Syria News - August 17, 2012 (Warning: Graphic Videos)
August 17, 2012 -The Local Coordination Committees in Syria: Friday came to an end with 168 martyrs in Syria, including 45 in Aleppo (among them an entire family); 40 martyrs in Damascus and its suburbs, including 16 martyrs who were slaughtered in Douma; 30 in Daraa, including 8 in Nawa whose corpses were burned; 30 in Homs, including 10 in Deir Baalba and a family from Qosair; 12 in Idlib; 7 in Deir Ezzor; and 4 in Hama, including a mother and her child.... Damascus Suburbs: Douma: Regime's force committed yet another massacre of 16 people, the corpses of the 16 martyrs were found handcuffed and slaughtered with knives. The corpses are held in the National Hospital of Douma...Homs: Deir Baalba: The bodies of 10 people who were arrested last week were found. Two of the bodies were identified as being martyres Nizar Al-Shamaa and Fayez Ridda Al-Abbass. The remaining martyrs have not yet been identified due to the disfigurement of their bodies due to the extreme torture...
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Syria News - August 17, 2012 (Warning: Graphic Videos)
Local Coordination Committees of Syria + Videos
August 17, 2012
Al-Assad's regime has been besieging Al-Holeh for five months in an attempt to isolate the city from the rest of the world. Regime forces continue their military operations against residents of Al-Holeh, killing civilians, shelling and destroying homes and even depriving the city from the most basic needs. In this footage, a newborn has died of malnutrition. Six days ago, his mother appeared in this footage begging the world to lift the siege and end the suffering of the children.
Homs #Syria l Another Massacre by #Assad as he Shells the City and Kills Many
Four Martyrs, Completely Disfigured, as a Result of the Shelling in the Hamidieh Neighborhood in Homs
Homs Bab Seb'a, The martyr Marwan al Wazan 17 8 2012
Homs Bab Sba'a, The martyrs Mo'taz Hamo ,Shams Hamo and Bassam al Laz 17 8 2012
Wounded in the Field Hospital in Rastan
People of Rastan Fleeing Due to the Heavy Shelling
Rastan- Homs: The only make-shift hospital was targeted with more than 15 shells, which led to the destruction of nearby houses, also it caused major damages in the hospital.
A video shows Assad thugs steal and destroy the historical ruins in the archeological city of Palmyra
Damascus Suburbs, Douma, Assad's force committed massacre of 16 people. Aug 17, 2012
Douma, Al Shifonieh,slaughtered detainees by Assads militia
Damascus, Qadam: Four Young Men Slaughtered by the Security Forces
Martyr Ahmad Darwish Aliya in Qatana, Damascus Subrubs
Martyr Jihad Al-Taweel in Bebila, Damascus Suburbs
Assad Shelling Kills and Injures many in the town of Saqba
Saqba, Regime forces continue barbaric shelling. More innocents lose their lives and others lose their limbs
Kafrbatna, a martyr because of shelling
Saqba ,The martyr Ghiath Obaid Abu Hesham 17 8 2012
Ma'raba, The martyr Bara' Eid al Eid 17 8 2012
Sakba, the impact of shelling 17 8 2012
Damascus Suburbs | August 17, 2012, : Al-Assad’s Forces Shell Homes in Ezzabadani
Al Qaboun- Damascus: Snipers stationed on buildings targeting worshipers during Friday prayer.
