Syria war: ‘Chlorine attack’ on rebel-held Idlib town

Syria war: ‘Chlorine attack’ on rebel-held Idlib town

Image copyright AFP Image caption People bought to hospitals in Saraqeb suffered breathing problems, a doctor said Nine people were treated for breathing difficulties after a bomb believed to be filled with chlorine was dropped on a rebel-held town in Syria, medics say. The Syria Civil Defence said three of its rescue workers were among […]

Israeli man stabbed to death at West Bank settlement

Israeli man stabbed to death at West Bank settlement

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The attacker managed to escape from the scene An Israeli man has been stabbed to death outside a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank, in what Israeli police say was a terrorist attack. The victim, Itamar Ben Gal, was attacked at a bus stop near Ariel. Israeli security forces […]

Two Canadians ‘safely’ leave Syria

Two Canadians ‘safely’ leave Syria

Image copyright Reuters Two Canadians have ‘safely’ left Syria and have been released to Turkish officials. Sean Allen Moore and Jolly Bimbachi were picked up by al-Qaeda-linked Hayat Tahrir al-Sham while in Syria. Hayat Tahrir al-Sham is an al-Qaeda-linked jihadist alliance that dominates the north-western Syrian province of Idlib. “We are relieved that two Canadian […]

Syria war: Turkey suffers deadliest day in Afrin offensive

Syria war: Turkey suffers deadliest day in Afrin offensive

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Turkey says it has sent troops into Afrin to drive out Kurdish militias The Turkish military has suffered the deadliest day in its offensive against Kurdish militias inside northern Syria, with seven soldiers killed. Five of the troops died when their tank was attacked in the Afrin region. PM […]

Russian jet shot down in Syria’s Idlib province

Russian jet shot down in Syria’s Idlib province

Image copyright AFP Image caption Images said to show the wreckage of the Sukhoi-25 A Russian Sukhoi-25 ground-attack aircraft has been shot down in a rebel-held area in Syria’s north-western province of Idlib. The Russian defence ministry said the pilot had ejected into an area believed to be controlled by the jihadist Hayat Tahrir al-Sham […]

Russian fighter jet shot down in Syria’s Idlib province

Russian fighter jet shot down in Syria’s Idlib province

Image copyright AFP Image caption Images said to show the wreckage of the Sukhoi-25 A Russian Sukhoi-25 fighter jet has been shot down in a rebel-held area in Syria’s north-western province of Idlib. The Russian defence ministry said the pilot had ejected into an area believed to be controlled by the jihadist Hayat Tahrir al-Sham […]

Syria war: Outcry over dead female Kurdish fighter

Syria war: Outcry over dead female Kurdish fighter

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Barin Kobani (right) was killed in northern Afrin earlier this week, reports say Kurds in Syria have reacted furiously to a video showing the body of a female Kurdish fighter killed in battle during a Turkish-led offensive. Barin Kobani, who was part of all-female unit in northern Syria, was […]

Syria war: Outcry over ‘mutilated’ female Kurdish fighter

Syria war: Outcry over ‘mutilated’ female Kurdish fighter

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Barin Kobani (right) was killed in northern Afrin earlier this week, reports say Kurds in Syria have reacted furiously to videos showing Turkish-backed rebels abusing the body of a female Kurdish fighter killed in battle. Barin Kobani was part of all-female unit challenging a Turkish-led offensive in north-west Syria. […]

Syria conflict: Air strike cripples underground hospital

Syria conflict: Air strike cripples underground hospital

Image copyright UOSSM Image caption Five missiles managed to blast through the rock protecting the cave hospital A hospital built under 20m (60 feet) of rock in a rebel-held part of central Syria has been wrecked by a powerful air strike, medical sources say. They say the hospital in Hama province – regarded as one […]

Syria conflict: Air strike in Hama province cripples cave hospital

Syria conflict: Air strike in Hama province cripples cave hospital

Image copyright UOSSM Image caption Five missiles managed to blast through the rock protecting the cave hospital A hospital built under 20m (60 feet) of rock in a rebel-held part of central Syria has been wrecked by a powerful air strike, medical sources say. They say the hospital in Hama province – regarded as one […]