Forest fires in Syria and neighbouring Lebanon have killed three people and burned swathes of land since Thursday, state media and officials said. AFP, Damascus Sunday 11 October 2020 Text size A A A Fires that ravaged parts of Syria and Lebanon in recent days have been brought under control, authorities in … Days after Lebanon's 2019 fires, mass protests broke out, triggered by proposed tax hikes but quickly transforming into months-long demonstrations against the ruling class, deemed by protesters as inept and corrupt. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email this article. Assad makes rare visit to areas hit by fires in west Syria. October 12, 2020 Arabi Souri 3 Comments Starting last Friday, a large number of fires started in different areas in the forests across the provinces of Latakia and Tartous on the Syrian coast, and in the province of Homs, in total 156 fires started simultaneously and were extinguished by massive collective efforts over the past three days . Monday، 12 October 2020 09:51 AM Fires brought under control in Syria, Lebanon Dozens of fires that ravaged parts of Syria and Lebanon in recent days were brought under control on Sunday, authorities in the two countries said. A fire burns at a forest in Latakia province, Syria October 9, 2020. — Sana pic via Reuters. Syria too saw blazes in Latakia, Tartus and Homs in mid-October last year, state media reported at the time. The blazes were fuelled by high temperatures in the region [Getty] Date of publication: 11 October, 2020 Share this page: 0 twitter; Follow @The_NewArab Authorities have yet to reveal the full extent of the damage from the fires … 3 Dead as Forest Fires Burn in Syria, Lebanon . October 11, 2020 DAMASCUS: Forest fires in Syria and neighbouring Lebanon have killed two people and burned swathes of land since Thursday, state media and officials said. Syria fires. The Syria Trust for Development is a non-governmental organization, but it is directly linked to Asma al-Assad, the wife of the head of the Syrian regime, Bashar al-Assad. A church stands in the middle of a hillside scorched by forest fires in the countryside of the city of Tartus, 11/10/2020 (AFP) DAMASCUS, Oct 12 — Dozens of fires that ravaged parts of Syria and Lebanon in recent days were brought under control yesterday, authorities in the two countries said. Forest fires in Israel, Syria and Lebanon killed three people and burned swathes of land Published: October 11, 2020 08:54 Sara Al Shurafa, Assistant Online Editor 1 of 7 NOTIFIED: Dec. 18, 2020. Fires brought under control in Syria, Lebanon. (AP) Asharq Al-Awsat. October 13, 2020 DAMASCUS (AFP) – Dozens of fires that ravaged parts of Syria and Lebanon in recent days were brought under control on Sunday, authorities in the two countries said. October 13, 2020 12:40 pm BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad has made a rare public visit to the coastal province of Latakia where he toured areas that suffered heavy damage in last week’s wildfires that killed three people, state media reported Tuesday. Last Updated: 13th October, 2020 14:26 IST Syrian President Bashar Assad Makes Rare Visit To Areas Hit By Fires In West Syria Syrian President Bashar Assad has made a rare public visit to the coastal province of Latakia where he toured areas that suffered heavy damage in last week’s wildfires that killed three people, state media reported Tuesday. Forest fires in Syria and neighboring Lebanon have killed three people and burned swathes of land since Thursday, state media and officials said. Wednesday October 14th, 2020 by AL-ARABY AL-JADEED (London-based pan-Arab newspaper) Farmers in Syria have had their crops devastated by fires, leaving them wondering how they will earn enough money to survive reports Al-Araby Al-Jadeed. Syria's state media says President Bashar Assad has made a rare public visit to the coastal province of Latakia where he toured areas that suffered heavy damage in last week’s deadly wildfires. Syria: Fires in Al-Suwayda Governorate in May, followed by Al-Hasakah Governorate in the summer, then in Latakia and Hama Governorates in September, next in Latakia again, Homs, and Tartus Governorates in October. Days after Lebanon's 2019 fires, mass protests broke out, triggered by proposed tax hikes but quickly transforming into months-long demonstrations against the ruling class, deemed by protesters as inept and corrupt. AMMAN — Fires consumed vast swathes of forests along Syria’s coast seemingly out of nowhere on Friday, October 9, killing at least three and displacing as many as 25,000 people from affected areas. Europe. FILE - A woman carries bread on her head in Damascus, Syria, July 24, 2019. Forest fires in Syria and neighbouring Lebanon have killed three people and burned swathes of land since Thursday, state media and officials said. The devastating fires, which raged out of control on 9 October, have resulted in … Syria too saw blazes in Latakia, Tartus and Homs in mid-October last year, state media reported at the time. 2020 Chernobyl Exclusion Zone wildfires, Ukraine; North America United States Syrian state television on Saturday morning broadcast scenes from the affected areas, where firefighters were working to extinguish the blazes. (Reuters) Largest series of fires in years. The conflict has killed nearly 400,000 and displaced half of Syria’s population including more than five million who became refugees, mostly in neighboring countries. In October 2020, the government limited the amount of subsidized bread families could buy. Assad makes rare visit to areas hit by fires in west Syria ... October 13, 2020, 8:40 AM • 2 min read. Dozens of fires were burning, including "45 in Latakia and 33 in Tartus," Syria's Agriculture Minister Mohammed Hassan Qatana told a radio station late Friday. October 13, 2020 Arabi Souri 1 Comment President Bashar Al Assad toured today a number of villages in the Syrian countryside of the coastal Latakia province, the areas affected by the fires that torched large swaths of lands over the provinces of Latakia, Tartous, and … Fires Brought Under Control in Syria, Lebanon Sunday, 11 October, 2020 - 10:30 Smoke from a forest fire in Syria's Latakia province, which overlooks the Mediterranean sea, pictured by the official Syrian Arab News Agency on October 10 | AFP Assad’s public visits to areas around Syria have been rare since the country’s conflict began in March 2011. Assad Makes Rare Visit to Areas Hit by Fires in West Syria by Naharnet Newsdesk 13 October 2020, 12:29. Fires in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest surged in October and the number of blazes is up 25 percent in the first 10 months of 2020, compared with a year … Smoke rises from a forest fire in Ras El Harf village in Lebanon's Baabda district on October 9, 2020. ... October 10, 2020 Order Reprints ... October 13, 2020, 4:35 AM. 2:46. Firefighters try to put out a fire in Safita, Syria in this handout released by SANA on October 10, 2020. Fires brought under control in Syria, Lebanon 11 Oct 2020 - 14:24 An aerial view shows smoke rising from a fire amid a heatwave in the Metn district of Mount Lebanon on October 9, 2020. Published date: 10 October 2020 15:37 UTC | Last update: 2 months 1 week ago At least two people have been killed in forest fires burning through Syria … ... Assad's public visits to areas around Syria have been rare since the country's conflict began in March 2011. Saturday, 10 October, 2020 - 16:45 .