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Air strike kills 16 civilians near Damascus- monitor

Air strike kills 16 civilians near Damascus- monitor

At least 16 civilians were killed and dozens wounded on Saturday in an air strike on a rebel-held area outside Damascus, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said. It said it was not immediately clear who was responsible for the strike on the town Hammuriyeh in the opposition bastion of Eastern Ghouta, which has […]

March 26, 2017 | By | Reply More
Syrian government sees siege tactics pay off

Syrian government sees siege tactics pay off

Sep 03, – The latest Damascus suburb to fall was Moadamiyeh, which relented after three years of siege as food supplies dwindled for its estimated 28,000 residents and key infrastructure like hospitals were destroyed. Once hubs of the Syrian uprising, the country’s rebellious capital suburbs are submitting to government control at a quickening pace, in […]

September 3, 2016 | By | Reply More
At least 70 killed in north of Syria’s Aleppo

At least 70 killed in north of Syria’s Aleppo

Jun 30, – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 30 regime soldiers and 39 rebel fighters had been killed in battles around Al-Maleh, north of Aleppo, since Wednesday afternoon. At least 70 regime and rebel fighters have been killed in 24 hours in a government assault and a jihadist-led counterattack in northern Syria, a […]

July 1, 2016 | By | Reply More
‘Qaeda ambush’ kills at least 20 Yemen soldiers- military source

‘Qaeda ambush’ kills at least 20 Yemen soldiers- military source

Apr 09, – “Armed members of Al-Qaeda ambushed a group of young soldiers travelling in three civilian vehicles in the province of Abyan, killing at least 20 of them,” said the source, who requested anonymity. Al-Qaeda militants killed at least 20 Yemeni soldiers on Saturday when they ambushed their convoy in the south of the […]

April 9, 2016 | By | Reply More
23 dead as missiles hit three hospitals, school in Syrian towns

23 dead as missiles hit three hospitals, school in Syrian towns

Feb 15, – Fourteen people were killed in the town of Azaz near the Turkish border when missiles slammed into a school sheltering families fleeing the offensive and the children’s hospital, two residents and a medic said. At least 23 civilians were killed when missiles hit three hospitals and a school in rebel-held Syrian towns […]

February 15, 2016 | 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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Syrian troops storm central village, killing 15

Syrian troops storm central village, killing 15

Sep 21, – Government troops backed by allied militiamen have stormed a predominantly Sunni village in central Syria killing at least 15 people, while opposition forces began an offensive near Aleppo to try to cut the army’s supply route to the northern city, activists said Saturday. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the […]

September 21, 2013 | By | Reply More
Assad loyalists dislodge rebels from the opposition strong hold Qusair

Assad loyalists dislodge rebels from the opposition strong hold Qusair

BEIRUT (AP) — The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least 22 people including 18 rebels were killed and dozens wounded in the fighting in Qusair. Pro-Assad troops, including fighters from the Lebanese Shiite militia Hezbollah, have been trying to push rebels out of Qusair. Syrian state media has said government forces steadily […]

May 25, 2013 | By More
Syrian troops battle rebels in Aleppo prison

Syrian troops battle rebels in Aleppo prison

May 16, BEIRUT (AP) — The orchestrated assault began at dawn, but by nightfall, the rebels had not dislodged regime forces or freed some 4,000 prisoners held there, according to two pro-opposition monitoring groups. Across Syria, the Internet was restored after a blackout of more than eight hours, the second nationwide outage in a week. […]

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