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#Syria

# syria - Yesterday’s News

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

The Sligo murder investigation, preparations for this week’s severe cold weather and continued air strikes in Syria

Baby girl found alive under rubble after Syrian bombing Ghouta This post contains videos

Baby girl found alive under rubble after Syrian bombing

In Douma, the main town in Eastern Ghouta, residents woke to the sounds of fresh air raids.

# syria - Thursday 22 February, 2018

'Hell on Earth': More than 400 people have been killed in five-day assault on Syrian rebel-held area

fter two weeks of negotiations, Russia today told the UN Security Council that there was still no agreement on a 30-day ceasefire in Syria.

# syria - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

More than 300 people now killed in rebel held area of Syria

At least 67 children were among those killed this week.

# syria - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

US 'deeply concerned' as 250 civilians killed in two days of bombing by Russian and Syrian forces

Bombardment on today killed 106 civilians, including 19 children, according to a war monitor.

# syria - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Israel's PM vows further action after 'serious blows' to Iran and Syria following airstrikes

Russia has condemned, but the US has backed, Israel’s actions.

# syria - Saturday 10 February, 2018

Israel launches 'large-scale' air raids against Iranian targets in Syria

It is the most serious confrontation between Israel and Iran since the Syrian conflict started in 2011.

# syria - Thursday 8 February, 2018

Notorious British IS fighters nicknamed the 'Beatles' captured by Kurdish forces - reports

Violence flared in eastern Syria where the US-led coalition said it killed pro-regime fighters to fend off an attack on its Kurdish allies.

# syria - Saturday 3 February, 2018

Russian fighter jet shot down by rebels in Syria

Human rights monitors say the pilot of the plane was killed.

# syria - Sunday 14 January, 2018

'We should examine ourselves before we jump to mock Trump and his reaction to Syria'

There is no moral outrage.Perhaps we should remind people of their own children and grandchildren?, writes Derek O’Rourke.

# syria - Thursday 28 December, 2017

Critically ill adults and children evacuated from besieged region of Syria

The government recently tightened its siege of eastern Ghouta.

# syria - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Syrian rebels and opposition reject Russia's peace talk plan

They say that Moscow has failed to pressure Bashar Assad, to end the conflict.

# syria - Sunday 17 December, 2017

'Why I gave 26-year-old Syrian refugee, Wassim, a room in my home'

“The only difference between them and us is luck and it is, it’s just luck. It could have been me.”

'My father was scared I'd blow myself up': Chess and therapy for ex-jihadists at Syria rehab centre

The rehab centre in Marea opened in October this year to help ex-jihaists reintegrate into society.

# syria - Monday 11 December, 2017

Putin orders the removal of Russian troops from Syria

Putin has been a supporter of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad throughout the civil war.

# syria - Monday 4 December, 2017

Trump's travel ban gets the green light despite legal challenges

The court ruled that the policy can take full effect even as legal challenges against it make their way through the courts.

# syria - Sunday 12 November, 2017

Wounded Syrians are arriving in Israel on donkeys, desperate for treatment

Israel and Syria are officially at war, but wounded people are seeking care in the Golan Heights.

# syria - Friday 3 November, 2017

From The Daily Edge People fell in love with this Roscommon woman's words to a Syrian refugee on TV3 last night Refugee Hotel

# syria - Saturday 28 October, 2017

In liberated Raqqa, evidence of the Isis media machine is everywhere Syria This post contains videos

In liberated Raqqa, evidence of the Isis media machine is everywhere

The so-called Islamic State takes the subject of propaganda very seriously.

# syria - Friday 27 October, 2017

Human rights groups call for sanctions as UN says Assad forces in Syria were behind sarin gas attack

Over 80 people were killed in the chemical attack in April.

# syria - Saturday 21 October, 2017

'If jihadists die, it's for the best' - France doesn't want its citizens who became Isis fighters coming home

French citizens are among the biggest contingent of overseas fighters who have joined the so-called Islamic State.

# syria - Friday 20 October, 2017

US-backed forces declare victory over the Islamic State's former 'capital' Raqqa This post contains videos

US-backed forces declare victory over the Islamic State's former 'capital'

Raqqa was the Islamic State’s main centre.

# syria - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

US-backed forces have driven the Islamic State out of its former 'capital' Raqqa This post contains videos

US-backed forces have driven the Islamic State out of its former 'capital'

Raqqa was the Islamic State’s main centre.

# syria - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Isis fighters surrender as their stronghold is set to fall

The city’s loss would be the latest in a string of heavy blows for IS.

# syria - Thursday 12 October, 2017

British 'White Widow' Isis recruiter 'killed in US drone strike'

Sally Jones used social media to recruit women to Islamic State and offered practical advice on how to travel to Syria.

# syria - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

From The42 37-year-old Tim Cahill the Australia hero as they end Syria's World Cup dream Two For Tim

# syria - Friday 6 October, 2017

Anti-nuclear weapons campaign wins Nobel Peace Prize for 'groundbreaking' work

There were 318 candidates for this year’s prize.

# syria - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Syria says an Israeli air raid on a military position killed two soldiers

The UN found Syria guilty yesterday of a chemical attack in April that killed more than 80 people

# syria - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Member of Syrian White Helmets to receive Tipperary Peace Prize today Civil War This post contains videos

Member of Syrian White Helmets to receive Tipperary Peace Prize today

The group is credited with saving tens of thousands of lives in war-ravaged Syria.

# syria - Sunday 27 August, 2017

They've escaped from Aleppo, but the 60,000 Syrian refugees living in Bulgaria still feel far from welcome Hostile Territory This post contains videos

They've escaped from Aleppo, but the 60,000 Syrian refugees living in Bulgaria still feel far from welcome

The Bulgarian government has been roundly criticised for not doing enought to aid the integration of the refugees its country has received.

# syria - Sunday 13 August, 2017

UN commission 'has enough to prosecute Assad for war crimes'

“The preparatory work has been done, but nevertheless, there is no prosecutor and no court.”

# syria - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Opinion: 'Trump's decision to stop supporting Syria's rebels seals their fate'

The US is largely content to fall in line behind Putin’s Assad-centric vision for Syria, writes Aaron Noonan.

# syria - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Concern for Irish troops in Syria as Russia and US plan safe zone

There are concerns that this new safe zone could be safeguarded by Russian and US troops.

# syria - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

US general says he hopes ISIS leader is 'deader than a doornail' but cannot confirm death

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it received information from top IS leaders confirming his death.

# syria - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Quiet reported as ceasefire begins in south Syria

The ceasefire was announced on Friday.

# syria - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Suicide bomber kills 18 after car chase in Damascus

It’s the deadliest attack to hit the Syrian capital in months.

# syria - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Assad will pay a 'heavy price' if Syria launches another chemical attack, US warns

The US warned against any attack which could result in the “mass murder” of civilians.

# syria - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Explainer: Could the US-Russia standoff in Syria end in violent conflict? Proxy War This post contains videos

Explainer: Could the US-Russia standoff in Syria end in violent conflict?

Syria’s war is entering a vital phase.

# syria - Monday 19 June, 2017

Russia warns it will 'treat US planes as targets' after jet shot down

The US military shot down a Syrian Air Force jet yesterday, in a new escalation of the conflict.

# syria - Sunday 18 June, 2017

A childhood shattered by 'grown-up stuff' - the diary of an eight-year-old girl who survived Aleppo

Myriam Rawick was only eight years old when she began recording her terrifying experiences during the siege of Aleppo.

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