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Blast in downtown Damascus kills Syria general – monitor

May 25, 2015 - 1:05 AM

The powerful Ahrar al Sham rebel group posts a video online claiming to show the attack on Brigadier General Bassem Ali Muhanna s car with an improvised explosive device

A handout picture released by the Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) on February 5, 2015 shows smoke billowing after several mortars hit the central Baramke area in the capital Damascus, killing three people, according to SANA. AFP PHOTO / HO / SANA === RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / HO / SANA" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS ===

Bloodshed at Egypt protests: 72 dead

Jul 28, 2013 - 8:19 AM

UPDATE The Cairo bloodshed the worst since Morsi s ouster in a military led coup on July 3 prompting domestic and international condemnation

DEATH IN THE STREETS. People mourn next to a body of killed supporter of ousted president Mohamed Morsi in a field hospital at Rabaa Adawiya mosque following clashes with security forces, in Cairo, Egypt, 27 July 2013. Photo by EPA/Ahmed Hayman

Killing of 51 Egyptians triggers Islamist uprising call

Jul 08, 2013 - 11:44 PM

At least 51 people were killed in a dawn attack on supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi outside an elite army base in Cairo

RUN FOR COVER. Egypt security forces fire tear gas to disperse Islamist supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi outside the Republican Guard headquarters in Cairo. Photo by AFP

Egypt army set to clear protesters after deadly clashes

Dec 06, 2012 - 8:39 PM

Egypt s army cleared protesters from Morsi s palace after deadly violence occurred overnight

'DICTATOR' MORSI? Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Morsi waves to his supporters in front of the presidential palace in Cairo on November 23. AFP Photo/STR