On Wednesday, an aid convoy entered the two cities of Zamalka and Arbeen in rural Damascus. The convoy, which consists of 37 lorries, contained medical and food items and was sent by the United Nations team in Syria. This is the first time in which relief items enter the two cities, both of which have […]
Regime forces targeted the town of al-Mid’ani in al-Marj, rural Damascus, with artillery shells, killing one person and injuring a number of others. Whilst the civil defence rescued the injured, another shell fell close to the team, injuring officer Khalid Saleem and causing moderate damage to the ambulance they were using.
On Friday evening, a convoy of 39 lorries containing food and medical aid entered the city of Douma in rural Damascus. The convoy contained 4000 food baskets and 4000 bags of flour. The Red Crescent branch of Douma was handed the medical aid, whilst the local council was given the food baskets and flour, in […]
War planes continue to target the town of Deir al-Asafeer in rural Damascus, in an attempt by regime forces and their foreign allies to raid the town which is controlled by battalions of the armed opposition. Fourteen air strikes were launched on the town on Thursday, although no casualties were recorded.
On Wednesday morning, helicopters targeted the Khan al-Sheikh camp and the Deirkhabiah Farms in rural Damascus with eight barrel bombs, causing great material damage to the residential buildings. No injuries were recorded.
Residential areas in the towns of Zabadeen and Deir al-Asafeer (rural Damascus) have been subjected to violent artillery bombing since Monday morning, killing one person up to this moment- Bilal Deish from Zabadeen- and injuring dozens in Deir al-Asafeer, the majority of whom are children.
Journalist photographer, Majd Abu Shafeeq (also known as Majd Daraya), was killed when targeted by a tank shell as he covered the clashes taking place between armed opposition factions and Syrian regime forces close to Daraya (rural Damascus) on Friday. Majd Abu Shafeeq, born 1995, is considered one of the most prominent of journalists in […]
War planes targeted the city of Douma in rural Damascus with cluster bombs, coinciding with artillery bombardment on the city. The bombing killed three people: 1. Majid al-Hanafi 2. Abdul Aziz Siriwil 3. Omar al-Baqdoonsi In addition, the area of al-Marj in rural Damascus was subjected to 13 air strikes, coinciding with artillery bombardment, which […]
War planes targeted the city of Douma (rural Damascus) with cluster bombs, killing the child Yamin Hamza, as he returned home from school, and injuring 25 others.
War planes targeted the city of Douma (rural Damascus) with cluster bombs on Friday morning, killing five people and injuring several others. Helicopters also targeted the western suburbs of the city with eight barrel bombs. Victims identified include: 1. Mohammed ‘Arbash 2. Ahmad Hanan 3. Yasir al-Tabaakh In addition, artillery bombing of the city of […]