Tag Archives: Syrian Observatory for Human Rights

Syria war: IS driven back in Tabqa, US-backed fighters say

US-backed Syrian fighters say they have made more gains in their battle with Islamic State (IS) militants for the strategic city of Tabqa. Amid fierce street fighting, allied Kurdish and Arab militias known as the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) say they have captured six more districts. Continue reading →

ISIS slaughters 33 young men in Syria with ‘sharp tools’

ISIS used “sharp tools” to murder 33 people in Syria on Wednesday before dumping the bodies into a mass grave “filled with blood,” a human rights group said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the slaughter was “the largest execution operation carried out by [ISIS] in 2017.” Continue reading →

Syrian hospital hit in one of several airstrikes; at least 15 dead

Activists say airstrikes on rebel-held districts of Syria’s contested city of Aleppo on Wednesday, including one that struck near a hospital, killed 15 civilians and wounded many others, as fighting in the country’s largest city intensified once again.

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Russia says record 94 Syria targets hit in 24 hours

Russian jets struck 94 targets in war-torn Syria over the past 24 hours, the highest one-day tally since the Kremlin began its month-old bombing campaign, the Russian defence ministry said Monday.

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Russia says reports of Syria hospital strike ‘fake’

You have to remember, those western countries are pissed that Putin sided with Assad, and stop their destruction of the country. Thursday Moscow denied reports of a Russian strike on a clinic in Syria as “fake”, attacking the Britain-based monitoring group behind the reports as no more reliable than a “pizzeria”.

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ISIS reportedly gives away sex slaves as ‘prizes’ in Koran contest

ISIS has already committed countless unspeakable acts on Yazidi and Christian girls and women in Iraq, but the terrorist army may have reached a new low with a twisted new contest in which female slaves captured in war are given away as “prizes” to fighters who show the have mastered the Koran.

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