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Al Qaeda Militants Wage Renewed Attacks in Aleppo

Center for Research on Globalization - ‎7 hours ago‎
The operation of the Syrian government forces in the Aleppo city is facing a real challenge. A critical moment in the activity of the loyalists was the fall of the town of Khan Touman that has been seized by Al Nusra and the group's allies.

Raqqa for Aleppo?

Jordan Times - ‎15 hours ago‎
At least three major offensives are taking place almost simultaneously in both Iraq and Syria, and somehow there are all connected.

The disappearing migration routes that brought Aleppo's Jews to Manchester

Middle East Eye - ‎14 hours ago‎
More than 150 years on from Batis's voyage, this town also served as the final escape route for Aleppo's last Jewish family, who were reportedly smuggled out of Syria and into Turkey with the help of an Israeli-American businessman and moderate rebels ...
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In our opinion: Tragedy in Aleppo should motivate response

Deseret News - ‎4 hours ago‎
FILE - In this Tuesday, May 3, 2016 file photo, released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian citizens and firefighters gather at the scene where one of rockets hit the Dubeet hospital in the central neighborhood of Muhafaza in Aleppo, Syria ...

Nabil Antaki, the Syrian doctor who refused to leave Aleppo

FRANCE 24 - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Since the war came to Syria's second-largest city in July 2012, Aleppo has been divided into two parts: the east, which is held by rebels and armed groups such as the al Qaeda-linked al Nusra Front, and the west, which is now the territory of the ...

The Local Defence Forces: Regime Auxiliary Forces in Aleppo

AINA (press release) - ‎May 23, 2016‎
A representative for Katibat al-Nayrab affirmed to me that the LDF totals 50,000 fighters (an obvious exaggeration), set up in 2012 by Iran as an auxiliary force for the Syrian army in the Aleppo area. Unsurprisingly, the LDF is linked with Hezbollah ...

Christian school in Aleppo hit by missile

Premier - ‎May 24, 2016‎
One person is dead and two are seriously injured after a missile hit a Christian school in Aleppo, Syria. The weapon fell on Terra Santa Middle School on Saturday evening whilst a number of people, including many elderly, were inside.

Tribal leaders in northern Aleppo call on US-backed SDF forces to liberate their areas from ISIS

ARA News - ‎May 23, 2016‎
The meetings included the tribes of Aljneidat Alneim Alkhamis, Bubanna and Emeirat, who reportedly called on the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to liberate their areas in the countryside of Aleppo, also known as the al-Shahba region.

Violence in Syria's Aleppo Kills at Least 333 Civilians in Last Month

Latin American Herald Tribune - ‎11 hours ago‎
BEIRUT - At least 333 civilians have been killed, including 74 minors, in the last month amid hostilities in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, according to figures released by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights on Tuesday. Among those victims ...
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Syrian opposition appeal to new London mayor for 'solidarity' with Aleppo

Middle East Eye - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Local activists in Aleppo have called on Sadiq Khan, the newly elected mayor of London, to “stand in solidarity” with their city, comparing their plight to London under the blitz in World War Two.

Syria conflict: Life in rebel-held Aleppo

BBC News - ‎May 16, 2016‎
Years of fighting between government and rebels in the major Syrian city of Aleppo has killed thousands of people and forced many to flee.

Russia bombs strategic road in Syria's Aleppo

www.worldbulletin.net - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Russian warplanes are reported to have carried out heavy air strikes on a key road leading to opposition-held areas of Aleppo, Syria's biggest city. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the air strikes on Sunday targeted Castello road, which ...

Kurdish female fighters combatting al-Qaeda in Aleppo

ARA News - ‎May 19, 2016‎
ALEPPO - Dozens of Kurdish female fighters have joined the battlefront in Syria's northern Aleppo province, especially in the Sheikh Maqsoud district that has been exposed to fierce attacks by Islamist groups led by Syria's al-Qaeda affiliate of Nusra ...

Scenes of daily life in the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo

UPI.com - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Residents of the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo attempt to regain some sense of normalcy in the midst of a nationwide civil war on May 21, 2016.

Militants continue targeting civilians in Syria's Aleppo

Press TV - ‎May 17, 2016‎
Government-held areas in Syria's northern province of Aleppo face daily attacks by foreign-backed militants. The ongoing truce there has apparently failed to cease the bloodshed in Aleppo. Press TV's Zahra Derzi tells us more about the civilian death ...

Syria: Three civilians killed in terrorist rocket attacks in Aleppo, Idleb

Ahlul Bayt News Agency (press release) - ‎May 23, 2016‎
A source at Aleppo Police Command said that the terrorist groups fired a rocket shell on the citizens' houses in Bustan al-Zahra neighborhood, killing a woman and injuring 3 other people, in addition to causing material damage to the properties.

Gaziantep... The Turkish Aleppo

Al-Arabiya - ‎May 20, 2016‎
The team found out that a large number of Syrian businessmen, especially those who have moved from Aleppo, prefer Gaziantep now for their businesses and investments.
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'US, Saudi, Turkish generals in Khan Tuman'

Press TV - ‎May 12, 2016‎
In Tehran, a senior official said Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Qatar had recently supplied Takfiri militants with weapons and food to retake the Syrian village of Khan Tuman in Aleppo during the ceasefire. Writing on his Instagram account on Wednesday, ...

Caucasus Emirate in Syria fighting in Aleppo

Long War Journal - ‎May 17, 2016‎
The Caucasus Emirate in Syria, the official Syrian branch of the al Qaeda-linked Caucasus Emirate, has released a new short video through its Akhbar Sham propaganda wing showing its fighters taking part in recent battles within Aleppo. The video, which ...

Rebels and Syrian Government Swap Prisoners Outside Aleppo

ABC News - ‎May 17, 2016‎
Syrian rebels and government forces exchanged prisoners and dead fighters Tuesday near the divided city of Aleppo, the scene of some of the country's fiercest fighting in recent months.
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