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121 civilians were executed by the “Islamic State” organization in the highest monthly death toll by it since two and half years

The “Islamic State” organization ended fourth month of the 4th year of announcing its self-claimed “state of the caliphate”, since the 29th of September 2017 till the 29th of October 2017. The organization ended it with escalated executions after a continuous decline in the number of its victims and the bloodshed of the Syrian people, […]

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Syria war: 112 dead in evacuation bus bombing, observers say

A violent explosion shook the area of gathering of the buses of Al-Fu’ah and Kafriya, which has been stopped since the morning of yesterday Friday the 14th of April 2017 in al-Rashedin area at the western outskirts of Aleppo city, cross-sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights that the explosion was caused by […]

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Interior Minister: 40 killed, 120 injured in terrorist bombings in Damascus city

Damascus, SANA- Interior Minister Mag. Gen. Mohammad al-Shaar said the two terrorist bombings that hit Bab al-Saghir in Damascus city earlier in the afternoon left 40 people dead. “The two terrorist attacks targeted visitors of different Arab nationalities in Bab al-Saghir area, leaving 40 martyred and 120 injured, including visitors and passers-by,” the Minister told reporters […]

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Statoil donates 5 million NOK to Red Cross efforts in Syria

Statoil donates 5 million NOK to Red Cross to help the situation of people affected by the war in Syria. Due to the war we are seeing a humanitarian catastrophe in Syria, and especially the situation in the town of Aleppo is critical. In Aleppo thousands of desperate people are living in the midst of […]

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Raqqa, Mosul Liberations Progress as ISIL Loses Resources to Fight

The U.S.-led coalition and local ground forces continue to progress against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant’s self-proclaimed capitals of Raqqa in Syria and Mosul in Iraq, the spokesman for Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve told Pentagon reporters. Speaking live via video conference from Baghdad, Air Force Col. John Dorrian said […]

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U.S. Airstrike in Syria Kills Senior al-Qaida Leader

WASHINGTON, Nov. 22, 2016 — As part of ongoing efforts to disrupt terrorist networks, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook today confirmed that U.S. forces conducted a precision airstrike near Sarmada in northwest Syria Nov. 18 that killed Abu Ayyub al-Masri, a senior al-Qaida leader in Syria. Al-Masri was an Egyptian who joined al-Qaida in Afghanistan […]

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Aleppo’s Largest Hospital Targeted for the Third Time in One Week. The Hospital Severely Damaged.

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday at approximately 10:30 am, a SAMS-supported hospital, one of the largest in eastern Aleppo City, was hit by seven airstrikes, including at least two barrel bombs, killing two patients and injuring 13. This hospital, known as M10, is the largest trauma and ICU center in eastern Aleppo City. The hospital was […]

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New Theirworld report shows international community breaking promises to Syrian children

Two little words that demand you listen and that you act – “YOU PROMISED”. When a child utters them – always in a pleading, accusatory fashion – there is no hiding place. You have to answer and remember, what they really mean is: You promised, now deliver. It was Nelson Mandela who said “promises to […]

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U.S. Airstrike Targets Meeting of Senior al-Qaida Leaders in Syria

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2016 — A U.S. military airstrike on a senior al-Qaida operational meeting in northwestern Syria resulted in “several enemy killed,” possibly including the terrorist organization’s leader, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook told reporters today. “We assess that al-Qaida’s senior leader, Abu Firas al-Suri, was in that meeting, and we are working to […]

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Commission makes immediate proposal to implement EU-Turkey agreement: 54,000 places allocated for resettlement of Syrians from Turkey

Following Friday’s agreement between the European Council and Turkey, the Commission is adopting a proposal to amend a Council Decision to relocate people in need for international protection from Italy and Greece. With this amendment, 54,000 places which were foreseen for relocations will now be available for the purpose of resettling Syrians from Turkey to […]

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A New Normal: Ongoing Chemical Weapons Attacks in Syria Report – Syrian American Medical Society

Washington, DC – Today, the Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS) launches a new report entitled A New Normal: Ongoing Chemical Weapons Attacks in Syria. This report documents 161 chemical attacks from the beginning of the conflict through 2015, using reports and first-hand accounts from physicians and health workers in Syria. The 161 documented chemical attacks […]

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Report: Car bomb kills 2 near central Syrian town

Hama province: A massive explosion has been heard in Salamia city caused by IS suicide car exploded at the entrance of the city what killed 2 soldiers and wounded others. Clashes taking place between IS and NDF around al-Mafkar and al-Taiba villages in Salamia countryside amid mutual bombardment from both sides. An IED exploded in […]

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Ban Ki-moon condemns bombings in Damascus and Homs

– United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed the agreement announced today by United States Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, as co-chairs of the International Syria Support Group (ISSG) Ceasefire Taskforce, on the terms of a nationwide cessation of hostilities in Syria scheduled to come into effect on Saturday. Noting […]

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:SYRIA: Within 72 hours… US-led International coalition’s warplanes kill 38 civilians in the countryside of Al-Hasakah

Al-Hasaka Province:  it rose to 38 at least the number of civilians whose death was documented by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights in the southern and southwestern countryside of Al-Hasakah due to bombing by the US-led International Coalition’s warplanes since the 16th of this month until the dawn of today, and within the total […]

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Two hospitals in Syria have been hit by airstrikes

A hospital supported by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in northern Syria‘s Idlib Province was destroyed in an attack on the morning of February 15, the medical humanitarian organization said. The hospital was hit four times in two series of at least two attacks within a few minutes of each other. At least eight members […]

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Syrian Centre for Policy Research: Report on Syria conflict finds 11.5% of population killed or injured

The Syrian Center for Policy Research (SCPR), an independent not–for-profit think tank, launched its report “Confronting Fragmentation!” in cooperation with Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy, at the American University of Beirut. This report is part of series of reports on assessing the socioeconomic impact of the crisis in Syria. The report, which covers the […]

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Defense Secretary Ash Carter: Saudis to Contribute More in Counter-ISIL Fight

WASHINGTON, February 5, 2016 — The Saudi Arabian government has indicated its willingness to do more with the coalition in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said yesterday at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada. Speaking with reporters after addressing airmen at the Air Force installation, […]

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Syria: Starvation continues in Madaya – MSF denounces continued blockage of essential aid and medical evacuations

Brussels – Residents of the besieged Syrian town of Madaya continue to die of starvation, despite the provision of aid in convoys, as the Syrian government-led coalition blocks life-saving medical supplies from the town, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said Friday. “It is totally unacceptable that people continue to die from starvation, and that critical medical […]

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2114 civilian citizen among the 3900 people executed by the “Islamic state” in Syria during the 19th month of announcing the “Caliphate State”

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights was able to document during the 19thmonth of the declaration of the “Caliphate State” by the “Islamic State” the execution of 188 people by the organization in its controlled areas in Syria, at the provinces of Deir Ezzor, Damascus, Aleppo, Al-Raqqah, Al-Hasakah and Homs during the period between the […]

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Russian and Syrian warplanes kill 164 civilians in revenge massacres

Rose to 164 including 43 children and 25 women the number of people who were killed in the past 72 hours by massacres committed by Russian and Syrian warplanes in the towns of Tabia, Jazira, Khesham, and al-Bolel in the eastern countryside of Der-Ezzor, the deaths are as follows : 63 including 9 children were killed […]

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