Syria Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Out of the seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BBC News

    ... 2015, four and a half years since the civil war began. It is the day Mardini and her eldest sister, Sarah, will leave Syria with their father's two cousins and other refugees. They say farewell to their tearful parents and younger sister, who would ...

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  2. Syria: Civilians must be protected, whether they stay in Eastern Aleppo or notRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    ... of respect for civilians, health facilities and civilian infrastructure. Syria: Civilians must be protected, whether ...

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  3. Why Al Qaeda just got jilted in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Christian Science Monitor

    ... model. Members of Al Qaeda's Nusra Front drive in a convoy as they tour villages in the southern countryside of Idlib, Syria, in this file photo. The split between Al Qaeda and its Syria affiliate Jabhat al-Nusra announced Thursday is not simply a ...

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  4. U.S., UN Concerned About Russian 'Humanitarian Operation' In AleppoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Weekday Magazine

    Syrian men carry injured children amid the rubble of destroyed buildings following reported air strikes on the rebel-held neighborhood of Al-Mashhad in the northern city of Aleppo on July 25. The U.S. State Department has expressed concerns about what Russia is calling a "large-scale humanitarian operation" in Syria, saying Moscow's announcement appears to be a demand for the surrender of militant groups and the forced evacuation of civilians from the besieged city of Aleppo. At the United Nations, U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power said in a tweet that she was given a copy of a "chilling letter" that was being distributed to civilians who are trapped in opposition-held parts of eastern Aleppo.

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  5. Russia, Syria blockade Aleppo, offer corridors outRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MDJonline.com

    Staffan de Mistura, UN Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Syria, speaks about the International Syria Support Group's Humanitarian Access Task Force, at the European headquarters of the United Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland, Thursday, July 28, 2016.

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  6. Syria's powerful Nusra Front says ending link to al QaedaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Star Online

    ... ranks, which set it apart from Western-backed rebel groups. It could alter the strategic alignment on the ground in Syria if the renamed Nusra gains acceptance among other rebel groups fighting against President Bashar al-Assad. But Assad and his ...

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  7. Statement attributable to Hanaa Singer, UNICEF Syria Representative, on attacks in Qamishli and IdlibRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    ... support for the urgent medical treatment of the injured. Children continue to be killed and injured in many parts of Syria by attacks in civilian populated areas and against civilian infrastructure. On 20 July, a schoolgirl in Idlib was reportedly ...

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  8. Proposed humanitarian corridors in Aleppo must be guaranteed by all sides, says UN relief chiefRead the original story

    Yesterday | United Nations

    ... humanitarian chief - this has to come from you, the Security Council," he said. Meanwhile, the UN Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, spoke to reporters in Geneva today and told them that fighting on the ground is impeding humanitarian aid ...

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  9. Syria, Russia open aid, exit routes in AleppoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KMIZ

    Syrian and Russian forces are to open humanitarian corridors for people to flee the besieged city of Aleppo, officials in both countries said Thursday, the day after Syria's army announced it had encircled the city and cut off rebel supply routes. In a "large-scale humanitarian operation," three relief corridors would be set up to distribute food and medical aid to civilians, and provide them -- along with rebels who chose to surrender -- the opportunity to leave the city, Russia's Ministry of Defense said.

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  10. Syria's Assad offers amnesty to rebels, who call it 'meaningless'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Los Angeles Times

    ... but few, if any, were expected to accept the offer, which was widely seen as a ruse. At about the same time, Russia, Syria's staunchest ally, announced the creation of safe corridors to allow civilians to leave besieged areas of Aleppo city. ...

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  11. A child's prayers cut short by airstrikes: The four-year-old Syrian...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ITV

    A four-year-old girl violently knocked down as shelling hits her home in the besieged town of Douma, near Damascus, epitomises the brutal reality of the Syrian war . Mariah was so scared when she heard the noise of airstrikes last Friday, that her father encouraged her to recite prayers aloud to calm and distract her.

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  12. Situation in Syrian town of Aleppo alarming: UN special envoyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Xinhuanet

    The UN Special Envoy for Syria warned Thursday that the situation in Syria's second-largest city is extremely concerning, with only two to three weeks of supplies remaining for Aleppo's desperate population. "The city is de facto besieged because it is almost militarily completely encircled.

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  13. Kremlin rejects reports of preparations for military operation in AleppoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Russia Beyond the Headlines

    Local citizens continue to live in destroyed buildings in the Salah ad-Din District in Aleppo. Source: Mikhail Voskresenskiy/RIA Novosti Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov rejected media reports on July 28 that the Russian armed forces were allegedly preparing a military operation near Aleppo in Syria under the guise of a humanitarian effort.

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  14. Russia, Syria to open 'exit route' for Aleppo civiliansRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Jazeera

    ... Syrian forces," Jamjoom said. Commenting on the Syrian-Russian proposal, Staffan De Mistura, the UN special envoy for Syria, said the UN, "like everyone else", was not consulted on the matter beforehand - but that it was willing to find ways to ...

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  15. Assad urges Syrians to side with army to eradicate terrorismRead the original story

    Yesterday | Xinhuanet

    In a statement issued by the Presidential Palace, Assad said the Syrian army is determined to root out terrorism, "particularly after the terrorism was exposed to aim at Syria, as a homeland, civilization, people and identity." The statement said the national reconciliation is an important way to end the violence, and for Syrians to return to safety and security.

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  16. IS suicide attack in mostly Kurdish Syria town kills 44Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Yahoo!

    In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrians inspect damages after deadly twin bombings struck the town of Qamishli, Syria, Wednesday, July 27, 2016. The bombings struck a crowd in the predominantly Kurdish town in northern Syria on Wednesday, killing and wounding dozens of people, Syria's state-run news agency and Kurdish media reported.

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  17. Bute refugees criticise claims attributed to them about islandRead the original story

    Yesterday | Scotsman.com

    ... Bute is 'where people come to die'. Mounzer Aldarsami, 31, nworked as a hairdresser in the south-west of Damascus in Syria prior to the outbreak of war. Mounzer wanted it known that he, and many other refugees living on Bute, are grateful and ...

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  18. Bashar Al-Assad offers amnesty to Syria rebels who surrenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | India.com

    ... amnesties in recent years, including one in July 2015 for people who have dodged service or defected from the army. Syria's UN envoy Staffan de Mistura said this week he hopes peace talks aimed at ending more than five years of brutal conflict could ...

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  19. Syria opens 3 safe civilian passages out of AleppoRead the original story

    Yesterday | Xinhuanet

    ... citing locals in the east of Aleppo, said rebels have been preventing dozens of families from leaving Aleppo. Aleppo, Syria's largest province and once a thriving economic metropolis, has witnessed intensified violent battles lately as the Syrian ...

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  20. Syrian Army captures key rebel strongholdRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    Damascus, July 28 : Syrian government troops and allied fighters on Thursday recaptured Bani Zaid in Aleppo city from the rebels. Bani Zaid was once a staging ground for rebel attacks on government-held Aleppo, Xinhua news agency reported.

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