* Air force targets Qabon in two different raids.
* Violent clashes after regime forces attempt to break through Barzeh district.
* Electricity stopped in most of Damascus from the early morning.
* Rocket launchers and heavy artillery target Siniyeh village.
* Violent bombardment targets Moadamiyah.
* Artillery target Douma for over 30 minutes, no causalities reported yet.
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.