The Free Syrian Army (FSA) groups on Tuesday regained control of the Mahroutha area in eastern Qalamoun in the Syrian Desert from the Assad regime forces and their allied foreign militias. The recapture of the area came as part of the “The Land is Ours” offensive the FSA groups launched against the Assad regime on 31 May. In a statement, the Osoud Alsharqiya FSA group said that fighters of the…
A total of 814 civilians were killed across Syria in July, which saw a 11% rise in the percentage of the casualties among women and children, the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) said. In a report released on Tuesday, the SNHR said that the victims included 248 civilians, including 62 children and 33 women who were killed by the Assad regime. It added that 18 people were killed under…
A total of 3,542 Palestinian-Syrians, including 463 women, have been killed at the hands of the Assad regime since the outbreak of the popular uprising against Assad rule in March 2011, said the Action Group for Palestinians of Syria. According to figures published by the British-based monitoring group on Monday, at least 1,621 Palestinian refugees, including 102 women, are currently incarcerated in the prisons of the Assad regime. The Group…
National police chief Major-General Abdul Razzaq Aslan Lazz on Monday said that a new group of members of the National Police Corps (NPC) operating in northern and eastern rural Aleppo is preparing to enter the towns of Souran and Akhtrein. The new batch of the police force consists of around 600 policemen who will be deployed to police stations in these two towns, Lazz said. Members of NPC were deployed…
Sick and injured civilians within and outside Raqqa city are facing major difficulties obtaining urgent lifesaving medical care due to the ongoing battle to control the northeastern Syrian city, said international medical organization Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). In a statement released on Monday, MSF called on all warring parties and their allies to ensure the protection of civilians and allow access to medical care and medical evacuation for the war-wounded.…
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