Deraa

Arab Activist: Ahed Tamimi Lucky She Was Imprisoned in Israel, Not Human Rights Abusing Syria

TEL AVIV – The Arab Twittersphere has been circulating images of “lucky” Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi from her release from an Israeli prison and noting that she is more “beautiful than when she went in,” showing no signs of mistreatment and has even gained a considerable amount of weight, while imprisoned Arab women in next door Syria are tortured, raped and starved.

Palestinian teen says no regrets after release from Israeli prison

Assad Pushes into Southern Syria, Rebels Negotiate Surrender

The forces of Syrian dictator Bashar Assad pushed hard into the southern region of the country over the past two weeks and captured most of Deraa, the province where the uprising against Assad’s regime began seven years ago. Besieged rebel forces are reportedly negotiating terms of surrender with Assad’s Russian allies.

The Associated Press

Report: Israel Strikes Assad Regime Weapons Depots in Syria

Large explosions were heard in the Deraa district of south Syria on Tuesday in an area in which ammunition warehouses belonging to the Assad regime and pro-Assad militias are located, reported the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

In this Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017 photo Two Israeli air force F-15s of the Knights of the twin tail 133 squadron fly over Ovda airbase near Eilat, southern Israel, during the 2017 Blue Flag exercise. Israel's military is holding the largest ever air drill of its kind with pilots from …