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Air raids on ISIS Syria bastion kill 19 civilians

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The Britain-based monitor gives no immediate word on whether the strikes are carried out by the Damascus regime, its ally Moscow, or the US-led coalition battling ISIS

BEIRUT, Lebanon (May 3, 2016) — Heavy air strikes throughout the night on the Islamic State (ISIS) group’s de facto Syria capital Raqa killed 19 civilians and 10 jihadists, a monitor said in a new toll on Tuesday, May 3. Continue reading Air raids on ISIS Syria bastion kill 19 civilians

Dozens of Syria health facilities hit last year

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IN RUINS. A handout image provided by Doctors Without Borders (MSF), showing destruction at an MSF-supported hospital in Idlib, Syria, largely destroyed in an attack on February 15, 2016. File photo from EPA
The health infrastructure of the war-torn country ‘has been decimated,’ says the organization

BEIRUT, Lebanon (Feb. 18, 2016) — More than 60 health facilities in Syria supported by the Doctors Without Borders (MSF) charity were hit in attacks last year, with a dozen completely destroyed, the group said Thursday, February 18.

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