#Syria ready for #chemicalweapons probe by #UN


  The Syrian government has announced on Sunday that it is ready to allow United Nations inspectors currently present in Damascus to conduct their investigation. The attacks took place in areas around the Syrian capital. The opposition has accused the government of using chemical weapons against fighters and civilians five days ago. Source: WSJ, BBC

#UN packs-off #AngelaKane to #Syria for #chemicalweapons probe


Angela Kane, disarmament chief at the UN has reached Damascus to push the Syrian government to probe the site of a chemical weapons attack. Source: BBC

Journalists targeted by both authorities and rebels in Syria: Amnesty International


It hasn’t been easy for several journalists reporting on human rights issues from Syria. They have been working in extremely difficult circumstances under the risk of getting killed, arbitrarily arrested, detained, forced disappearances and torture. The said circumstances have been present in Syria from the last two years. The said information has been shared by Amnesty InternationalContinue reading “Journalists targeted by both authorities and rebels in Syria: Amnesty International”

United States approves Patriot missiles deployment on Syria-Turkey border


The United States on Friday approved deployment of two Patriot anti-ballistic missile batteries and 400 US troops to operate them on Syria-Turkey Border as the Syrian Government once again denied allegations of firing ballistic missiles at rebels. Syria is accused by US government that they have fired Scud-type artillery on rebels in northern part ofContinue reading “United States approves Patriot missiles deployment on Syria-Turkey border”

Government forces kills 23 rebels near Damascus


The rebel controlled town near Damascus was attacked by Government forces on Tuesday. According to an activist group as much as 23 rebels and one rebel spokesman lost his life during the attack. On Monday, a Japanese reporter was also killed in one of such attacks   on Aleppo. The Japanese reporter was the first foreignContinue reading “Government forces kills 23 rebels near Damascus”