At least 15 dead, dozens injured as car bombing hits army checkpoint in Syria

A car bombing at an army checkpoint has killed at least 15 people and left 50 others injured in in a suburb of Damascus, the capital city of Syria. The explosion occurred in the town of al-Diyabiyah, which serves as one of the gateways for the many foreign pilgrims who visit Sayeda Zainab shrine, a… Read More At least 15 dead, dozens injured as car bombing hits army checkpoint in Syria

45 dead, 40 injured as bomb blasts occur near mosque in Damascus

At least 45 people have been killed in three blasts near the Shia shrine of Sayyida Zeinab, south of the Syrian capital Damascus, state media say. About 40 people were also reported to have been injured. The shrine, which is highly revered by Shia Muslims, has been targeted before, most recently in February last year.… Read More 45 dead, 40 injured as bomb blasts occur near mosque in Damascus