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Sixty Palestinian refugees were arrested by the Syrian regime on May 4, while attempting to escape from the Yarmouk Refugee Camp in southern Damascus.

They were detained before being returned forcibly to the camp, which is currently under heavy bombardment by the Assad regime and its Russian allies.

The area has been fought over by various rebel groups since late 2012, and was captured by Daesh and its affiliates from the Free Syrian Army a number of times over the years.

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Thousands of Syrian women are believed to be incarcerated in the Assad regime's prisons. Little is known about their fate, but those who manage to escape tell tales of horror.

Muna Muhammad remembers every tiny detail. The stench in the cells, the pain, her torturers. "He pulled a black plastic bag over my head and then he hung me from the ceiling, head down," the 30-year-old says.

The memory still haunts her. The guard said he was going to leave her hanging from the ceiling...

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the overnight raids targeted Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp and a small enclave south of the capital Damascus under the control of militants.

The Syrian regime forces bombarded militants in the last area outside regime control near Damascus overnight,  a war monitor said on Friday, as Bashar al Assad accelerated his push to retake remaining enclaves.

Air strikes and shelling hit the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp and Al Hajar al...

Innocent people held by YPG/PKK in their torture chambers have spoken about the horrors they faced when Afrin, northwestern Syria, was under control of terrorists.

According to a TRT Kurdi report, terrorists did not even spare children and women at their so-called prison in Racu district, which was recently liberated by Turkish-backed troops during Operation Olive Branch.

The report showed the “black dungeon" where terrorists brutalized Syrians. Free Syrian Army (FSA) Cmdr....

According to White Helmets, the Assad regime and its allies targeted a shelter in the Arbin town of Syria’s besieged Eastern Ghouta, killing of 37 civilians.

In statements made on its social media accounts, the civil defense group said fighter jets had been used to hit the shelter inhabited by civilians with inflammable "napalm" bombs.

Initial reports suggest at least 37 civilians, mostly women and children, were burnt to death; the death toll is expected to increase further....

More than 1,000 children have been killed or injured this year across Syria, a United Nations Children's Fund official told CNN.

The grim statistic, from UNICEF regional communications chief Juliette Touma, comes as violence rips through the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta, where about a third of the nearly 400,000 besieged civilians are children.

In all, 342 children were killed and 803 were injured in Syria in the first two months of 2018, Touma added.

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Last month, a Syrian child was killed in a regime gas attack in Eastern Ghouta. Now, again Assad regime attacked with chlorine gas in the Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta, according to a Syrian civil defense agency. 

At least 30 people were treated for breathing difficulties after this attack. Several children and women were among the victims of the attack in Hamuriye town on Monday, the White Helmets said in a statement. The civil defense agency said two of its rescue workers were...

A World Health Organization executive says 70 percent of the supplies loaded on its trucks were removed by Bashar al Assad's regime forces during inspection.

A World Health Organization (WHO) executive said that Syrian regime forces removed trauma kits and surgical supplies from trucks that are part of an inter-agency convoy heading into the besieged Syrian enclave of eastern Ghouta.

The statement from WHO came just hours after the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR)...

Syrians wait for the end of the war in their basements because of the ongoing bombardments and assaults even though the cease-fire.

People live in Eastern Ghouta, under the blockade of the Beshar Assad regime, landed in shelters with only one chance to survive. People who are afraid to go out due to the attacks despite the fire, in the basements, without lighting, waiting for the attacks to end in an inanimate state.

The civilians go down to the so-called basements because they...

Women in refugee camps in Syria have been forced to offer sexual favours in return for aid from the United Nations, a report has found, in the latest accusation to hit the sector.

Aid workers would allegedly regularly harass and abuse women and girls trying to access humanitarian assistance in the war-torn country, to the point that some stopped asking.

Some victims were allegedly forced to marry locally-hired officials working for the UN and other international charities for “...

In December 2017, a French documentary broadcast by TV channel France 2 featured a group of women who had survived rape and torture in the secret prisons of Syrian President Bashar al Assad. In the 72-minute film titled “Syrie, le cri étouffé” (Syria, the Muffled Cry), the survivors, who are now refugees in Turkey, Jordan and throughout Europe, speak about their arrest and subsequent detention, describing how the Assad regime used rape to settle scores with opponents and subjugate...

The United Nations on Tuesday said its officials "no longer have the words" to express outrage at the killing and suffering of children in the Damascus suburb of opposition-held Eastern Ghouta, where dozens of children were killed in strikes during the past few days.

"No words will do justice to the children killed, their mothers, their fathers and their loved ones," read a comment issued by Geert Cappelaere, UNICEF's regional director for the Middle East and North Africa.

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The Syrian government’s chemical weapons stockpile has been linked for the first time by laboratory tests to the largest sarin nerve agent attack of the civil war, diplomats and scientists told Reuters, supporting Western claims that government forces under President Bashar al-Assad were behind the atrocity.

Laboratories working for the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons compared samples taken by a U.N. mission in the Damascus suburb of Ghouta after the Aug. 21, 2013...

A total of 5,783 civilians were killed in Syria, mainly by the Russian forces, over the last two years, according to a report released by Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) on Saturday.

The report said 1,596 children and 992 women were among those killed between Sept. 30, 2015 and Dec. 31, 2017.

It said nearly 2.3 million individuals were displaced as a direct result of the Russian offensives along with their allies.

At least 294 "massacres" were committed by the...

The number of Syrians who have died trying to flee their war-torn country into neighbouring Lebanon during a snowstorm has risen to at least 13, the United Nations said Saturday.

A group of Syrians, including children, had tried to enter neighbouring Lebanon late on Thursday through a smuggling route but were caught in a fierce storm.

The Lebanese army and civil defence said on Friday they had retrieved the bodies of 10 Syrians, including two children and six women.

But...