* Mortar bombardment targets the districts of Barzeh, al-Qaboon and Jobar.
* Fierce clashes between the FSA and regime forces in the farms of Barzeh.
* The Air Force carries out three airstrikes on the farms of a-Salihiya in the city of Yabroud this morning.
* Regiment 67, based near the town of Hafeer al-Foka, bombs Jarad Talfita with artillery and rocket launchers.
* Choppers hover in the skies of al-Rahiba town last night.
* Heavy bombardment on the cities and towns of Harasta, Zamalka, Melayha farms, and several other areas in Eastern Ghouta.
* Heavy artillery bombardment targets the cities of Darayya and Moadamiya, and the town of Khan a-Sheih in the Western Ghouta.
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.