Ghouta crisis

Heavy clashes on edges of Syria's Ghouta: Monitor

Syrian regime forces were engaged in heavy fighting with rebels in southern areas of opposition-held Eastern Ghouta on Sunday, a day after a UN call for a ceasefire

published on : 25th February 2018

Rebel groups in Syria enclave welcome ceasefire call

The two main groups controlling Syria's rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta have welcomed a UN Security Council demand for a ceasefire, but vowed to fight back in case of renewed attacks.

published on : 25th February 2018

Regime strikes in Syria enclave despite ceasefire call: Monitor

Regime air strikes and artillery have been pounding the enclave near Damascus since February 18, with at least 519 dead since the bombing campaign was launched.

published on : 25th February 2018

Strikes on Syria's Ghouta kill 500 civilians in seven days after UN delays truce vote

More than 120 children have been among the dead in the bombing campaign that the regime launched last Sunday on the enclave just outside Damascus.

published on : 24th February 2018

Turkey urges Russia, Iran to 'stop' Syria government in Eastern Ghouta

At least 426 people including 98 children have been killed since the Syrian regime and its Russian ally intensified their bombardment of the besieged area

published on : 23rd February 2018