KWQC-TV6 News and Weather For The Quad Cities – Car bombs, violence mar …

By KARIN LAUB and ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press BEIRUT (AP) – Two deadly car bombs and sporadic fighting marred a shaky holiday truce Friday in Syria, although thousands of protesters used the brief respite in the civil war to …

 

 

 

 

Car bombs, violence mar Syria’s shaky truce

By KARIN LAUB and ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press BEIRUT (AP) – Two deadly car bombs and sporadic fighting marred a shaky holiday truce Friday in Syria, although thousands of protesters used the brief respite in the civil war to …

 

 

 

 

Syrian refugees in 4 countries talk of pain, fear

By Bassem Mroue and Jamal Halaby and Lara Jakes and Marjorie Olster and Sameer N. YacoubAssociated Press A woman loses her children, her husband and both legs. A penniless family is forced to flee from Syria back to …

 

 

 

 

Putin condemns bloody regime change in Middle East

By PETER LEONARDAssociated Press MOSCOW (AP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a strong warning Wednesday against inciting violent regime change in the Middle East – an apparent rebuke to Western calls for an end to Syrian President …

 

 

 

 

KWQC-TV6 News and Weather For The Quad Cities – Turkey accuses Syria of …

By ELIZABETH A. KENNEDYAssociated Press BEIRUT (AP) – Turkey accused Syria of “state terrorism” Wednesday after a sharp spike in the death toll from the Syrian civil war, and Iran came under new scrutiny with the U.S. alleging …

 

 

 

 

Iraq warns al-Qaida flowing into Syria

By ZEINA KARAMAssociated Press BEIRUT (AP) – Iraq asserted Thursday that al-Qaida insurgents are streaming out of the country to carry out attacks in Syria, an ominous development as the Syrian conflict enflames an already hostile region. …

 

 

 

 

ABC 33/40 – Birmingham News, Weather, SportsAl-Qaida No. 2 called for "violent …

CAIRO (AP) – Before he was killed in a U.S. drone strike last week, al-Qaida’s second-in-command urged Arabs to take up arms to assist Syrian rebels in their uprising against President Bashar Assad. …

 

 

 

 

ABC5 WOI-DT News, Weather, Sports in Des Moines, IA11-year-old played dead to …

By BASSEM MROUE and ELIZABETH A. KENNEDYAssociated Press BEIRUT (AP) – When the gunmen began to slaughter his family, 11-year-old Ali el-Sayed says he fell to the floor of his home, soaking his clothes with his brother’s blood to fool the killers into thinking he was already dead. The Syrian boy tried to stop himself [...]

 

 

 

 

KWQC-TV6 News and Weather For The Quad Cities – Violence in Syria spills over …

By BEN HUBBARD and ELIZAEBTH A. KENNEDYAssociated Press BIREH, Lebanon (AP) – Syria’s war barreled over the border with an angry, raucous funeral Monday for an anti-Syrian cleric whose killing set off a night of deadly street battles …