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Syria violence


Syrian fighters burning crops, using food as 'weapon of war': UN

June 04, 2019 5:51 pm

"The latest outbreak in violence in Idlib and north Hama has left dozens of casualties, burned several thousand acres of vital crops and farmland and forced at least 300,000 people to flee their homes," WFP spokesman Herve Verhoosel said.

At least 35 civilians killed in Syria's Aleppo: monitor

April 12, 2015 5:06 pm

Fighting erupted in Aleppo in 2012, reducing swathes of Syria's commercial hub to ruins.

This viral photo of a Syrian child will melt your heart

April 04, 2015 3:37 pm

The photo has gone viral on social media.

Syrian insurgency killing civilians, violating laws of war: Human Rights Watch Report

March 23, 2015 12:50 pm

Human Rights Watch report documents the indiscriminate killing of civilians by insurgents in Syria, violating the laws of the war.

Chechen in Syria a rising star in extremist group

July 02, 2014 1:37 pm

Omar al-Shishani, one of hundreds of toughest jihadi fighters in Syria, has emerged as the face of ISIL.

Syria: Aid convoy hit trying to reach besieged Homs

February 09, 2014 11:45 am

The conflict has killed 130,000 people, driven millions from their homes and devastated whole districts of Syrian cities - particularly Homs.

Syrian people need new leadership,military no solution to violence: US

November 26, 2013 2:00 pm

Kerry said the international community will enter Geneva conference on Syria with eyes wide open.

CIA starts weapons delivery to Syrian rebels

September 12, 2013 10:36 am

The arm shipments are limited to light weapons and other traceable munitions.

Army mortar fire kills 14 civilians near Damascus: NGO

August 16, 2013 2:30 pm

Despite army's efforts to regain full control,clashes continue to rock Damascus.

Syria stuck in 'grim spiral of violence': UN

September 18, 2012 12:55 pm

19,000 people,mostly civilians,have been killed since uprising against Assad began 18 months ago.