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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    US confirms American carried out Syria suicide bombing

    Posted May 31st 2014, 11:01am by AFP

    ... as a terrorist group. The Times, citing law-enforcement officials, said he was aged in his 20s, of Middle Eastern descent and from Florida. He is believed to have spent two months in a training camp ...

  2. News - World - SYRIA

    Number of Syrian refugees reaches one million

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 04:30pm by AFP

    ... camps, with more under construction. Iraq, already struggling with a million internally displaced people, has received over one hundred thousand Syrian refugees in the past year. “These countries ...

  3. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria army using starvation as ‘weapon of war’, say Amnesty

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 07:24pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beirut The Syrian army has been using starvation as a “weapon of war” in its siege of the Yarmuk Palestinian refugee camp on the outskirts of Damascus, Amnesty ... on a quarter of a million people across the country.” Syrian troops have laid siege to the camp as near-daily battles rage between rebels and pro-regime fighters in the sprawling southern Damascus ...

  4. News - World - SYRIA

    Over 30 killed in 24 hours at Damascus Palestinian camp

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 08:55pm by Agence France-Presse in Beirut

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beirut More than 30 people were killed in a 24-hour period in a Palestinian refugee camp south of the Syrian capital Damascus amid fierce clashes between the army and rebels, Palestinian sources said on Monday. Seven people were killed on Monday when a mortar landed on a mini-bus travelling along the western edge of the Yarmuk Palestinian camp, according ...

  5. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria's Krak des Chevaliers Crusader fortress charred and battered in war

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 05:53am by AFP

    ... used as a command centre and living quarters. Rugs cover the hard stone floors, there are camp beds and, on one side of a room that apparently served as the kitchen, there is a cupboard ...

  6. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria's 'lost boy' not quiet the full picture

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 08:47pm by GDN

    ... in vast refugee camps in neighbouring Jordan, Turkey, Lebanon and Iraq. Many more are displaced within Syria itself. ...

  7. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria torture photos lead to calls for war crimes charges

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 11:09pm by AFP

    ... prosecutors say. Evidence smuggled out by a former Syrian military police photographer was reminiscent of the conditions in the death camps in Nazi Germany in the second world war, the three ... of "industrial-scale" killing by the Syrian regime. "The pictures of emaciated bodies are reminiscent of the sort of pictures one saw after the second world war when the Nazi concentration camps were ...

  8. News - World - SYRIA

    Hundreds of civilians evacuated from besieged Syrian town

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 09:05pm by AFP

    ... to “camps set up by the regime in the outskirts of Qudsaya (near Damascus), in coordination with the Red Crescent,” said the activists. According to Ahmad, “there are some 6,000 civilians left ...

  9. News - World - SYRIA

    Polio outbreak confirmed among Syrian children

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 07:00pm by Reuters

    ... rapidly among children under five, especially in unsanitary shelters for the displaced in Syria or refugee camps in neighbouring countries. Twenty-two children in Deir al-Zor province bordering ...

  10. News - World - SYRIA

    UN spotlights trauma of Syrian refugee children

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 03:44pm by AFP

    ... six months of this year, and 1,000 cared for in the vast Za’atari refugee camp in Jordan. The massive influx of Syrians has stretched food, water, healthcare and accommodation resources ...




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