Syria’s civil defense held its third annual conference with attendance of a number of Syrian Coalition members, representatives of the Friends of the Syrian people, and local humanitarian groups. The conference began with an offer of a tribute to the fallen rescue workers that was followed by a presentation of the most important achievements of the civil defense during 2016. At least 162 rescue workers have so far lost their…
FSA fighters resumed a major offensive inside the ISIS-held town of Albab northeast of Aleppo on Thursday, a day after they broke through ISIS defenses in its remaining stronghold in Aleppo province. A commander of a leading FSA group fighting ISIS said they were moving forward from territory near the western gates of the town they had stormed on Wednesday. The FSA fighters supported by Turkish special forces, artillery and…
The civil defense in the district of Alwaer in Homs on Wednesday appealed to the international community and human rights organizations to "put pressure on the Assad regime to stop the deliberate and systematic targeting of its centers in the besieged district." A civil defense center in Alwaer was put out of service after being hit with explosive cylinders on Wednesday. The attack left a rescue worker injured and destroyed…
At least 20 civilians were killed by airstrikes that hit Idlib city at dawn on Tuesday in what activists said was a blatant violation of the ceasefire agreement in place since December 29, 2016. Local activists published photos and videos showing destroyed apartment buildings that were directly hit by the airstrikes which began at 3:30 AM. The airstrikes, which activists suspected were carried out by Russian fighter jets, hit the…
The Syrian Coalition said that at least 9 people were killed and dozens more injured on Sunday in continued violations by regime forces in six provinces across Syria on Sunday. According to figures compiled by the Coalition’s media office, regime forces and their allied Iranian-backed militias violated the truce over 30 times on Sunday. The office noted that the majority of violations took place in eastern Ghouta where regime forces…
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