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Yeni Şafak26-12-2017

Turkey’s upcoming operation in Syria to extend beyond Afrin

As Turkey continues its preparations for the upcoming Afrin operation, the cross-border campaign is said to extend beyond the central northwestern Syrian region, clearing 170-kilometer strip of land from Kurdistan ..
The Guardian7-12-2017

Children bear ’disproportionate lethal impact’ of Syrian war

Child deaths are on the rise in Syria’s war, according to estimates that show one in four civilians killed in 2016 was under the age of 18.   The authors of a ..
Metin Gurcan – Al-Monitor1-12-2017

Private military companies: Moscow’s other army in Syria

Valery Gerasimov, chief of the Russian General Staff, attracted public attention when on Nov. 23 he said Moscow plans to withdraw some of its troops from Syria by the end ..
Orient Net - The Guardian4-10-2017

The 13-year-old Syrian refugee who became a prizewinning poet

"I take words from anywhere,” says Amineh Abou Kerech, moments after winning the 2017 Betjeman poetry prize for 10- to 13-year-olds last week. “I take them from songs and films, ..

Iranian resistance reveals details of Tehran's missile posture

On Tuesday, the Iranian opposition coalition the National Council of Resistance of Iran held a press conference at its Washington DC office to present new information about missile development and ..
Helen Branswell – STAT News20-6-2017

Polio outbreak expands in Syria, as health officials plan immunization campaign

The World Health Organization said Tuesday that an outbreak of vaccine-related polio cases in Syria has expanded, with 17 children so far paralyzed by the vaccine viruses. Two weeks ago, there ..
Leila al-Shami - The New Arab14-6-2017

Syria's prisoners: Absent but never forgotten

This Ramadan, Syrian families across the country and around the world will be breaking their fast in the absence of a loved one.  As favorite delicacies are prepared and relatives gather, ..
Syria Deeply13-6-2017

Medical workers seek accountability for Syrian healthcare attacks

A new, real-time reporting tool for attacks against health facilities and staff in Syria promises to make it easier to track perpetrators of war crimes and eventually hold them accountable. At ..
Thomas Gibbons-Neff - The Washington Post11-6-2017

US-led forces appear to be using white phosphorous in populated areas in Iraq, Syria

The U.S.-led coalition in Iraq and Syria appears to have used white phosphorous-loaded munitions on at least two occasions in densely populated areas of Mosul and in the Islamic State's ..

UNICEF: More than 40000 children at risk in Syria's Raqqa

An estimated 40,000 children are trapped in extremely dangerous conditions in Raqqa as fighting intensifies in and around the Syrian city, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) reported. "Heavy violence in ..