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News Syria » History: Syrian director hopes documentary will "write history"

News channel or source: https://uk.reuters.com/video/2018/02/21/syrian-director-hopes-documentary-will-w?videoId=403186807&videoChannel=81
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Director Firas Fayyad hopes his Oscar-nominated documentary ''Last Men in Aleppo'' will help ''write history.'' Rough cut (no reporter narration). Director Firas Fayyad hopes his Oscar-nominated documentary "Last Men in Aleppo" will help "write history.

News Syria » History: UN pleads for end to ‘massacre’ in eastern Ghouta: ‘We will be judged by history’

News channel or source: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/eastern-ghouta-massacre-syria-civilians-un-plead-judged-history-a8223196.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

“There is a need for avoiding the massacre, because we will be judged by history,” the UN’s Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura added. Sweden and Kuwait have called for a vote on a resolution ordering a 30 day ceasefire throughout Syria and the immediate ...

News Syria » History: In chronicling the war in Syria, Feras Fayyad knew he was documenting history before it could be reshaped

News channel or source: http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/envelope/la-en-mn-0215-aleppo-20180214-story.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Director Feras Fayyad's powerful documentary "Last Men in Aleppo" follows volunteer members of the White Helmets as they rescued civilians inside the Syrian war's Battle of Aleppo from 2015 to early 2017 and is the first Syrian film to earn an Oscar ...

News Syria » History: With Half Its People Displaced, Syria's Wars Are Far From Over

News channel or source: https://www.newsy.com/stories/syria-s-war-is-anything-but-history/
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

The civil war in Syria. It's been raging for seven years. The trigger for the war was pulled in March 2011. That's when Syrian government forces killed protesters demanding the release of political prisoners. Anti-government violence rapidly spread ...

News Syria » History: US 'deeply concerned' as 250 civilians killed in two days of bombing by Russian and Syrian forces

News channel or source: http://www.thejournal.ie/syria-bombing-2-3862766-Feb2018/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

SYRIAN AND RUSSIAN air strikes today slammed into the Eastern ... “February 19 was the one of the worst days that we’ve ever had in the history of this crisis,” Abu al-Yasar told AFP. He described treating a one-year-old with blue skin and a faint ...

News Syria » History: 'This could be the massacre of the century' - 50 children among 250 killed in brutal Syrian forces bombardment

News channel or source: http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/this-could-massacre-century-50-children-among-250-killed-brutal-syrian-forces-bombardment-1662744
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Syrian teenager uses Twitter to share experience of living ... "Dozens of mortars in Damascus cause civilian casualties and spread fear. We cannot let history repeat itself". A wounded man walks on rubble after an airstrike in the besieged town of Douma ...

News Syria » History: New Bombing Campaign Hits 5 Hospitals, Among Worst Days in Syrian History

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/syrian-arab-republic/new-bombing-campaign-hits-5-hospitals-among-worst-days-syrian-history
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Toronto, Ontario- On the morning of February 19, a fierce bombardment began in civilian areas of eastern Ghouta, with at least 72 airstrikes. 97 civilians have been killed and over 500 wounded in 24 hours and the number is set to climb, as many may still ...

News Syria » History: Role of Syriac culture in religious history focus of exhibit

News channel or source: https://news.vanderbilt.edu/2018/02/12/role-of-syriac-culture-in-religious-history-focus-of-exhibit/
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

The first such parish in Tennessee was St. Paul’s Indian Orthodox Syrian Church in Chattanooga, founded 50 years ago by the Rev. Dr. P.K. Geevarghese. We are delighted to highlight this aspect of Tennessee history.” “This colorful exhibits reminds of ...

News Syria » History: Syrian opposition begins rewriting history in textbooks

News channel or source: http://articles.latimes.com/2013/apr/16/world/la-fg-syria-textbooks-20130416
Publication date: onday 15 April 2013

ANTAKYA, Turkey — In newly printed textbooks at dozens of Syrian refugee schools, a small piece of Middle East geography has been amended. Seventy-five years ago, Turkey annexed the northern Syrian territory of Hatay against the will of Syria, but maps ...

News Syria » History: U.S. military kills 100 Syrian soldiers after 'unprovoked attack'

News channel or source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2018/02/08/US-military-kills-100-Syrian-soldiers-after-unprovoked-attack/2161518070195/
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

"Syrian pro-regime forces included approximately 500 personnel ... photos and information to millions of readers around the globe via UPI.com and its licensing services. With a history of reliable reporting dating back to 1907, today's UPI is a credible ...