22 August 2019

Syrian authorities open ‘humanitarian corridor’ for civilians in rebel-held area


Open this photo in gallery Civilians flee a conflict zone in Syria's rebel-held northwestern region of Idlib, where government bombardment has killed hundreds since late April. OMAR HAJ KADOUR/AFP/Getty Images Syrian authorities opened Thursday a “humanitarian corridor” so civilians from a besieged, rebel-held area in the north of Hama province can leave and move to parts of the country controlled by the government, the Foreign Ministry said. Government warplanes, meanwhile, carried out an air [...]