Airstrikes kill 10 in rebel-held city in Syria's Idlib

May 11, 2016 by · Comments Off on Airstrikes kill 10 in rebel-held city in Syria's Idlib 

DAMASCUS, May 10 — Warplanes carried out two airstrikes on a rebel-held city in the countryside of Syria's northwestern province of Idlib on Tuesday, killing 10 people and wounding tens others, a monitor group reported.

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IS claims downing Syrian military helicopter in Homs

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DAMASCUS, May 10 — The Islamic State (IS) claimed to have downed a Syrian military helicopter in the countryside of the central province of Homs on Tuesday.

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Death toll in IS bomb attacks in Syria reaches 142

February 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on Death toll in IS bomb attacks in Syria reaches 142 

CAIRO, Feb. 22 — A series of bombings Sunday outside Damascus and in Homs, Syria, has killed at least 142 people, with the Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility for the attacks.

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Aid convoys head to besieged Syrian areas

January 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on Aid convoys head to besieged Syrian areas 

DAMASCUS, Jan. 11 — Aid convoys are heading simultaneously on Monday toward a rebel-held town north of the capital Damascus and two government-controlled towns surrounded by rebels in northern Syria, state media and activists said.

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Shelling kill 18 in Syria's Aleppo: monitor

September 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on Shelling kill 18 in Syria's Aleppo: monitor 

DAMASCUS, Sept. 21 — At least 18 people were killed and tens of others either injured or missing on Monday, when Syrian forces fired missiles into a rebel-held district of northern city of Aleppo, a monitor group reported.

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Opposition starts circulating Turkish pound in northern Syria

August 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on Opposition starts circulating Turkish pound in northern Syria 

DAMASCUS, Aug. 11 — Pro-Turkey opposition forces in northern Syria has started putting the Turkish pound in circulation instead of the Syrian pound in tandem with Turkish plan to create a buffer zone, a monitor group reported on Tuesday.

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PCW commends Albay for active commitment to implement Magna Carta of Women

August 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on PCW commends Albay for active commitment to implement Magna Carta of Women 

LEGAZPI CITY, Aug. 10 — The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) has commended Albay for its active engagement and commitment in implementing the PCW-AECID project, “Institutional Strengthening of National and Local Governance on Human Rights and Economic Empowerment with a Gender Focus: Implementation of the Magna Carta of Women (MCW).”

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Syrian airstrikes kill 10 people in Idlib province: activists

April 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on Syrian airstrikes kill 10 people in Idlib province: activists 

DAMASCUS, April 29 — Syrian air force carried out multiple airstrikes against several rebel-held areas in northwestern province of Idlib, killing 10 people, a monitor group reported.

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8 killed in IS attack in central Syria

April 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on 8 killed in IS attack in central Syria 

DAMASCUS, March 31 — Eight people were killed and 18 others wounded on Tuesday when extremist groups attacked a pro-government town in central Syria, according to the state news agency SANA.

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CHR 13 to conduct probe on governor's ambush in Agusan del Norte

April 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on CHR 13 to conduct probe on governor's ambush in Agusan del Norte 

Butuan City, March 31 — A top regional official of the Commission on Human Rights office here in Caraga Region said Monday morning, that their office will conduct its own investigation on the ambush of the five-vehicle convoy of Agusan del Norte Governor Maria Angelica Rosedell Amante-Matba on Thursday about noontime last week.

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