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Syrian offensive knocks hospitals out of service

Syrian offensive knocks hospitals out of service

President Bashar al-Assad is aiming to restore control over rebel-held areas at the borders with Jordan and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.

Pro-government forces hit Syria's Ghouta with rockets

Pro-government forces hit Syria's Ghouta with rockets

Pro-government forces fired rockets and dropped barrel bombs from helicopters on the towns and villages of the rural district just outside Damascus.

More bombs hit Syria's Ghouta after heaviest death toll in years

More bombs hit Syria's Ghouta after heaviest death toll in years

Pro-government forces pounded Syria's eastern Ghouta on Tuesday, killing at least 66 people after the enclave's heaviest one-day death toll in three years, a monitoring group said.

Turkish warplanes strike Kurdish militia targets in Syria

Turkish warplanes strike Kurdish militia targets in Syria

The local government in Afrin accused Turkey of creating a "humanitarian crisis" by killing at least 160 people and displacing tens of thousands since the start of its three-week-old offensive.

Syrian army takes Aleppo districts amid intense bombardment

Syrian army takes Aleppo districts amid intense bombardment

The Syrian army and its allies made sweeping advances in Aleppo overnight, subjecting rebels in the city to the heaviest bombardment in days and pushing them to the brink of collapse, state media and a monitoring group said.

Syrian army steps up bombardment of rebel-held east of Aleppo

Syrian army steps up bombardment of rebel-held east of Aleppo

Syrian aircraft and artillery pounded rebel-held areas of Aleppo early Friday as Damascus and its ally Moscow intensified a renewed offensive against the rebels.

Warplanes hit Aleppo ahead of new diplomatic push

Warplanes hit Aleppo ahead of new diplomatic push

Russian and Syrian warplanes pounded Aleppo again on Thursday after two days of heavy bombardment that killed more than 70 civilians, as world powers prepared for last-ditch weekend talks on a ceasefire.

In search of grazing land

In search of grazing land

Cows swim through floodwaters in search of grazing land at Mayong village in the Morigaon district of the northeastern state of Assam yesterday.

Students debate global issues at THIMUN Qatar

Students debate global issues at THIMUN Qatar

The Hague International Model United Nations (THIMUN) Qatar opened in Doha with more than 1,700 students from 87 nationalities taking part in it. Qatar Shell has been the sole sponsor of THIMUN in Qatar for 12 consecutive years.