The Syrian Civil Defense warned of a major humanitarian catastrophe in Idlib province as a result of the intensifying onslaught by the Assad regime and its backers on residential areas. It pointed out that the Assad regime and Russia are seeking to depopulate the region of its residents in order to control it. “It seems that the ceasefire agreement has collapsed,” Director of the Syrian Civil Defense Corps, Raed Al-Saleh,…
The mass exodus of civilians from southern and western rural Aleppo continues as the Assad regime and its Russian ally have intensified the bombing campaign on the region recently. The Emergency Response Coordinators Team said that no fewer than 4,700 households (or 26,800 people) fled the region towards the Turkish border on Sunday, 73 percent of whom are women and children. The team said that about 10, 200 people sought…
Intensified bombardment and shelling by the Russian and Assad regime forces has triggered a mass exodus of civilians from the towns and villages of western rural Aleppo following months of relative calm in the region, home to thousands of displaced people from Hama and Idlib provinces. Local activists said that the Friday congregational prayers were cancelled in the majority of the towns and villages of western and southern rural Aleppo…
Demonstrations against the deteriorating economic conditions renewed in the regime-held province of Swaida on Thursday, with hundreds of people taking to the streets of Swaida city and the town of Shahba. Local activists said that hundreds of protestors gathered outside the governorate building before marching towards the Seir Square in central Swaida to protest against “government corruption" and the deteriorating economic and living conditions, especially following the record decline of…
The Emergency Response Coordinators Team said that 313 civilians have been killed in Idlib since the start of the onslaught the Assad regime and Russian forces launched on the province on November 2, 2019. The Team indicated that the victims included 100 children and five humanitarian workers. It pointed out that at least 1,834 people were injured in the onslaught, while 382,466 people, or 67,104 families, were displaced from their…
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