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Assad-backers Russia accuse US of blocking aid in Syria

03 November, 2017

Assad's main ally Russia, which has helped regime forces conduct a devastating bombing campaign in Syria, has accused the US of denying refugees access to humanitarian aid.

Russia vetoes UN vote on Syria gas attacks probe

24 October, 2017

An international investigation of chemical weapons attacks in Syria will not be extended, after Russia used its powers to veto the UN vote on Tuesday.

Syrian regime airstrike on Idlib market kills children

08 October, 2017

At least 11 civilians, including two children, were killed in Syrian regime airstrikes on a market in Idlib province's Maaret al-Numan

Regime, Russia airstrikes hit four hospitals in Syria’s Idlib

20 September, 2017

Syrian regime and Russian airstrikes hit four hospitals inside a “safe zone” in the northwestern province of Idlib, killing at least one person,a monitor reported on Tuesday.

Remembering Ghouta: Obama's meaningless red line

21 August, 2017

Comment: Obama's 'red line' morphed into a 'red herring' and could then become a green light for Assad to continue his genocidal war, writes Sam Hamad.

Weapons watchdog finds sarin used in attack in Syria

30 June, 2017

An investigation by the international chemical weapons watchdog confirmed that sarin nerve gas was used in a deadly April 4 attack on a Syrian town.

US threatens Assad over potential chemical attack

27 June, 2017

The US has warned President Bashar al-Assad that the Syrian regime president and his military would 'pay a heavy price' if it conducted a 'planned' chemical weapons attack.

US-Russia resume air-coms, but confusion remains over Syria 'safe-zones'

10 May, 2017

While Washington has backed a Russian-proposed de-escalation plan for Syria, it has done so with a degree of scepticism concerning the agreement's logistic implementation.

Syria's citizen journalists on the frontline of press freedom

03 May, 2017

Comment: In response to Assad's brutal crackdown on independent journalism, many ordinary Syrians began documenting what they saw around them - an act of resistance in itself, writes Mansour Omari.

Assad in The Hague? UN launches Syria war-crime panel

01 May, 2017

A new UN body tasked with identifying individuals guilty of atrocities in Syria should start work shortly, a key step towards holding war crimes suspects to account.

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