http://blogs.aljazeera.com/topic/syr...lding-damascusSyrian forces step up attacks on rebel areas
Syria's military has intensified its aerial and ground bombardment of rebel-held areas around the country, particularly in the provinces of Idlib and Homs, activists say.
Government fighter jets bombed the town of Maarat al-Numan in Idlib on Monday, forcing many residents to flee their homes.
Meanwhile in Homs, heavy clashes were reported between government forces and opposition fighters in Homs' al-Khalidiyeh neighbourhood, as videos posted online appeared to show barrels of TNT explosives being dropped on the besieged areas.
Activists say explosions target air force intelligence building in Damascus
Activists in Syria have told Al Jazeera that two explosions have gone off in the capital Damascus on Monday night apparently targeting the headquarters of the air force intelligence in the Harasta neighbourhood. More details coming
https://twitter.com/SyrianSmurfSecurity forces in MaaretAlNouman, Idleb executed all their detainees before retreating from the town's jail
https://twitter.com/NMSyria30 people were massacred in a regime holding area in MaaratAlNouman when the FSA entered it to free them.
Refugee shelter shelled in Maaret al-No'aman in Idlib. At least 19 killed.
The explosion in Qaboun was near the Electrical Administration building. Clashes between FSA and regime is still happening. Damascus
Video clearly showing the huge explosion in Harasta, Damascus http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tjTxv...ature=youtu.be …
By the way, the Air Force Intelligence building is home to many prisoners and captured protesters. Expect deaths among them too...
Our hero Abu Jaafar from Homs is badly injured :'((((. Here he sends out a message to all Arabs - http://youtu.be/fngGUocvB84 . pic.twitter.com/4dTTY0Qx
he's basically pleading to all Arabs (Christians & Muslims) to save Syrians. he says Homs is close to being in regime... control again & if that were to happen, massacres will ensue & Homs will be destroyed. at the end, he says "ouch my arm my arm"
Assad thug captured by FSA. He had a cell phone with video footage of him & others gang raping a 14-yr-old girl. http://twitpic.com/b2ddyc
FSA converts a bottle of cologne into a homemade hand grenade to be used against Assad forces. - pic.twitter.com/azs5q0Wz
Local Coordination Committees in Syria
The number of martyrs in Syria has risen to 165 thus far; 40 martyrs were reported in Aleppo; 35 in Idlib most of them were in Maret Noman; 34 martyrs were reported in Daraa; including 30 in Eastern Karak; 30 in Damascus and its Suburbs; 20 in Homs; 5 in Deir Ezzor; and 1 in Hama