Region and the World
Thursday 22 February 2018
February 22, 2018
Strikes Hit Syria's Ghouta For Fifth Day As UN Pleads For Cease-Fire
Warplanes and artillery bombarded eastern Ghouta -- a rebel enclave near Syria's capital, Damascus -- for a fifth straight day on February 22, as the United Nations pleaded for a halt to one of the fiercest air assaults of the seven-year civil war.