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Syria regime forces intensify Yabrud campaign, retake Qalamoun area

their operations in Yabrud, successfully recapturing a strategic area in Qalamoun that represents one of the last ... of the area near the town of Yabrud , located about 80 kilometers (50 miles) north of the capital Damascus. The advance came a day after the troops took control of the town of Sahel in Yabrud and killed a number ...

05/03/2014 - 08:14 - comment 0

Deep inside Syria: Why the fate of Qalamoun is critical as conflict enters fourth year

not all battles there have been won, the capture of Yabrud by the Syrian army and Hezbollah on Sunday ... have then been a fait accompli. But does the end of the battle of Yabrud mean that no more car ... until it was dealt a deadly blow in Yabrud on Sunday. This, according to field commanders, will lead ...

18/03/2014 - 17:29 - comment 0

Al Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades fighters kill three Israeli troops near Ramallah

village of Ein Yabrud, Israeli press reports said.     Israel Radio reported that the assailants ... the attackers fled the scene.     Following the attack, Israeli troops stormed into Ein Yabrud ... patrol in Ein Yabrud, killing and injuring many soldiers," he said by telephone.     ...

18/05/2010 - 14:27 - comment 0

Syria's Maaloula nuns released Sunday after December kidnapping

to the nearby town of Yabrud, a rebel stronghold the army is fighting to recapture.   Earlier this week, ...

09/03/2014 - 16:00 - comment 0

Syrian rebels seize guard post on Jordanian border

the towns of Irbin and Yabrud according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Pro-regime forces also ...

09/10/2013 - 16:32 - comment 0

Syrian rebels release 141 female prisoners in exchange for Maaloula nuns

the rebel-held town of Yabrud into Lebanon and then back into Syria via the official crossing. The prisoner exchange came as pro-government forces put the rebels under mounting pressure in Yabrud, their last ...

11/03/2014 - 08:14 - comment 0

Syrian troops capture medieval castle

in the country’s west, including in the cities of Yabrud and Homs. Backed by the Lebanese resistance ...

20/03/2014 - 19:47 - comment 0

Lebanon fears violent backlash after fall of Yabroud

(Hezbollah's) bluster following its extortion of the town of Yabrud." Yabroud was a major smuggling hub ...

17/03/2014 - 09:37 - comment 0

Qaeda-linked groups in Syria ponder entering Lebanon

but Yabrud -- the largest in the region -- has so far remained an opposition stronghold. “ISIL and the Al ...

05/03/2014 - 09:38 - comment 0

Syria gunmen fire on Jordan troops at border

which it said had come from Yabrud, a bastion of Syrian rebels in the Qalamun mountains.Lebanon has seen ...

16/02/2014 - 17:31 - comment 0