Six civilians were killed and 10 others were injured, mostly women and children, by two regime airstrikes on the town of Jisr al-Shughour in rural Idlib in the early morning hours of Wednesday. The airstrikes hit residential neighborhoods and the main hospital in the town. According to local activists, the victims included three children. The attack came less than 24 hours after the Assad regime and Russian jets hit a…
Syrian, Arab and foreign activists went on a hunger strike in many Arab and European countries nearly a month ago to protest against the Russian and Assad regime forces’ bombing of residential areas and healthcare facilities in the ‘de-escalation zone’ in northwestern Syria. Organizers of the strike on Tuesday issued a statement saying that more people are joining the hunger strike which was begun by former head of the local…
The Hamzat Division of the Free Syrian Army unveiled the first homemade armored combat vehicle. Named al-Fahd, the vehicle was modelled after the Turkish BMC Kirpi armored vehicle. The Hamzat Division is one of the biggest FSA formations and played a major role in the Shield of the Euphrates and the Olive Branch operations in northern Syria. Since it was formed, the group attracted technicians and experts in various areas…
The monitoring and documentation team of the Action Group for the Palestinians of Syria said that it registered the names of at least 3,987 Palestinian-Syrians who have been killed across Syria since the outbreak of the revolution in March 2011. It noted that the victims were killed as a result of bombardment, siege, and torture in prisons and detention centers. The London-based Group indicated that of those, 1,212 died as…
At least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 injured since a Russian-led assault on the ‘de-escalation zone’ in northwestern Syria began two months ago, the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said. Of those killed, at least 130 were children, the Network said. “The Russian military and its Syrian ally are deliberately targeting civilians with a record number of medical facilities bombed,” Fadel Abdel-Ghani, chairman of SNHR, told…
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