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  1. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    President of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region calls for independence

    Posted Jul 04th 2014, 01:10am by AGENCIES

    ... and Iraq in the past few weeks. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the Islamic State "took leadership" of the oil field from Nusra Front, the official wing of al-Qaeda in Syria. ...

  2. News - World - SYRIA CONFLICT

    Minaret of Aleppo’s ancient Umayyad mosque destroyed

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 01:04am by Agence France-Presse

    ... fabric. Today, by killing people and destroying culture, it is sowing a bitterness in people’s hearts that will be difficult to erase for a very long time,” it added. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights confirmed the collapse of the minaret at the mosque, in Aleppo’s Old City. “The minaret of the Umayyad Mosque, around which violent clashes have raged in recent weeks, collapsed,” ...

  3. News - World - SYRIA

    US Muslim woman convert dies fighting Syrian regime

    Posted Jun 01st 2013, 12:00am by The Guardian

    ... Mansfield Speelman, said. "Evidently, she was fighting with opposition forces." Rami Abdul-Rahman, of the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, said he did not know ... foreigners including an American woman, Syrian TV has reported. The three were believed to have been killed on Wednesday in Idlib province in the north of Syria. Syrian TV broadcast footage ...

  4. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria rebels overrun key Aleppo air base

    Posted Aug 06th 2013, 02:47pm by Agence France-Presse in Beirut

    ... Observatory for Human Rights. Rebel groups have been fighting loyalists for Minnigh air base for some eight months, as part of a battle in Aleppo province to stop the regime from using warplanes ... Agence France-Presse in Beirut Rebels fighting to overthrow Syrian President Bashar al-Assad have captured a key air base in the northern province of Aleppo after a months-long battle, ...

  5. News - World - SYRIA: ANALYSIS

    Backlash builds as Syria's jihadists wear out welcome

    Posted Jul 12th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... in the northwest, whose border with Turkey has allowed foreign jihadists to join the fighting in numbers, dozens of mainstream rebels were killed in a battle with ISIS last week, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The fighting broke out after rebels protested against the detention by the jihadists of a 12-year-old boy accused of uttering a blasphemous phrase. "We haven't seen ...

  6. News - World - SYRIA

    More than 100,000 Syrians flee in August

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 08:39pm by Agence France-Presse in Geneva

    ... that it and the Syrian Arab Red Crescent hoped to give financial help to 35,000 families, or some 200,000 people, in the coming months. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, over 26,000 people ... Agence France-Presse in Geneva The number of Syrian refugees rose sharply last month, with more than 100,000 fleeing the war-torn country to seek refuge in neighbouring countries, the UN ...

  7. News - World

    World watchdog scrutinises Syria chemical arms data

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 05:06pm by AFP

    ... Hama province that were in rebel hands. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the troops took back the villages in fierce clashes with rebel fighters, and that 15 people were killed ... the declaration was more complete than what the officials had expected the Syrians to put forth,” CNN reported. Syria had to meet a Saturday deadline to provide the OPCW with a full inventory of its ...

  8. News - World - SYRIA

    19 killed as Syrian troops batter Aleppo

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 02:36pm by Agence France-Presse in Beirut

    ... in the east, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Several blasts were heard in the Jubar district of the capital Damascus as it came under heavy bombardment, and explosions were also heard ... died in the assault. In Deir Ezzor city, two people were killed, one of them by sniper fire, the Observatory said. The rebels on July 20 opened a new front in the Syrian conflict by attacking ...

  9. News - World - SYRIA CONFLICT

    Syrian rebel town accepts ‘humiliating’ truce in exchange for food

    Posted Dec 27th 2013, 04:09pm by AP

    ... gunmen stormed the anti-Assad Shatha television channel, seizing seven activists and shooting another, seriously wounding him, said the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights ... inside us, but we raised the flag because nobody helped us. Nobody extended their hands to us,” said a Moadamiyeh resident who identified only as Ahmad, fearing retribution from Syrian security ...

  10. News - World - SYRIA

    France asks UN to refer Syrian war to International Criminal Court

    Posted May 13th 2014, 09:04pm by Reuters

    ... rights chief Navi Pillay told the Security Council last month that human rights violations by Syrian government forces "far outweigh" those by armed opposition groups. ... Reuters in New York France asks UN to refer Syrian war crimes to court France circulated a draft resolution to UN Security Council members that seeks to refer the three-year-old civil war ...




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