The police and national security leadership in the town of Azaz in northern rural Aleppo announced the graduation of the first batch of policewomen in the town. The new graduates will be deployed to official departments where they will have to particularly deal with women. Police chief Major-General Abdul Razzaq Aslan on Sunday told reporters that about 90 policewomen had graduated in Azaz. The first batch of policewomen graduated in…
Assad regime forces hit residential areas in the towns and villages of eastern Ghouta in Rural Damascus with barrel bombs in violation of the internationally sponsored ceasefire agreement reached in the area. The bombardment came as part of an escalating military campaign the Assad regime launched to advance on the liberated areas. In addition to the latest military escalation on eastern Ghouta, regime forces impose crippling siege on the area…
Detainees at Homs Central Prison continued the riot they staged in protest over a decision by the Assad regime to transfer a number of detainees to the infamous Sednaya Prison north of Damascus after they were sentenced to six years’ imprisonment by the so-called Terrorist Court. The prison inmates published a statement on social media sites expressing fear of possible retaliation by regime forces who are besieging the facility and…
Media reports warned of further deterioration of the health situation for tens of thousands of people fleeing Deir Ezzor province due to spread of diseases and lack of medical services, especially among those who now live in IDPs camps in southern rural Hasaka. Arabi 21 newspaper said that it received reports from local medical sources about the outbreak of contagious diseases, such as tuberculosis, poliomyelitis, and leishmaniasis. Hundreds of thousands…
Assad regime forces continue to escalate bombardment on towns and villages in besieged eastern Ghouta for the 15th consecutive day, targeting mainly residential areas by jets, helicopters, artillery, and rockets. The bombardment left over 20 civilians killed and injured. Activists said that a female teacher was killed and several civilians were wounded in artillery bombardment on the town of Kafar Batna in eastern Ghouta Monday morning. A woman and her…
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