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Syrian family, pupils among dozens killed in Aleppo attacks

Syrian family, pupils among dozens killed in Aleppo attacks

Rebel shelling killed eight children at a school in the government-held part of Aleppo on Sunday and a barrel bomb killed a family of six in the rebel-held area, part of a heavy government bombardment that has knocked out all the hospitals. Hundreds of people have been killed since Tuesday in a concerted push by […]

November 21, 2016 | By | Reply More
Leading charities in call for Aleppo truce

Leading charities in call for Aleppo truce

Oct 15, – Four global NGOs issued the joint plea “to establish a ceasefire of at least 72 hours in east Aleppo”, where an estimated 250,000 live under bombardment and are besieged by pro-government forces. Leading charities called Saturday for a ceasefire in the battered Syrian city of Aleppo, ahead of a meeting of world […]

October 15, 2016 | By | Reply More
Missiles blast Aleppo as Syria army readies ground assault

Missiles blast Aleppo as Syria army readies ground assault

Sep 24, – Forty-five civilians including several children were killed and dozens wounded in the raids on eastern Aleppo by Russian warplanes and regime aircraft, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based monitoring group. Missiles rained down on rebel-held areas of Syria’s Aleppo on Friday, causing widespread destruction that overwhelmed rescue teams, as […]

September 24, 2016 | By | Reply More
Syria’s Aleppo set ablaze ahead of fresh diplomatic efforts

Syria’s Aleppo set ablaze ahead of fresh diplomatic efforts

Sep 22, – Key players in the Syrian peace process were to meet in New York later Thursday, with the clock ticking down as the UN warned undelivered aid for desperate civilians in Aleppo would expire in four days. Huge blazes erupted in Syria’s Aleppo as the city was rocked by fighting and air strikes […]

September 22, 2016 | By | Reply More
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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Fierce bombardment in Syria’s Aleppo province kills 25

Fierce bombardment in Syria’s Aleppo province kills 25

Apr 26, – The attacks are the latest in a surge of violence in and around the city that has severely tested a February 27 ceasefire. A barrage of air strikes and shelling on Syria’s second city Aleppo and a town to its west have killed 25 civilians, emergency workers and a monitoring group said […]

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Syrian regime bombardment ‘kills 18 civilians in Aleppo’

Syrian regime bombardment ‘kills 18 civilians in Aleppo’

Sep 21, – “Regime forces fired on the Al-Shaar neighbourhood in Aleppo city’s east, which is controlled by the opposition, and killed at least 18 civilians,” said Rami Abdel Rahman, head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Heavy bombardment by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad killed at least 18 civilians Monday in […]

September 21, 2015 | By | Reply More
Saudi-led coalition jets kill 20 at a wake in Yemen- residents

Saudi-led coalition jets kill 20 at a wake in Yemen- residents

Sep 06, – The air strikes targeted troops loyal to former president Ali Abdullah Saleh, an ally of the Houthis, across the country and hit a Houthi base in what was the al-Imam University, a religious school in northern Sanaa, locals said. Jets belonging to a Saudi-led coalition killed at least 20 people at a […]

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Syria regime raids ‘kill 31 civilians’ near Damascus

Syria regime raids ‘kill 31 civilians’ near Damascus

Aug 12, – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least 120 people were injured in the raids, several of them seriously, and that the death toll was likely to rise. At least 31 civilians were killed in Syrian government air strikes on Eastern Ghouta near Damascus on Wednesday, as a barrage of deadly […]

August 12, 2015 | By | Reply More
Yemen rebels quit Aden palace, Qaeda makes gains

Yemen rebels quit Aden palace, Qaeda makes gains

Apr 03, – The impoverished Arabian Peninsula state has sunk further into chaos since the coalition spearheaded by Riyadh launched Operation Decisive Storm on March 26 to try to halt the advance by Shiite Huthi rebels. Saudi-led air raids drove back rebels in the last stronghold of Yemen’s absent president Friday, while Al-Qaeda militants seized […]

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