Fourteen dead following bomb blast on military bus in Syrian capital of Damascus

A blast on an army bus in Damascus on Wednesday killed 14 people, state media reported, the deadliest bombing in the Syrian capital in years, quickly followed by army shelling in rebel-held Idlib which rescue workers said killed 12 people. The bus carrying troops was blown up near a bridge in the centre of Damascus.… Read More Fourteen dead following bomb blast on military bus in Syrian capital of Damascus

Two Turkish soldiers killed, two injured following attack in northern Syria

Two Turkish soldiers were killed and two were wounded in an attack on their armoured vehicle in northern Syria, and Turkish forces immediately launched retaliatory fire, Turkey’s defence ministry said on Saturday. “Our punitive fire against terrorist positions is continuing,” the statement on Twitter on said. It said the attack was in the region where… Read More Two Turkish soldiers killed, two injured following attack in northern Syria

At least thirteen dead, several injured as artillery attacks hit hospital in northern Syria

At least 13 people were killed and several wounded in two separate artillery attacks on the northern Syrian town of Afrin on Saturday, local medical sources and Turkey’s government said. The first attack struck a residential area, while the second hit a hospital shortly afterwards, civil defence sources said. Video footage on social media showed… Read More At least thirteen dead, several injured as artillery attacks hit hospital in northern Syria

U.S. to provide over $596million humanitarian aid for Syria crisis

The United States will provide more than $596 million in new humanitarian aid to respond to the Syrian crisis, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Tuesday. The assistance is designed to help many of the estimated 13.4 million Syrians inside Syria, as well as 5.6 million Syrian refugees in Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq,… Read More U.S. to provide over $596million humanitarian aid for Syria crisis

Seven dead, several injured following Syrian army shelling of hospital in northwest Syria

Seven civilians were killed and at least 14 medics were injured when artillery shelling from a Syrian army outpost hit a hospital in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria on Sunday, medics and rescuers said. They said a woman and a child were among those killed when several mortar rounds hit the hospital in the… Read More Seven dead, several injured following Syrian army shelling of hospital in northwest Syria

Syria condemns U.S. airstrikes on Iran-backed militia facilities

Syria said U.S. air strikes against Iranian-backed militias in the east of the country on Friday were a cowardly act and urged President Joe Biden not to follow “the law of the jungle”. An Iraqi militia official close to Iran said the strikes killed one fighter and wounded four. U.S. officials said they were limited… Read More Syria condemns U.S. airstrikes on Iran-backed militia facilities

U.S. carries out airstrikes on Iran-backed militia facilities in eastern Syria

U.S. air strikes against Iran-backed militias in eastern Syria killed at least one fighter and wounded several others in what U.S. officials said was a calibrated response to rocket attacks against American personnel in Iraq. The attacks, which took place early on Friday Middle Eastern time, were deliberately limited in scope and designed to show… Read More U.S. carries out airstrikes on Iran-backed militia facilities in eastern Syria

At least five dead, several injured following bomb explosion in Syrian town of Afrin

At least five people were killed and scores wounded when a car bomb detonated in the northern Syrian town of Afrin on Saturday, the Turkish defence ministry and local civil defence said. The ministry said in a statement the bomb attack took place in an industrial site at the center of the town and wounded… Read More At least five dead, several injured following bomb explosion in Syrian town of Afrin