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

Historic Event

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

  • 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

Historic Event

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

  • 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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