ISIS attack on refugee camp in Syria kills 46

Syrian refugees stuck between the Jordanian and Syrian borders waiting to cross into Jordan, walk at a camp, after a group of them crossed into Jordanian territory, near the town of Ruwaished, at the Hadalat area, east of the capital Amman, May 4, 2016. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
03.05.2017

Terrorists from ISIS attacked the settlement of Rajm-es-Salibi in the northeast of Syria, where the refugee camp is located. During this attack 46 people were killed, including 15 Kurdish fighters. The remaining victims are civilians, mostly women and children. Dozens of people were injured. Kurdish military representative Ridor Khalil said that the attack was perpetrated by suicide bombers who blew themselves near the roadblock of the Kurdish fighters. Then the…

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Why the Russian symbol of victory is so dear to Syrians?

Saint George ribbon on his lapel
03.05.2017

    As the WWII victory day approaches St. George’s ribbons are distributed in every city in Russia. However, this year the ribbons have seen tremendous popularity in Syria as well – within just minutes thousands of ribbons were distributed around. Why the Russian symbol of victory is so dear to Syrians? This year, for the first time, a St. George’s ribbon campaign was launched at Damascus University and within…

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