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Syria activists fear new Baba Amr on Annan visit eve

By AFP DAMASCUS: Syrian activists voiced growing fears on Friday of a major assault like the one that devastated the Homs neighborhood of Baba Amr, on the eve of a first visit by new international envoy Kofi Annan. Troop reinforcements backed by tanks were massing in the northwestern province of Idlib, close to the Turkish …


Red Cross convoy arrives to shattered Syria rebel area

By Samia Nakhoul / Reuters BEIRUT: A Red Cross convoy carrying life-saving aid has reached the Syrian city of Homs and is about to enter the shattered district of Baba Amro, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) told Reuters on Friday. “We are in Homs preparing to enter Baba Amro,” ICRC chief spokeswoman Carla …


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