Syria

Four major reference hospitals that it supports have been hit by bombing and shelling in opposition controlled areas in Rural Damascus Governorate, says Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). While Aleppo continues to be a focus of attention – military, diplomatic and humanitarian - these incidents...
Abu Khalid is an orthopaedic surgeon and director of an MSF-supported hospital in besieged east Aleppo.
Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) demands that the Syrian and allied governments stop the bombing that is provoking a bloodbath among civilians in the city. On 28 September, just hours before the UNSC met to discuss the implementation of resolution 2286 on the protection of...
Two hospitals in eastern Aleppo were severely damaged last night during the ongoing, indiscriminate bombing of the city and have been forced to halt all activities. These attacks caused the death of at least two patients inside the hosp itals and injured two medical staff members as well. Both of...
Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is deeply shocked by the 19 September attack on an aid convoy aiming to help people in need in Aleppo governorate, Syria. A UN and SARC convoy was hit and a number of SARC personnel lost their lives trying to deliver aid to the people of Urm Al...
Al Zahraa hospital has this week been the latest hospital to be damaged by an airstrike in besieged east Aleppo, where 250,000 people are now trapped in an increasingly unsustainable situation. The medical facility was hit during the bombing on Tuesday evening and had to stop activities after doors...
A busy MSF-supported hospital serving a population of 70,000 people was destroyed by aerial bombing in Millis town, Idlib Governorate, Syria on Saturday 6 August, said Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). Four hospital staff and nine others - five children and two women - were killed in the two aerial...
Fighting has intensified over the past three weeks and the long-suffering people of Aleppo city are bearing the brunt of the devastation. Continuous aerial attacks pound the east of the city, while shelling strikes the west, causing many casualties and injuries. The siege on east Aleppo has left an...
An estimated 100,000 people trapped in Azaz district between the frontline with Islamic State and the Turkish border must be allowed to reach safe haven in Turkey. Europe must also honour its moral and legal commitments by granting asylum to those fleeing from this conflict, said Médecins Sans...
Before I could see him, I could hear his screams coming towards us through the fabric of the field clinic tent. Carried in a standard issue dark thermal blanket by four young men; he was in tears, screaming and writhing in agony.
Subscribe to RSS - Syria