09 May '11, 11pm

Is #Iran aiding #Assad? #Women and children arrested. #Syria

Is #Iran aiding #Assad? #Women and children arrested. #Syria

Hundreds of Syrians -- including women and children -- were arrested today in towns and cities throughout the country. Tank occupied a third city, Homs, as a military campaign to crush the seven-week uprising escalated; a 12-year-old was reportedly among those killed. The New York Times reports that armed forces have been going door to door to arrest civilians in the suburbs of Damascus, a dozen cities on Syria's Mediterranean coast and its southern regions. With foreign journalists barred from reporting on the unrest -- Al-Jazeera journalist Dorothy Parvaz of North Vancouver was detained in late April as she deboarded from her plane at the Damascus airport and has yet to be heard from -- and phone and electricity lines cut in a number of cities, precise details are hard to gather. Syrian's state-run media has almost daily reports of Islamists and the army. From the start ...

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