Jan 13, 2017

Israeli missiles hit near airport west of Damascus, Syria says

Syria says Israel has launched missiles that hit near a military airport west of Damascus, triggering a fire. In a statement carried on the official news agency SANA, the military says the missiles that were launched early Friday fell in the vicinity of the ...

Sporadic fighting mars second day of Syria cease-fire

Dec 31, 2016

Sporadic fighting mars second day of Syria cease-fire

Parts of Syria saw continued fighting Saturday, on the second day of a nationwide cease-fire intended to pave the way for peace talks between the government and the opposition in the new year. Activists reported pro-government forces were pressing on several fronts against two ...

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 ...

Syria regime shelling kills six kids in kindergarten near Damascus

Nov 7, 2016

Syria regime shelling kills six kids in kindergarten near Damascus

At least six children were killed on Sunday in Syrian government shelling that hit a kindergarten in the rebel-held town of Harasta outside the capital Damascus, a monitor said. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said 17 people, most of them children, ...

Rebels rocket Damascus after regime forces strike five Aleppo clinics

Jul 25, 2016

Rebels rocket Damascus after regime forces strike five Aleppo clinics

Government air raids struck at least five medical facilities in the northern province of Aleppo, where violence has intensified in recent weeks amid a siege by government forces, Syrian opposition activists said Sunday. The activists said the air raids began late Saturday night and ...

Syria regime bombardments claim 51 civilians: monitor

Jul 22, 2016

Syria regime bombardments claim 51 civilians: monitor

At least 51 civilians, including 15 children, were killed in bombardment of several rebel-held areas across Syria on Thursday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said. The group said at least 13 people, including three children, were killed in government airstrikes and shelling ...