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Clashes Rock Damascus

Clashes Rock Damascus

This weekend, the Syrian capital of Damascus saw some of its largest clashes as armed resistance groups fired back and forth with Syrian security forces. Meanwhile, U.N. special envoy Kofi Annan has deployed experts to try to forge some kind of ceasefire and peace between the two sides …

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Witnesses say machine-guns and rocket-propelled grenades were heard from the heavily guarded district of al-Mezze, which hosts several security buildings.

Syrian TV said three “terrorists” and a security force member had been killed.

The UN estimates more than 8,000 people have died in the year-long uprising.

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