Syrian Air Defenses Respond to 'New Israeli Aggression' Near Damascus, State TV Reports
07 February, 2018, 02:02
The death toll in the Syrian government's intensive airstrikes on rebel-held areas near the capital Damascus has risen to 70, a monitoring group says.
Radi Saad, from the chemical weapons team of the White Helmets civil defense group that operates in rebel-held parts of Syria, told Reuters three of the nine people who suffered from "suffocation injuries" were rescuers responding to the incident.
Residents across several Syrian battlefronts have reported escalating bombardment and have accused Syrian troops of deploying toxic chemicals against rebel-held zones.
On Monday, air strikes killed 30 people in Eastern Ghouta, the Observatory said.
It released a video of its workers rushing to rescue victims from the debris on Tuesday.
Almost 200 people were wounded, and rescuers said many of those probably will not survive because of lack of medical supplies.
The U.N. mission in Damascus warned Tuesday of "dire consequences" to the humanitarian crises in Syria, identifying seven areas needing urgent relief.
The UN said existing agreements on the delivery of aid were not being honoured and stressed that "if access was granted, three convoys could be dispatched each week, reaching over 700,000 people in these areas in two months".
Syria's multisided war has drawn in armies and insurgents from around the world, aggravating a conflict that began in 2011 as an uprising against Assad. Though Assad appears to have survived the insurgency, his forces continue to bomb and besiege opposition pockets around the country, including in Eastern Ghouta and Idlib.
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said last week that the Syrian government had repeatedly used chlorine as a weapon, and Washington was also concerned about the potential use of sarin gas.
Iran urged Turkey on Monday to stop its two-week-old military offensive against the Kurdish YPG militia in northern Syria's Afrin region, which neighbours Idlib. An offensive by Ankara to rout US -backed Syrian Kurdish fighters from the northern enclave of Afrin is now in its third week.
"They're going to take us into Turkey, and in Turkey we are going to meet someone from the Canadian embassy", Bimbachi said.
Russian Federation hailed Filipov as a national hero after he reportedly parachuted out of his SU-25 warplane into a Syrian rebel stronghold and killed himself with a hand grenade before he could be captured by Islamists. It was the first time a Russian jet was shot down over Syria since Russia launched its air campaign on Assad's behalf.
Erdogan blasted the USA for its military presence in Manbij with fighters from the People's Protection Units (YPG), the armed wing of the Democratic Union Party (PYD), which Ankara sees as a terror group affiliated with the banned Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) which has been fighting for autonomy in Turkey's southeast.
Yellen had previously said she would step down from the Fed's Board of Governors after finishing her term as chair. Nine current board members including Chairman Betsy Duke were on the panel before the scandals began erupting.
Kyrgios was not considered due to the elbow injury he suffered in his opening straight sets singles win over Struff. Hewitt claimed Kyrgios remained a future doubles option for Australia - but admitted it was easier said than done.
Natalie Wood's Sister Addresses Robert Wagner: 'Tell Me the Truth!' "We can never force him to talk to us", Corina explained. "He's a person of interest because he was the last person with her, before she went in the water", Corina said.
As they moved closer to the chopper, Trump placed his hand on her shoulder and then back before she got on board before him. Footage showing how Melania Trump left her husband in front of journalists with cameras has recently been released online.
President Donald Trump announced Hartnett White's nomination in October and re-submitted her nomination to the Senate in January. Hartnett White's designation terminated a year ago after Democratic restriction slowed down her affirmation.
Scientists have long thought that exoplanets-planets beyond the solar system-were restricted to the confines of our Milky Way. The galaxy, Dai said , acts like a magnifying glass, bringing a previously unseen celestial body into X-ray view.
The Department for Public Health, which is part of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, confirmed the count. During the 2015-2016 flu season, the CDC estimated that 310,000 people were hospitalized for flu-related illness.
James Acton, a nuclear weapons specialist at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, said that offer seems disingenuous. Zarif charged that "the revision of the 2018 nuclear strategy" by the United States will bring humankind's annihilation closer.
Snapback for Snap on upside revenue surprise
Snap brought in almost $286 million in revenue during the fourth quarter of 2017, up 72 from the same period the previous year. But the company's bet on Spectacles has been expensive, costing the company $40 million last quarter for "excess inventory".
PS4 Firmware Update 5.50's New Features Revealed
With Background Music on PlayStation Now, you'll be able to listen to your favorite tracks while streaming a game on PS Now. First off, your Library will now automatically be divided into two tabs: "This PS4 " and one displaying your username.
Protests in Lebanon against Turkish Military Operation in Syria
They said they will not stay in Manbij. "I am sure that they do not want to face Turkey and Turkish armed forces", Bozdag stated. There have been numerous reports suggesting US Special Forces (SOF) teams use the insignia of Kurdish paramilitary groups.
Markram named South African one-day captain
The onus was on Quinton de Kock and Hashim Amla to bat for a long period especially with an inexperienced middle order to follow. Markram has been identified as a potential future captain since he led South Africa to victory at the 2014 Under-19 World Cup.
Cell phones cause tumors in rats, says new research
Researchers also observed mice in radiation chambers seemed to have a higher risk of DNA damage or heart problems . EWG has been at the forefront of public interest organizations raising concerns about cellphone use and cancer.
NZ medal-less, Fiji triumph at inaugural Hamilton 7's
Flier Alasio Sovita Naduva scored a hattrick‚ which all had their genesis in some sublime handling and other-worldly passing. They could have gone further ahead early in the second half but made errors and Fiji scored, and then hit their straps.
Paul Ryan deletes tweet touting $1.50 pay hike after backlash
While another senior democrat, Randy Bryce, called on people to show their opposition during mid-term elections in November. Estimated annual savings range into the thousands of dollars, which is certainly a lot more than a$60 Costco membership.