Assad's choppers shelling KafrSoseh,heart of Damascus,
Shelling in the Qadam and Assali Neighborhoods in Damascus
Aftermath of the Shelling of One of the Residential Homes in Yilda, Damascus Suburbs
Syria Dictator Assad Air Strikes Bury Civilians Under Rubble in Baidin 8-17-12 Aleppo
Syrians Buried Under Rubble in Batbo by Assad Warplanes 8-17-12 Aleppo
Aleppo , burnt corpses of matyrs
Aleppo Ba'edin A massacre due to shelling
A Martyred Woman Killed by Sniper in Mashhad Street, Aleppo
Aleppo, Wounded man survived miraculously from the hail of Assad's snipers bullets
Heavy Shelling of Hayyan, Aleppo
Rocket Shelling on Tal Rif'at in Aleppo
Pulling Out the Bodies of 8 People, Who were Martyred Due to Warplanes Shelling at Maaruba, Daraa
Daraa - Mass Murder As Dictator Assad Bombs City 8-17-12
Dara'a, Namer, Two young victims were slaughtered by Assad's forces. Aug 17, 2012
Child Martyr Mohamad Ziad Barghouth in Dael, Daraa
Daraa , Ma’raba an attempt or resuscitating a baby. Eight martyrs have been pulled from under the rubble due to the helicopter shelling on one of the shelters in the town
Ma'arba | Daraa | Regime Forces Continue to Shell, Children Injured
Aerial Bombardment on Homes in Dar’aa
Destruction in Tafas, Daraa
Shelling by Warplanes in Maaraba, Daraa
Non Stop Shelling by #Assad Forces has caused many deaths
M'aarbleet, The martyrs Mohammad Khaled Qaydouha and the child Ezz al Deen
M'ra Labit , The martyrs Khaled Jamil al Zein and Abdul Kareem Mohamad Kaidoha
One of the People Wounded During the Shelling of Maaret Al-Nouman, Idlib
Regime Forces Use MiG Warplanes to Shell Janjanaz, Idlib
Souha , Bodies are pulled out from under the rubble after warplanes shelled the village 17 8 2012
Souha, People wounded by shelling are treated for their wounds
Hama | August 17, 2012: Al-Assad’s Air Force Bombards Homes in Soha
Hama: Random shootings by Assad gangs in Assi Squar to instill fear in the people. [17 August 2012]
Lifeless body of fallen hero Mohammad Haygi
Hassan Al-Ta Street, #DeirEzzor: The aftermath of shelling and destruction at the hands of Syrian regime forces. [17 August 2012]
The Local Coordination Committees in Syria: Friday came to an end with 168 martyrs in Syria, including 45 in Aleppo (among them an entire family); 40 martyrs in Damascus and its suburbs, including 16 martyrs who were slaughtered in Douma; 30 in Daraa, including 8 in Nawa whose corpses were burned; 30 in Homs, including 10 in Deir Baalba and a family from Qosair; 12 in Idlib; 7 in Deir Ezzor; and 4 in Hama, including a mother and her child.
Damascus Suburbs: Tal: Omar Jehad Abla, 17, was martyred by regime forces' gunfire.
Damascus Suburbs: Daraya: Heavy shelling with missiles of Fshoukh land, which is situated between Daraya and Mouadamyeh, is reported and is accompanied by helicopters shelling the eastern part of Daraya.
Damascus Suburbs: Aqraba: Heavy shelling with warplane machine guns is reported in the town.
Daraa: Sanamen: Regime's security forces are deployed in large numbers along with tanks and regime thugs (Shabiha) amid nonstop gunfire by the regime's forces.
Damascus Suburbs: Mleiha: The regime's forces intensely shell the farms on the outskirts of the city from the Jaraman checkpoint, while helicopters hover above the city.
Damascus Suburbs: Saqba: Dozens of wounded, including several critical cases, were reported as a result of a shell that landed the commercial souk.
Daraa: Khirbet Ghazaleh: 2 shells landed due to the shelling of the town by regime forces.
Damascus Suburbs: Deir Al-Asaffir: Heavy mortar shelling of the town was reported, the shelling is from Bala military camp and from the air defence base in Maliha.
Idlib: Maaret Al-Nouman: Several shells have fallen on the Gharbi and Janoubi neighborhoods of the city.
Damascus Suburbs: Zamalka: An evening demonstration set out in solidarity with the disaster-stricken cities and to call for the ouster of the regime.
Damascus: Yarmouk Refugee Camp: The funeral of martyr Abdullah Al-Yasri started as a massive demonstration that started from Al-Waseem mosque.
Hasakeh: Amouda: An evening demonstration set out in the city to chant for the disaster-stricken cities and to call for the release of detainees.
