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Entries from July 2012

Fighter jets bomb Aleppo

July 24th, 2012 · 19 Comments · BREAKING NEWS

Syrian fighter jets have bombed Aleppo, according to the BBC’s Ian Pannell. Separately, ITV News reporter Bill Neely has caught on camera warplanes bombing Douma, in Damascus. This is possibly the first time jets have been used in this conflict (although this is disputed, with some saying they were used in Rastan). Using jets stinks […]

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Syria admits possessing chemical weapons

July 23rd, 2012 · 6 Comments · Politics

The Syrian Foreign Ministry has admitted what many have believed for years – it does possess chemical weapons. But it says it will only use them if there is foreign intervention. There seem to be mixed messages, though. Here, Jihad Makdissi, says that they will use chemical weapons, “if they exist”. But then later, he says […]

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