bombing in Syria

May 29, 2018
May 29, 2018
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UN probes attacks on Syria hospitals after location shared with Russia

The United Nations investigates attacks on hospitals and clinics in Syria that are carried out after information on their location was shared with Russia, the United Nation (UN) aid chief said today.

February 25, 2018
February 25, 2018

UNSC calls for 30-day Syria ceasefire

With Russia's backing, the UN Security Council yesterday unanimously demanded a 30-day ceasefire in Syria to allow for humanitarian aid deliveries and medical evacuations.

February 24, 2018
February 24, 2018

Massacre in Syria must stop now

Syrian regime air strikes and artillery fire hit the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta for a sixth straight day yesterday killing 32 civilians, as the European Union joined a host of other...

August 5, 2016
August 5, 2016

IS weakening but still a threat: Obama

US President Barack Obama says there have been gains against so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Syria but warned the group still poses a threat.

January 31, 2016
January 31, 2016

IS bombings near Syria Shiite shrine kill 50

Bombings claimed by the Islamic State group kill more than 50 people and wound dozens near a revered Shiite shrine outside the Syrian capital Damascus.

January 9, 2016
January 9, 2016

Aid for starving Syria village advanced

Aid including one month's worth of food and medicine can reach for 40,000 people trapped in Madaya, a besieged Syrian village as early as Sunday morning, the World Food Programme says.

January 7, 2016
January 7, 2016

Syria ‘to let aid into besieged town’

The Syrian government agrees to allow aid into the besieged rebel-held village of Madaya, the UN says, amid reports of residents starving to death.

October 10, 2015
October 10, 2015

Russia, US to hold Syria air talks

Russia is to hold more talks with the US on air safety during the two countries’ Syrian bombing campaigns, says the Pentagon.