Category Archives: Syria

Syrian government accused of carrying out mass prisoner hangings

By Reuters 6/02/2017 BEIRUT – The Syrian government has executed thousands of prisoners in mass hangings and carried out systematic torture at a military jail near Damascus, rights watchdog Amnesty International said on Tuesday. Amnesty said the executions took place … Continue reading

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Israel said readying to take in 100 orphaned Syrian refugees

  Israel said readying to take in 100 orphaned Syrian refugees Children will receive temporary residency, becoming permanent residents after 4 years; will be integrated into Arab Israeli families By Times of Israel staff January 25, 2017, 9:22 pm Tweet … Continue reading

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Netanyahu: Israel is looking to absorb injured Syrians from Aleppo

Jpost – Benjamin Netanyahu By HERB KEINON \12/20/2016 At the same time, he said, Israel will not let the Syrian war or aggression from Syria “spillover into our territory.” Benjamin Netanyahu. (photo credit:REUTERS) The Foreign Ministry on Tuesday began exploring … Continue reading

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Holocaust Scholar: International community must stop Syria atrocities

Jpost – Middle East By TAMARA ZIEVE \12/18/2016 The chairman of Yad Vashem Holocaust museum says international organizations should be founded “with the express purpose of averting future crimes against humanity.” Members of the Civil Defence rescue children after what … Continue reading

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Israelis hold demonstration in solidarity with Syrians

Jpost -Israel News By REUTERS \12/16/2016 A small demonstration was held at a Jerusalem square on Friday in support of Syrian people, whose country has been at war for six years. Demonstrators held signs reading ‘Never again?’ and ‘We are … Continue reading

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Israeli Defense Minister: Assad is a butcher who must be removed from power

Jpost – Middle East By DANIEL K. EISENBUD \12/16/2016 “Instead of focusing on the fact that 500 people are killed in Syria every day, the international community would rather criticize Israel,” says DM. Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman speaking in Eilat … Continue reading

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