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15-Nov-2018 Damascus

20 IS militants killed by US-led airstrikes in Syria

At least 20 Islamic State (IS) militants have been killed over the past 24 hours as a result of US-led airstrikes on the IS-held areas in eastern Syria, a war monitor group reported on Wednesday.The IS militants were killed as the US-led coalition has been...

20-Mar-2018 Damascus

Mortar attack on popular market kills 35 in Syria's Damascus

At least 35 people were killed in a rocket attack on a crowded marketplace in the Syrian capital Damascus, media reported on Tuesday.The rocket hit the Kashkoul marketplace located in east of Damascus, leaving several others wounded, Xinhua news agency...

17-Mar-2018 Damascus

Syrian regime attacks in Eastern Ghouta kill 30

At least 30 civilians were killed and dozens injured in bombings carried out by Syrian military aircraft against rebel-held Eastern Ghouta on the outskirts of Damascus, a British war monitor group said on Saturday.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights...

16-Mar-2018 Damascus

31 killed in airstrikes on Syria's Eastern Ghouta

At least 31 people were killed and hundreds injured in airstrikes allegedly carried out by Russian warplanes over Syria's rebel-held region of Eastern Ghouta, a war monitor said on Friday.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the Russian jets, which...

03-Mar-2018 Damascus

6 killed in bombings in Syria's Eastern Ghouta

At least six civilians, including a girl, were killed on Saturday in bombings by unidentified aircraft on areas in Eastern Ghouta, the besieged rebel-held enclave on the outskirts of Damascus.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), a UK-based war...

19-Aug-2017 Freetown

Sierra Leone mudslides, floods death toll rises to 467

The death toll in the mudslides and flooding in Sierra Leone has climbed to 467 and is expected to rise further, officials said.About 20,000 people have been displaced by the mudslides, including 5,000 children, presidential spokesman Abdulai Bayraytay was...

12-Aug-2017 Beirut

23 militants killed in Syria blast

At least 23 militants were killed and dozens wounded in a suicide blast in southern Syria near the border with Jordan, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.A bomber detonated an explosive belt at a base used by Jaish al-Islam near the Nasib border...

02-Jul-2017 Damascus

19 killed in Syria suicide attack

At least 19 people were killed in a suicide attack in the Syrian capital on Sunday, the media reported.Syrian police had been chasing three suspected car bombers that were trying to enter the capital, state TV said.Police stopped and detonated two of the...

30-Jun-2017 Damascus

Crime News World : 20 IS militants killed in Syria bombing

At least 20 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in a bombing near the Koniko gas field, the largest one in Syria, a UK-based war monitor said on Friday.Planes targeted a convoy of extremists around Koniko, in Deir al-Zour province bordering Iraq, the...

28-Jun-2017 Beirut

30 killed in air raids in Syria

At least 30 people were killed in air strikes in Syria's eastern Deir Ezzor province and many were injured.At least 50 people had died and "many" had been injured in the air raids on the outskirts of the provincial capital Deir Ezzor on Wednesday.The identity...

24-Jun-2017 Damascus

Eight civilians killed in Syria bombing

At least eight civilians were killed in bombing by US-led international coalition forces against the Islamic State terror group in Syria's al-Raqqa province, a UK-based war monitor reported on Saturday.According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights...

20-Jun-2017 Damascus

45 IS militants killed in Syria

At least 45 Islamic State militants were killed in the Syrian city of al-Raqqa, a UK-based war monitor reported on Tuesday.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said that most of the militants were killed in airstrikes carried out by the US-led...

11-Jun-2017 Damascus

79 killed in Syria IS offensive

At least 79 people, including 16 children and nine women, were killed in the first five days of an offensive against the Islamic State terror group in the Syrian city of al-Raqqa, a UK-based war monitor reported on Sunday.The Syrian Observatory for Human...

03-Jun-2017 Damascus

US-led airstrikes kill 43 civilians in Syria

At least 43 civilians were killed in US-led airstrikes that targeted a residential building in Syria's Raqqa city, officials said on Saturday.The airstrikes on Friday targeted the al-Jamili building in Raqqa and most of those killed were women and children,...

03-Jun-2017 Damascus

43 civilians killed in Syria

Forty three civilians were killed in US-led airstrikes that targeted a residential building in Syria's Raqqa city, officials said on Saturday.The airstrikes targeted the al-Jamili building on Friday night, Xinhua news agency reported.Most of the victims were...

