» 06/27/2013, 00.00
Attack on Greek Orthodox cathedral in Damascus leaves at least four people dead
The attack took place in the Bab Tuma borough, in Old Damascus. The suicide bomber mingled with a group of people queuing for food and other basic necessities handed out by a religious charity. No final figure for the dead and wounded is available.
Twin bombings in Damascus city center
One bomb exploded at the army headquarters. The second targeted the area west of the city. At the UN General Assembly Qatar calls for military intervention in Arab countries for "humanitarian" reasons.
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