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August 2012-08-23, Syrian Crisis Updated

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Aleppo

Anti-government activists: Syrian Army shells al-Bab city, A’zaz, Daret Azza, al-Atareb towns, Ibeen village, al-Haidaria and al-Shaar neighborhoods of Aleppo countryside.

Armed confrontations take place between Syrian Army and armed rebels in al-Mawada Street of Aleppo; resulted in the death of many gunmen and the arrest of others.

Media sources say gunmen of al-Nasra anti-government front killed yesterday 4 Free Army militia members after they wanted to surrender for Syrian Army in Tareeq Aleppo neighborhood.

Syrian Army arrested yesterday evening many militants on Ghazi Entab road of Endan town.

Clashes took place yesterday between Syrian Army and Free Army militia in Maree town of Aleppo outskirts, what resulted in many deaths of the insurgents and the destruction of their weapons’ store.

A videotape shows a number of persons, announcing the formation of Manbaj’s rebels battalion and joining Free Army militia in Manbaj area of Aleppo outskirts, on 22-8-2012.

According to anti-government activists, Syrian Army shells neighborhoods in Sarjeh town of Aleppo outskirts; resulted in material damages in buildings and several injuries.

Members of Free Army militia get killed during clashes with Syrian Army in Hanano area of Aleppo outskirts.

Four unidentified and maltreated corpses were found in Kafar Aleppo jungles.

Pro-government activists: many gunmen of Free Army militia get killed in al-Mawada Street in between Bolus crossing to Kastal al-Harami of Aleppo.

A store for arms and ammunition, and a field hospital, were found in the ending of Seif al-Dawla neighborhood of Aleppo province.

Syrian Army units carry out an attack on a center for militants in Majdal Shams school of al-Sheikh Kheder area located in Aleppo outskirts, what resulted in the death of many gunmen.

Armed conflicts take place between Syrian Army and Free Army militia in Endan, Maree and al-Atareb towns of Aleppo outskirts.

Deir Al-Zour

Syrian Army artillery shells centers for al-Kaakaa battalion in al-Kouria city, which resulted in several injuries and other material damages.

Murtada Yasawi and Mahmoud Kewider get killed in al-Joura neighborhood of Deir al-Zour, where anti-government activists accuse Syrian security forces for killing them.

Armed conflicts occur between Syrian Army and Free Army militia in al-Husseinia village of Deir al-Zour province; resulted in the death of several Free Army militia members, including Jasem al-Kadour.

Anti-government activists: Syrian Army aircraft strikes on morning dawn al-Bukamal city.

Severe clashes take place between Syrian Army and militants in al-Mwazafin neighborhood of Deir al-Zour, which resulted in the death of Sa’ed al-Zayab and the wreck of 4 vehicles of the gunmen, provided with machineguns.

Fierce armed confrontations take place between Syrian border guards and Allah Akbar brigade of Free Army militia in al-Miadeen city, where medium and light weapons were used.

A video shows members of the anti-government military council, deploy in al-Hamidia neighborhood and preparing for clashing with Syrian Army.

A videotape shows a sniper of al-Mukdad battalion of Free Army militia, shooting on Syrian border guards in al-Rmeileh neighborhood of al-Miadeen city located in Deir al-Zour province.

A video shows gunmen of Allah Akbar battalion, target a barrack for Syrian border guards with RPG shells in al-Bukamal area of Deir al-Zour, on 22-8-2012.

Homs

Salah Matar, Mustafa Olwan al-Zekrit, 5 other Free Army militia members and 4 armed Lebanese persons, got killed yesterday due to clashes with Syrian Army forces in Jousia area of al-Qusair countryside.

According to anti-government activists, Syrian Army shells al-Ghanto town of Homs countryside, which resulted in several injuries.

Anti-government activists: Syrian Army units shell Deir Baalba neighborhood of Homs city, al-Rastan and Talbiseh areas of Homs countryside; resulted in deaths, including Malek Kanaan, Turki Kanaan and other injuries.

Three persons, including Imad al-Najjar and Jihad Abu al-Huda, get arrested under no specific charges by Syrian government forces in Karm al-Shami neighborhood of Homs city.

Anti-government activists say Syrian Army shells Talbiseh city of Homs countryside, which resulted in the death of Wael Asem Sweis and the injury of a member of al-Farouq battalion.

Activists publish a videotape that shows children, cheer for Free Army members, carrying their weapons of and saying that the militia forced many of the children to join it, in Homs countryside.

Omar Bazzo gets killed in al-Shammas neighborhood of Homs city, where both of Yazan Shahwan and Muhammad Deeb Haddad get killed in Talkalakh area of Homs countryside, during clashes with Syrian Army units.

