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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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Coalition denies targeting Yemen school as 10 children killed

Coalition denies targeting Yemen school as 10 children killed

Aug  14, – Doctors Without Borders, a Paris-based relief agency also known as MSF, said the children were killed Saturday in coalition raids on a school in Haydan, a town in rebel-held Saada province. The Saudi-led coalition Sunday denied targeting a Yemeni school in air strikes that killed 10 children, instead saying it bombed a […]

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51 civilians killed in Aleppo raids, shelling- monitor

51 civilians killed in Aleppo raids, shelling- monitor

Aug  14, – Syrian air force raids left 15 people dead in rebel-held areas in the east of Aleppo city. Nine civilians died in rebel shelling on the government-held west, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. At least 51 civilians, including four children, were killed in air raids and shelling attacks on Saturday in […]

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Russia raids on IS Syria bastion Raqa ‘kill 30’

Russia raids on IS Syria bastion Raqa ‘kill 30’

Aug 11, – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said they were killed and dozens of people wounded when 10 Russian raids hit the city and its outskirts. Russian air strikes on the Islamic State group bastion of Raqa in northern Syria on Thursday killed at least 30 people, including 24 civilians, a monitoring group […]

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Air strike on Syrian hospital kills 10 – Observatory

Air strike on Syrian hospital kills 10 – Observatory

Aug  07, –  The hospital, in the town of Meles, is about 15 km from Idlib city in rebel-held Idlib province. An airstrike on a hospital in northwestern Syria on Saturday killed 10 people, including children, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Syrian government and allied Russian military planes operate in Syria but it […]

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Syria rebels in huge attack to break Aleppo siege

Syria rebels in huge attack to break Aleppo siege

Aug  06, –  Their assault focusing on the artillery and armaments schools of the academy has sparked contradictory reports about the situation on the ground. Jihadists and their rebel allies pressed an offensive Friday with a massive attack aimed at seizing a military academy south of Aleppo and breaking a three-week-old siege of insurgent neighbourhoods. […]

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Raids on Syria displaced kill two children- monitor

Raids on Syria displaced kill two children- monitor

Aug 05, – “The probable Russian warplanes conducted eight raids in an area where two IDP camps” are located in Atareb, west of Aleppo city, said Rami Abdel Rahman of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Two children were killed and dozens more wounded Thursday in air strikes on Syrian camps for the displaced probably […]

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Nigerian inquiry says army killed 348 Shi’ites

Nigerian inquiry says army killed 348 Shi’ites

Aug  01, – How the authorities respond to the inquiry’s findings may indicate the extent to which reform is being implemented under a drive by President Muhammadu Buhari, a former military ruler, to root out human rights violations by soldiers. Nigeria’s army killed 349 people from the minority Shi’ite Muslim sect last December in a […]

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Syrian maternity hospital bombed, says Save the Children

Syrian maternity hospital bombed, says Save the Children

July  29, – “Save the Children supported maternity hospital in Idlib bombed, casualties reported – numbers unconfirmed,” it tweeted. A maternity hospital supported by Save the Children was bombed Friday in an air raid in Idlib province of northwest Syria, causing casualties and heavy damage, the Britain-based charity said. In a statement, Save the Children […]

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Double bomb attack ‘kills 44 in Syrian Kurdish city’

Double bomb attack ‘kills 44 in Syrian Kurdish city’

The official SANA news agency said at least 140 people were also injured when a suicide bomber in a vehicle blew himself up in a western neighbourhood of the city. The toll in a massive bomb attack on Wednesday in the Kurdish-majority city of Qamishli in northeastern Syria has risen to 44, state media said. […]

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