batna batna

Definition(s):

  • (n) a town in north central Algeria

News

  1. Activists: Shelling kills 11 near Syrian capital - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

    BEIRUT (AP) - Activists say Syrian troops have shelled a rebel-held suburb of Damascus, killing at least 11 people. The shelling on Kfar Batna Tuesday appeared to be part of an ongoing government offensive against contested and rebel-held areas around the capital.
    on July 2, 2013     Source: Quincy Herald-Whig

  2. Syrian troops shell Damascus suburb, killing at least 11 people, activists say

    BEIRUT — Activists say Syrian troops have shelled a rebel-held suburb of Damascus, killing at least 11 people. The shelling on Kfar Batna Tuesday appeared to be part of an ongoing government offensive against contested and rebel-held areas around the capital.
    on July 2, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

Quotes

  1. In a statement released by the department of foreign affairs, Mbeki said: "The Government of the Republic of South Africa condemns in the strongest terms the heinous terrorist attacks that occurred in Dellys and Batna in the Democratic People's...
    on Sep 10, 2007 By: Thabo Mbeki Source: Independent Online

  2. "The suicide bombers of Algiers, Lakhdaria, Batna and Dellys could become much more numerous if we do not take things seriously," Bouteflika said in a speech at a national conference on youth that was attended by senior government officials.
    on Oct 23, 2007 By: Abdelaziz Bouteflika Source: Reuters South Africa

  3. "I condemn in the firmest manner possible the terrorist attack at Batna. I send my very sincere condolences to the families of the victims and the Algerian authorities," Solana said in a statement.
    on Sep 7, 2007 By: Javier Solana Source: Earthtimes.org

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