21.07.2012 02.Aw. 5772 Matot-Massei
Syrian intelligence chief succumbs to wounds following attack earlier in the week; UN says up to 30,000 Syrian refugees may have crossed into Lebanon in recent days.
Syrian activists said on Friday that 310 people were killed across the country on Thursday in what was the single deadliest day of fighting since the beginning of the revolt against President Bashar Assad's regime.
Syria's civil war escalated dramatically in the past week as rebels closed in on the capital Damascus and launched their most serious blow yet on Assad's inner circle, killing three top aides in an assassination….