Posts Tagged ‘government forces’

The New York Times | Nada Bakri & Anthony Shadid | July 31, 2011

Syrian military and security forces stormed Hama and other restive cities before dawn on Sunday, killing at least 75 people in what appeared to mark the fiercest crackdown yet by the government of President Bashar al-Assad on the four-month old uprising against his rule, activists and residents there said.


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9 May, 2011

SUGHEAD, 9 May 2011 (IRIN) – Clashes between government and opposition forces in the Western Mountains region of Libya have blocked access to thousands of fleeing civilians, aggravating the humanitarian situation there, say aid workers and locals. (more…)

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By Edwin Fernandez
The Inquirer

COTABATO CITY, Philippines — Three civilians, one of them a five-year-old boy, were killed in the crossfire when government forces and Moro rebels clashed in a village of Midsayap town in North Cotabato Thursday, police said Friday. (more…)

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