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al-Nusra along with other Islamist groups destroy the tomb of Sufi Shaykh Mohammad al-Nabhan in Aleppo

  #al_Nusra, Jabhat Ansar al-Din,  #Ahrar_ al_Sham, Shari’a Court in Aleppo and its Countryside, and Hay’at al-‘Amr bi-Ma’ruf wa-al-Nahi ‘Ann al-Munkar destroyed the tomb of known Sufi Shaykh Mohammad al-Nabhan (born 1900-1974) in old Aleppo within the last few days. … Continue reading

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#Syria: Nawa falls to anti Assad forces

Nawa fell to an anti Assad group, #Nusra and #FSA, today.  Pro Assad groups withdrew to nearby positions.  Tall Umm Hawran، the tank platoon at al-Hajjajiyah, and positions controlled previously by al-Liwa’ 112 fell also.  Assad air force bombed the … Continue reading

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al- Nusra released Father Jallouf

#al-Nusra released Franciscan Priest Hanna Jallouf along with some of those who were detained with him today.  He was released to the village of al-Qnayyeh, which contains the ancient monastery of Mar Yousef, that became a sanctuary for many during … Continue reading

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Syria: News update 10/7/2014

Battles are raging in parts of Ayn al-Arab/Kobani itself between the invading Islamic State’s soldiers versus those defending the city.  Air raids are not slowing down the slow, but steady, advance of the Islamic State.  al-Hasaka witnessed few car bombs … Continue reading

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Dar’a: Zimrin and Umm al-‘Awsaj fell to anti Assad Forces

Zimrin and Umm al-‘Awsaj fell to a coalition of anti-Assad groups near Dar’a.  This coalition is attacking al-Liwa’ 15 nearby.  The next big target is al-Sanamayn, which will put them 45-50 Km from Damascus.  The town of al-Harra had fell … Continue reading

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Hama: burning countryside

In Morek مورك, the anti Assad groups were able to control a point called: al-Niqtah al-Sadisah النقطة السادسة.  al-Assad air force shelled al-Latamneh اللطامنة, Morek مورك, Kafar Zeeta كفر زيتا as well as other nearby areas.  Also Saraqeb سراقب was … Continue reading

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Dar’a: battles and air raids

In Dar’a a new battle is brewing in Tall al-Harra, where anti Assad forces had shelled it with tanks and heavy weaponry.  al-Assad responded with air raids against the areas surrounding the positions of troops loyal to him.  Also, pro … Continue reading

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