Assad regrets Turkey incident

President Assad says he wishes Syrian forces had not shot down a Turkish jet last month, adding that he won't allow tensions with Turkey to turn into open combat.

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Syrian army continue to bombard Damascus suburbs

The following video shows the Syrian army bombarding the Damascus suburb of Douma.

I'm just back from the edge of Douma which the Syrian army continue to bombard. There are regular loud explosions and thick smoke plumes from two sites, with tanks moving forward.

We were stopped filming in Douma by the Syrian army twice. Once we were detained for 45 minutes by troops who said Salafi extremists were fighting in Douma.

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