Jets launch raids from Syrian base hit by U.S. airstrikes

Apr 8, 2017

Jets launch raids from Syrian base hit by U.S. airstrikes

Two warplanes took off from a central Syrian air base and carried out bombing raids nearby on Friday, hours after it was struck by U.S. missiles, a monitoring group said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the aircraft “took off from inside the ...

Russia warns of serious consequences from U.S. strikes against Syria

Apr 8, 2017

Russia warns of serious consequences from U.S. strikes against Syria

Russia warned on Friday that U.S. cruise missile strikes on a Syrian air base could have “extremely serious” consequences as President Donald Trump’s first major foray into a foreign conflict opened up a rift between Moscow and Washington. The warships USS Porter and USS ...

Apr 4, 2017

Alleged gas attack kills 35 in rebel-held Syrian town

Warplanes carried out a suspected toxic gas attack that killed at least 35 people, including several children, in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria on Tuesday, a monitoring group said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said those killed in the town of Khan ...

Over 800 health workers killed in Syrian 'war crimes': report

Mar 15, 2017

Over 800 health workers killed in Syrian 'war crimes': report

More than 800 health workers have died in “acts of war crimes” in Syria since 2011, in hospital bombings, shootings, torture and executions perpetrated mainly by government-backed forces, researchers said Wednesday as the world marked the sixth anniversary of the eruption of anti-government protests ...