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#syrian war

# syrian-war - Sunday 27 November, 2016

'Children are being killed': Hundreds flee to government-held districts in Aleppo

An estimated 275,000 people are trapped in terrible conditions in the city’s rebel-held eastern districts.

# syrian-war - 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.

# syrian-war - Saturday 17 January, 2015

'The war has divided families more than decades of Israeli occupation ever did' Syria This post contains videos

'The war has divided families more than decades of Israeli occupation ever did'

A newly-released Irish film documents the lives of people in Majdal Shams – one of five remaining Arab villages in the Golan Heights.

# syrian-war - Monday 16 December, 2013

UN launches major appeal for emergency aid amid worsening Syria refugee crisis

The number of Syrian refugees in the Middle East is expected to double next year to over four million.

Syrian 'barrel bombs' kill 76 people including 28 children

The “unprecedented” bombardment came as the UN estimated that the number of Syrian refugees would touch 4.1 million by the end of 2014.

# syrian-war - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Syria Through a Lens: life of slain filmmaker and activist honoured

The one-year anniversary of the death of young journalist Bassel Shehadeh, who was killed in a shelling attack by Syrian government forces, will be marked by a worldwide commemoration of his life and work.

# syrian-war - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

Syrian missiles kill at least 141 in Syria

At least half of those killed were children when the Syrian military fired at least four missiles into the northern province of Aleppo last week.