Syrian civil war continues deadly course (summary)

With no end in sight to this conflict, the rebel army appears to be pushing towards Damascus from the south but the Syrian army has counterattacked in several places. Most of northern Syria is now controlled by the rebel army. A car bomb and mortar attack injured several persons at Damascus University. Jordan declared a state of emergency for caring for the influx of Syrian refugees. Due to the on-going armed conflict, all travel to Syria should be avoided.

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