Syrian security forces have launched a major assault on Hama, the country's third-largest city, a day before the start of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. Witnesses said tanks moved into Hama at dawn, shelling civilians. Other towns also erupted in violence in one of the bloodiest days since protests began. The assault has particular resonance for Syrians, as the city of Hama was the site of one of the most horrific massacres in modern history.
The Syrian government has banned Al Jazeera, BBC, C and many other foreign media outlets from reporting from inside the country, making it difficult to verify reports of fighting.....READ FULL STORY Syria Army Destroyed Hama City on Eve of Ramadan; Obama Condemns [VIDEO]