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  1. 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 ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    Helen Bamber, human rights advocate and Amnesty co-founder, dies

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 09:36pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Tireless rights campaigner Helen Bamber dies British human rights campaigner Helen Bamber, an early member of Amnesty International, has died at the age of 89, the charity she founded said. Bamber, who died on Thursday, worked in the Bergen-Belsen Nazi concentration camp in 1945 to help survivors. She went on to work for human rights in a career ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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, ...

  6. News - World - SYRIA

    Hundreds evacuated as truce extended in besieged Syrian city of Homs

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 10:34am by Associated Press in Beirut

    ... on Sunday, Rami Abdurrahman of the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. They also killed around 20 local fighters in the village, he said. The violence further rattled peace talks ... road, according to Abdurrahman of the Syrian Observatory. At least 25 of the victims were civilians, including an extended family of 11 – a man, his wife, and their sons and daughters – along ...

  7. News - World

    Cease-fire in Syrian city falters, aid halted

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 12:15pm by AP

    ... pause, ensure the protection of civilians and facilitate the safe delivery of aid. “ The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said two people were killed and several others wounded ... away from the scene. They appeared genuine and corresponded to other Associated Press reporting of events. The Observatory and Syrian state TV reported that a Libyan commander ...

  8. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    China, Russia snub UN Security Council talks on Syrian aid

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 09:16am by Reuters

    ... 11,000 children”. The UN says that well over 100,000 people have been killed in the Syrian civil war. The opposition Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has said that more than 136,000 have been ... you Vitaly Churkin, Russian envoy to the UN The latest version of the draft aid text puts most of the blame for the humanitarian crisis on the Syrian government, and expresses an intent ...

  9. News - World - SYRIA

    Car bomb kills 50 in Syria as air strikes pound rebels

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 06:03am by AFP

    ... militiamen, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The attack was one of the deadliest on pro-regime forces since the start of the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad’s rule in March ... in the Syrian conflict, as fighting between regime forces and rebels raged near Israeli positions on the Golan. The Observatory says more than 36,000 people have died since the uprising against Assad’s ...

  10. News - World

    Attacks in Syria on Damascus and Homs kill at least 59

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 01:47am by AFP

    ... The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights put the toll in the attack at 17, adding that the figure could rise because several of the injured were in critical condition. Hours later, a car bomb ripped ... Agence France-Presse in Damascus Damascus and Homs targeted as watchdog says it will investigate chlorine bomb claims Attacks in two Syrian cities kill at least 59 At least 59 people were ...




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