Young Damascus girls exceeding expectations; Rockets boys start perfect
BASKETBALL | The inexperienced Swarmin? Hornets have started strong despite not returning any starters; Richard Montgomery boys? basketball is perfect to start the season.
Syria to reopen its embassy in Kuwait
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) ? Three Syrian diplomats left Damascus for Kuwait Monday where they will reopen their country's embassy in the Persian Gulf nation, a Syrian official said.
Syria says Israeli airstrikes hit near Damascus
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) ? Israeli warplanes bombed two areas near Damascus on Sunday, striking near the city's international airport as well as outside a town close to the Lebanese border, the Syrian military said.
Syria army lets civilians escape siege ? state media
DAMASCUS, Syria ? The Syrian army has given dozens of families "safe passage" out of a besieged area east of Damascus, state news agency SANA said on Tuesday, December 30. "Syrian army units gave safe passage to dozens of families from Douma and Zibdin in Eastern Ghouta," said SANA, referring to ...
Maryland 3A football final preview: Damascus vs. Franklin
FOOTBALL | Unbeaten top-ranked Damascus will play for its eighth state championship against Franklin in the Maryland 3A final on Thursday night in Baltimore.
Israel strikes near Damascus: Syrian TV
By Oliver Holmes BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian state television said on Sunday that Israeli jets had bombed areas near Damascus international airport and in the town of Dimas, near the border with Lebanon. Israel has struck Syria several times since the start of the three-year conflict, mostly destroying weaponry such as missiles that Israeli officials said were destined for their long-time foe ...
Syria's depleted military ramps up conscription
Ed Adamczyk DAMASCUS, Syria, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- The Syrian military, depleted by desertions and casualties, has mobilized reservists and arrested draft-dodgers in the wake of planned peace talks.
Israeli Jets Strike Two Areas Near Damascus, Sana Reports
Israeli aircraft bombed targets near Damascus airport and Dimas, west of Syria?s capital, the official Syrian news agency Sana said, citing the first air strikes reported since February.
Israeli airstrikes reportedly hit near Damascus
Israeli warplanes reportedly carried out two airstrikes Sunday near Damascus, one near the city's international airport and a second outside a town close to the Lebanese border.
Damascus wrestling rolls past Glenelg -- Gazette.Net
The Damascus High School wrestling team cruised to a 55-21 victory over visiting Glenelg Wednesday to improve to 4-0 this season. The Swarmin? Hornets dominated the lower weight classes, taking the first seven bouts en route to a 37-0 lead.