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#Syrian Observatory for Human Rights

# syrian-observatory-for-human-rights - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

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.

# syrian-observatory-for-human-rights - Monday 9 April, 2018

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.

# syrian-observatory-for-human-rights - 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.

# syrian-observatory-for-human-rights - Saturday 15 April, 2017

Death toll in Syrian car bomb attack rises to 43

The attack targeted residents evacuated from the northern towns of Fuaa and Kafraya.

# syrian-observatory-for-human-rights - Monday 28 December, 2015

Rare evacuations in Syria as latest blasts kill dozens

At least 32 people died in bomb attacks in Homs.

# syrian-observatory-for-human-rights - Thursday 1 January, 2015

More than 76,000 Syrians were killed in 2014 Four Years On This post contains videos

More than 76,000 Syrians were killed in 2014

Last year was the bloodiest since the conflict began in 2011.

# syrian-observatory-for-human-rights - Thursday 18 December, 2014

More than 200 people killed by IS 'found in mass grave'

The ground that found the grave said the “vast majority” were civilians.

# syrian-observatory-for-human-rights - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Syrian rebels storm Sunni village, leaving 14 dead

Both State media and the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported the attack.

# syrian-observatory-for-human-rights - Sunday 22 December, 2013

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.

# syrian-observatory-for-human-rights - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

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.

# syrian-observatory-for-human-rights - Sunday 2 December, 2012

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.

# syrian-observatory-for-human-rights - Monday 5 November, 2012

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.

# syrian-observatory-for-human-rights - Friday 26 October, 2012

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.

# syrian-observatory-for-human-rights - Thursday 4 October, 2012

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.

# syrian-observatory-for-human-rights - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

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.

# syrian-observatory-for-human-rights - Thursday 27 September, 2012

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.

# syrian-observatory-for-human-rights - Thursday 20 September, 2012

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.

# syrian-observatory-for-human-rights - Saturday 1 September, 2012

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.

# syrian-observatory-for-human-rights - Thursday 2 August, 2012

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.

# syrian-observatory-for-human-rights - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

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.

# syrian-observatory-for-human-rights - Sunday 29 July, 2012

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.

# syrian-observatory-for-human-rights - Saturday 28 July, 2012

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.

# syrian-observatory-for-human-rights - Monday 23 July, 2012

Syrian regime forces accused of summary executions

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights claims that state forces executed at least 23 people yesterday.

# syrian-observatory-for-human-rights - Sunday 22 July, 2012

Syrian war: fierce fighting continues in Damascus and Aleppo Death Toll This post contains images

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.

# syrian-observatory-for-human-rights - Monday 18 June, 2012

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.

# syrian-observatory-for-human-rights - Saturday 16 June, 2012

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.

# syrian-observatory-for-human-rights - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

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.

# syrian-observatory-for-human-rights - Sunday 27 May, 2012

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.

# syrian-observatory-for-human-rights - Saturday 26 May, 2012

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.

# syrian-observatory-for-human-rights - Saturday 21 April, 2012

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.

# syrian-observatory-for-human-rights - Friday 6 April, 2012

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.

# syrian-observatory-for-human-rights - Monday 27 February, 2012

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.

# syrian-observatory-for-human-rights - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

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.

# syrian-observatory-for-human-rights - Monday 26 December, 2011

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.

# syrian-observatory-for-human-rights - Sunday 6 November, 2011

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.

# syrian-observatory-for-human-rights - Friday 28 October, 2011

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.

# syrian-observatory-for-human-rights - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

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.

# syrian-observatory-for-human-rights - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

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.