Humanitarian and relief aid groups as well as civil organizations launched a humanitarian campaign under the title ‘Idlib Biggest Campaign’ to relieve more than 300,000 internally displaced people in the province. Syrian Civil Defense Director Raed Al-Saleh on Monday told Smart News Network that the aim of the campaign is to provide services and humanitarian assistance to the people who have recently fled their homes as a result of the…
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said that at least 30 children were killed in the first two weeks of 2018 in eastern Ghouta, a Damascus suburb that is under siege by regime forces. “It is shocking that only in the first 14 days of the year more than 30 children have been killed in escalating violence in East Ghouta, where an estimated 200,000 children have been trapped under siege…
Arab writers and intellectuals expressed their rejection of the meeting held by the permanent office of the Arab Writers Union in Damascus under the sponsorship of the Assad regime after a seven-year boycott. As many by 150 Arab writers and intellectuals issued a statement denouncing the meeting as an “unacceptable collusion with the Assad regime which has been shedding the blood of innocent people in Syria and destroying its cities…
People in the town of Manbij in eastern rural Aleppo on Sunday went on a strike in protest over the repressive practices of the militias of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) and in reaction to the killing of two young men from the Bubna tribe at the hands of the PYD’s militias. Residents of the town said that all stores in the main marketplace were closed down in response to…
The Syrian Civil Defense Corps said that no fewer than 177 people were killed and 811 others wounded in attacks launched by Assad forces and the Iranian-backed militias with Russian air support on the Damascus suburb of eastern Ghouta in the past 16 days. In a statement issued on Sunday, the Civil Defense, also known as the White Helmets, said that children and women accounted for the majority of the…
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