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Syrian evacuation bomb blast death toll climbs

Syrian evacuation bomb blast death toll climbs

The huge vehicle bomb on Saturday came as a much criticised population transfer deal stalled as the government and rebels bickered over who should be evacuated. They circulated a statement on social media imploring "international organizations" to intervene so the situation did not escalate. "Rebels say Damascus breached the terms of the deal, accusing the government of trying to bring out more loyalist fighters than agreed".



United States strike on Syrian air base has limited impact on Assad

Rouhani called on Saturday for an impartial investigation of the suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria which killed at least 70 people, and he warned that the US strikes in response risked escalating extremism in the region. Johnson, who was set to travel on Monday, said the situation had changed "fundamentally" and his priority was to continue contact with the United States to provide worldwide support for a ceasefire, reported BBC on Saturday.



In Syria, At Least 39 Killed In Explosion As Evacuations Stall

The explosion hit an area where buses carrying almost 5,000 people from Foua and Kfraya, villages in northern Syria that have been besieged by rebels. "Those villages were besieged for two years by rebels, often used as a pressure card", Alison added. Russia, Syria and Iran strongly warned the United States Friday against launching new strikes on Syria and called for an global investigation of the chemical weapons attack there that killed almost 90 people.


Egg hunts set to brighten Easter weekend

Egg hunts set to brighten Easter weekend

Annual American Legion Easter Egg Hunt is scheduled for 1 p.m. on Sunday, April 16th, at Boyd Park in Alamosa. The Walterville Grange, 39259 Camp Creek Road in Walterville, holds its annual Easter Egg Hunt from 10 a.m.to noon Saturday, April 15 .



Number of IS fighters killed by US bomb jumps to 90: Afghan

The strike was created to minimize the risk to Afghan and U.S. forces conducting clearing operations, while maximizing the destruction of ISIS fighters and facilities, said the U.S. US President Donald Trump said on Thursday the bombing was "another successful job". Nicholson said the bomb was meant to eliminate the militants' sanctuary in southern Nangarhar, "and this weapon was very effective in that use".