Sunday, September 9, 2012

Carnage!

At this stage, every major town and city in Syria is being bombarded by tanks, heavy artillery and fighter jets. Neither Assad’s madness nor international indifference seem to know any bounds.

Saturday September 8, 2012

Today’s Death toll: 178. The Breakdown: 89 in Aleppo (including 30 in aerial shelling of Halwanieh and 13 in Shaar district), 55 in Damascus and suburbs (including 15 summarily executed in Douma and 12 in Tadamun, 5 due to the aerial shelling in Yarmouk Camp), 17 martyrs in Daraa (including 9 summarily executed in Hirak), 6 in Homs, 4 in Idlib, 4 in Deir Ezzor, 2 in Lattakia, and one martyr from Hama that died in Daraa. (LCC)

News

Op-Eds & Special Reports
Aleppo

You can't trust the validity of any war report emerging from Syria, but one thing is clear: The opposition needs to come together if it wants to bring down the regime.


Video Highlights

While MIGs were busy pounding the Christian-majority neighborhood of Boustan Al-Basha http://youtu.be/nQdfm5TDn5U Members of Al-Tawhid Brigade, the Salafist group conducting operations in Aleppo City, took advantage of a lull period http://youtu.be/FrEe6hAzGi8 to confiscate and destroy an alcohol shipment belonging to a local Christian trader http://tinyurl.com/8gzw357 The pounding of the nearby Shaar District left 13 dead http://youtu.be/Q7YRuS1yUgg , http://youtu.be/Us13_FtHX3A But in Halwaniyeh, it was a virtual carnage http://youtu.be/rjpqHW9BLU0 , http://youtu.be/VyjsCgN88FM , http://youtu.be/_A5Y0r_e9y4 , http://youtu.be/QIUf8QeEm30 A MIG dropping its load over the city http://youtu.be/hT7iz3Ga25A In Midan, pro-Assad militias blew up the water main feeding the city http://youtu.be/F-yXLs0yENw , http://youtu.be/NalhipiugQc , http://youtu.be/HR93_i2nwW0

The pounding of the Damascene Neighborhood of Tadamon in Damascus City continued http://youtu.be/5UQXvyD_PSo , http://youtu.be/bQkczF_9kRI

The battle for control of the town of Al-Hosn in Homs Province continues, so does the pounding of the town by pro-Assad militias http://youtu.be/F5RvLHz5RWU