» 02/15/2016, 10.06
Vicar of Aleppo: "moderate" front no better than jihadists, bombing civilians and not seeking peace
Msgr. Georges Abou Khazen says civilians in the city are "under continuous bombardment". In Christian neighborhoods at least four deaths and more than 15 injured. Houses and buildings damaged. Behind the violence are the so-called "moderate opposition groups". Ankara bombing Kurdish positions in Syria and presses (with Riyadh) for ground troops.
03/11/2016 15:57:00 SYRIA
As rockets hit west Aleppo wounding three Christians, rebels reject evacuation offer
Father Ibrahim Alsabagh confirms that rockets launched from east Aleppo hit “houses and buildings inhabited by civilians”. Moscow opens eight humanitarian corridors for people fleeing east Aleppo. Rebels say, “we won’t surrender”. Militias are mining escape routes.
24/01/2017 13:00:00 SYRIA - VATICAN
Vicar of Aleppo: Christians and Muslims celebrate Card. Zenari and papal delegate
The apostolic nuncio and under-secretary of the Congregation for Integral Human Development visited the northern metropolis from 18 to 23 the. Msgr. Abou Khazen: "Joy" of the faithful for our continued "presence." The "gratitude" of Muslims who "say they have learned charity from us." The cautious "hope" in Astana talks, to reach a "cease fire".
15/12/2016 17:20:00 SYRIA
As Assad forces retake Aleppo, first buses evacuate the wounded and their families
At least 20 buses and 13 ambulances began to take civilians, the wounded, 4,000 rebels and their families to western part of Aleppo province. The battle for the city began on 15 November.
Philippines: Arroyo scraps peace agreement and excludes MILF from negotiating table
It's a definitive split between the government and rebel groups of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, responsible for the recent wave of violence in Mindanao. There are almost half a million refugees on the island. The appeal of the Catholic Church, which, together with the Muslims, wants "true peace" for the country.
The Arab League calls on Damascus to stop the killing of civilians
An "urgent message" of the Ministerial Committee. But the killings continue: Friday, there were 44 victims, according to opposition sources, who call for a no-fly zone. Talk of an armed anti-regime force: the claim is supported by reports of an attack on a few checkpoints, that killed 17 soldiers.
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