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Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Syrian crisis
Aleppo, U.N., War Crime

U.N. Says Aleppo Assault ‘Likely A War Crime’

Plans to evacuate besieged rebel districts of Aleppo were under threat as renewed air strikes and shelling rocked the Syrian city in a bombardment the United Nations said “most likely constitutes war crimes”.

December 14, 2016

Assad Military Advance In Western Syria Pushed Deal That Led To Nuns’ Release, Official Says

By Mitchell Prothero, McClatchy Foreign Staff BEIRUT — The deal that saw the release over the weekend of 13 Syrian nuns who had been abducted in December by anti-government fighters happened largely because rebel forces fear they are about to lose control of the area where the nuns were being held. Lebanese security officials familiar […]

March 10, 2014