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Syria’s Assad launched chemical attack on his own people, then bombed the hospital treating victims

Syria’s Assad launched chemical attack on his own people, then bombed the hospital treating victims

The worst chemical bombings in Syria turned a toxic kill zone in rebel held town on Tuesday, inciting international outrage over the ever-increasing government impunity shown in the country’s six-year war. US and its western leader’s including President Trump blamed the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad and called on its patrons, Russia and Iran, […]

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Syria army urges residents to quit Aleppo as ceasefire begins

Syria army urges residents to quit Aleppo as ceasefire begins

Oct 20, – Moscow said the truce would be extended by 24 hours, and the UN said it hoped to carry out the first medical evacuations from Aleppo on Friday, after getting clearance from all warring parties. A “humanitarian pause” in the Syrian army’s Russian-backed assault on Aleppo took effect Thursday, but despite a drop […]

October 20, 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 […]

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Battle for besieged Syrian city of Aleppo intensifies

Battle for besieged Syrian city of Aleppo intensifies

Sep 28, – Desperate residents describe horrific scenes in Syria’s largest city and onetime commercial center, with hospitals and underground shelters hit by indiscriminate airstrikes that the U.N. said may amount to a war crime. With international diplomacy in tatters and the U.S. focused on its election, the Syrian government and its Russian allies are […]

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