Syria strikes Damascus suburb; U.N. decries arms flow




 
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Syria strikes Damascus suburb; U.N. decries arms flow
 
July 2nd, 2012  
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Syria strikes Damascus suburb; U.N. decries arms flow
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian helicopters bombarded a Damascus suburb on Monday and Turkey scrambled warplanes near the border in the north, as the U.N. human rights chief warned that arms supplies to both the government and rebels were deepening the 16-month conflict. Fighting has come to the gates of the capital in recent weeks and is also raging throughout the country as the battle to unseat President Bashar al-Assad increasingly takes on the character of an all-out civil war, fuelled by sectarian hatred. ...




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