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Latest George Sabra Items
Rebels backed by captured tanks launched a fresh offensive on a government complex housing a police academy near the northern city of Aleppo on Sunday, while the government hit back with airstrikes to try to protect the strategic installation, activists said.
Syrian rebels fighting to topple President Bashar Assad declared Damascus International Airport a "legitimate target" Friday in a bid to cut off regime supplies, as clashes between government troops and rebels forced the closure of the airport road for the second time this week.
Twin suicide bombings shook a southern Syrian city on Saturday, killing at least 20 regime troops, an activist group said.
British police are investigating Wednesday whether a British man and woman arrested on suspicion of supporting terrorism offenses in Syria were part of a group that held two veteran war journalists hostage in Syria in July.
Syria's prime minister began planning his break from the regime two months ago when Bashar Assad offered him the post and an ultimatum: Take the job or die.
Syria warned the American and French ambassadors Wednesday not to travel outside the capital without permission, two weeks after the two envoys angered the regime by visiting a city that has become the center of the country's 4-month-old uprising.