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Syria strikes kill 25 as another Damascus suburb surrenders

Syria strikes kill 25 as another Damascus suburb surrenders

Sep 02, – The Syrian capital’s western suburb of Moadamiyeh, which a U.N. report said was gassed with toxic sarin in 2013, has suffered a three-year government siege that left its estimated 28,000 residents with dwindling food and medical supplies. Syria’s government secured a deal to restore its authority over another rebellious Damascus suburb on […]

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At least 30 dead in bombings south of Damascus- state TV, monitor

At least 30 dead in bombings south of Damascus- state TV, monitor

Feb 21, – The Syrian state broadcaster said a car bombing and two suicide attacks ripped through the area of the Sayyida Zeinab shrine, killing 30 people and wounding dozens of others. At least 30 people were killed Sunday in a series of attacks, including a car bombing, near a Shiite shrine south of the […]

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IS car bomb in Syrian capital kills 10

IS car bomb in Syrian capital kills 10

Feb 09, – Syrian state TV reported the toll and showed footage of the blast scene in Damascus, including several damaged vehicles and a burnt-out car. The police officers’ club was next to a vegetable market. A suicide car bomber dispatched by the Islamic State group struck near a police officers’ club in the Syrian […]

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Toll from Syria regime strikes near Damascus rises to 34- monitor

Toll from Syria regime strikes near Damascus rises to 34- monitor

Aug 23, – The increased toll came as nine people, including civilians, were killed in rocket attacks on a regime-held neighbourhood northeast of Damascus, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The toll from heavy government bombardment of a rebel stronghold outside the Syrian capital rose on Sunday to 34 civilians, including 12 children, a […]

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Syria regime raids ‘kill 31 civilians’ near Damascus

Syria regime raids ‘kill 31 civilians’ near Damascus

Aug 12, – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least 120 people were injured in the raids, several of them seriously, and that the death toll was likely to rise. At least 31 civilians were killed in Syrian government air strikes on Eastern Ghouta near Damascus on Wednesday, as a barrage of deadly […]

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Bomb near Syrian capital kills 16

Bomb near Syrian capital kills 16

Oct 19, – The violence came a day after nine Shiite pilgrims from Lebanon kidnapped in Syria last year were freed as part of a negotiated hostage deal that could see two Turkish pilots held by Lebanese militants and dozens of Syrian women held in Syrian government jails released. Syrian rebels assaulted a checkpoint in […]

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Syria car bomb kills 30, separate blast rocks capital

Syria car bomb kills 30, separate blast rocks capital

Sep 27, –  In Damascus, the United Nations said its team of weapons experts currently in Syria will investigate seven sites of alleged chemical attacks in the country, four more than previously known. The announcement came a day after the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council agreed on a resolution to eliminate Syria’s […]

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