Middle East

  • This photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows Syrian fire fighters extinguishing burning cars after a car bomb exploded near the prime minister's convoy in Mazzeh, Damascus, April 29, 2013.
  • This photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows burning cars after a car bomb exploded in Mazzeh, Damascus, April 29, 2013.
  • A man holding a water cooler runs to avoid a sniper in Aleppo's Salaheddine neighborhood, April 28, 2013.
  • A view of a street filled with rubble and damaged buildings in Aleppo's Salaheddine neighborhood, April 28, 2013.
  • Free Syrian Army fighters take up firing positions in the Khan al-Assal area, near Aleppo, April 27, 2013.

Syrian Prime Minister Survives Attack

Published April 29, 2013

Wael al-Halqi's convoy was attacked in Damascus Monday. It was the latest attack targeting top officials in President Bashar al-Assad's regime.


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