21-May-2017 Damascus

21 dead from attack on Syrian rebel base

At least 21 fighters from a Syrian Islamist rebel group were killed on Sunday in an attack on a village in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib.Two explosions rocked a base belonging to the Ahrar al-Sham rebel group in the village of Tell Touqan, located...

18-May-2017 Damascus

49 killed in Syria clashes

At least 49 people were killed during clashes between Syrian forces and militants from the Islamic State terror group in Aleppo province, a British war monitor reported on Thursday.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said that the victims comprised...

15-May-2017 Damascus

40 killed in US-led strike in Syria

At least 40 civilians were killed in strikes carried out by the US-led anti-terror coalition in Syria's Deir al-Zour province on Monday.The airstrikes targeted civilian areas in Bukamal city, which is controlled by the Islamic State (IS) group, Xinhua news...

24-Apr-2017 Damascus

7 civilians killed in Syria bombing

At least seven civilians, including one child, were killed in a bombing by unidentified military warplanes on a market in the Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun in the north, said a British war monitor on Monday.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR)...

20-Apr-2017 Damascus

37 killed in Syria clashes

At least 37 people were killed on Thursday in clashes between the Syrian army and rebel and Islamic factions in Syria's Hama province, a British-based war monitor reported.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said that among those killed were...

18-Apr-2017 Damascus

23 killed in Syria airstrikes

At least 23 people were killed in airstrikes in Syria allegedly carried out by the US-led international coalition in areas under the Islamic State (IS) terror organisation's control in Syria, said a British war monitor on Tuesday.The Syrian Observatory...

16-Apr-2017 Damascus

Toll from attack on Syrian evacuees rises to 112

The death toll from a massive explosion that struck a convoy of evacuees on the outskirts of Syria's Aleppo city rose to 112, a British war monitor said on Sunday.On Saturday, the blast, carried out by a suicide bomber driving a booby-trapped potato truck,...

15-Apr-2017 Damascus

22 killed as blast hits buses evacuating Syrians

At least 22 persons were killed on Saturday when a car bomb struck an area near the northern Syrian city of Aleppo where an evacuation operation was underway.According to Xinhua news agency, 48 persons were also wounded in the blast which targeted the rebel-held...

08-Apr-2017 Damascus

15 civilians killed in Syria airstrikes

At least 15 civilians including four children were killed in airstrikes in Syria's al-Raqqa city, a UK-based war monitoring group reported on Saturday.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said the bombing was carried out in the district of Hunaida,...

07-Apr-2017 Damascus

US hits Syrian airbase killing 15, Russia fumes

The US fired 59 Tomahawk missiles on a Syrian airbase in response to an alleged chemical weapons attack which killed civilians, drawing angry responses from Syria and its key ally Russia.The US action on Thursday night killed six Syrian soldiers and nine...

06-Apr-2017 Damascus

IS executes 33 in Syria

The Islamic State (IS) terror group has executed 33 people in Syria, a UK-based monitoring group said on Thursday.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said the IS carried out the mass killing in the the al-Mayadin desert near the city of Deir Ezzor...

05-Apr-2017 Damascus

70 killed in gas bomb attack in Syria, world outraged

One of the worst chemical bombings in Syria that killed at least 20 innocent children and 50 other persons, sparked an international outrage on Wednesday and prompted the United Nations to call for a probe into the attack and to view it as a possible war...

04-Apr-2017 Damascus

58 killed in Syria chemical attack

At least 58 people, including 11 children, were on Tuesday killed in a suspected chemical attack on a rebel-held town in Syria, a war monitor said.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said the attack struck the town of Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib...

01-Apr-2017 Damascus

Over 2,800 killed in Syria in March

At least 2,826 people were killed in Syria in March, a Britain-based war monitoring group reported on Saturday.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights detailed that the number of last month's casualties is similar to February, in which 2,854 people lost...

25-Mar-2017 Damascus

16 killed in Syria airstrikes

At least 16 civilians were killed and 50 injured in airstrikes on a Syrian town on the outskirts of the country's capital, according to a war monitoring group.The United Kingdom-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that the aerial bombings...

