Tuesday, July 22, 2014


Transmission

Syrian Civil War -- A Timeline Of Tragedy

A Shi'ite fighter holds his weapon while patrolling a road at Sayeda Zainab area in Damascus in May 2013.
A Shi'ite fighter holds his weapon while patrolling a road at Sayeda Zainab area in Damascus in May 2013.
It started as a series of mass protests that were violently repulsed by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. It has since devolved into a sectarian civil war that has claimed more than 100,000 lives.

There appears to be no end in sight. 

A week after an apparent chemical attack killed hundreds and with reports that a U.S.-led strike on Syria could be imminent, RFE/RL takes a look at the conflict in Syria from its beginnings, 30 months ago.
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by: Alex from: LA
August 30, 2013 07:44
Where is the line for how many Sunni mujaheddin from other Muslim nations have come to create yet another Sunni run nation. What ever happened to divide and conquer?

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