World Bulletin/News Desk
The Syrian National Coalition for Opposition and Revolutionary Forces has called on the UN to initiate an urgent investigation into the usage of poisonous gas by Bashar al Assad’s regime forces to kill civilians.
The Syrian Revolution General Council said Saturday that ten people have been killed in Aleppo after an attack by regime forces using “barrel” and “vacuum” bombs.
Meanwhile, the Local Coordination Committee of Syria said that regime forces attacked the suburbs of Damascus and the district of Kafr Zeita in Hama with poisonous gas on Friday.
The silence of the international community in the face of Syrian massacres gives the “green light” to the Assad regime, the coalition said.
The Assad's regime is accused of continuing to use chemical weapons after agreeing in September 2013 to destroy them.
More than 100,000 people have been killed and over 6.5 million displaced during the ongoing conflict between Assad's regime and opposition forces.
Syrian Democratic Forces units start an operation to liberate northern Raqqa province
'The T4 air base was severely damaged by an ISIL artillery attack. In particular, four Russian Mi-24 attack helicopters appear to have been destroyed,' a report says
State Comptroller Yosef Shapira is tasked with overseeing the use of public funds, and investigating allegations of double billing of flights by Netanyahu
The two countries set to conduct another round of talks on organising this year's pilgrimage for Iranians
Ban Ki-moon called situation in Syria 'heartbreaking' at World Humanitarian Summit
US envoy Michael Ratney calls on Syrian opposition groups to respect the truce despite Assad regime's violations
The Moscow-proposed move aims to 'stabilise the situation' in the areas
Saudi embassy in Ankara rejects claims that Iranian nationals were being hindered from taking part in Hajj pilgrimage
More than 300 UNRWA-run schools 'across the region have been impacted, attacked or otherwise rendered inoperable by conflict or violence in the last five years'
'The bilateral agreement to develop the Chabahar port and related infrastructure, and availability of about $500 million from India for this purpose, is an important milestone,' Indian PM says
Proposals to apply death penalty in ‘terrorism’ cases may only be used against Palestinians, Israeli media reports
Benjamin Netanyahu offers to hold direct talks with the Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas in Paris
The extremist group takes responsibility for attacks in Syria and Yemen that killed more that 150 people
'A joint meeting between the two delegations to the Yemen peace talks has started in the morning,' UN envoy says
A monitor says the air strikes targeted Castello road, which was still open but dangerous
A monitor says four blasts, at least one of them a suicide attack, hit the coastal city of Jableh