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#Syria

# syria - Yesterday’s News

Russia takes credit for killing "principal architect" of terrorist attacks against the West

Islamic State said that one of its main figures has been killed by a US airstrike.

# syria - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

Islamic State spokesman 'killed in Aleppo'

Abu Mohamed al-Adnani was killed while monitoring military operations in the Syrian province, the group has said.

Millions in UN state aid given to organisations run by Syrian President's family

Analysis by The Guardian has shown that millions have been allocated in aid to these organisations – despite EU and US sanctions.

Islamic State mass graves reveal thousands of dead bodies and extent of horror

As IS territory shrinks the grim process of recovering the dead can begin.

# syria - Friday 26 August, 2016

This town has been under armed siege for four years - but it ended today amid tears and recriminations

The evacuation of Daraya came after a deal struck by President Bashar al-Assad’s government and opposition forces in the town, one of the first to rise up against the Assad regime.

# syria - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Arab Spring: Upheaval had major negative impact on life expectancy

The war in Syria, for instance, has erased 6 years from average life expectancy.

# syria - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Conjoined twins born in the midst of battle in Syria have died while awaiting permission to travel

Nawras and Moaz were joined at the chest, with hearts sharing the same sac.

Turkey launches anti-IS operation in Syria

Turkish tank units have crossed the Syrian border to clear the so-called Islamic State militant group from the Syrian border town of Jarabulus

# syria - Monday 22 August, 2016

Woman and girl arrested in London for trying to go to Syria to join IS

They were arrested on Sunday night.

China state media casts doubt on video of Syrian boy Omran Daqneesh

Beijing supports the Syrian government led by Bashar al-Assad.

# syria - Sunday 21 August, 2016

Omran Daqneesh's brother Ali has died in Aleppo, reports say

It’s reported he died from internal bleeding and organ damage after the 17 August bombing.

# syria - Thursday 18 August, 2016

Haunting footage shows stunned face of injured Syrian boy after airstrike Aleppo This post contains videos

Haunting footage shows stunned face of injured Syrian boy after airstrike

The boy was later discharged from hospital but five children are reported to have been killed overnight.

'The blood was like a river': Syrian people speak of horrific torture they endured in prison

Many people witnessed prisoners dying in custody and some described being held in cells alongside dead bodies.

# syria - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Civilians celebrate in the streets as Islamic State is pushed out of Syrian city

Some men were seen clipping their beards with scissors while women were able to uncover their faces.

# syria - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Schoolgirl who travelled to Syria to join IS has reportedly died in an airstrike UK

Schoolgirl who travelled to Syria to join IS has reportedly died in an airstrike

Kadiza Sultana travelled to Syria in February of last year.

At least four dead in suspected chlorine gas attack in Aleppo

Medical staff have taken pieces of the patients’ clothing for analysis.

# syria - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

'Catastrophic': Up to 2m people without running water for four days in Aleppo

Temperatures in the city hit 40 degrees Celsius today.

'Putin's phonecall meant a lot to me' - Turkey and Russia's strongmen leaders kiss and make up

“We lived through a very complicated moment,” Putin said, referring to an incident last November when Turkey shot down a Russian bomber on the Syrian border.

British special forces have been pictured for the first time on the ground in Syria

The exclusive BBC images appear to show troops securing the perimeter of a rebel base.

# syria - Monday 8 August, 2016

€3 million in State funding for Goal withheld as investigation into charity's Syrian finances continues

Two members of Goal’s Turkey staff have already been sacked in the aftermath of the scandal.

# syria - Saturday 6 August, 2016

Syrian rebels say they have broken the siege of Aleppo

The developments have rocked the key northern province of Aleppo, a microcosm of Syria’s chaotic multi-front war.

# syria - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Reports of chemical gas attacks in two cities as Syrian opposition accuses Assad and Russia

The regime has rejected claims that suspected chlorine gas cylinders were dropped in Idlib province, close to where a Russian helicopter were downed.

# syria - Monday 1 August, 2016

Russian military helicopter shot down over Syria

The five people on board are believed to have died.

# syria - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Syria might need to be dismembered, says America's spymaster

John Brennan’s comments are a rare public acknowledgement by a senior US official that Syria may need partition.

# syria - Friday 22 July, 2016

Syrian children pose with drawings of Pokemon, pleading to be saved from violence

An air strike on an Islamic State-held town this week killed 60 people.

# syria - Thursday 21 July, 2016

Widespread condemnation after US-led coalition airstrike reportedly kills 56 civilians

Children were among at least 56 civilians killed Tuesday in raids, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

# syria - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Widespread outrage after Syrian rebel group beheads 12-year-old child

The leaders of the rebel group involved called the act a “violation”.

# syria - Sunday 10 July, 2016

Journalist's family says she was 'deliberately targeted and killed' by a barrage of rockets Syria This post contains videos

Journalist's family says she was 'deliberately targeted and killed' by a barrage of rockets

Marie Colvin’s family are taking a lawsuit against some top Syrian officials.

# syria - Saturday 11 June, 2016

At least 20 killed and dozens wounded in Damascus bombings

A suicide bomber and a car bomb went off at the Sayyida Zeinab shrine in Damascus this morning.

# syria - Sunday 5 June, 2016

300,000 dead, 11 million refugees, but nobody can get in a room to talk about peace

The civil war in Syria has gone on for five years.

# syria - Monday 30 May, 2016

Elite Iraqi army unit battles to re-take key Islamic State stronghold

50,000 civilians are thought to be trapped in the city of Fallujah.

# syria - Sunday 29 May, 2016

As 40 children die in the Mediterranean, migrants are rescued crossing from France to England

Up to 700 people are believed to have died crossing the Mediterranean this week.

# syria - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Hezbollah top commander killed in Syria by "Islamist extremists"

Mustafa Badreddine, who was on a US terror sanctions blacklist and wanted by Israel, was killed in a blast on Thursday night.

# syria - Friday 13 May, 2016

Goal sacks Turkish staff following investigation into financial malpractice

The charity has had funding in the region cut by USAid in the wake of the investigation.

# syria - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Dozens reported killed as airstrike hits Syrian refugee camp

Images posted on social media showed tents burned to the ground and injured people being loaded onto a truck.

# syria - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Cynthia Owen, government talks and the homeless crisis had everyone talking today.

"Women, children, the sick, and the wounded are condemned to death" - hospitals bombed in heart of Syria's violence

There have been over 300 airstrikes on the Syrian city of Aleppo in the last ten days.

# syria - Sunday 1 May, 2016

"It wasn't an easy decision" - Laois soldier Joshua Molloy speaks about why he chose to fight Isis

The 24-year-old is in Germany after he was released by Kurdish authorities.

# syria - Friday 29 April, 2016

200 civilians killed in a week of bombing in Syria during ceasefire

US Secretary of State John Kerry expressed “outrage” over an attack by government forces on a hospital.

Irish charity GOAL under US investigation for alleged mismanagement in Syria Exclusive

The USAID agency has put some of its funding for GOAL on hold, pending the probe.

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