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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    UN accuses Islamic State, Syrian government of committing war crimes

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 07:05pm by Reuters

    ... and whippings, UN investigators said yesterday. Syria's government and IS insurgents are both committing war crimes and crimes against humanity in their war against each other, the investigators said. Government forces had dropped barrel bombs on civilian areas, including some believed to contain the chemical agent chlorine in eight incidents in April, and had committed other war crimes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581221/un-accuses-islamic-state-mass-atrocities-jihadist-held-syria
  2. News - World - SYRIA

    Besieged by Syrian rebels, Filipino UN peacekeepers vow to fight

    Posted Aug 29th 2014, 05:42pm by AFP

    ... and the Netherlands on the Golan Heights. Since the Syrian war erupted in 2011, the plateau has been tense, with a growing number of rockets and mortar rounds hitting the Israeli side, prompting occasional ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581786/syria-refugees-top-three-million-rebels-un-face-after-kidnappings
  3. News - World - SYRIA

    US fears for life of woman aid worker held by Islamic State in Syria

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 10:14am by AP

    ... Syria’s civil war began in early 2011 and documented at least 24 other journalists who disappeared earlier this year but are now safe. Separately, the Paris-based Reporters Without Borders last ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1581054/american-woman-held-hostage-islamic-state-syria-us-muslim-convert-ranks
  4. News - World - SYRIA

    UN rights chief slams Syria ‘paralysis’ as death toll tops 191,000

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 06:26pm by AFP

    ... three-and-a-half year conflict. Pillay said the death toll of 191,369, recorded between March 2011 when the war broke out and April this year, was nearly double that given a year ago, and was likely ... when security forces cracked down on protesters, sparking an uprising against President Bashar al-Assad’s regime. Pillay said there had been “serious allegations that war crimes and crimes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1579370/un-rights-chief-slams-syria-paralysis-death-toll-tops-191000
  5. News - Asia - SYRIA

    Australian grandfather in tears at Syria photo of seven-year-old boy with severed head

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 10:43am

    ... militants overseas, mostly in Iraq and Syria. Many other countries also have nationals in the war zones. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said jihadists whose “barbaric ideology” threatened Australia’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1571921/im-scared-children-australian-grandfather-tears-syria-photo-seven-year-old-severed
  6. News - World - SYRIA

    Dozens of soldiers beheaded as Islamic State captures Syrian military base

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 06:27am by MCT

    ... and beyond. The Islamic State now holds about a third of Syria, according to the observatory. In New York, the head of the independent UN commission on Syrian war crimes said the Islamic State commanders were "good candidates" to be put on a confidential list of alleged war crime perpetrators. Brazilian diplomat and scholar Paulo Sergio Pinheiro said the group had carried out ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1559933/dozens-soldiers-beheaded-islamic-state-captures-syrian-military-base
  7. News - World - SYRIA

    France asks UN to refer Syrian war to International Criminal Court

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

    ... 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 in Syria to the International Criminal Court for possible prosecution of war crimes and crimes against humanity. The 15-member council is due to meet today to discuss the draft submitted on Monday ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1511342/france-asks-un-refer-syrian-war-international-criminal-court
  8. News - World - SYRIA

    Damascus enjoys relative calm this Ramadan as missiles subside

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 04:51am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Damascus For the first time since 2011, residents feel safe enough to celebrate Ramadan in the city's cafes A semblance of normal lifereturns to Damascus' streets Each evening, Zakaria Orchi has been meeting up with friends at a favourite cafe to lounge away the hours, just as they used to during Ramadan nights in Syria's capital before war ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1556764/damascus-enjoys-relative-calm-ramadan-missiles-subside
  9. News - World - SYRIA

    ISIL ‘crucifies eight rival fighters’ in Syria

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 09:30pm by Reuters

    ... President Bashar al-Assad which started with pro-democracy protests but has descended into civil war. The Observatory, an anti-Assad group which tracks the violence, said the vast majority were ... fighters, battle-hardened from Iraq. The military gains by ISIL have highlighted how the conflict in Iraq is intertwined with the civil war in Syria, where more than 160,000 people have been killed. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1543166/isil-crucifies-eight-rival-fighters-syria
  10. News - World - SYRIA

    Barack Obama seeks US$500 million from Congress to train, equip Syrian rebels

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 01:07pm by AFP

    ... aid was dispatched. "Four years into this war, we are unable to sustainably reach nearly half of those identified as being in the direst need," Amos said. Associated Press ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1541552/obama-seeks-us500-million-congress-train-equip-syrian-rebels

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