Activists said that dozens of civilians were killed and injured in intensified airstrikes and violent artillery shelling on eastern Ghouta on Sunday. The bombardment also caused widespread destruction to residential neighborhoods. At least 60 airstrikes hit the towns of Harasta and Arbin, while the towns of Saqba, Douma, and Jisreen came under a barrage of artillery shells. The most violent airstrikes by the Assad regime jets struck the eastern and…
At least five journalists were killed and nearly 14 more injured in military operations by regime forces in the liberated areas during the month of February, while one was killed by the ISIS extremist group, a rights group has said. According to a report by the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR), two journalists were detained by Fateh Al-Sham Front. One of them was released afterwards. Militias of the PYD…
At least 30 dialysis patients in the besieged eastern Ghouta are in dire need of access to lifesaving treatment. A 60 year-old woman died this week due to the lack of dialysis treatment, bringing the total number of deaths resulting from this disease to 13, a medical source said on Tuesday. Civilians in eastern Ghouta continue to suffer from the brutal effects of siege by regime forces and their allies.…
A total of 413 people had been killed across Syria within a week of the start of the fourth round of talks in Geneva, which began on February 20, a monitoring group said. In a report released on Tuesday, the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said that it has recorded at least 55 violations of the truce between 20 and 27 February. The death toll included 282 civilians, of…
The directorate of education in Idlib province on Sunday announced schools were temporarily closed in Idlib city and the town of Ariha as a result of the danger posed by the constant, indiscriminate bombardment by regime forces and their allies. All schools in Idlib and Arhia will be closed from Monday to Wednesday to ensure the safety of schoolchildren, the directorate said in a statement. The announcement came in the…
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