22-Mar-2017 Damascus

33 civilians killed in Syria air strike

At least 33 persons were killed during air raids, believed to have been carried out by the US-led international coalition, against a school sheltering displaced people in the Syrian province of al-Raqqa, a media report said on Wednesday.The Syrian Observatory...

20-Mar-2017 Damascus

47 killed in fighting near Damascus

At least 47 people were killed in fierce clashes between Syrian security forces and militants in capital Damascus, a war monitor reported on Monday.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said the victims comprised 26 security personnel and 21 militants,...

15-Mar-2017 Damascus

Damascus' twin bombings leave 43 killed, 129 wounded

The twin bombings that rocked the capital city of Damascus have killed 43 persons and wounded 129 others, media reports said.The first explosion happened when a suicide bomber detonated his bomb vest inside the Justice Palace, or the Courthouse, in central...

15-Mar-2017 Damascus

Damascus suicide bombings kill 39, say activists

At least 39 persons were killed when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-strapped vest inside the old Justice Palace building in Syrian capital of Damascus on Wednesday, according to a British war monitor.The Syrian Observatory on Human Rights said...

12-Mar-2017 Damascus

US forces in Syria are 'invaders' : Bashar al-Assad

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad scoffed and questioned the US actions in Syria, terming as "invaders" the American troops deployed to the country because he hadn't given permission for them to enter the country.There's been no "concrete action" from the Trump...

12-Mar-2017 Damascus

Damascus double-bombing toll rises to 74

A day after a gory double-bombing in central Damascus, the toll in the attack that targeted Shia pilgrims rose to 74 on Sunday, a British war monitor said.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that at least 54 victims of Saturday's attack were Syrian...

11-Mar-2017 Damascus

Toll rises to 44 in Damascus blasts

At least 44 people were killed on Saturday and scores injured in a double bombing attack on buses of Shia pilgrims parked outside a cemetery here, a war monitor based in Britain said.The Syrian Observatory for Human rights said the two explosions happened...

11-Mar-2017 Damascus

32 killed in Damascus bombings

Over 30 persons were killed on Saturday and scores injured in a double bombing near a cemetery here, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.Reports in Efe and Xinhua news agencies said at least 32 were dead and tens more were wounded when explosive...

09-Mar-2017 Damascus

23 civilians killed in Syria bombing

At least 23 civilians were killed in airstrikes by the US-led international coalition near the Syrian city of al-Raqqa, a British war monitor reported on Thursday.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said that six children and four women were...

09-Mar-2017 Damascus

14 civilians killed in Syria

At least 14 civilians were killed in air strikes by the US-led international coalition near the Syrian city of al-Raqqa, a London-based war monitor reported on Thursday The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said that among the fatalities were six...

25-Feb-2017 Damascus

342 die in Syria attacks

At least 42 persons were killed as six suicide bombers detonated themselves at two security headquarters in Syria's central province of Homs on Saturday, a monitor group said.Three of the suicide bombers blew themselves up in al-Ghouta area and the other...

24-Feb-2017 Damascus

60 killed in Syria explosion

At least 60 people were killed in a car bombing in a Syrian village on Friday, a British war monitor said on Friday.The suicide bombing that rocked the town of Susian, in said to be targeting Turkey-backed rebels, Xinhua news agency reported.The Syrian...

24-Feb-2017 Damascus

42 killed in Syria explosion

At least 42 people were killed in a car bombing in a Syrian village on Friday, a British war monitor said on Friday.Dozens were wounded in the bombing in Sousian, located north of the Syrian town of al-Bab. The blast hit a security checkpoint controlled...

07-Jan-2017 Damascus (Syria)

43 killed in Syria car bombing

At least 43 people were killed and dozens injured on Saturday when a car bomb was detonated in Syria.Rami Abdulrahman from the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) told Efe news the explosion occurred near the courthouse in the city of Azaz, located...

28-Dec-2016 Damascus

22 killed in Syria airstrikes

At least 22 persons were killed in airstrikes in an area controlled by the Islamic State terrorist group in the Syrian province of Deir al-Zor, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Wednesday.They were killed on Tuesday in the bombings in Al Hajna...

23-Dec-2016 Beirut

Turkish air strikes in Syria kills 47

At least 47 people were killed, including 14 minors and nine women, in Turkish air strikes against the Syrian city of al-Bab, controlled by the Islamic State terrorist organisation, media reports said.Britain-based information office Syrian Observatory...

