Assistance Coordination Unit (ACU), local councils and many civil society organizations have sent an urgent call for response to help the internally displaced people and refugees in neighboring countries cope with the harsh weather conditions and freezing temperatures expected to hit the region.Weather forecasters warned that a snowstorm is going to sweep the region in the coming days. The internally displaced and Syrian refugees are the most vulnerable, as it…
Friends of Humanity International, an organization headquartered in Vienna, said in a report that 166 people died due to hunger and lack of food and medical care in the Yarmouk refugee camp in southern Damascus. Since July 2013, the camp has been subjected to crippling siege by regime forces who block access of life-saving necessities to the rebel-held parts of the camp.The report adds that 2,651 Palestinian refugees died since…
Rebels took full control of the town of Ratyan north of Aleppo after violent clashes with regime forces backed by Iranian and Hezbollah militiamen. Activists published videos showing bodies of dozens of pro-regime militants who were killed, while rebels said they captured 27 more.Rebels captured two tanks and destroyed one another in the towns of Pashkwi and Harditnin north of Aleppo, and also targeted regime positions in the Ameriyah neighborhood…
Interim Minister of Defense Major General Salim Idris said the Assad regime, backed by thousands of Iranian and Hezbollah militiamen, is seeking to take control of southern rural Damascus and in northwestern rural Dara’a and link them with Lebanon’s southern border, which is controlled by Hezbollah.Idris pointed out that the FSA fighters took many pro-regime militants captives, including Iranian mercenaries, and inflicted heavy losses on the attackers in personnel and…
Rebels regained control of the village Ratyan and large parts of the villages of Harditin and Bashkwi north of Aleppo in a counter attack on Tuesday afternoon.Attempts by regime forces to cut off rebels’ supply lines north of Aleppo are being met by heroic resistance despite the regime’s relentless aerial bombardment on the rebel-held areas, especially on the towns of Bayanoun and Mayer. More than 35 pro-regime militants were killed…
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