7 November 2012, 16:10

Car bomb kills Syrian judge

Car bomb kills Syrian judge

A car bomb killed a judge in Damascus Wednesday. Militants planted explosives under the car of Judge Abad Nadhwah near his house. The bomb was detonated remotely.

Several blasts tear through Alawi-populated district of Damascus

Several blasts have torn through the Alawi-populated district of Damascus, El Mezze. The Alawis are a religious movement, of which President Bashar al-Assad forms part.

Dozens of people have been injured in the explosion. Earlier, dozens of people were killed and injured in a blast outside a Sunni mosque in the Syrian capital.

Terrorists, besides, shot and killed Tuesday the brother of the Syrian parliamentary speaker Jihad al-Laham, - Mohammed. According to the Surya TV station, those opposed to civil peace in the country normally target the people who are known for their national patriotic ideas.

More than 120 extremists have been wiped out at the approaches to the Syrian capital in the past two days.

16 die in terrorist attacks in Damascus

At least 16 people died in a spate of terrorist attacks in the Syrian capital Damascus on Tuesday.

The most powerful blast tore through the Elwood busy residential quarter, where the Republican Guards are deployed.

Tensions in Syria featured prominently on the agenda of the recent talks in Amman between Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Jordanian counterpart Nasser Judeh.

Lavrov pointed out that the UN observers should be returned to Syria, and in greater numbers at that. He also urged western nations not to justify terrorist attacks by the Syrian opposition.

The Russian Foreign Minister said that any change should rely on the right of peoples to determine their future by themselves, without any foreign interference.

Bombings rock Damascus, brother of parliament speaker killed

Bombs exploded in three districts of the Syrian capital Damascus on Tuesday, killing and wounding dozens, and gunmen shot dead the brother of the parliament speaker in the latest rebel attack on a figure associated with the ruling elite.

Syrian state media said at least 10 people were killed and 30 wounded by an explosion in the Hai al-Wuroud district in the northwest of the capital.

Opposition activists said three explosions were heard in Hai al-Wuroud and at least 15 people killed. A car bomb also detonated near a shopping mall in the mixed neighborhood of Ibn al-Nafis, killing and injuring several people, they said.

On Tuesday evening, activists reported another car bombing, this time near a mosque in the Sunni working-class district of al-Qadam in south Damascus, causing dozens more casualties

Car bomb hits Sunni Muslim area of Damascus

A car bomb exploded on Tuesday in a Sunni Muslim district of the Syrian capital Damascus, killing and wounding dozens of people, opposition activists said.

They said the attack occurred hours after a bombing in a neighborhood populated by members of President Bashar al-Assad's minority Alawite sect. That bombing killed at least 10 people, according to state media.

The second bomb, placed in a parked taxi, went off near a mosque in the southern working class neighborhood of al-Qadam. Buildings were damaged and bodies were buried under debris that filled streets in the area, the activists told Reuters.

Voice of Russia, Reuters, TV Channel One, TASS, Interfax

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