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Russia announces 48-hour ceasefire in Syria’s Aleppo

Russia announces 48-hour ceasefire in Syria’s Aleppo

Jun 15, – “On Russia’s initiative, a ‘regime of silence’ has been introduced in Aleppo for 48 hours from 00:01 16 June (2100 GMT Wednesday) with the goal of lowering the level of armed violence and stabilising the situation,” a ministry statement said. Russia’s defence ministry announced late Wednesday that a ceasefire had been introduced […]

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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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Air strikes on Syria’s Aleppo kill 25

Air strikes on Syria’s Aleppo kill 25

Apr 22, – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which said regime warplanes carried out the air strikes, earlier gave a toll of 19 dead but said this was likely to rise. Air strikes on rebel-held neighbourhoods in Syria’s second city Aleppo on Friday killed at least 25 people and wounded more than 40, emergency […]

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Palestinian leader says Hamas caused prolonged war

Palestinian leader says Hamas caused prolonged war

Aug 29, – Benjamin Netanyahu stressed that it is still early to tell “if the new reality” would allow a political process to resume but said he is examining the possibility. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas blamed Hamas on Friday for extending fighting with Israel in the Gaza Strip, casting doubt on the future of the […]

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Syria rebels take Golan frontier crossing

Syria rebels take Golan frontier crossing

June 6, AP – Syrian rebels fighting troops loyal to the regime of President Bashar Al Assad have taken over the Quneitra crossing on Israel-Syria ceasefire line in the Golan Heights, army radio reported on Thursday, quoting military officials. Associated pres journalist for human rights observers – Khizer hayat reports from the region.

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