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8 White Helmets Rescuers Killed in Syrian Airstrike

8 White Helmets Rescuers Killed in Syrian Airstrike

Eight Syrian rescuers, known as the White Helmets, were killed Saturday when an airstrike hit their office in rebel-held Hama province, according to the group and opposition activists. The group’s office in Kfar Zeita was hit in the strike, killing the eight volunteers. The group said five bodies had been found and rescuers were continuing […]

April 30, 2017 | By | Reply More
US claims Syria strike, denies targeting mosque where 46 killed

US claims Syria strike, denies targeting mosque where 46 killed

The US said it carried out an air strike in Syria against an Al-Qaeda meeting but denied deliberately targeting a mosque where a monitor said on Friday 46 people were killed. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said most of the dead in the Thursday evening raid on Al-Jineh, in the northern province of Aleppo, […]

March 17, 2017 | By | Reply More
Death toll at 32 in renewed air strikes on rebel-held east of Aleppo

Death toll at 32 in renewed air strikes on rebel-held east of Aleppo

Air strikes pounded neighborhoods around a children’s hospital and a blood bank in rebel-held eastern Aleppo on Wednesday in a second day of renewed bombing that has killed at least 32 people, a war monitor, medics and emergency workers said. The air raids formed part of a wider military escalation by the Syrian government and […]

November 16, 2016 | By | Reply More
Air strike hits third Syrian hospital in 24 hours- monitor

Air strike hits third Syrian hospital in 24 hours- monitor

An air strike hit a hospital in the rebel-held Syrian village of Awaijel, west of Aleppo killing at least one person in the early hours of Tuesday, a day after attacks on two other hospitals in the region, a war monitor said. Jets hit Awaijel’s Baghdad hospital with rockets, injuring medical staff and patients, including […]

November 15, 2016 | By | Reply More
22 children killed in air raid on Syria school- UNICEF

22 children killed in air raid on Syria school- UNICEF

Air strikes that hit a school in rebel-held Idlib province in northwest Syria killed 22 children and six teachers, the UN children’s agency UNICEF said Wednesday. “This is a tragedy. It is an outrage. And if deliberate, it is a war crime,” said UNICEF director Anthony Lake. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said “warplanes […]

October 27, 2016 | By | Reply More
Russia announces Aleppo truce as EU warns of ‘war crimes’

Russia announces Aleppo truce as EU warns of ‘war crimes’

Oct 18, –  The United Nations and European Union welcomed the announcement, but said Thursday’s planned pause in fighting needed to be longer to allow the delivery of humanitarian aid. Russia has announced an eight-hour “humanitarian” ceasefire in Aleppo later this week, as the EU warned that the Syrian regime’s Moscow-backed assault on the city […]

October 18, 2016 | By | Reply More
Aleppo province airstrikes kill 36 people

Aleppo province airstrikes kill 36 people

Oct 17, – Most of the deaths were in the village of Oweijel just west of the city of Aleppo, where at least 23 people were killed in an airstrike that also wounded dozens, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Another monitoring group, the Local Coordination Committees, said the air raid was […]

October 17, 2016 | By | Reply More
Syria military warplanes strike Aleppo ahead of weekend peace talks

Syria military warplanes strike Aleppo ahead of weekend peace talks

Oct 16, – Airstrikes on rebel-held eastern Aleppo resumed on Thursday despite an announcement by the Syrian army that it would taper off strikes for humanitarian reasons. Syria’s army, backed by Russia, has bombed the eastern part of Aleppo, killing more than 150 people, rescue workers say. The attacks come shortly before the US and Russia peace […]

October 16, 2016 | By | Reply More
Syrian activists say at least 17 killed in bomb blast

Syrian activists say at least 17 killed in bomb blast

Oct 14, – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said it could confirm 14 militants were killed in the attack on the road connecting the rebel-held town of Azaz to the Bab al-Salameh border crossing. It is one of the more important junctions between Syria’s rebels and their Turkish backers. Syrian activists say […]

October 14, 2016 | By | Reply More
Airstrikes in Syria’s Aleppo and shelling in south kill 20

Airstrikes in Syria’s Aleppo and shelling in south kill 20

Oct 11, – Syria’s official news agency SANA also reported rare shelling of neighborhoods in the capital, Damascus, including several mortar shells fired by opposition groups based on the edge of the city that landed in the residential Qasaa district and close to the Umayyad Mosque, wounding an unspecified number of people. Airstrikes on rebel-held […]

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