Mortar shelling kills eight in Damascus suburbs

At least eight people were killed and 15 others wounded in a mortar shelling on suburbs of Syria`s capital of Damascus Tuesday evening, the pro-government Sama TV reported.

Over 350,000 families displaced in Syria

There are 350,177 internally displaced families living in shelters inside the country, the Syrian social affairs ministry has revealed.

Syria allows aid into 2 contested areas

The Syrian government allowed supplies to enter two contested front-line areas near the capital, a relief official said today.