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UN suspends Syria aid convoys after ‘savage’ attack

UN suspends Syria aid convoys after ‘savage’ attack

Sep 21, – Confusion continued about who struck the convoy, but the White House insisted it was either Russia or Syria. White House deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes said either way, the U.S. held Russia responsible, because it was Russia’s job under the week-old cease-fire to prevent Syria’s air force from striking in areas […]

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Bomb attacks, cross-border fire kill 13 in southeast Turkey- sources

Bomb attacks, cross-border fire kill 13 in southeast Turkey- sources

Aug 11, – A PKK commander had warned at the weekend of fresh attacks, saying police “will not be able to live as comfortably as they did in the past in cities.” Bomb blasts in two cities in southeast Turkey killed nine civilians and wounded dozens on Wednesday, security sources said, and blamed the Kurdistan […]

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Turkey- 104 Islamic State militants killed in strikes

Turkey- 104 Islamic State militants killed in strikes

May 28, – The state-run Anadolu Agency, quoting military officials, said the strikes came late Friday, hours after rockets fired from Syria hit the southern Turkish town of Kilis and wounded five people. It said the airstrikes and artillery fire also destroyed 7 buildings used as IS headquarters. U.S.-led coalition airstrikes and Turkish artillery fire […]

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Syrian airstrikes kill 33 in Damascus suburb, including five children

Syrian airstrikes kill 33 in Damascus suburb, including five children

Jun 17, – At least 33 people were killed in the Damascus region as the army bombarded a rebel-held town and the rebels fired rockets into the capital, a monitoring group said Wednesday. At least 24 people, including five children, were killed by government air strikes and rocket fire on Douma, a rebel-held suburb some […]

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Chemical weapons inspectors in Syria miss deadline

Chemical weapons inspectors in Syria miss deadline

Oct 29, – The chief of the global chemical weapons watchdog disclosed for the first time in a report obtained by The Associated Press that Syria has declared 41 facilities at 23 chemical sites where it stored approximately 1,300 tons of precursors and agents, and over 1,200 unfilled munitions to deliver them. International inspectors overseeing […]

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Syrian children attend school amid war

Syrian children attend school amid war

Oct 01, – It has been a year since they were last in school. The area has seen ongoing battles between opposition forces and troops loyal to President Bashar Assad, and like pretty much everything else in Madaya, the school was forced to shut down because of the violence. Clutching his books close to his […]

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Suicide Bombers attack on Syrian capital, killed at least 14 people

Suicide Bombers attack on Syrian capital, killed at least 14 people

June 11, DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The blasts — which occurred in central Marjeh Square near the Interior Ministry — were the first such attacks to target President Bashar Assad’s seat of power since the regime chased rebels from the strategic town of Qusair nearly a week ago. Two suicide bombers targeted a police station […]

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Space Picture This Week: Nebulae, Rockets, and a New Earth

Space Picture This Week: Nebulae, Rockets, and a New Earth

Rocket Test Another in a growing number of space vehicles launched by private companies, the Antares rocket was sent skyward from the NASA Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia on April 21. The spacecraft, developed by Orbital Sciences Corporation, was designed to deliver a mock payload into orbit—the equivalent weight of a future spacecraft that could […]

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Central Damascus hit by barrage of rockets

Central Damascus hit by barrage of rockets

May 1, AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the rockets fell on the Bab Mesalla neighborhood in central Damascus. Initial information indicates that there were casualties, but the number could not be obtained immediately, the Observatory said. Syrian activists are reporting that that several rockets have fallen on a […]

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