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Aleppo Air Strike Kills 14 Members of One Family – Rescue Workers

BEIRUT, Oct 17  – Fourteen members of the same family were killed in an air strike in rebel-held eastern Aleppo, an emergency service said on Monday, as the Syrian government pressed its Russian-backed campaign to capture opposition-held areas of the city. A list of the dead published by the Civil Defence included several infants, among

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Targeted Air Strikes Kill Five Rescue Workers Near Syria’s Aleppo

BEIRUT, April 26 – Overnight air strikes and a rocket attack on an opposition-held area west of Aleppo killed five rescue workers, who appeared to have been deliberately targeted, a monitoring group and colleagues nearby said. The raids, which the rescue workers said consisted of two air strikes and at least one rocket, hit a

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The Most Dangerous Job on Earth

Syria’s White Helmets live (and often die) by the motto ‘to save one life is to save humanity’ By Janine di Giovanni Photographs by Nicole Tung On a warm morning in December, a few dozen Syrians from Aleppo and Idlib— former students, teachers, vegetable sellers and farmers— gather in an abandoned firefighting training center near the Syrian-Turkish border.

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