Dec 29, 2016

Russian Embassy in Damascus hit by two mortar rounds

Two mortar rounds were fired at the Russian Embassy in Damascus on Wednesday, the foreign ministry in Moscow said, adding that no casualties or damage had been caused. “From 1:00 pm to 1:19 pm Moscow time (1000 GMT to 1019 GMT), the Russian embassy ...

Bloody end feared as Aleppo evacuation collapses amid bombardments

Dec 15, 2016

Bloody end feared as Aleppo evacuation collapses amid bombardments

A cease-fire to evacuate rebel fighters and civilians from the remaining opposition-held neighborhoods of Aleppo unraveled on Wednesday, once again raising the specter of a bloody end to the battle for Syria’s largest city as residents reported the resumption of shelling and brutal bombing ...