Thousands are showing support online for a two-month-old infant who lost his mother when Syrian government forces bombed the besieged, rebel-held suburb of Eastern Ghouta in Damascus. Karim was one month old when he and his mother were caught in an attack on a market in Eastern Ghouta in November.[…]
At least 10 people have been killed by air strikes in the opposition-held Damascus suburb of Ein Tarma, according to a UK-based monitor. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said at least two children were among those killed in the air strikes on Friday.The assault took place in the[…]
The United Nations said fighting around SSyria’s capital has cut off 300,000 people from humanitarian assistance and pauses in the conflict are needed to allow aid convoys to get to the area. Fighting in and around Damascus has intensified in recent days after surprise attacks by rebel fighters in the[…]
Heavy clashes rocked eastern districts of the Syrian capital on Sunday after rebel fighters launched a surprise assault on government forces, a monitor and state television said. Steady shelling and sniper fire could be heard across Damascus on Sunday as rebel factions allied with former al-Qaeda affiliate Jabhat Fateh al-Sham[…]
At least 14 civilians have been killed and several others wounded in a series of barrel-bomb attacks on rebel-held areas near Damascus, Al Jazeera has learnt. Syrian government air strikes targeted the town of Wadi Barada, northwest of the capital, on Monday, injuring dozens of people, including several children, activists[…]
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[…]
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,[…]
A U.N.-brokered deal to evacuate more than 2,000 Islamic State fighters and other militants from rebel-held suburbs of Damascus on Saturday has been delayed after the killing of an insurgent leader, an organization that monitors the Syrian war said. The United Nations said it aimed to convene peace talks in[…]
Hundreds of families of Islamic State militants and some injured fighters are expected to leave rebel-held areas in southern Damascus under a UN-brokered deal, a monitor said on Thursday. Rami Abdulraham , head of the UK-based Observatory for Human Rights, said safe passage would be given from the Palestinian refugee[…]
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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