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Air strikes ‘kill 22 civilians near Yemen capital’

Air strikes ‘kill 22 civilians near Yemen capital’

Sep 12, – The first strike hit a site where locals were digging an aquifer in Beit Saadan, a village of the Arhab region north of the capital, on Saturday afternoon killing and wounding several people, they said. At least 22 civilians have been killed in air strikes by a Saudi-led military coalition near Yemen’s […]

September 12, 2016 | By | Reply More
Toll from strikes on Syria’s Idlib jumps to 58- monitor

Toll from strikes on Syria’s Idlib jumps to 58- monitor

Sep 11, – It was not immediately clear who carried out the raids, which hit a market and several neighbourhoods across the city. The death toll in air strikes on the key northwestern Syrian city of Idlib jumped to 58 late Saturday, a monitoring group said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the dead […]

September 11, 2016 | By | Reply More
At least 45 killed in Syria after US-Russia agreement

At least 45 killed in Syria after US-Russia agreement

Sep 11, – The Aleppo Media Center, an activist collective, said 45 people were killed Saturday, just hours after the new U.S.-Russian agreement was reached to try and end the violence in Syria. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 30 people were killed in Aleppo province and another 39 were killed by airstrikes […]

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24 killed in air strikes on Syria’s Idlib- monitor

24 killed in air strikes on Syria’s Idlib- monitor

Sep 10, – It was not immediately clear who carried out the raids that also hit several neighbourhoods in Idlib and wounded at least 90 people, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Air strikes that hit a market and areas of the rebel-held northwestern city of Idlib Saturday killed 24 people, a monitor said, […]

September 10, 2016 | By | Reply More
Islamic State twin suicide bombings at Baghdad mall kill 12

Islamic State twin suicide bombings at Baghdad mall kill 12

Sep 10, – More than 40 people were wounded in the attack at Nakheel Mall across from the oil ministry, the sources said. One bomb went off at the entrance to the mall, the other in the parking lot. Twelve people were killed late on Friday in two suicide bombings claimed by Islamic State at […]

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Living like ghosts in the ruins of Syria’s besieged Aleppo

Living like ghosts in the ruins of Syria’s besieged Aleppo

Sep 10, – Even if it were somehow possible to escape eastern Aleppo, Abdullah Shiyani, a 10-year-old boy who dreams of being a doctor, says he wouldn’t leave. It would mean leaving behind too many people who need help. “We have a lot of injured people here,” he told Reuters over the Internet. “Maybe we […]

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Chemical watchdog ‘disturbed’ by alleged toxic bomb attacks in Aleppo

Chemical watchdog ‘disturbed’ by alleged toxic bomb attacks in Aleppo

Sep 07, – “We are disturbed by the recent allegations of the use of toxic chemicals in Aleppo,” said a statement by the director-general of the Hague-based Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, Ahmet Uzumcu. The world’s chemical weapons watchdog said Wednesday it was “disturbed” by the alleged use of toxic chemicals in Aleppo […]

September 7, 2016 | By | Reply More
U.S. strikes in Yemen kill 13 al Qaeda operatives- U.S. military

U.S. strikes in Yemen kill 13 al Qaeda operatives- U.S. military

Sep 07, –  All three of the strikes against the al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula targets were conducted in central Yemen’s Shabwah Governorate, U.S. Central Command said in a statement. It did not specify how the strikes were carried out or the identities of those killed. The United States killed 13 al Qaeda operatives […]

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Warplanes dropped chlorine bombs in Aleppo- Syria activists

Warplanes dropped chlorine bombs in Aleppo- Syria activists

Sep 06, – The report could not be independently verified and it was not clear how it was determined that chlorine gas was released. Syrian activists and rescue workers in the rebel-held part of the contested city of Aleppo said that government warplanes dropped suspected chlorine bombs Tuesday on a crowded neighborhood, injuring dozens. Accusations […]

September 6, 2016 | By | Reply More
IS car bombing kills at least 12 civilians in Iraqi capital

IS car bombing kills at least 12 civilians in Iraqi capital

Sep 06, –  Shortly after the attack, the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the bombing in a statement posted online. A car bomb ripped through a bustling commercial area of central Baghdad overnight, killing at least 12 civilians, Iraqi officials said on Tuesday. The explosives-laden pick-up truck was left in a parking lot in […]

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