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Airstrikes in Syria’s Aleppo hit hospital, market, kill 18

Airstrikes in Syria’s Aleppo hit hospital, market, kill 18

Aug  12, – The air raids hit the only hospital for women and children in the town of Kafr Hamra before dawn, killing two staffers, including a nurse. The Syrian Civil Defense, a group of first responders, said it pulled 10 people alive from under the rubble. Airstrikes in opposition areas of Syria’s northern Aleppo […]

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Saudi-led coalition hits food factory, killing 14 civilians

Saudi-led coalition hits food factory, killing 14 civilians

Aug  09, – Five women were among those killed in what effectively was the resumption of heavy bombardment by the Saudi-led alliance targeting Yemen’s Shiite rebels and allied forces loyal to Yemen’s ousted president. The resumption comes after U.N. peace talks on Yemen collapsed over the weekend in Kuwait. Airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition bombed […]

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The Latest- MSF says Syria hospital bombing killed 50

The Latest- MSF says Syria hospital bombing killed 50

Apr 29, – The medical charity Doctors Without Borders says the death toll from the bombing of a hospital and nearby buildings in Aleppo in Syria has risen to 50, including 6 medical staff and patients. The organization, also known by its French acronym MSF, says in a Friday statement that the bombing a day […]

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Saudi-led coalition airstrikes in Yemen’s capital kill 29

Saudi-led coalition airstrikes in Yemen’s capital kill 29

Sep 19, – The coalition’s airstrikes overnight hit an apartment building in the center of the capital, an area that is a UNESCO world heritage site, killing a family of nine, said the officials, who remain neutral in the conflict that has divided Yemen’s security forces. Airstrikes carried out by a Saudi-led coalition against Yemen’s […]

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Aid group makes dramatic plea, day after 65 killed in Yemen

Aid group makes dramatic plea, day after 65 killed in Yemen

Aug 22, – Doctors Without Borders also said it was unable to reach the hospitals in Taiz, Yemen’s third largest city, where fighting intensified on Thursday. A leading international aid group on Friday made a dramatic appeal to Yemen’s warring factions to halt attacks on civilians, a day after heavy fighting in a key city […]

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Yemen rebels and allies advance in southern city of Aden

Yemen rebels and allies advance in southern city of Aden

Apr 29, – Security officials in the city said the rebels, known as Houthis, aided by military forces loyal to former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, had moved up the seaside road in the neighborhood of Khormaksar, taking an area stretching from the Russian Consulate to the Crater business district. Yemen’s Shiite rebels and their allies […]

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Syria car bomb kills 30, separate blast rocks capital

Syria car bomb kills 30, separate blast rocks capital

Sep 27, –  In Damascus, the United Nations said its team of weapons experts currently in Syria will investigate seven sites of alleged chemical attacks in the country, four more than previously known. The announcement came a day after the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council agreed on a resolution to eliminate Syria’s […]

September 27, 2013 | By | Reply More
Syrian rebels target Hezbollah militia, on Lebanese soil

Syrian rebels target Hezbollah militia, on Lebanese soil

June 2, BEIRUT (AP) — It was the worst clash on Lebanese territory between the two sides since the outbreak of the Syria conflict more than two years ago. The violence highlighted the growing risk the fighting in Syria poses to fragile Lebanon, whose volatile sectarian makeup mirrors that of its neighbor. Syrian rebels fought […]

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Russian S-300 air defense system in Syria

Russian S-300 air defense system in Syria

May 30, AP – In an interview with Lebanese broadcaster, Al-Manar TV, the Syrian president confirmed that Damascus had received the surface-to-air missile system from Russia. The quotes were released in a preview for an interview slated to be aired later on Thursday. Russian S-300 air defense missile systems have arrived in Syria, according to […]

May 30, 2013 | By More
Israel’s Defense minister warns Russia against arming Syria

Israel’s Defense minister warns Russia against arming Syria

JERUSALEM (AP) —Israel has been pressing Moscow not to go through with a promised delivery of advanced S-300 anti-aircraft missiles to Damascus. Israel fears the missiles could slip into the hands of hostile groups like Hezbollah. Israel’s defense minister is signaling that his military is prepared to strike shipments of advanced Russian weapons to Syria. […]

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