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Brutal Assad troops destroy Red Cross aid convoys in Aleppo

Brutal Assad troops destroy Red Cross aid convoys in Aleppo

Sep 20, – Aid convoys for four Syrian towns will be postponed as staff reassess security after a deadly attack on relief trucks and intensified violence, a senior official from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Tuesday. Syrian aircraft struck an aid convoy near Aleppo, killing 12 people on Monday, a […]

September 20, 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
Israel fires missiles at drone from Syria- army

Israel fires missiles at drone from Syria- army

July  17, – The missiles missed the drone which “returned to Syria” after the incident in the central Golan Heights, where the demarcation line between the two countries is located, the military said. Israel’s military on Sunday fired two Patriot missiles at a drone that “infiltrated” from war-ravaged neighbouring Syria, it said. “Moments ago two […]

July 17, 2016 | By | Reply More
Russian, Syrian officials deny their planes hit refugee camp

Russian, Syrian officials deny their planes hit refugee camp

May 06, – According to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, some 73 fighters — 43 on the opposition side and 30 pro-government troops — have died since Thursday afternoon in the battle for the village of Khan Touman. The advance signals a reemergence of a powerful, ultraconservative coalition on the opposition’s side in […]

May 6, 2016 | By | Reply More
Syria war rages hours before deal to halt fighting

Syria war rages hours before deal to halt fighting

Feb 26, – The government has agreed to the plan. The main opposition alliance, which has deep reservations about the terms, has said it is ready for a two-week truce to test the intentions of the government and its Russian and Iranian backers. Heavy air strikes were reported to have hit rebel-held areas near Damascus […]

February 26, 2016 | By | Reply More
Russian bombs take toll in Syria as Islamic State under pressure

Russian bombs take toll in Syria as Islamic State under pressure

Jan 21, – Insurgents in the west are being hit harder, while in eastern and central parts of the country, Islamic State is also under military pressure and is cutting fighters’ pay as its oil-smuggling operations are hit by plunging prices. Four months of Russian air strikes in Syria are taking their toll on rebel […]

January 21, 2016 | By | Reply More
Syria Kurds seize town from Islamic State near its ‘capital’

Syria Kurds seize town from Islamic State near its ‘capital’

Jun 23, – The Kurdish march deep into the heart of Islamic State territory follows their capture of a town on the Turkish border last week, reversing the momentum of militants who had seized major towns in both Syria and Iraq last month. Kurdish-led forces in Syria seized a town from Islamic State on Tuesday […]

June 23, 2015 | By | Reply More
Syria monitor says government forces kill six in gas attack

Syria monitor says government forces kill six in gas attack

Mar 17, – The Syrian government has previously denied accusations that it has used chemical weapons in the four-year-old war. A Syrian military source said he did not have any information about the alleged attack in the village of Sarmin in Idlib province. A group monitoring the Syrian civil war said on Tuesday that government […]

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