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Aleppo sees shelling, air strikes again as Assad urges peace talks

Aleppo sees shelling, air strikes again as Assad urges peace talks

Syrian rebels shelled Aleppo and air strikes resumed around the city on Friday as Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his allies said the insurgents’ withdrawal from the city could pave the way toward a political solution for the country. A day after the last rebels left their remaining pocket of territory in the city, the […]

December 24, 2016 | By | Reply More
Raids on Syria’s rebel east Aleppo kill 19 civilians

Raids on Syria’s rebel east Aleppo kill 19 civilians

Aug 16, – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the strikes were carried out by either Russian or regime aircraft and that dozens of people were also wounded, some of them critically, in Tariq al-Bab and Al-Sakhur neighbourhoods. Air raids on two rebel-held districts of Syria’s battleground second city Aleppo on Tuesday killed 19 […]

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Two months of Russia raids in Syria kill 1,500- monitor

Two months of Russia raids in Syria kill 1,500- monitor

Nov 30, – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Russian raids that began September 30 have killed 419 Islamic State group fighters as well as 598 from Al-Qaeda affiliate Al-Nusra Front and other rebel groups. Russian air strikes in support of the Syrian government have killed more than 1,500 people, a third of them […]

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Toll from Syria regime strikes near Damascus rises to 34- monitor

Toll from Syria regime strikes near Damascus rises to 34- monitor

Aug 23, – The increased toll came as nine people, including civilians, were killed in rocket attacks on a regime-held neighbourhood northeast of Damascus, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The toll from heavy government bombardment of a rebel stronghold outside the Syrian capital rose on Sunday to 34 civilians, including 12 children, a […]

August 23, 2015 | By | Reply More
US-led airstrikes ‘kill 52 civilians in northern Syria’

US-led airstrikes ‘kill 52 civilians in northern Syria’

Apr 02, – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor also reported 10 civilian deaths in a rocket strike Saturday in the northern city of Aleppo and said 40 others suffered respiratory problems in a pre-dawn chemical attack further north in Idlib province. US-led strikes targeting the Islamic State group killed at least 52 civilians […]

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Syrian air raid kills 18, including ‘American jihadist’

Syrian air raid kills 18, including ‘American jihadist’

Sep 05, – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Wednesday’s strike destroyed a building being used as a headquarters and a prison by IS militants in Deir Ezzor province. The death toll from a Syrian government raid on an Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) stronghold in eastern Syria has risen to 18, […]

September 5, 2014 | By | Reply More
42 children killed in string of Syria attacks – NGO

42 children killed in string of Syria attacks – NGO

Aug 31, – The Britain-based Observatory said 25 children had been killed between midnight on Saturday and Sunday afternoon, with 17 more killed between Friday and Saturday night. At least 42 children have been killed in government air strikes and shelling across Syria in the last 36 hours, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring […]

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