Death toll 200 in Syria raids on rebel area Feb 09, 2018 0 140 12345 Jisreen: Four days of ferocious Syrian government raids on the rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta have killed more than 200 civilians, a war monitor said on Thursday. Syrian government troops have since Monday waged an intense air campaign on Eastern Ghouta, the only significant opposition pocket near the capital Damascus. Bombardment on Thursday killed 58 civilians including 15 children, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. (AFP) Pages 12 POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES Turkey planning to host Syria summit with Russia and Iran Feb 09, 2018 0 1523 US-led coalition claims to kill 100 pro-govt forces in Syria Feb 09, 2018 0 215 Willing to discuss other issues if nuclear deal successful, says Iran Feb 09, 2018 0 150 Iran rebuffs 'false'Bahrain bombing accusation Tehran: Iran rejected an accusation by Bahrain that it was involved in an oil pipeline bombing in the Sunni-ruled kingdom, accusing its rival of making"false claims". Bahrain said Wednesday that it had arrested four men .. US joins UN for a ceasefire demand in Eastern Ghouta Agencies Washington The United States demanded Thursday that the Syrian regime and Russian forces put an end to their latest round of air strikes and alleged chemical attacks against besieged civilians. In a statement .. US goal in Syria to capture economic assets: Russia MOSCOW: Russia's defence ministry said on Thursday the ultimate goal of the United States in Syria is not to fight Islamic State but to seize economic assets, according to the Interfax news agency. It also said Syrian .. Turkey dismisses French criticism of Syria operation as 'baseless' Ankara: Turkey on Thursday dismissed France's claims over civilian losses in Ankara's ongoing Syria operation, labelling them"unfortunate"and"baseless"accusations."It is being seen with regret that .. Humanitarian ceasefire in Syria 'unrealistic': Russia AFP United Nations Russia on Thursday dismissed as"unrealistic"a UN appeal for a month-long humanitarian ceasefire in Syria, where four days of government raids have killed scores of civilians. "That is not ..