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Shots fired at ambulances in Aleppo, 3 wounded

Shots fired at ambulances in Aleppo, 3 wounded

The Latest on the conflict in Syria where a cease-fire deal to allow evacuation of rebels and tens of thousands of civilians from eastern Aleppo is back. Syrian activists say pro-government forces have shot at ambulances trying to leave eastern Aleppo, wounding at least 3 evacuees. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the […]

December 15, 2016 | By | Reply More
Air raids kill at least 12 civilians in Syria’s Aleppo

Air raids kill at least 12 civilians in Syria’s Aleppo

Oct 17, – The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said five children were among the dead on Monday in the rebel-held district of Marjeh in east Aleppo. Air strikes killed at least 12 civilians in Syria’s Aleppo on Monday, a monitor said, bringing to 45 the number killed in 24 hours of bombardment on […]

October 17, 2016 | By | Reply More
Medics Plead for Access to Syria’s Embattled Aleppo

Medics Plead for Access to Syria’s Embattled Aleppo

Oct 11, – The international charity, also known by its French acronym MSF, said in a statement that medical workers in Aleppo are exhausted and that the overstretched facilities face an impending fuel shortage. MSF, which supports eight hospitals in Aleppo’s besieged eastern quarters, says just 35 doctors remain in the area, serving a population […]

October 11, 2016 | By | Reply More
Syrian government forces press attack on Aleppo

Syrian government forces press attack on Aleppo

Oct 04, – Activists meanwhile said the death toll from a suicide bombing at a Kurdish wedding in the northeastern city of Hasakah the previous night had risen to at least 34. The attack was claimed by the Islamic State group, which said its fighter had targeted a gathering of a Kurdish political party, without […]

October 4, 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
At least 45 killed in Syria after US-Russia agreement

At least 45 killed in Syria after US-Russia agreement

Sep 11, – The Aleppo Media Center, an activist collective, said 45 people were killed Saturday, just hours after the new U.S.-Russian agreement was reached to try and end the violence in Syria. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 30 people were killed in Aleppo province and another 39 were killed by airstrikes […]

September 11, 2016 | By | Reply More
Turkey says 3 of its soldiers killed in IS attack

Turkey says 3 of its soldiers killed in IS attack

Sep 07, – The Turkish fatalities came after Turkish troops and allied Syrian rebels on Sunday expelled IS from the last strip of territory the militant group controlled along the Syrian-Turkish border, effectively sealing the extremists’ self-styled caliphate off from the outside world. Three Turkish soldiers were killed and four were wounded in a missile […]

September 7, 2016 | By | Reply More
Warplanes dropped chlorine bombs in Aleppo- Syria activists

Warplanes dropped chlorine bombs in Aleppo- Syria activists

Sep 06, – The report could not be independently verified and it was not clear how it was determined that chlorine gas was released. Syrian activists and rescue workers in the rebel-held part of the contested city of Aleppo said that government warplanes dropped suspected chlorine bombs Tuesday on a crowded neighborhood, injuring dozens. Accusations […]

September 6, 2016 | By | Reply More
Multiple bomb blasts in Syrian cities kill at least 38

Multiple bomb blasts in Syrian cities kill at least 38

Sep 05, –  The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group, which maintains a network of contacts inside the country, put the toll at 47 dead. Conflicting casualty figures are common in the Syria war. At least 38 people were killed in a string of bombings inside government territory in Syria, state media reported […]

September 5, 2016 | By | Reply More
Bombardments in Syria’s Aleppo kill 9 civilians

Bombardments in Syria’s Aleppo kill 9 civilians

Jun 17, – The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the crude explosive devices hit three areas of Aleppo, prompting the rebels to fire rockets into regime-held western parts of the city. Barrel bomb attacks and shelling on rebel-held areas of Syria’s northern city of Aleppo killed at least nine civilians Friday, the second […]

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