Tag: air strikes

Syria rebels in huge attack to break Aleppo siege

Syria rebels in huge attack to break Aleppo siege

Aug  06, –  Their assault focusing on the artillery and armaments schools of the academy has sparked contradictory reports about the situation on the ground. Jihadists and their rebel allies pressed an offensive Friday with a massive attack aimed at seizing a military academy south of Aleppo and breaking a three-week-old siege of insurgent neighbourhoods. […]

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Raids on Syria displaced kill two children- monitor

Raids on Syria displaced kill two children- monitor

Aug 05, – “The probable Russian warplanes conducted eight raids in an area where two IDP camps” are located in Atareb, west of Aleppo city, said Rami Abdel Rahman of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Two children were killed and dozens more wounded Thursday in air strikes on Syrian camps for the displaced probably […]

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51 civilians dead in bombardment of Syria rebel-held areas- monitor

51 civilians dead in bombardment of Syria rebel-held areas- monitor

July  21, – The group said at least 13 people, including three children, were killed in government air strikes and shelling on the Eastern Ghouta area outside the capital Damascus. At least 51 civilians, including 15 children, were killed in bombardment of several rebel-held areas across Syria on Thursday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights […]

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Strikes kill 12 in rebel-held half of Syria’s Aleppo

Strikes kill 12 in rebel-held half of Syria’s Aleppo

July  14, – Nine people were killed in the Tariq al-Bab area, and another three in the district of Salhin, both in eastern Aleppo, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported. Air strikes killed at least 12 civilians including children in two rebel-held neighbourhoods of Syria’s divided city of Aleppo on Thursday, a monitoring group […]

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Raids on Syria market kill 21, hundreds flee IS bastion

Raids on Syria market kill 21, hundreds flee IS bastion

Jun 12, – Five children were among those killed in the air raids on Idlib, which is held by Al-Qaeda affiliate Al-Nusra Front and its allies, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Air strikes on a market in Syria’s Al-Qaeda-held city of Idlib killed at least 21 civilians Sunday, as hundreds fled a besieged […]

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Libya unity forces in street battles with IS in Sirte

Libya unity forces in street battles with IS in Sirte

Jun 10, – The loss of Sirte, the hometown of ousted dictator Moamer Kadhafi, would be a major blow to IS at a time when it is under mounting pressure in Syria and Iraq. Forces loyal to Libya’s unity government fought street battles with the Islamic State group on Friday as they pressed an offensive […]

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Syria newborns saved by staff after hospital attacks

Syria newborns saved by staff after hospital attacks

Jun 09, –The UN’s children’s agency UNICEF and doctors at Al-Hakim children’s hospital said Wednesday’s attacks in the rebel-controlled part of the city were chilling. Air strikes on a children’s hospital and two others in the divided Syrian city of Aleppo sparked a desperate bid by medical staff to rescue at least nine newborns. The […]

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Air strikes in north Syria kill at least 42 civilians- monitor

Air strikes in north Syria kill at least 42 civilians- monitor

Jun 01, – Regime air strikes killed 15 civilians in Idlib province, while Russian and regime air strikes killed at least 11 civilians in neighbouring Aleppo province, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. At least 42 civilians including five children were killed in regime, Russian and US-led coalition air strikes in northern Syria on […]

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Death toll from Russian air strikes in Idlib climbs to 23- monitor

Death toll from Russian air strikes in Idlib climbs to 23- monitor

May 31, – The Observatory said the air strikes targeted a number of positions in the city, one of them next to a hospital. Seven children were among the dead, Observatory Director Rami Abdulrahman said. The toll was likely to rise with scores of injured, mostly civilians, in a critical condition. At least 23 people […]

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Residents flee as air strikes shake Syria’s Aleppo

Residents flee as air strikes shake Syria’s Aleppo

Apr 30, – Aleppo was left out of a new temporary US-Russian brokered truce that appeared to be holding in the regime stronghold of Latakia as well as Damascus and the nearby rebel bastion of Eastern Ghouta. Terrified residents fled a new wave of air strikes on rebel-held areas of Syria’s divided city of Aleppo […]

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