* Rocket launchers target Qabon neighborhood.
* Regime forces conduct raid operations in Midan.
* Violent bombardment on many areas of Barzeh targeting civilian residencies.
* Violent clashes in the early morning between the FSA and regime forces in Yarmouk camp in south Damascus.
*Mortar shells target al-Hajar al-Aswad.
* Rocket launchers target Arbin.
* Clashes using heavy weapons near al-Kayas checkpoint in al-Motahalik al-Janobi.
* Air force targets Khan al-Sheih.
* Tanks violently target Melayha from the TAMIKO Complex side.
* Violent clashes between the FSA and regime forces near to Air Force intelligence building in Harasta.
The mid-day news update is provided by Shahed News, a network of vetted Syrian citizen journalists providing independent, accurate and reliable news from Damascus and its suburbs.