Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Syrian War News Updates -- April 11, 2017

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ABC News: A look at the factions battling in Syria’s civil war

In the tense days after U.S. airstrikes on the regime of Syrian President Bashar al Assad, Russia’s ally, the U.S. and Russia have traded accusations about siding with terrorists.

"Russia has really aligned itself with the Assad regime, the Iranians and Hezbollah," Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told reporters in Italy before his Moscow trip. Hezbollah is a Lebanese militia group that the U.S., the Arab League and others deem a terrorist organization and have sanctioned.

Russia has condemned the U.S. for supporting terror groups, as well.

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Syrian War News Updates -- April 11, 2017

Preparations under way to evacuate besieged Syrian towns: commander, Observatory -- Reuters
Two Russian servicemen killed in Syria -- AFP
Russia says two of its soldiers killed in Syria mortar attack - RIA -- Reuters
U.S.-backed forces push back Islamic State in Raqqa campaign - officials.
Hundreds in Syria capital protest US strike -- AFP
Defense chief Mattis says Syria will pay a big price if it uses gas again -- USA Today
Syria: Chemical attack survivors vow to fight for justice -- Al Jazeera
Turkey: Autopsies show sarin gas used against Syrian town -- AP
Turkey confirms use of sarin in Syria chemical attack -- DW
Syria 'chemical attack': Turkey says tests confirm Sarin was used -- BBC
Iran warns US action in Syria 'won't go unanswered' -- AFP
New draft UN resolution calls for Syria gas attack probe -- AFP
US Syria strike 'doesn't address problem': Amnesty chief -- AFP
The Children Caught in Syria’s War -- Jorge Ramos, Fusion
What Is Trump's Syria Policy? -- David Graham, The Atlantic

1 comment:

Aizino Smith said...

Soleiman is in Hama area

Looks like the want the M5 free and clear straight to Aleppo.