Tag: air strikes

Activists- Intense bombing of Syria’s Aleppo kills 27

Activists- Intense bombing of Syria’s Aleppo kills 27

At least 27 civilians were killed in regime air strikes, barrel bomb attacks and artillery fire on the rebel-held side of Syria’s Aleppo city on Saturday, a monitor said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported massive bombardment across the eastern side of the battered city, five days into a renewed government assault on opposition-held […]

November 19, 2016 | By | Reply More
Death toll at 32 in renewed air strikes on rebel-held east of Aleppo

Death toll at 32 in renewed air strikes on rebel-held east of Aleppo

Air strikes pounded neighborhoods around a children’s hospital and a blood bank in rebel-held eastern Aleppo on Wednesday in a second day of renewed bombing that has killed at least 32 people, a war monitor, medics and emergency workers said. The air raids formed part of a wider military escalation by the Syrian government and […]

November 16, 2016 | By | Reply More
Syria’s Aleppo reels from air strikes, UN chief ‘appalled’

Syria’s Aleppo reels from air strikes, UN chief ‘appalled’

Sep 25, – Nearly two million civilians were left without water in the devastated northern city after regime bombardment damaged a pumping station and rebels shut down another in retaliation, the United Nations said. Residents in Syria’s battleground city of Aleppo cowered indoors Saturday as fierce air strikes toppled buildings and killed at least 45 […]

September 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
Syria truce brings ‘significant drop’ in fighting

Syria truce brings ‘significant drop’ in fighting

Sep 14, – The truce brokered by Russia and the United States began at sundown on Monday, in the latest bid to end a conflict that has killed more than 300,000 people since March 2011. The UN’s Syria envoy applauded a “significant drop” in violence through the first 24 hours of a fragile ceasefire but […]

September 14, 2016 | By | Reply More
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 […]

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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
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, […]

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Turkey kills 27 Kurdish militants as southeast violence escalates

Turkey kills 27 Kurdish militants as southeast violence escalates

Sep 03, – Turkey’s southeast has been scorched by waves of fighting following the collapse last year of a 2-1/2-year ceasefire between state and the outlawed PKK. Turkey’s military killed 27 Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants in the largely Kurdish southeast on Friday, the armed forces said in a statement, in a day of violence […]

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Turkish bombardment kills 20 civilians in Syria

Turkish bombardment kills 20 civilians in Syria

Aug  28, – “At least 20 civilians were killed and 50 others wounded by Turkish artillery fire and air strikes on Sunday morning at Jeb el-Kussa,” a village south of Jarabulus, said Rami Abdel Rahman of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Turkish shelling and air strikes killed at least 20 civilians in Syria on […]

August 28, 2016 | By | Reply More
Coalition denies targeting Yemen school as 10 children killed

Coalition denies targeting Yemen school as 10 children killed

Aug  14, – Doctors Without Borders, a Paris-based relief agency also known as MSF, said the children were killed Saturday in coalition raids on a school in Haydan, a town in rebel-held Saada province. The Saudi-led coalition Sunday denied targeting a Yemeni school in air strikes that killed 10 children, instead saying it bombed a […]

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