Posts Tagged ‘Military news’

Turkey-Syria border almost war zone + Related Articles

Monday, July 23, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News July  23, 2012
Turkey deploys ground-to-air missiles to Syrian border

Syrian rebels back tracking

Govt helicopters bombing Damascus districts not confirmed


Photo – File

According to Turkish media, Turkey has moved another five anti-aircraft missile batteries to its border with Syria. Read more…

Syrian troops take control over Damascus neighborhood

Saturday, July 21, 2012 Comments off

Syrian troops and tanks on Friday drove rebels from a Damascus neighborhood where some of the heaviest of this week’s fighting in the capital left cars gutted and fighters’ bodies in the streets.
More than 300 people were killed in a single day, activists said, as the military struggles to regain momentum after a stunning bombing against the regime’s leadership. Read more…

Syrian soldiers desert to Turkey – VOR

Tuesday, July 3, 2012 Comments off

A group of Syrian soldiers fled to Turkey on Monday, bringing to 85 the overall number of government troops, including a General and several senior officers, who have in the past few weeks deserted to the neighbouring country. Read more…

Libyan tribal clashes: 47 dead in three days – RT

Sunday, July 1, 2012 Comments off

Tribal warfare continues for the fifth day straight in Libya, with 47 killed in the last three days alone and over 100 reportedly wounded. Ethnic strife in Libya has cost hundreds of lives since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi’s regime last October. Read more…

Annan: Russia, West agree on transition government for Syria – RT

Sunday, July 1, 2012 Comments off

The Syrian crisis is to be resolved by a transition government consisting of the current authorities and opposition leaders. The proposal was announced by UN-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan after talks in Geneva. Read more…

Syrian army takes control of Duma town

Sunday, July 1, 2012 Comments off

The Syrian opposition reports that government troops have taken control of the town of Duma, near Damascus. The military had besieged the city for several days, firing artillery shells. According to opposition activists, dozens of people were killed in the fire attacks, many forced to flee the city. Those that stayed on had to face lack of food, water and electricity. Read more…

Syria: Attack on TV staff ‘worst massacre against journalism’ + Related Articles

Thursday, June 28, 2012 Comments off

Syrian Information Minister Omran al-Zoubi put the responsibility for killing of seven TV staffers on the EU, Arab and International organizations. He called it “the worst massacre against journalism and the freedom of media.” Read more…

Turkiga Oo Sheegay In Diyaarad Kale Ay Katoogatay Suuriya

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 Comments off

Turkigu waxay sheegeen in Suuriya ay xabadaysay mid kamid ah diyaaradaheeda ka qayb qaadanaya baadigoobka raqdii iyo ruuxii diyaarad dagaao oo ay Suuriya ka sooriday Jimcihii. Read more…

Syria shot at second plane, Turkey says

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 Comments off

Turkey says Syria fired on one of its planes that was taking part in a rescue operation for a warplane shot down by Syrian forces last Friday.

Turkey’s deputy PM said the CASA search and rescue plane, looking for the F-4 Phantom jet, was not brought down. Read more…

RT:Libya tribal hack and slash: Hundreds killed and wounded in ­week

Thursday, June 21, 2012 Comments off

Clashes between warring factions are heating up in western Libya. Tribes that once supported the country’s uprising are battling each other and pro-Gaddafi rival tribes – all against the background of freebee arms. Read more…