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Chemical weapons kill at least 58, 11 children in Syria in town of town of Khan Sheikhoun

Chemical weapons kill at least 58, 11 children in Syria in town of town of Khan Sheikhoun

April 4, 2017

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least 58 people died, including 11 children, in the early morning attack in the town of Khan Sheikhoun, which witnesses said was carried out by Sukhoi jets operated by the Russian and Syrian governments.

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Children in Aleppo walk through in heavy snow to evacuation city that is being bombed every area

Children in Aleppo walk through in heavy snow to evacuation city that is being bombed every area

December 22, 2016

BEIRUT (BBI) — Wednesday, heavy snow falls in Aleppo hindering evacuation efforts of hundreds of civilians, including small children swaddled in thick blankets. Many boarded  buses out of war-ravaged Aleppo, but almost as many were walking through the heavy snow on foot. The evacuation is in its final phases, as Russian planes continue to bomb the city 8 - 10 times daily. Scenes of buses slowly dri...

Turkish jets strike Syrian Kurdish militia targets; estimated 200 dead 

Turkish jets strike Syrian Kurdish militia targets; estimated 200 dead 

October 20, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says Turkish jets have struck 18 Syrian Kurdish militia targets north of the Syrian city of the embattled city of Aleppo, killing as many as 200. Anadolu Agency says Thursday the raids targeted the Maarraat Umm Hawsh region in northern Syria. The agency said between 160 and 200 militia fighters were killed in the raid. It says the a...

The front lines of Mosul were eerily quiet Tuesday, like the in the eye of a sand storm

October 19, 2016

The front lines to the east of Mosul were largely eerily quiet even though international news observers following the building tension of the conflict in Mosul. Iraqi and Kurdish commanders  paused the fighting Tuesday a day after the coalition advanced on Mosul in the middle of a barrage of air-strikes and heavy artillery. All rights held by © DM This comes one day after the start of a massive operation to retake the Islamic State-held city. This sie...

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