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November 29, 2016

By christophkoettl

Dissecting a US Airstrike in Syria

Amid the grey dust and twisted metal, the young girl discovered beneath the rubble of a destroyed building in Kafr Deryan, a small town 40km west of Aleppo, is barely visible. If you look closely enough, for a split second you can see her ponytail and hair tie before they disappear beneath the debris once more.

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November 9, 2016

By Eliot Higgins

Fact-Checking Russia’s Claim that It Didn’t Bomb Another Hospital in Syria

In late September and early October 2016 reports of Russian and Syrian airstrikes hitting Al-Sakhour hospital, also known at the M10 hospital, in eastern Aleppo [map link] began appearing online. This included reports from local news agencies posted on social media, reports from the Syrian American Medical Society, and videos showing what was claimed to…

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October 29, 2016

By Bellingcat Investigation Team

The Syrian Red Crescent Aid Convoy Attack in Syria – two letters and a half answer

On October 5, 2016, RIA Novosti published an article which claimed to be based on an unpublished report written by a “group of independent military experts attached to the International Syria Support Group (ISSG): The report stated that “Urm al-Kubra is located in the region controlled by al-Nusra”, in an area with a high concentration…

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September 22, 2016

By Eliot Higgins

Confirmed : Russian Bomb Remains Recovered from Syrian Red Crescent Aid Convoy Attack

Yesterday, Bellingcat published its report on the bombing of the Syrian Red Crescent aid convoy on September 19th. The report examined various aspects of the attack using open source information, including the comparison of what appeared to be the tail section of a OFAB 250-270 bomb that appeared in images from the attack, first published…

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September 21, 2016

By Nick Waters

Analysis of Syrian Red Crescent Aid Convoy Attack

This article was written collaboratively with Bellingcat contributor Hady Al-Khatib At 1930 Syrian time on 19 September, a Syrian Arab Red Crescent convoy was attacked. Around 20 civilians were killed, including Omar Barakat, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent’s director in Urum al-Kubra. Eighteen trucks containing aid were destroyed. The Syrian Red Crescent called it a “flagrant violation of…

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September 13, 2016

By Syrian Archive

Dataset of Verified Videos About Chemical Weapons Attacks in Syria

Since the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 2118 three years ago, outlining the framework for the elimination of chemical weapons in Syria, and despite the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) working to destroy chemical weapons owned by the Syrian government, chemical weapons continue to be used against civilians by government forces and…

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August 13, 2016

By Cody Roche

Syrian Opposition Factions in the Syrian Civil War

The following collaboratively written article is the result of months of research in a joint project by Ryan O’Farrell and Cody Roche. Please save or open images in a new tab to see full details. Methodology We have divided the known active Syrian Opposition and associated factions into seven categories: Free Syrian Army The Southern Front…

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