The raids come a day after rebels launched a surprise offensive on the area around Abbasid Square. BBC News – Middle East
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — International monitors say fighting in eastern Ukraine has abated but the warring sides have kept heavy weapons near the front line. Russia News Headlines – Yahoo!
At least four Ukrainian soldiers and one civilian have been killed in the last 24 hours, a military spokesman said Friday, as shelling intensified along the front line in eastern
The announcement came three months after government troops, aided by American air support and military advisers, began an assault to retake the city. NYT > Middle East
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