News Briefs

  11/29/2012, Kislev 15, 5773

Heavy Fighting in Damascus

Heavy fighting was reported between supporters and opponents of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad, Thursday, near the Damascus airport. Two Austrian observers were wounded during the fighting and air traffic was diverted from the facility. Roads to the airport were closed.

American technology companies reported that since the afternoon, the country has essentially been cut off from the Internet, which opposition forces are using to tell their story.