Residents of Al-Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus sent a distress call to the international community and humanitarian organizations to take immediate action and work on alleviating their suffering caused by the crippling siege imposed by of the Assad regime. The residents of the district, mostly Palestinian-Syrians refugee, said that “our children are starving, and our suffering is further aggravated by the freezing cold sweeping across the region. We have no…
Monitoring groups said that 36 Syrians, including 24 children, died during the past week as a result of the snowstorm hitting the region. The deaths include ten Syrian refugees who froze to death in Lebanon, 11 in Rural Damascus, nine in Aleppo, three in Deir Ezzor, two in Damascus and one in Dara’a. The monitoring groups pointed more than 850,000 civilians in East Ghouta do not have access to humanitarian…
The Syrian interim government and Assistance Coordination Unit (ACU) have budgeted one million USD to help Syrian refugees inside Syria and neighboring countries cope with bitter cold hitting the region. They set up a joint task force to alleviate the suffering of the displaced persons and refugees through providing means of heating, tents, clothing and fuel. Khalil Halwani, head of the joint task force, said that “we began distributing fuel…
Wednesday, 14 January 2015 09:46

20 Pro-Assad Militants Killed in Aleppo

Activists said that 20 pro-regime militants were killed and dozens wounded during clashes with rebels in the district of Bustan al-Basha. Rebels also destroyed a grounded MiG 23 jet fighter inside Aleppo International Airport using a TOW missile. This comes after a series of rebel gains, especially on the Burei front in northern Aleppo and Al Mayyasat in the east, where dozens of pro-regime militants, including the commander of the…
Tuesday, 13 January 2015 09:47

Death Toll of the Snowstorm Rises to 27

Three Syrian infants died of cold on Sunday, raising to 27 the death toll as a result of the snowstorm hitting the region, amid severe shortage of heating fuel, food, medicine especially in the areas besieged by regime forces. A child and an elderly man died in the neighborhood of Al Firdos in Aleppo, while two newly-born babies died southern Damascus and East Ghouta. Salem al-Meslet, spokesman for the Syrian…
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