6/9/2014

  • Assad announced that any foreigner who has entered Syria to fight for the rebels would receive amnesty if they surrender within a month. The same deal goes for defected soldiers and kidnappers who release their hostages.

  • The Free Aleppo Police received their first shipment of police cars, which are being provided by the Danish government.free aleppo police 6-9-2014

  • A father grieving his child who was killed in a barrel bomb attack in Aleppo

  • The availability of safe water within Syria is 1/3 of what it was before the uprising.

  • A large explosion hit a secret ISIL weapons depot in ar-Raqqa.
        • Thwar ar-Raqqa later claimed responsibility for the attack.
  • The Red Cross and the Syrian Arab Red Crescent were able to deliver aid for 30,000 people in rebel-held areas of Aleppo.

  • Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani, the Prime Minister of Qatar, called for the UN Security Council to impose a ceasefire in Syrian and to intervene to put an end to the conflict.

  • The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that 25 people died from torture in government facilities yesterday. The families of the people who were killed were informed about the deaths and told to come pick up the bodies.

  • 45 fighters have been killed in the last day in fighting around Khasham. At least 17 fighters from Jahbat al-Nusra and Islamic battalions, and 28 from the ISIL.

  • Al-Alakhbar English, a Lebanese News Agency, said that Father Paolo D’Oglio is still alive and his being held by the ISIL in Raqqa and that an Italian delegation met with him and the ISIL in Tal-Abiad. The ISIL is apparently demanding a very high ransom for him.

  • 2 government-launched missiles hit Douma, killing 5 people and wounding 50 when they hit a vegetable market in the middle of the city.

    A Syria Civil Defense team in Aleppo.

    A Syria Civil Defense team in Aleppo.

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