Posts Tagged ‘Rebels’

South Sudan government reaches peace deal with rebels, reports say

  • 5 August 2018 - 19:57
South Sudan government reaches peace deal with rebels, reports say

The South Sudan government reached a final peace deal and power-sharing agreement with the country’s main rebel group on Sunday, said the foreign minister of neighboring Sudan, which has been helping to broker the agreement, Reuters reported.  “In initials, an agreement on outstanding...

Airstrikes on Damascus suburb held by rebels kill over 10 including children

  • 16 July 2017 - 13:20
Airstrikes on Damascus suburb held by rebels kill over 10 including children

At least 10 people have been killed by air strikes in the opposition-held Damascus suburb of Ein Tarma, according to a UK-based monitor, Al-Jazeera reported. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said at least two children were among those killed in the air strikes on Friday. The...

Syrian opposition launches fresh assault on Damascus

  • 21 March 2017 - 19:06
Syrian opposition launches fresh assault on Damascus

BBC - Rebels have launched a new attack in east Damascus, two days after Syrian government forces repelled an initial assault. A rebel official said they had retaken ground in the Jobar district which they gained on Sunday but then lost during fierce clashes. But state media said the...