The Ministry of Health in the Syrian interim government condemned the targeting of hospitals and health facilities by the Assad regime and Russian forces as well as their repeated violations of the cease-fire agreement. In a statement issued on Thursday, the Ministry said that Russian jets have bombed several field hospitals in Dara'a province in the past few days, putting them out of service. The statement stressed that the airstrikes…
The local council in Dara'a declared the FSA-held parts of the city a disaster area as the Russian jets continue to relentlessly bomb the city. The intense airstrikes have killed seven people and knocked out six field hospitals in the past few days. At least seven people from one family were killed in Russian airstrikes that targeted the areas close to the Jordanian border where hundreds of families fled from…
Civic groups and activists in the town of Douma in Rural Damascus held a sit-in to condemn the 4-year siege imposed by regime forces on eastern Ghoutra and to show solidarity with its residents. Towns and villages in eastern Ghouta are subjected to constant bombardment by regime forces and the Iranian-backed militias. The sit-in was part of a media campaign, called “With Ghouta", aimed at highlighting the suffering of the…
Groups of the Free Syrian Army have made further advances inside the town of Albab northeast of Aleppo, capturing new positions from the ISIS extremist as part of the Turkish-backed Operation Shield of the Euphrates offensive. The FSA fighters, supported by Turkish special forces, artillery and warplanes, advanced into Albab from the west on Wednesday after launching a three-pronged attack late Tuesday night. As dawn was breaking on Wednesday, FSA…
The local council in Dara'a called upon all aid organizations working in Syria to take urgent action to relieve civilians fleeing the city because of the intensified fighting between regime forces and the FSA fighters and due to the regime's bombardment on the FSA-held parts of the city. Activists said that tens of thousands of civilians on Sunday had to flee their homes in Dara'a towards eastern and western rural…
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