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# shelling - Sunday 8 April, 2018

Alleged Syria chemical attack unites nations in condemnation as Trump calls al-Assad an 'animal'

Widespread claims today suggest that an attack on the town of Douma, which killed 70 people, saw the Syrian regime use deadly chlorine gas on the town’s residents.

# shelling - Friday 30 December, 2016

Pockets of fighting erupt after a calm start to Syria's new ceasefire

Rebels involving in fighting this morning are not covered by the ceasefire.

# shelling - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Shelling of UN school in Gaza 'must be investigated'

Ban Ki-Moon called the attack “absolutely unacceptable”.

# shelling - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Ten civilians killed after playground and minibus are shelled in Ukraine

Several more people were injured.

# shelling - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Israel announces limited 'humanitarian' ceasefire

IDF says the temporary cessation of violence “does not apply to areas where IDF soldiers are operating”.

# shelling - Monday 28 July, 2014

Three more children have been killed in Israeli raids on Gaza tonight

Eight children were killed earlier when a missile slammed into a public playground at a refugee camp.

# shelling - Sunday 26 May, 2013

Syria Through a Lens: life of slain filmmaker and activist honoured

The one-year anniversary of the death of young journalist Bassel Shehadeh, who was killed in a shelling attack by Syrian government forces, will be marked by a worldwide commemoration of his life and work.

# shelling - Monday 20 August, 2012

Syria: Shelling continues as Eid is celebrated

As Eid al-Fitr is being celebrated in Syria, Aleppo and Daraa were being shelled, according to latest reports. Meanwhile, the last UN monitors are leaving the country.

# shelling - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Syria: At least 162 reported killed across country

At least 37 people – 17 civilians, 10 rebels and 10 soldiers – were reportedly killed in the northern city of Aleppo.

# shelling - Monday 18 June, 2012

Syrian activists report renewed shelling in Homs

The have been further reports of shelling in the city of Homs – just one day after the head of the UN observers’ mission demanded women, children and the elderly be allowed to leave the area.

# shelling - Saturday 16 June, 2012

UN suspends Syria mission as violence intensifies

Meanwhile, a group of Muslims and Christians have issued a desperate appeal for help escaping the flashpoint city of Homs.

# shelling - Monday 11 June, 2012

LIVE STREAM: Homs hit by new wave of attacks Syria This post contains videos

LIVE STREAM: Homs hit by new wave of attacks

The Syrian city appears to be under fire again this afternoon.

# shelling - Sunday 10 June, 2012

Syrian troops renew shelling of Homs, 38 killed

Women and children have been sheltering in basements for days, according to activists.

Syrian regime troops shell rebels in mountains

There has been more heavy fighting as Russia called for an international conference to resolve the conflict.

# shelling - Friday 8 June, 2012

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# shelling - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Army mortar shells kill 10 in Syrian village

Activists say that a 5-year-old girl and a 7-year-old boy were among those killed.

# shelling - Saturday 21 April, 2012

Syrian activists: Homs calm as UN team visits

Activists have said that shelling has stopped in the city of Homs ahead of a visit by UN cease-fire observers to the area.

# shelling - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

Activists claim Syrian troops are widening shelling attacks

The UN-brokered cease-fire appears to be quickly unraveling despite the presence of foreign observers, as government troops launched another day of attacks on Homs.

# shelling - Saturday 14 April, 2012

Nine dead as Syrian troops shell Homs ahead of UN resolution vote

The reported bombardment came as the UN prepared to vote on a resolution authorising the deployment of the first wave of military observers to monitor the ceasefire.

# shelling - Friday 2 March, 2012

Red Cross denied entry to besieged Homs neighbourhood

Meanwhile, the organisation says it has received the bodies of Western journalists Marie Colvin and Remi Ochlik.

# shelling - Thursday 23 February, 2012

French journalist injured in Homs shelling appeals for evacuation Syria This post contains videos

French journalist injured in Homs shelling appeals for evacuation

Edith Bouvier was injured in yesterday’s heavy Homs shelling activists say killed about 30 people, including two journalists.

# shelling - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Video: Marie Colvin's mother talks about war reporter's plans to leave Syria Syria This post contains videos

Video: Marie Colvin's mother talks about war reporter's plans to leave Syria

Meanwhile, Eamon Gilmore will attend Friday’s international conference on Syria’s escalating violence.

# shelling - Monday 6 February, 2012

More deaths as shelling continues in Syrian city of Homs

Meanwhile, the US has called China and Russia’s veto on a UN resolution on Syria a “travesty”.