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19 die in fresh clashes between army and rebels in Shan state- Myanmar

19 die in fresh clashes between army and rebels in Shan state- Myanmar

At least 19 people have been killed in fresh clashes between Myanmar’s military and an ethnic armed group in the remote northern Shan state, as fighting in the country’s borderlands intensifies. “Nineteen [people] were killed in fighting” on Saturday, a military source said, adding that two dozen had been injured. At least 19 people have […]

May 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
Over 100 dead, 400 injured after Syria’s Bashar al Assad ordered chemical attack on Rebels

Over 100 dead, 400 injured after Syria’s Bashar al Assad ordered chemical attack on Rebels

Syrian government chemical attack killed scores of people, including children in Syria, US President Donald Trump condemned the “heinous actions by the Bashar al-Assad regime,”. A monitoring group, medics and rescue workers in the rebel-held area said the attack took place in the early morning hours. The US government report came later the chemical agent […]

April 5, 2017 | By | Reply More
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
Russian cruise missiles target Syria

Russian cruise missiles target Syria

Aug  20, – Russian air power had helped Syrian President Bashar al-Assad make steady advances against rebels seeking to oust him since Moscow’s intervention a year ago, but a recent insurgent advance in Aleppo has checked that momentum. Russian warships in the Mediterranean Sea fired cruise missiles at targets near Aleppo on Friday, a further […]

August 20, 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 […]

August 16, 2016 | By | Reply More
Russian helicopter shot down in Syria, killing all 5 onboard

Russian helicopter shot down in Syria, killing all 5 onboard

Aug  01, – The Mi-8 helicopter was shot down in Idlib province, where Russian warplanes frequently targeted rebels fighting Syrian President Bashar Assad’s forces. The Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement that the chopper was returning to the Russian air base on Syria’s coast after delivering humanitarian goods to the city of Aleppo. But […]

August 1, 2016 | By | Reply More
Suspected rebels kill 8 Indian soldiers in ambush in Kashmir

Suspected rebels kill 8 Indian soldiers in ambush in Kashmir

Jun 25, – Two of the attackers were killed by soldiers who returned fire, said K.K. Sharma, a paramilitary force officer. The ambush occurred on the outskirts of Srinagar, the main city in Indian Kashmir. Suspected rebels killed at least eight Indian paramilitary soldiers and wounded another 20 in a highway ambush Saturday that was […]

June 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
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 […]

April 22, 2016 | By | Reply More
Escalating Syria violence threatens ceasefire

Escalating Syria violence threatens ceasefire

Apr 14, – In the Swiss city, UN envoy Staffan de Mistura criticised President Bashar al-Assad’s government for hindering efforts to deliver life-saving assistance to Syrians in need. Fighting escalated on several fronts Thursday around Syria’s second city Aleppo as a Russian-backed government offensive strained a landmark ceasefire and a new round of peace talks […]

April 14, 2016 | By | Reply More
Pope prays for 12 nuns abducted in Syria by rebels

Pope prays for 12 nuns abducted in Syria by rebels

Dec 04, – Francis didn’t call for their release but appealed for prayers from the crowd at the end of his general audience in St. Peter’s Square. “I invite everyone to pray for the sisters of the Greek Orthodox monastery of Santa Takla in Maaloula, Syria, who were taken by force by armed men two […]

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