Arab Israeli Conflict
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This is a developing story.
According to the Syrian Al-Marsad organization for human rights, Thursday's attack on the Dabaa military airport in central Syria was aimed at Hezbollah members and militias.
Syria, Iran and Russia all said Israel was responsible for carrying out the attack at the T-4 air base near Homs.
A defense of Bashar Assad paints him as a victim of a corrupt and repressive environment.
By GLENN C, ALTSCHULER
The Syrian army and its allies have for years employed siege and bombardment tactics to force rebels to surrender their enclaves and agree to be transferred to opposition territory in northern Syria.
An Israeli military spokesman said he had no immediate comment.
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
A string of bombings have struck cities under government control in Syria this year, including the capital Damascus.
The Syrian Observatory said on Friday around 70 rockets had fallen in 24 hours on Eastern Ghouta in the heaviest bombing since the de-escalation zone was declared.
ISIS falls back to the advancing Syrian and Iraqi armies, but attacks on high ranking Syrian officers show the Islamic State is far from surrendering.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA,JPOST.COM STAFF
The Syrian army on Friday moved into Homs, the country’s third-largest city, after reaching a cease-fire agreement with rebel forces in the city.
By Ariel Ben Solomon
Satellite images reveal human rights violations against civilians.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Assad's forces have been on offensive in city for ten days; Homs links capital with army bases on the coast.
New opposition president Ahmad Jarba expects advanced arms from Saudi Arabia to reach rebels soon, change balance of power.
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