March 18th, 2013
01:51 PM ET

Syrian jets fire into Lebanon, reports say

Two Syrian jets fired three rockets that hit empty buildings near the Lebanese town of Arsal near the Syrian border Monday, a local source said. There were no injuries, according to the source.

Also, Lebanese state-run news agency NNA reported that Syrian warplanes attacked sites in northern Lebanon.

This latest violence comes as the Syrian conflict enters its third year. The unrest started in March 2011 when President Bashar al-Assad's government launched a fierce crackdown on protesters. The discontent evolved into a full-blown civil war that has left more than 70,000 dead and more than 1 million refugees.

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  1. saywhat

    Whoa, whoa @bobcat. You may offend some who are praying to Him.

    March 18, 2013 at 7:37 pm | Report abuse |
    • bobcat (in a hat)©

      It sure won't be the first time saywhat. Let the attacks begin.

      March 18, 2013 at 7:49 pm | Report abuse |
  2. saywhat

    @banasy@chrissy@Mary
    Whats all this sudden 'conversion' about?? lol

    March 18, 2013 at 7:39 pm | Report abuse |
    • banasy©

      Saywhat, I haven't even posted on this blog. I suspect there has been a troll at work stealing our names.

      March 18, 2013 at 7:56 pm | Report abuse |
  3. saywhat

    @tvnyc
    Don't worry my friend, your prayers are being answered. Efforts have been initiated in that direction by our worthy lawmakers the like of Lindsay Graham. Plenty up on the Hill who crave Armageddon.

    March 18, 2013 at 7:47 pm | Report abuse |
  4. bobcat (in a hat)©

    A woman was visiting her blonde friend who had acquired
    two new dogs, and asked her what their names were.

    The blonde responded by saying that one was named Rolex
    and one was named Timex.

    "Whoever heard of someone naming dogs like that?" said her
    friend.

    "Hellooooo," answered the blonde, "they're watch dogs!"

    March 18, 2013 at 8:21 pm | Report abuse |
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