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Syria's civil war: Air raids 'kill civilians' in Aleppo

Aljazeera.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
Referring to Russian-US negotiations over cooperation in Syria, Kabalan told Al Jazeera the Syrian government is "trying to encircle and lay siege to Aleppo before any understanding can be reached between the Russians and the Americans". Against this ...
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UN calls for 48-hour humanitarian pause in Syria's Aleppo

U.S. News & World Report - ‎1 hour ago‎
Stephen O'Brien told the Security Council that he could not stress enough "how critical the situation is" in the eastern part of Aleppo, which risks becoming the largest besieged area in the country. Food supplies are expected to run out in mid-August ...

Intense airstrikes in Syria Aleppo province hit clinics

Business Insider - ‎19 hours ago‎
BEIRUT (AP) - Government air raids struck at least five medical facilities in the northern province of Aleppo, where violence has intensified in recent weeks amid a siege by government forces, Syrian opposition activists said Sunday.
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Syria: Civilians at Risk as Aleppo Siege Tightens

Human Rights Watch - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
“Syrian government forces are repeating the terrible siege tactics in densely populated eastern Aleppo that devastated civilian populations in other towns in Syria,” said Nadim Houry, deputy Middle East director.

Afghanistan massacre: Aleppo under siege; Turkey torture: HRW Daily Brief

Human Rights Watch - ‎8 hours ago‎
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Four hospitals hit by air strikes in Syria's Aleppo

International Business Times UK - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Four makeshift hospitals and a local blood bank have been pounded by air strikes in Syria's embattled city of Aleppo in the past 24 hours, a group of doctors said on Sunday.

Four hospitals hit in Aleppo bombardment

The Times (subscription) - ‎20 hours ago‎
Four hospitals have been bombed in rebel-held Aleppo as scepticism mounts over the wisdom of a proposed deal for military co-operation between Washington and Moscow.

Air strikes, rebel fire kill 19 in Syria's Aleppo

Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog) - ‎9 hours ago‎
By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Air strikes and barrel bomb attacks killed 16 civilians in rebel-held parts of Aleppo province on Monday, with rebel rocket fire onto government areas killing three more, a monitor said.
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Aleppo: Is besieged Syrian city facing last gasp?

BBC News - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Syria's civil war came late to Aleppo. It was July 2012. But after four years of bitter bloodshed between its government-held west and rebel east, the beating heart of Syria's commercial and industrial capital has entered cardiac arrest.

Alas, Aleppo

Worldcrunch (blog) - ‎11 hours ago‎
Aleppo's al-Madina souk, the world's largest covered historic market, was a highlight on our visit to what was then a bustling, cosmopolitan and altogether very pleasant city.

Rebels' Video Shows Devastating Aleppo Bomb

Sky News - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Rebels' Video Shows Devastating Aleppo Bomb. Footage has emerged which shows Syrian rebels lacing a tunnel with explosives to destroy an official building in Aleppo. 11:23, UK, Friday 22 July 2016. Rebels laced a tunnel with explosives and detonated a ...
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Pressure mounts in Aleppo after supply line cut

Aljazeera.com - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
Aleppo, Syria - Castello Road is rebel-held eastern Aleppo's lifeline. As the only supply route into the embattled part of Syria's largest city, it plays a crucial role in ensuring that residents of Aleppo, who are largely dependent on outside aid, can ...
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Half a million people in Aleppo stuck inside regime's siege

Al-Monitor - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
ALEPPO, Syria - The city of Aleppo has been under siege for 13 consecutive days. The Syrian regime imposed the blockade on the areas under the control of the Syrian opposition after government forces took over strategic areas July 7 in al-Mallah ...
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4 hospitals hit by air raids in Syria's Aleppo: doctors

The Daily Star - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
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UN pleads for weekly 48-hour truce in Aleppo

SBS - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Egeland urged both powers to pressure their allies to "give us 48 hours every week to be able to go to eastern Aleppo".
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'The nightmare has become a reality': residents of besieged Aleppo fear the worst as regime cuts off last road into city

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
“The nightmare has become a reality,” Ismail al-Abdullah said breathlessly in a call that came in the dead of the night. “The city of Aleppo has been cut off from the world and we are completely surrounded. We will die here soon, I am sure.” The sound ...
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Footage shows Syrian rebels beheading boy in Aleppo

Middle East Eye - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
A video circulating on social media on Tuesday depicted rebel fighters beheading a boy after capturing him north of Syria's second city Aleppo, a monitor said. The video showed the boy lying down in the back of a truck as a fighter begins to cut off ...

Death Toll from Terrorist Attacks in Aleppo City Rises to 11, 44 Injured

Al-Manar TV - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Eleven civilians were killed, among them a child and two women, while 44 others were injured in terrorist attacks with rocket shells and sniper bullets on neighborhoods and the public facilities in Aleppo city on Friday. (archive) A source at Aleppo ...

Four hospitals hit by air raids in Syria's Aleppo

Al-Arabiya - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
The IDA said the four hospitals that were hit -- the children's hospital, Al-Bayan, Al-Zahraa, and Al-Daqaq -- would all be going out of service “as a result of the escalating series of aerial attacks taking place against health facilities in Aleppo by ...

UN calls for 48-hour humanitarian pause in east Aleppo city

The Mercury News - ‎4 hours ago‎
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. humanitarian chief is urgently calling for a weekly 48-hour "humanitarian pause" in the eastern part of Aleppo city in Syria where all road access is blocked by fighting and between 250,000 and 275,000 people are trapped.
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