Regime forces targeted Al Waer neighborhood near Homs today with incendiary shells, believed to contain napalm. Dozens of civilians were injured in the attack causing severe burns and cases of suffocation by gases emitted from the shells. Witnesses said they saw an orange material splattered on the walls of targets after the fires extinguished, confirming, according to military experts, the use napalm attack. Salem al-Meslet, spokesman for the Syrian Coalition,…
Rebels recaptured important positions in Handarat north of Aleppo after violent clashes with regime forces killing at least 50 pro-regime militants. The Handarat serves as a link between the city of Aleppo and its countryside, so regime forces have been desperately trying to capture it to isolate the opposition-held areas inside Aleppo. To this end, the Assad regime has thrown thousands of sectarian foreign mercenaries in this battle, besides applying…
The Work Group for Palestinian-Syrians, a rights group that follow up on the situation of Palestinian refugees in Syria, said that 2,589 Palestinian-Syrians had been killed since March 2011. Among the victims are 157 woman, 280 who died of torture, and 84 who were summarily executed. As of November 2014, 80,000 Palestinian-Syrians have fled to neighboring countries, including 14,348 to Jordan and 42,000 to Lebanon according to the Relief and…
Saturday, 27 December 2014 11:04

Rebels Initiate a New Offensive in Quneitra

Activists said that 10 pro-regime militants were killed and dozens wounded in clashes with rebels who launched a new offensive in rural Quneitra. Rebels captured a regime military position and destroyed a tank before withdrawing under intense aerial shelling on the area. A regime checkpoint manned by seven soldiers in Yabroud defected with all their equipment and weapons, while rebels captured two checkpoints near Al Zabadani in rural Damascus. Rebels…
Assistance Coordination Unit (ACU) said that it had concluded the “Let’s Learn" project dedicated to support education for the academic year 2014 – 2015 in collaboration with the interim Ministry of Education. ACU provided the materials necessary for the continuation of the educational process in the liberated areas, including winter clothing for students, stationery, bags, and heating equipment. The program is worth $17,230,489 USD donated by the King of Saudi…
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