Aug 2015 - Syrian rebels report a chemical weapons attack in a stronghold in northern Aleppo, affecting dozens of people Aug and Sep 2016 - Hospital officials and activists in … You can find a detailed description of how we use your data in our By clicking on the "Accept & Close" button, you provide your explicit consent to the processing of your data to achieve the above goal.You can withdraw your consent using the method specified in the On February 10, the Israeli army announced one of its helicopters had downed an Iranian drone and struck Iranian targets in Syria, prompting return fire from the Syrian air defense systems. On February 10, the Israeli army announced one of its helicopters had downed an Iranian drone and struck Iranian targets in Syria, prompting return fire from the Syrian air defense systems. As a result of the incident, one Israeli F-16 fighter jet came down with its pilots ejecting.On February 7, Israeli military aircraft reportedly launched several missiles at a target located in the Damascus province of Syria in what has become the latest IDF attack on Syrian soil.Tel Aviv and Damascus, which have never signed a peace treaty, have repeatedly exchanged tit-for-tat attacks, with the latest incident taking place in early January, when the Syrian government army thwarted three Israeli missile attacks on Damascus countryside. Nomadic Van Gujjars in northern India fear remaining in the forest while their resettled relatives struggle to adjust.From celebrating culture to highlighting a suicide epidemic, Indigenous artists are creating masks with meaning.Health officials in the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta are accusingÂ the "pro government alliance" are trying to hit areas in Eastern Ghouta close to the front lines. You can restore your account within 30 days by following the link sent to the e-mail address you entered during registration.
26 Feb 2018 09:16 GMT Since, the Syrian government has imposed a siege on the suburb in an attempt to drive them out.Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr, reporting from Beirut in neighbouring Lebanon,Â said Al-Shifoniyah is a target asÂ "What the pro-government alliance is trying to do is target these areas on the edges of Ghouta to make it easier for their ground forces to push and advance," she said.Â "The government has not been able to take any inch of territory in Ghouta since the ground offensive began on Sunday," she added.Â The government's continuous shelling has killed at least 16 civilians since Monday morning in one of Eastern Ghouta's main towns, Douma, a local activist told Al Jazeera.According to Alaa al-Ahmed, 10 of those who lost their lives on Monday were from the same family.At least 27 people were killed on Sunday as a result of shelling by Russian-backed Syrian warplanes, which have been targeting various "districts and towns" across the Damascus suburb, according to Al Jazeera's Mohammed Al Jazaeri, reporting from The attacks come after the UN Security Council voted unanimously in favour of a Last week, deadly air strikes and artillery fire launched by Russian-backed Syrian forces exacerbated a dire humanitarian crisis in the besieged enclave, home to some 400,000 people.According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), more than 500 civilians lost their lives as a result of the aerial bombardment campaign that began on February 18.Earlier this week, the UN and other international bodies expressed outrage at the number of civilian casualties.Hundreds of thousands of people have died in fighting during A leak of confidential files reveals how Cyprus became a haven for the world's elite and poses a threat to EU security. Reports of chlorine gas attack emerge as Syrian government forces continue offensive against rebel-held Damascus suburb.Syria's Civil Defense, also known as the White Helmets, said on Sunday that at least one child died as a result of suffocation on their official Twitter account.According to the Syrian opposition's interim government, victims were showing symptoms "consistent with exposure to toxic chlorine gas".The opposition's health ministry said in a statement that several people were admitted to medical facilities in nearby Al-Shifoniyah.Symptoms include "dyspnea, intensive irritation of the mucus membrane, irritation of the eyes and dizziness", the ministry said.At least 18 people were treated with oxygen nebulising sessions, the statement added.Several women and children were experiencing difficulty breathing, according to the White Helmets.Â Eastern Ghouta has been under rebel control since 2013. Votre message a été envoyé! Syria reportedly warned the Israeli side about the risks posed by such attacks.Following the interception of an Iranian drone over the Golan Heights by the Israeli Defense Forces and the ensuing downing an Israeli F-16 fighter jet by Syrian air defense systems, Tel Aviv made it clear that it would defend itself by all means.Following the downing of a Israeli F-16 aircraft by Syrian air defense systems protecting Syria’s territorial integrity, Radio Sputnik’s Loud & Clear with Brian Becker and John Kiriakou spoke with regional experts to find out if a major war is on the horizon in the Middle East.A drone captured by the Israeli Air Force over the weekend, which Israel claims belongs to Iran, is essentially a “copy” of a Lockheed Martin Sentinel drone made for the US Air Force and Central Intelligence Agency that was shot down in Iranian skies in 2011 by Iranian forces.The downing of an Israeli jet which conducted missions in Syria has become a game-changer in the Syrian-Israeli standoff, RIA Novosti contributor Gevorg Mirzayan writes. Around 100 people were injured in toxic gas attack on the government-controlled city of Aleppo Saturday, according to Syrian state media and a British-based human rights group.