Damascus: Assali: Fierce clashes between the Free Syrian Army and the regime's army are reported due to regime forces attempting to storm the neighborhood.
Qamishli: An evening demonstration went out in Al-Gharbi neighborhood, chanting for disaster-stricken cities and demanding the regime's ouster.
Damascus Suburbs: Qatana: Regime forces open fire near the house of Martyr Abdullah Saboura from Al-Terba and Jalaa checkpoints.
Deir Ezzor, Bokamal: Several wounded, and disastrous humanitarian situation due to sever shortage of medical supplies, and difficulty in reaching the wounded as a result of continuous shelling.
Damascus: Qadam: Sheeling by tanks targets civilians' homes
Daraa: Nahteh: Heavy artillery shelling of the town from the 12th brigade based in Izraa.
Deir Ezzor: Bokamal: Several were reportedly injured by the indiscriminate gunfire of regime's forces stationed at checkpoints.
Funeral Prayers for Martyrs Aaqel and Ramez Mohamad Al-Asaad in Ain Sawda, Idlib.
Homs: Nisreen Amin Abbara was martyred when regime's forces opened fire at her car while she was driving from Qarabis neighborhood towards Deir Baalba.
Homs: Talkalakh: Heavy shelling by artillery and tanks is reported in Zara village.
Damascus Suburbs: Zabadany: Heavy shelling from checkpoints by artillery and rocket launchers targetting residential houses is reported.
Hama: Aasharneh: A child was martyred and three were wounded due to gunfire coming from neighboring pro-regime villages. Many residents fled the area fearing an impending massacre.
Lattakia: Security forces and pro-regime thugs (shabbiha) stormed, vandalized and looted the house of defected military officer Mahmoud Qaneidi.
Homs: Qoseir: Hasan Harmoush, Eida Harmoush and Amina Harmoush were all martyred by the regime's forces gunfire.
Homs: Fierce clashes between the regime's army and the Free Syrian Army are reported in Deir Baablba neighborhood after the regime's army attempted to storm the neighborhood from the eastern side.
Damascus Suburbs: Douma: Regime's force committed yet another massacre of 16 people, the corpses of the 16 martyrs were found handcuffed and slaughtered with knives. The corpses are held in the National Hospital of Douma
Daraa: Daeel: Mohamad Ziad Barghout was martyred by sniper fire near the Shamali checkpoint.
Damascus Suburbs: Bibla: Heavy clashes between the regime forces and the Free Syrian Army.
Damascus Suburbs: Dameer: Heavy shelling of the city by warplanes.
Hama: Soha: Two women were martyred and more than 16 people were injured, including women and children, and several houses were destroyed due to warplane shelling at the village.
Aleppo: A family was martyred in Sha'ar neighborhood, Aleppo; the mother Marwa Azizi, the father Abdul Rahman Assaf, and the children Ameen Assaf and Ahmad Assaf, and there are three bodies under the rubble.
Der Ezzor: Mayadeen: Heavy clashes between the regime forces and the Free Syrian Army.
Deir Ezzor: Mayadeen: Heavy shelling by regime forces was reported in the city.
Daraa: Maarba: Reem Ahmad Abbas, Wafaa Mohamad Abbas and her child, Ahmad Ali Abbas and his wife, Mahmoud Mohamad Abbas, and Wisam, a child, were martyred after aerial shelling in the area.
Homs: Four martyrs and a number of wounded were reported as a result of the shelling in the Hamidieh neighborhood.
Damascus Suburbs: Ghouta: Mohamad Adnan Darwish was martyred due to wounds sustained during the massacre that occurred in the area between Saqba and Jisreen a few days ago.
Homs: Three people were martyred due to heavy shelling by missiles and tanks in old Homs neighborhoods.
Daraa: Maaraba: A number of martyrs and wounded were reported as a result of the aerial shelling of one of the civilian shelters.
Damascus: Assali: Mohammed Homsi from Hula, was martyred due to clashes between the regime forces and the Free Syrian Army.
