At least 28 massacres claiming the lives of 270 people were committed in Syria in February, a rights group has said. The victims included 98 children and 55 women. In its monthly report on massacres committed in Syria, the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said that the Assad regime and Russian forces were responsible for most of the killings despite the truce being in place since December 29, 2016.…
The Free Syrian National Karate team won three bronze medals in the International Bosphorus Karate Championship held in Istanbul, Turkey between 3 and 4 March. Moataz Alali won two silver medals in the individual kata, for the 35 kg weight category, while his brother Osama won a bronze medal in the individual kata, for the 45 kg weight category. Adil Nwailat, of the 75 weight category, and Mamoun Ali, of…
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.…
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