Hardline militants targeted today the predominantly-Christian city of As-Suqaylabiyah with mortars and homegrown missiles, killing at least one person and wounding 4 others.

Local activists said the attacks occurred as people of As-Suqaylabiyah gathered in large numbers to celebrate the Palm Sunday.

A raw video was filmed featuring nearby explosions while prayers were celebrating at the Peter & Paul church in the city.

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Extremist militants fighting for the Saudi-backed Ahrar Ash-Sham, and the Syrian al-Qaeda branch, Jabhet al-Nusra, control large swathes to the north, namely Qalaat al-Madiq, Kafr Nabudah and Kafr Zita.

As-Suqaylabiyah, located nearly 48 km to the northwest of Hama, is an ancient Aramaic city that served as a defense line for the historic city of Apamea (founded nearly 300 BC).

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        • You spot the devil worshipers at their acts, not by what they say as anything they say is to deceive (taqqiyya)… I agree : wahhabism has nothing to do with God and must be stopped and I don’t care for oil. BTW, cars could run without oil for near 50 years now… Modify your car to run on bio-diesel or electricity then you’ll get it barred to be driven on roads in a lot of country… Unfortunately, these sick motherfuckers are just pawns on a chessboard they don’t even understand and, as long as the real masters of puppets ain’t arrested, the mess will go on! Once Daesh defeated, another SMF group will rise and this may go on forever until the evil is treated at its roots… Some of the names are in a 28 pages classified US report about 9-11…

  1. Seeing this makes me seethe at my fellow Americans who elected as President, and the RE-elected after four years of his tyranny, someone who hates western culture, and tacitly support for Islamism.

    He refuses to allow Christians who remain trapped in these barbaric countries asylum, yet they are the only Syrians who are truly being ethnically cleansed. Meanwhile, the Shia and Sunni of Syria, who each have counties nearby dedicated to those religions to where they could escape, to say nothing of huge swathes of territory within Syria itself, get top priority in the Asylum queue.

    Obama is an anti-American Islamist sympatiser, and he has every right to be such a piece of shit if he so chooses. After all, he grew up in an Islamic nation and was educated in Islamic schools until high school. He has no true sense of what being American really is, and was taught and later sought out anti-western and anti-American values most of his life. The masses of self-loathing and politically ignorant Americans who voted for him, specifically the second time, they are the true villains.

    • You’re thinking of the Republican Congress. Obama did not want to arm the rebels, Congress did. Obama has opened up to receiving Syrian refugees, but Republican governors have closed some state borders. I remember all these quite well.

    • I don’t think so : you see just a few thousands christians converting to Islam every year, I’ve red that about 4 to 6 millions muslim are converting to christianism every year. Now christianism is n°1 religion in Africa. In fact, christiannism has the biggest grow rate of any religion… The fact is that salafism is just pulling people out of Islam and this old hippie named Jesus is clearly very appealing to them…
      And BTW, you are totally confusing muslims and salafi wahhabist islamists and if you consider west european country from the religious POV, atheist humanism is n°1 so these ain’t christens countries but atheists countries, even if, if you considers religious people, christians have the biggest numbers.
      Trump? Hillary is dumb, Trump is dumber, even dumber than Dubya! If I trust this guy, it’s in his hability to bring the world in a WW3! To be frank, the only one of those racing for the White House who looks to have potential as a head of state may be Saunders.