Syria fighting derails plans to fix damaged Damascus water source - Reuters UK

BEIRUT The Syrian army and allied militia clashed with rebels near Damascus on Sunday, threatening to disrupt planned repairs to a pumping station that supplies most of the capital's water, a war monitor said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights ...

Water Cut-Offs in Damascus: How “Militants” (US Supported Al Qaeda Terrorists) Use “Prohibited Methods of Warfare” - Center for Research on Globalization

Recently, Jabhat Fateh al-Sham group has been facing troubles fighting with the Syrian army which keeps seizing the terrorists' positions all over the country. Against this background, the situation by Damascus aggravated. Militants are trying to ...

Sporadic battles erupt in water-rich valley near Damascus - Xinhua

Syrians wait to fill up their plastic bottles with water from a street water tanker in Damascus, capital of Syria, on Jan. 12, 2017. Damascenes have been struggling to secure their needs of drinking water since Dec. 23, 2016 as the main water supply in ...

Syrian Truce: There is More to Opposition's Demands Than Meets the Eye - Sputnik International

The Syrian opposition is allegedly seeking ways to save al-Nusra Front's militants by demanding the Syrian government to introduce a truce in areas with a high concentration of terrorists, Sadad mayor Suleiman al-Khalil suggested in an interview with ...

Syria workers enter rebel area to restore Damascus water - Business Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)

Syrian government workers entered a formerly rebel-held area near Damascus on Friday to begin restoring water to the capital after weeks of shortages, a local governor said. Speaking to reporters near the Ain al-Fijeh spring in the Wadi Barada region ...

'Ayn Khadar in Wadi Barada area completely in control of Syrian Army - Ahlul Bayt News Agency: Providing Shia News (press release)

The Syrian Army has taken full control of 'Ayn Khadar in the Wadi Barada area after launching a powerful attack last night to expel the remaining Takfiri terrorists from the area. (AhlulBayt News Agency) - The Syrian Army has taken full control of 'Ayn ...

Syria ceasefire holding amid rising concerns about aid delivery and Damascus water supply – UN envoy - Satellite PR News (press release)

12 January 2017 – While the ceasefire in Syria is largely holding, the United Nations envoy for the country cautioned today that the truce may be under threat as clashes in villages in the Wadi Barada valley has damaged water infrastructure and left ...

Truce wobbles in water-rich valley near Damascus, following al-Qaida affiliates attack - Xinhua

DAMASCUS, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- Al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front fired at government workers attempting to fix the Ain Fijeh spring northwest of Damascus on Saturday, pushing the workers to withdraw, pro-government al-Watan news website reported. Fixing Ain ...