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Air strikes kill dozens in Syria’s Aleppo

At least 53 people, including children, have been killed in government air strikes in Syria’s Aleppo city, activists have said. Dozens of barrel bombs – oil drums or cylinders packed with explosives and shrapnel – were dropped by military helicopters on the heavily populated al-Qatriji neighbourhood, the Syrian Observatory for[…]

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ISIS massacres 175 cement plant workers

Islamic State militants have killed 175 workers who were captured at a cement factory situated to the east of Damascus, Sputnik Arabic reported, citing its sources. Reuters had earlier cited the Syrian military as saying that 175 workers from the Badiyah cement factory had been killed by Islamic State (IS,[…]

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Street battles rage deeper into Damascus

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group has battled Syrian rebel forces in a southern district of Damascus, bringing ISIL fighters within about 5km of the centre of the capital. ISIL fighters on Monday night waged street battles against a loose coalition of Syrian rebels in Asali,[…]

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