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Syrian security officials 'fired' after school bombing

Oct 14, 2014

Syrian security officials 'fired' after school bombing

The Britain-based monitoring group said the firings came after residents took part in angry demonstrations over the deadly October 1 attack at a school that killed 48 children, most of them under the age of 12, and four adults. #Barack Obama #United Nations #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Bashar al-Assad #Iraq #journalists #Syrian Observatory for Human Rights #Homs #Syrian civil war #Sarin gas #American government #Ghouta #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #James Foley #Peter Theo Curtis
Syria Massacre feared as Islamic State jihadists seize Kurd HQ in Kobane

Oct 11, 2014

Syria Massacre feared as Islamic State jihadists seize Kurd HQ in Kobane

US-led warplanes have intensified air strikes against IS, which has been attacking Kobane for three weeks, but the Pentagon has said that there are limits to what can be done without troops on the ground. #Barack Obama #United Nations #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Bashar al-Assad #Iraq #journalists #Syrian civil war #Sarin gas #American government #Ghouta #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #James Foley #Peter Theo Curtis
US-led warplanes hit Islamic State in besieged Syria town

Oct 09, 2014

US-led warplanes hit Islamic State in besieged Syria town

Kobane has become a symbol of resistance against the IS group, which proclaimed an Islamic "caliphate" across swathes of Iraq and Syria, carrying out beheadings and other atrocities. #Barack Obama #United Nations #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Bashar al-Assad #Iraq #journalists #Syrian civil war #Sarin gas #American government #Ghouta #islamic-state #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #ISIL #ISIS #James Foley #Peter Theo Curtis
Iran to supply Lebanon with military equipment to fight extremists

Sep 30, 2014

Iran to supply Lebanon with military equipment to fight extremists

Iran is the main backer of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group, which has a force more powerful than the Lebanese national army. #Syria #NewsTracker #Iran #Iraq #Lebanon #Hezbollah #Jihadists #Syrian civil war #islamic-state #Ali Shamkhani