* Artillery targets Qaboon.
* Regime artillery targets Jobar
* Violent bombardment with scores of shells and missiles landing on Saida Zainab, while violent clashes between regime and the FSA continue in the area.
* Artillery attacks on Sbieneh Residential Complex.
* Air force target Yalda in two different raids.
* FSA confronts regime attempt to break through Darayya, several regime soldiers reported killed.
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.