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  • Earlier, Russia and Syria cited “pending security issues” for restricting the investigators from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons from visiting the alleged chemical attack site in Douma.

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    LAST UPDATE : Apr 17, 2018, 7:30 AM EDT
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    The Syrian government and its ally Russia have accused Israel of carrying out deadly air strikes at the Tiyas airbase east of the city of Homs, which killed at least 14 people on Monday.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 09, 2018, 7:07 AM EDT
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  • Nearly 6.1 million civilians have been internally displaced in war-ravaged Syria.

    Two separate offensives in Syria’s eastern Ghouta and the northern town of Afrin have driven nearly 50,000 people out of their homes in recent days, taking the tally of internally displaced civilians to more than six million.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 16, 2018, 7:24 AM EDT
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  • The Syrian regime has been repeatedly accused of targeting rebel-held areas with chemical weapons.

    An unreleased report by a panel of experts overseeing sanctions against N. Korea has accused the Asian state of sending over 40 banned items to Syria’s missile and chemical weapon factories in the last five years.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 28, 2018, 6:17 AM EST
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  • Ruins in Syria's eastern Ghouta

    A five-hour “humanitarian pause,” backed by Russia, came into effect in Syria’s eastern Ghouta on Tuesday, to let civilians leave the rebel-held suburb crippled by a fierce spell of bombardment over the last 10 days.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 27, 2018, 6:17 AM EST
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  • (Source: https://www.amnesty.org)

    U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged the warring sides in Syria’s rebel-held enclave of eastern Ghouta to implement a 30-day ceasefire amid claims that the Damascus suburb came under “chlorine gas attack.”

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 26, 2018, 5:58 AM EST
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    The U.N. Security Council is set to vote on a draft resolution calling for a 30-day truce across Syria on Friday as fierce bombing continues to “systematically annihilate” civilian healthcare facilities in eastern Ghouta.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 23, 2018, 6:32 AM EST
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  • (Source: AFP/Arab News)

    The U.N. called for an immediate end to the “senseless human suffering” in Syria as more than 100 civilians were killed in Eastern Ghouta following air raids, rocket strikes and shelling carried out by pro-government forces.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 20, 2018, 6:11 AM EST
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  • (Source: US Military Follow/flickr)

    More than 100 pro-government Syrian fighters were killed in the eastern part of the country after the U.S. launched counter airstrikes in the region following an attack on its allied Syrian Democratic Forces.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 08, 2018, 6:26 AM EST
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