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Western forces target Syria in airstrike

U.S., British and French forces launched a joint airstrike campaign in Syria the morning of April 14, hitting three suspected chemical weapons facilities, according to The Guardian.

Bombings in Syrian suburb kill over 600

Hundreds of Syrian citizens were killed after a series of military bombardments, beginning on Feb. 18 and occurring sporadically over the following weeks, devastated the rebel-held capital city Damascus, according to The New York Times.

Syrian chemical attack leads to U.S. airstrike

Bashar Al-Assad, the dictator of Syria, used a chemical poison on April 4 to kill at least 69 individuals, including women and children, in the rebel-based town of Khan Sheikhoun.

Israel threatens to destroy Syrian air defenses

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman threatened to destroy Syria’s air defense systems on Sunday, March 19.

Suicide attack in Homs, Syria, kills 32 people

Syrian armed forces were attacked by suicide bombers on Feb. 25 in Homs, Syria.

Syrian government and rebels meet in Astana to discuss ceasefire

Talks between Syrian government representatives and 15 rebel factions began at a hotel in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan, on Monday, Jan. 23.

Syrian airstrike in city of Aleppo

An airstrikes that targeted the Syrian city of Aleppo on Sunday, Sept. 25, claimed 85 lives and left more than 300 people wounded.

Peace in Syria: temporary ceasefire to begin

After more than five years of conflict between the forces of President Bashar al-Assad of Syria and opposition rebels, fighting in one of the most war-torn nations over the past half decade has come to a halt.

Syria still unchanged after calls for development

Has the 2015 death of the son of a Syrian refugee family acted as a catalyst for change and aid toward the Syrian crisis?

Russia launches attacks in Syrian civil war

Russia carried out new airstrikes in Syria on Thursday, Oct. 1.

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