10-Sep-2016 Damascus (Syria)

90 killed in Syria after US-Russia ceasefire pact

At least 90 people were killed in airstrikes in northern Syria just hours after the US and Russia reached an agreement on a ceasefire, set to begin on Monday, authorities announced.According to UK-based nonprofit group, Syrian Observatory For Human Rights...

10-Sep-2016 Damascus (Syria)

Syrian warplanes kill 24 in rebel-held Idlib

A total of 24 people were killed on Saturday by airstrikes against rebel-held areas in the northwestern province of Idlib, a monitor group reported.The airstrikes targeted several areas in Idlib, mainly the Jisr al-Shughour area largely under the control...

10-Sep-2016 Ankara

IS terrorists kill three soldiers in Syria

The Turkish General Staff said Islamic State (IS) terrorists assaulted a Turkish tank in Tal El-Hawa region of northern Syria on Friday, killing three soldiers and injuring one.It also said Turkish artillery units fired 41 shots at 15 IS targets, destroying...

07-Sep-2016 Damascus (Syria)

14 killed in bombing of IS-controlled Syrian town

At least 14 persons were killed on Wednesday in bombing of the Syrian town of Tadaf, controlled by the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group, in Aleppo province, according to the Syrian Observatory of Human Rights (SOHR).SOHR said unidentified warplanes targeted...

07-Sep-2016 Damascus (Syria)

18 killed in Syria bombings

At least 18 persons were killed in bombings and an explosion in various parts of Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said on Wednesday.A warplane attack on Idleb province's Khan Sheikhoun town left at least seven persons dead, Efe news...

05-Sep-2016 Damascus (Syria)

43 killed as bombings rock Syria

At least 43 people were killed and dozens injured on Monday in a series of explosions that rocked several key Syrian cities, officials said.The first bombing happened in the central city of Homs at 7.14 a.m, when an explosive-laden vehicle was detonated...

29-Jul-2016 Damascus (Syria)

24 civilians killed by IS in Syria

At least 24 civilians were killed on Friday by Islamic State (IS) militant group in Syria, the country's Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported.The IS fighters stormed the village of Buwair to break the siege imposed by the US-backed Syrian Democratic...

27-Jul-2016 Damascus (Syria)

31 killed in Syria bomb attacks

At least 31 people were killed and over 100 injured when twin bombings rocked the predominantly-Kurdish city of Qamishli in Syria on Wednesday, the media reported.One of the blasts was caused by a booby-trapped vehicle which went off near the headquarter...

06-Jul-2016 Raqqa (Syria)

Dhaka cafe assault 'a glimpse' of future: IS

A barrage of fresh terror attacks will target Bangladesh and elsewhere until an Islamic caliphate prevails worldwide, the Islamic State group has warned in a new video.The slaughter of 20 hostages in a Dhaka bakery was a mere "glimpse" of things to come,...

06-Jul-2016 Damascus (Syria)

16 killed in Syria blast

At least 16 persons were killed and over 10 injured when a booby trapped motorcycle exploded near a bakery store in Al-Hasakah province of Syria, an official said.The blast occurred on Tuesday in the Salhiyeh neighbourhood. Many of the injured were in critical...

03-Jul-2016 Ankara

11 IS militants killed in Syria

Turkish armed forces have killed at least 11 Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria, media outlets reported on Sunday.Turkish military General Staff said an attack on Saturday in northwestern Aleppo province also destroyed two rocket launchers and two IS vehicles,...

23-Jun-2016 Damascus (Syria)

8 IS militants killed in Syria

At least eight Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in Syria by Turkish artillery fire and US-led coalition airstrikes, an official said on Thursday.Some IS weapons systems, including mortar positions, were also destroyed in the operation, Xinhua news...

20-Jun-2016 Damascus (Syria)

23 Islamic State militants killed in Syria

At least 23 Islamic State militants were killed in an attack by Turkish artillery and US-led international coalition in Syria, the media reported on Monday.The attack took place on Sunday, after Turkish surveillance systems detected that IS was preparing...

19-Jun-2016 Damascus

Suicide bomber kills 3 in Syria

At least three people were killed and five others were wounded when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives in Syria's Qamishli city on Sunday, state news SANA said.The bomber detonated his explosive belt in the al-Wastani neighborhood in the predominantly-Kurdish...

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