President Assad lays wreath in Damascus ceremony

Syria's President Assad laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier in Damascus today to mark the anniversary of the 1973 Middle East war.

State television showed Assad laying a wreath at the monument at Mount Kassioun on the outskirts of the capital.

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Turkey returns fire to Syria

Turkish forces fired across the border into Syria today after a shell launched from Syria landed in Turkey's border town of Akcakale.