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# Syrian Observatory for Human Rights

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# Sarmeen
Four children among those killed after missiles hit Syrian school
Missiles fired by Syrian regime forces killed eight civilians today, a war monitor has said.
# Attack
Russia and Syria blame Israel for airstrike on Syrian military airport
Washington has denied responsibility for the strike on Syria’s central Tayfur air base.
# al-Baghdadi
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.
# Aleppo
Death toll in Syrian car bomb attack rises to 43
The attack targeted residents evacuated from the northern towns of Fuaa and Kafraya.
# Homs
Rare evacuations in Syria as latest blasts kill dozens
At least 32 people died in bomb attacks in Homs.
# four years on
More than 76,000 Syrians were killed in 2014
Last year was the bloodiest since the conflict began in 2011.
# Syria
More than 200 people killed by IS 'found in mass grave'
The ground that found the grave said the “vast majority” were civilians.
# Conflict
Syrian rebels storm Sunni village, leaving 14 dead
Both State media and the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported the attack.
# Syria
At least 42 dead after 'TNT-packed barrels' dropped on Syrian city of Aleppo
Earlier it was reported that the strike killed at least 25 people, including six children, a monitor said, part of a week-long regime bombing campaign that has left hundreds dead.
# Syria
Universities in Syria shut after blast kills 87
No one has claimed responsibility for the blasts, but the government and rebels have blamed each other.
# Syria
Fifteen killed in Syria car bombing
Straight after the attack, hundreds of people began to protest against President Bashar al-Assad, according to activists, as some blamed the regime for the attack.
# Syria
Car bomb kills 50 in Syria as air strikes pound rebels
Air strikes continue as 50 pro-regime fighters are reported dead in the city of Hama.
# Syria
Syria: 61 reported killed as truce collapses in several areas
The tenuous truce reportedly collapsed in several regions – giving an early evening death toll of 61 dead, including civilians, soldiers and rebels.
# Syria
Turkey pounds Syria in reprisal for deadly fire
Turkey has fired on Syrian targets this morning in reprisal for deadly cross-border fire yesterday, as tensions in the region sharply escalate.
# Syria
Syria: Explosions rock central Aleppo
A number of explosions have rocked a central district in the northern city of Aleppo – with some reports of casualties.
# Syria
Syria: Over 305 killed on uprising's deadliest day so far
A human rights watchdog yesterday’s death toll – which doesn’t include unidentified bodies – is the highest yet.
# Syria
Syria: Air strike kills 30 as over 150 reported dead in nationwide violence
Clashes across the country have continued today as some estimates now put the death toll from the civil war at over 29,000 since early last year.
# Syria
Syria: Rebels target government aircraft after seizing air defence building
A total of 125 people killed in violence nationwide on Friday including 74 civilians, 29 soldiers and 22 rebels according to one report.
# Syria
Syria: Rebels bombard airbase near Aleppo amid reports of torture and execution
There have been further reports of human rights abuses from both government forces and rebels in Syria as the battle for its second city continues.
# Syria
Syria: Government troops and rebels clash near Aleppo intelligence HQ
The military offensive of troops loyal to president Bashar Assad has entered its fourth day.
# Syria
Syria latest: Jordan's refugee camp, the Pope's plea and Aleppo assaults
The Pope has appealed for an end to violence as Syria’s army continues its ferocious attacks on the city of Aleppo.
# Syria
Syria army launches Aleppo assault
Fears are growing about the safety of civilians in Syria’s second city, with reports of massive assaults on several neighbourhoods.
# Syria
Syrian regime forces accused of summary executions
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights claims that state forces executed at least 23 people yesterday.
# Death Toll
Syrian war: fierce fighting continues in Damascus and Aleppo
Rebels have launched an operation to ‘liberate’ Aleppo, Syria’s largest city. Both sides are claiming territorial gains.
# Syria
Syrian activists report renewed shelling in Homs
The have been further reports of shelling in the city of Homs – just one day after the head of the UN observers’ mission demanded women, children and the elderly be allowed to leave the area.
# Syria
UN suspends Syria mission as violence intensifies
Meanwhile, a group of Muslims and Christians have issued a desperate appeal for help escaping the flashpoint city of Homs.
# Syria
Opposition claims 100 killed in new Syrian massacre
Reports vary on the number killed but the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that dozens including women and children had died in Hama.
# Syria
Gilmore condemns Syrian massacre while Assad regime pleads innocence
The Tánaiste deplores the attacks in Houda which killed 90, while the Assad government denies responsibility.
# Syria
Troops kill at least 90 in Syria, say activists
The reported massacre in Houla represents one of the highest death tolls in a single area since an internationally-brokered cease-fire went into effect last month.
# Syria
Syrian activists: Homs calm as UN team visits
Activists have said that shelling has stopped in the city of Homs ahead of a visit by UN cease-fire observers to the area.
# Syria
Syria steps up offensive in Damascus suburbs
Opposition activists believe Assad’s regime is stepping up attacks to gain ground ahead of an internationally sponsored cease-fire due to take place next week.
# Syria
Syria: Women and children among 64 killed at Homs checkpoint - activists
The 64 people were trying to flee the bombarded city. Activists said that 135 people have been killed across the country today.
# Syria
UN to hold key talks on resolution demanding Assad steps aside
The move comes as Syrian troops push further into Damascus suburbs, crushing pockets of resistance.
# Syria
Arab League monitors due in Syria as violence escalates
Activists have claimed that between 13 and 20 people have been killed in the city of Homs today.
# Syria
Syrian troops kill 11 despite Arab League accord
Under the Arab League plan, Syria’s government agreed to pull tanks and armored vehicles out of cities, release political prisoners and allow journalists and rights groups into the country.
# Syria
Syrian security forces fire on rallies, killing 30
The revolt against President Bashar Assad’s regime continues in Syria but so does the crackdown. Activists claim 30 people were killed by security forces today.
# Syria
Syrian troops kill 8 near Damascus, says rights group
Syrian troops allegedly opened fire on scores of people in a Damascus suburb today, killing at least eight people.
# crackdown
Syrian army moves into Hama after massive demonstrations
Day 112 of the Syrian Revolution and Assad’s crackdown on the anti-government movement continues as tanks move on the city of Hama.