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…
The intensified rocket and artillery shelling by regime forces on the Qaboun district in Damascus has put the only remaining hospital in the rebel-held district out of services, medical sources said. Khaled Abu Walid, a member of the information office in Alhayat hospital, said that regime forces directly targeted the hospital with the “elephant rockets,” a short-range DIY weapon. He pointed out that two civilians were killed and others wounded…
A rights group called for taking urgent action to hold the Assad regime accountable after reports by the UN and international human rights groups confirmed the regime was involved in the use of chemical weapons in different areas across Syria. In a report released on Monday, the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) called for a preliminary prosecution of the users of chemical weapons in mandated regional tribunals. “The Security…
The Assad regime and Russian forces have intensified aerial and artillery bombardment on Dara’a province for the 4th consecutive day. The bombardment is targeting mainly residential areas and vital civilian facilities. The bombardment has left dozens of civilian casualties and put several hospitals in the province out of service. The escalating assault on Dara’a came despite Russia’s pledge to stop airstrikes on the areas covered by the ceasefire agreement at…
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