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100,000 throng to Syrian protesters’ funerals

DAMASCUS (AFP) – More than 100,000 mourners turned out on Saturday for the funerals of protesters killed by Syrian security forces in Hama, a rights group said, warning that the country is nearing an “abyss”. Syrian Observatory for Human Rights head Rami Abdel Rahman said more than 100,000 people took…

‘Twelve killed’ in Syrian city of Latakia

DAMASCUS – Twelve people were killed in clashes Saturday in the northern city of Latakia, presidential adviser Buthaina Shaaban told AFP on Sunday. “The official death toll in Latakia Saturday is 10 people — citizens and members of the security forces — and two gunmen,” Shaaban told AFP. Syrian troops…