Damascus Countryside

Armed conflicts take place between Syrian Army and Free Army militia in Daria city of Damascus countryside, what resulted in the death of Okla Salem al-Ali and Muhammad Husni al-Balkhi, who both come from Daraa province, and the destruction of a Syrian Army tank.

Anti-government activists say a shell has been fired on a building near Ajam lane in Daria city of Damascus countryside, what resulted in the burn of a diesel tank on the building’s roof.

Jamal Muhammad Abed al-Fattah al-Bukai, gets killed by a sniper in al-Mu’adamia area of Damascus countryside, where the residents accuse Syrian security forces for killing him.

Activists: Syrian Army clash with militants in the orchards of Yelda town, what resulted in more than 50 deaths of the insurgents.

Armed conflicts occur between Syrian Army and Free Army militia in Bebbila town of Damascus countryside; resulted in huge losses of militants.

The funerals of 7 people have initiated in Daria city of Damascus countryside. 4 funerals were for children; as government opponents say that they died in bombardments by the Syrian Army on the very city.

Four bodies of persons who come from al-Sbeineh city, were found in al-Mu’adamia area orchards of Damascus countryside.

Edlib

Anti-government activists: Syrian Army artillery shells al-Janoudia and Keikoun villages of Edlib countryside.

A video shows the battalion of Shuhadaa al-Jabal al-Westany- The martyrs’ of the middle mount, trying to explode a tank for the Syrian Army in Jeser al-Shughour area, located in Edlib Countryside on 22-8-2012.

Anti-government activists: Syrian aircraft strikes Sarjeh village with 5 shells in Edlib countryside, what resulted in the collapse of several houses and no injuries.

A video shows a number of people, headed by a person, claims to be Captain Diaa al-Din al-Kadour, announcing their defection from Syrian Army and joining Free Army militia in Ma’aret al-Nu’man town of Edlib countryside, on 22-8-2012.

Syrian Army units deploy on this morning in Areeha town of Edlib countryside, where anti-government activists say the army has arrested many persons.

Militants who attempted to enter Areeha area, get killed in between Kourin and Feiloun villages of Edlib countryside.

Funeral of the child Rama Hamed Tantari turns into a demonstration in Ma’aret al-Nu’man area of Edlib countryside.

A Free Army militia member, called Abdullah Muhammad al-Khalaf, gets killed during Syrian Army bombardments on a Free Army center in Sarmeen area of Edlib countryside.

A shells has been fired on Dana town of Edlib countryside; resulted in the death of a child.

A weapons’ store for militants blasts in Ma’aret Misreen town, what resulted in the death of many gunmen.

Hama

A gunman gets killed and another gets arrested during attacking a Syrian Army checkpoint on Misyaf bridge of Hama countryside.

Free Army militia members abduct a Syrian Army soldier, called Nidal al-Naasan, in a village of Hama.

Armed confrontations took place yesterday between Syrian Army and Free Army militia near Seijar town of Hama countryside, what resulted in the death of many gunmen, including Mukhtar Marwan Salloum, Abed al-Hakim Salloum, and the confiscation of their arms

Clashes occur between Syrian Army and Free Army militia in al-Madik area of Hama countryside.

Demonstration initiates in al-Tawbeh village of Hama countryside.

Daraa

A videotape shows the members of al-Omari battalion, of Free Army militia, firing mortar shells on checkpoints for the Syrian Army, in which are situated near al-Harak town of Daraa countryside on Wednesday 22-8-2012.

Armed conflicts take place between Syrian Army and militants in al-Harak city of Daraa countryside; resulted in the death of the leader pf Horan Martyrs battalion Ahmad Muhammad al-Balkhi and Muhammad Abed al-Rahim Farhan al-Matar.

Anti-government activists: Syrian Army shells Kherbit Ghazaleh town of Daraa countryside.

Syrian Army units shells a center for Free Army militia in al-Na’eema town of Daraa countryside, which resulted in the injury of 10 people, including 4 gunmen.

A videotape shows 100 militants, centered by Lieutenant Colonel Muhammad Hasan Salama, announcing the formation of Ahrar al-Janoub battalion in Tafas city of Daraa countryside.

Damascus

Six bodies were found in Barzeh neighborhood of Damascus, where anti-government activists accuse Syrian Army for killing them.

Heavy deployment appears for Syrian security forces in Kafar Souseh neighborhood of Damascus, as anti-government activists say several persons have been arrested in the very neighborhood.

Anti-government activists: shells have been fired near the playground behind Ibrahim al-Khalil mosque in al-Hajar al-Aswad neighborhood and Syrian Army shells Naher Eisheh area of Damascus.

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