Syrian History (Part 3)

Historical Events

Events 201 - 230 of 230

  • 2015-11-15 France launches air strikes on Isis stronghold Raqqa in Syria in wake of terror attack on Paris
  • 2016-02-21 Bombings in the Syrian cities of Homs and Damascus kill 140 people, Islamic State claims responsibility

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2016-03-14 President Putin orders Russian troops out of Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin
Russian President
Vladimir Putin
  • 2016-09-19 Aid convoy into Urum al-Kubra, Syria attacked by air strikes, UN denounces as a war crime
  • 2016-12-30 A ceasefire organised by Russia, Iran and Turkey between Syria's government and opposition groups takes effect
  • 2017-04-04 Chemical weapons attack on Khan Sheikhoun, Syria by Syrian government forces kills more than 80 civilians

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2017-04-07 US President Donald Trump orders missile strike on Syrian airfield after chemical weapons attack on Khan Sheikhoun

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • 2017-04-15 Suicide car bomb targets buses carrying Syrian evacuees at Rashidin, 126 killed including 70 children
  • 2017-06-06 Syrian Democratic Forces backed by the US launch offensive to take Raqqa from Islamic State in Syria
  • 2017-06-19 Russia warns the US it will target US and allied aircraft over Syria after US fighter shoots down Syrian warplane
  • 2017-10-17 Islamic State headquarters Raqqa declared under full control of US-led alliance by Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) spokesman Talal Sello after 4 months of fighting
  • 2018-02-06 UN calls for ceasefire in rebel-held Eastern Ghouta area by Syrian government troops after 40 people reportedly killed
  • 2018-02-18 Syrian government forces begin a new offensive on Eastern Ghouta in Syria's civil war
  • 2018-02-19 Syrian government forces bombard Gouta in deadliest day in 3 years, killing over 100 civilians
  • 2018-02-24 UN Security Council passes resolution for 30 day ceasefire in Syria
  • 2018-03-12 Civilian death toll in Eastern Ghouta passes 1,000 in three weeks as Syrian government forces capture the town of Mesraba

  • 2018-03-15 More than 12,000 people flee Hamouria in Eastern Ghouta, Syria, after town bombarded
  • 2018-03-18 Turkish-backed Syrian rebels seize Kurdish held northern Syrian town of Afrin
  • 2018-04-07 Suspected gas attack on Douma by Syrian government airforce kills more than 40 people and injuries more than 500
  • 2018-04-14 US, UK and French forces carry out airstrikes on sites associated with Syria's chemical weapons program, in response to Douma gas attack
  • 2018-05-10 Israel fires missiles at 70 Iranian targets inside Syria after Iran fires missiles into the Golan Heights, with claims Israel struck first in attack on Baath
  • 2018-07-02 270,000 people now displaced by fighting in south-western Syria says UN since assault on rebel-held area two weeks ago
  • 2018-07-22 Israeli military and allies evacuate over 400 White Helmet Syrian rescue workers from its border with Syria to Jordan
  • 2018-07-25 Multiple suicide bombings and attacks by the Islamic State in Sweida and surrounding areas of Syria kill more than 200
  • 2018-09-11 American-backed militia begins final push to oust militants from Hajin, Syria, last area under Islamic State control
  • 2018-12-01 Syrian shadow puppetry added to UN list of cultural activities in urgent need of saving
  • 2018-12-12 Seven mass graves in former Islamic State area discovered containing hundreds of bodies, some tortured, near Albu Kamal, eastern Syria
  • 2018-12-19 US President Donald Trump announces victory over the Islamic State and planned withdrawal of US troops from Syria
  • 2019-01-16 Explosion by a suicide bomber aimed at US-led coalition forces at a market in Manjib, Syria, kills about 18 including four Americans
  • 2019-01-31 At least 20 newborns and children have died in last two months of the cold, trying to get to the Al-Ho Syrian refugee camp according to WHO

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