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News Syria » Government: 24 Killed in New Syrian Government Airstrikes East of Damascus

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/syria-ghouta-airstrikes/4268922.html
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Another wave of airstrikes pounded the Syrian rebel enclave of eastern Ghouta Saturday, killing at least 24 people and increasing the civilian death toll over the past week to more than 500, including more than 120 children, a Britain-based monitoring ...

News Syria » Government: Hospitals Are Overwhelmed After a Government Bombing of the Syrian Capital's Suburbs

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/hospitals-overwhelmed-government-bombing-syrian-030918558.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — Doctors in Syria’s rebel-controlled suburbs of Damascus said Wednesday they were unable to keep up with the staggering number of casualties, amid a ferocious bombing campaign by government forces that has targeted hospitals, apartment ...

News Syria » Government: U.S. Diplomat: Work With Russia On Syria 'More Challenging'

News channel or source: https://www.rferl.org/a/syria-us-diplomat-harder-to-work-with-russia/29059461.html
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

The developments come amid a growing outcry from Western capitals, the United Nations, and humanitarian groups over Syrian government air strikes and shelling that have pounded a rebel-held suburb of Damascus for the past six days, killing an estimated 450 ...

News Syria » Government: The Latest: Russia’s amended Syrian UN resolution circulated

News channel or source: https://federalnewsradio.com/government-news/2018/02/the-latest-syrian-paper-reports-new-troops-arrive-in-afrin/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says that without Russia’s backing for Syria’s government, “the devastation and the deaths certainly would not be occurring.” She also says it shows “the failure of the Astana process.”

News Syria » Government: Syrian Kurdish YPG says pro-government forces deployed on Afrin frontlines

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-ypg/syrian-kurdish-ypg-says-pro-government-forces-deployed-on-afrin-frontlines-idUSKCN1G612F
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian Kurdish YPG militia said on Thursday that hundreds of pro-Damascus fighters had deployed on frontlines in Syria’s Afrin region to help counter a Turkish offensive. “Groups aligned to the Syrian army came to Afrin, but not ...

News Syria » Government: Government airstrikes kill 13 in Syria suburb

News channel or source: http://www.news-gazette.com/news/nationworld/2018-02-22/government-airstrikes-kill-13-syria-suburb.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — A new wave of deadly Syrian government bombardment in the opposition-held eastern suburbs of the capital Damascus on Thursday killed 13 people as world leaders and aid groups called for an end to the carnage that has left hundreds of people ...

News Syria » Government: Russian oligarch indicted by Mueller reportedly 'secured permission' from Kremlin before mercenaries in Syria attacked US forces

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/putin-tipped-off-before-russia-attack-us-syria-2018-2
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

Russian mercenaries fighting on behalf of the Syrian government attacked US forces in a massive battle earlier this month. Prigozhin was charged last week by the special counsel Robert Mueller's office with playing a role in "information warfare" against ...

News Syria » Government: As deadly shells fall, fear spreads anew in Syrian capital

News channel or source: https://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=235&sid=46268000&title=as-deadly-shells-fall-fear-spreads-anew-in-syrian-capital
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — As the Syrian government escalates its attacks on opposition-held suburbs of Damascus, rebels in outlying towns are retaliating with volleys of mortar shells and rockets into the capital, killing more than 25 civilians in the past ...

News Syria » Government: Government says American detainee worked for IS in Syria

News channel or source: http://www.nydailynews.com/newswires/news/national/government-american-detainee-worked-syria-article-1.3821954
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — An American detained by U.S. forces was carrying thumb drives containing files on how to make bombs plus administrative spreadsheets describing work he did for the Islamic State group at the time he surrendered in Syria last year ...