Syrian Army Launches Offensive Near Damascus

Bashar Al-Assad Army Launches Offensive Near DamascusTIMEBy AP / ZEINA KARAM Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012 (BEIRUT) — The Syrian military launched an offensive to regain control of suburbs on the eastern edge of Damascus Sunday, storming neighborhoods and clashing with groups of army defectors in fierce fighting ...Syrian military launches offensive in clashes with army defectorsFox NewsArab League Suspends Syrian MissionBloombergSyrian forces battle to retake Damascus suburbs |ReutersCNN -gulfnews.comall 256 news articles »

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