AMMAN (Reuters) – Syrian government forces launched an offensive on the city of Hama early on Wednesday, firing on residential neighbourhoods from armored vehicles and mobile anti-aircraft guns, opposition activists said. Troops also shelled Sunni Muslim neighbourhoods in Homs, the 13th day of their bombardment of a city that has been at the forefront of the uprising against 42 years of rule by President Bashar al-Assad and his late father Hafez. …

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Syrian state TV and Al Manar TV, which belongs to Damascus ally Lebanese Shi’ite group Hezbollah, said government forces had killed a number of insurgents and destroyed their vehicles. Earlier today, the Syrian Army also carried out a similar attack in northern Hama; however, this assault targeted the Free Syrian Army’s (FSA) Jaysh Al-Izza group at the towns of Al-Latamnah and Kafr Zita. media says five bases and two weapons storage facilities were destroyed as a result. are in control of most areas in Hama province but some districts are still held by militants. Syrian forces attack Hama, Homs Homs 2012-02-15 11:05 Amman - government launched an offensive on the city of Hama early on Wednesday, firing on residential neighbourhoods from armoured Tags: syrian, forces, attack, hama, After bombarding Homs for the last 13 days, government have now launched an offensive against the country's fourth largest city of Hama. But it is Homs which has so far borne the brunt The Hama massacre (Arabic: ‎) occurred in February 1982, when the Arab Army and the Defense Companies, under the orders of the country's president Hafez al-Assad, besieged the town of Hama for army have managed to frustrate a series of s by militants from the Jabhat Fateh al-Sham terrorist group, formerly known as al-Nusra Front, in the country’s western-central province of Hama as they are

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