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Syria criticizes U.N. body investigating war crimes

Sep 15, 2018

Syria criticizes U.N. body investigating war crimes

Syria is sharply criticizing an upcoming event on the U.N. investigative body that is helping to document serious crimes during the seven-year Syrian conflict, including possible war crimes and crimes against humanity. Syria's U.N. ambassador, Bashar Ja'afari, said in a letter to General Assembly President ...

Moscow accuses U.S. of using white phosphorous in Syria

Sep 10, 2018

Moscow accuses U.S. of using white phosphorous in Syria

Russia on Sunday accused the United States of carrying out bombing using white phosphorous in eastern Syria against military targets in civilian areas, which is banned under international law. "Two American F-15 planes carried out bombings on Sept. 8 (Saturday) targeting the area of Hajin ...

Intense air raids on edge of Syria's rebel-held Idlib

Sep 8, 2018

Intense air raids on edge of Syria's rebel-held Idlib

Syrian government and Russian warplanes on Saturday targeted the southern edge of Idlib province with an intense wave of airstrikes and shelling, activists and a war monitoring group said, ratcheting up the military pressure on the densely populated rebel-held bastion. The intense air raids came ...