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Worthington is home for Syrian native

March 19, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON As a child, Dr. Firas Farra was aware of the expectations his parents had for him being the oldest of three siblings. Continue Reading

Syrian troops storm near Damascus

January 29, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Army dissidents siege areas by the capital
BEIRUT (AP) In dozens of tanks and armored vehicles, Syrian troops stormed rebellious areas near the capital Sunday, shelling neighborhoods that have fallen under the control of army dissidents and clashing with fighters. At least 62 people were killed in violence nationwide, activists and residents said. Continue Reading

Syrian protests energized by monitors

December 29, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Troops fire live ammunition and tear gas
HOMS, Syria (AP) The presence of Arab League monitors in Syria has re-energized the anti-government protest movement, with tens of thousands turning out over the past three days in cities and neighborhoods where the observers are expected to visit. Continue Reading