Aleppo: Four unidentified corpses were discovered in the Zahraa neighborhood in front of the Air Force Intelligence building.
Damascus: Jadeedeh Artouz: Ibrahim Hassan Mawla was martyred, a day after his disappearance, and he is from the Golan.
Aleppo: Clashes between the Free Syrian Army and the regime's army were reported in the Tarab neighborhood.
Damascus: Barzeh: After Friday prayers, protesters swept through the streets and chanted in solidiarity with the besieged cities.
Damascus Suburbs: Ain Tarma: Mohamad Samir Khalil, an elderly man, was martyred due to shrapnel wounds from a mortar shell that landed near his house.
Aleppo: Heavy artillery shelling of Baabdeen neighborhood
Daraa: Nawa: The bodies of 8 people were found with severe signs of torture and burns, and they were executed after that. The number of similar cases is now up to 24 within the last week.
Aleppo: Sukari: Dozens of martyrs and wounded people due to a shell that landed on a residential building, which led to its entire collapse.
Hama: Three people were martyred by firegun execution by the regime forces and its militia from one family were executed Troh ground forces shot system and Cbihh.
Idlib: kestan: A demonstration after Friday's prayers condemning the massacres and saluting the martyrs.
Damascus Suburbs: Harasta: Several demonstrations of hailing the affected cities and asking the Free Syrian Army for joint action as one unity.
Homs: Shammas: Abu Adnan Hamza, the Muezzin of Abu Hurayrah Mosque, was martyred in Shammas neighborhood.
Aleppo: Bab: Noor Mustafa Neima, 18, was martyred due to shelling of the area.
Damascus: Kafarsousa: Number of wounded people as a result of renewed shellings of the region by warplanes.
Idlib: Kafrouma: Heavy shelling of the town of Hamidiya to prevent demonstrations.
Idlib: Mortar shelling of the northern district, accompanied by clashes between the Free Syrian Army and the regime forces.
Aleppo: Ritan: A demonstration after Friday's prayers chanting to the affected cities and saluting the martyrs.
Idlib: Kafrouma: Heavy shelling of the town of Hamidiya to prevent demonstrations.
Deir Ezzor: Heavy artillary shelling of the city, knowing that the city is under a crippling blockade since two months, and there is severe shortage of medical supplies and food.
Hasaka: Amouda: A demonstration after Friday's prayers, roaming the streets of the city, and condemning the massacres of the regime forces.
Daraa:Khirbat Ghazali: A demonstration out of Omari Mosque chanting for the affected cities and and denouncing the regime and calling for its trial.
Jablah: strong Police siege arouns around mosqurs to prevent protestmen in the city.
Damascus: Heavy shelling by tanks on Qadam and Asali neighboorhoods, along with heavy gunfires foot and shy Alasali amid intensive gunfire.
Idlib: There is heavy emphasis of security forcec around the city, and the mosques have been surrounded to prevent the residents from going out on demonstrations.
Daraa: Yadoudeh: A mass rally in the city acclaimed for the unity of the Free Syrian Army and for the trial of the regime system icons.
Homs:Talkalakh:Heavy gunfire from the Sharqi neighborhood and Alaaf institution toward Areda village on the Lebanese boarder.
Daraa:Most of the mosques in the city are under siege to prevent people from protesting.
Damascus Suburbs:Kanaker:Heavy besiege on the city and spread of snipers to prevent protesters from protesting along with arrival of military forces supported with heavy weapons.
Deir Ezzor:Mohasan: Artillery shelling on the town by the regime forces.
Homs:Rastan:Many wounded due to the artillery and rocket launchers shelling on the city.
Aleppo:Bab:Heavy shelling by Mig plane on the city.
Idlib:Jerjanaz:Adnan Kamal Yousef was martyred and many others were wounded due to the warplane shelling on the city.
Homs:Qosair:Many wounded due to the heavy shelling.
Homs: Qusair: Regime's forces are reportedly shelling neighborhoods of the city with artillery and tanks.
