Tag: Cluster bombs

As Pressure Mounts On Aleppo, Russia Conducts Air Strikes Across Syria

February 5, 2016

Live Updates: Thousands of people are trying to flee the north of the Aleppo region into Turkey as fighting rages between rebel fighters and pro-regime forces. Meanwhile Russian jets have conducted air strikes on rebel-held settlements across the country. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here.

Putin In Syria: Amnesty International ‘Unmasks’ Russian Claims That It’s Not Killing Civilians In Syria

December 23, 2015

Live Updates: Amnesty International has written a scathing rebuke of Russia’s claims that it is not killing civilians in Syria. According to the report, not only have civilians been killed by Russian airstrikes in large numbers, but Russia appears to have deliberately targeted residential neighborhoods and even medical facilities. The previous post in our Putin […]

Putin in Syria: At Least 40 Reported Dead After Missiles Strike Market In Douma

October 30, 2015

LIVE UPDATES: At least 40 people are reported to have been killed after surface-to-surface missiles struck a market place in the Damascus suburb of Ghouta today. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here.