of Damascus

Syrian men walk alongside an injured boy following reported shelling by Syrian government forces in Douma, northeast of Damascus © 2014 Al Bawaba ( www.albawaba.com ) (NEWS, photo of the week, Middle ...

04/08/2014 - 05:54 - comment 0