Tagged: Rif Dimashq

‘Syrian regime accused of chemical attack on Harasta,’ Al-Jazeera (Qatar), 11 April 2014

Almost eight months after the deadly chemical weapons attack perpetrated by the Syrian regime, which led to over 1000 deaths, activists are reporting another attack using poisonous gasses in the town of Harasta in the Rif Dimashq governorate. The August 21st, 2013 attack led the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to begin a program for the destruction of Syria’s chemical weapons stockpiles, but regime forces have continued to strike opposition-held towns and cities hard with barrel bombs. The regime says it maintains its commitment to destroying its chemical weapons. Continue reading

1873 Palestinian refugees have been martyred in Syria since the beginning of events until the end of last year, Al-Quds (Palestine), 3 January 2014

Since the outbreak of the civil war in Syria, nearly 2000 of Syria’s Palestinian refugee population have been killed.

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