Homs: Qusair: Ossama Al-Ismail, Radwan Restom Al-Ismail, Mahmoud Abdeljaleel Hasyan, Jamal Ahmad Jamoul, and Waseem Muhammad Shehab were martyred by regime's forces while returning from Lebanon.
Homs: Deir Baalba: The bodies of 10 people who were arrested last week were found. Two of the bodies were identified as being martyres Nizar Al-Shamaa and Fayez Ridda Al-Abbass. The remaining martyrs have not yet been identified due to the disfigurement of their bodies due to the extreme torture.
Daraa: Nammer: Shafi Mahmoud Al-Najlat and Abo Bakr Hamad Al-Hamad, both 16, were martyred when regime thugs (Shabiha) slaughtered them.
Deir Ezzor:Young man Yasar Khozam was martyred due to his injuries he's got in Jorah neighborhood.
Damascus Suburbs:Deir Asafeir:Heavy machine and rocket shelling along with helicopters flying over the city and heavy explosions were heard all over the city.
Damascus Suburbs:Mo'adamieh:Heavy gunfire reported in the entire city along with warplanes shelling the military Mazeh Airport.
Damascus Suburbs: Deir Al-Asafeer: Regime forces have been laiunching rockets and firing from warplanes at the area and the neighboring villages since the middle of the night.
Deir Ezzor: Regime warplanes are shelling the Hamadieh district.
Homs: Talbiseh: Regime's forces shell the Mashjar Al-Janoubi neighborhood of the city with artillery, mortars, and missiles.
Damascus Suburbs: Yalda: A massive fire is reported in Hawesh Arab district due to the intense regime shelling in the town.
Homs: Krak des Chevaliers: Fierce artillery shelling at the city using missiles and mortar shells.
Deir Ezzor: The regime's forces intensely shell the neighborhoods of Hussieniyeh, Jneneh, Alyan, Hasan, Safira Tahtani, and Mehamedah.
Damascus: Nahr Esha: Regime forces shell the neighborhood intensely and indiscriminately, while snipers spread around and open fire randomly.
Deir Ezzor: Abdelmoze'el Al-Askar, a resident of the village of Marbae'ea, was marytedin Aradi neighborhood due to the intense shelling of the city by the regime's forces.
Aleppo: Al-Amourieh: Fierce clashes between the Free Syrian Army and the regime's army were reported from the direction of Ramousa
Damascus: Nahr Aisha: Clashes between the Free Syrian Army and the regime's army were reported along the highway.
Damascus Suburbs: Mouadamieh: Ms. Mariam Mahmoud Hammoudeh was martyred as a result of the heavy shelling in the area.
Damascus: Kafar Souseh: Heavy clashes were reported between the Free Syrian Army and the regime's army along the southern Mutahaleq highway.
Damascus: Tadamon: Heavy shelling was reported in the area and led to significant destruction of homes and shops.
Damascus Suburbs: Domair: Ahmad Walid Hayshan, a defected soldier, was martyred by regime forces.
Damascus Suburbs: Sbeineh: Low-flying helicopters were reported in the area, and are launching fire in the direction of Saida Zainab.
Damascus Suburbs: Ghouta: Heavy shelling was reported in western Ghouta, Qatana, and Artouz.
Homs: Houla: Artillery shelling and missile attacks continue in the area.
Damascus Suburbs: Qudsaya: Heavy shelling by regime forces was reported in the town.
Damascus Suburbs: Saida Zainab: Renewed helicopter shelling was reported in the area orchards.
Damascus Suburbs: Bibla: Shelling from heavy machine guns mounted in helicopters is being reported.
Deir Ezzor: Bokamal: Mohamad Kanaan Al-Faraj, 23, was martyred, and a number of injured were reported (many are in critical condition) as a result of the shelling in the city.
Damascus: Mouadamyeh: 4 martyrs, among them children and women, and several wounded were reported due to the heavy shelling with artillery and mortar shells.
Deir Ezzor: Mayadeen: A Lieutenant and 14 personnel have defected from Hajaneh and joined the Free Syrian Army.
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