Posts tagged with "Syria"



15. April 2016
DEBKAfile April 15, 2016, 6:51 PM (IDT) Syrian rebels have launched a large-scale attack in an attempt to uproot the Yarmouk Martyrs Brigade and the militias fighting alongside them from the triangular area where the Syrian, Jordanian and Israeli borders meet, a Kuwaiti newspaper said Friday. The brigade has sworn allegiance to ISIS, and according to DEBKAfile's counterterrorism sources it is now being commanded by ISIS officers who came to the area from the terrorist organization's de facto...
15. April 2016
The bombardments came after the United Nations started a new round of peace talks over Syria’s future in Geneva.

15. April 2016
At least 30,000 civilians have fled fighting between armed groups and rebel factions in northern Syria in the last 48 hours, according to Human Rights Watch. The US-based watchdog group made the announcement on Friday while calling on Turkey to open its border to the civilians. It also accused Turkish border guards of shooting at some of those displaced in Aleppo province as they approached the frontier. Turkey has denied the accusation. HRW said many of those who fled were residents of...