The Syrian Democratic Forces announce the beginning of the operation. (AFP/Delil Souleiman)
December 11, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The US-led coalition is largely relying on the Kurdish SDF to isolate and recapture Daesh's main stronghold in Syria.
Syrian pro-government forces walks past rubble in old Aleppo's Jdeideh neighborhood on December 9, 2016. (AFP/George Ourfalian)
December 10, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The Canadian-led resolution expressed outrage at the ongoing violence in the war-torn country.
Rebel fighters walk down a street west of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on December 9, 2016. (AFP/Thaer Mohammed)
December 10, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Worrying reports of hundreds of young men going missing suggest they may be forcibly conscripted into the Syrian army.
The helicopter carrying French President Francois Hollande lands on the deck of the aircraft carrier Charles-de-Gaulle operating in the eastern Mediterranean Sea on December 9, 2016. (AFP/Stephane de Sakutin)
December 10, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The US-led coalition is continuing to target the militant group's sources of revenue.
The Arab League has barred Syria from participating in summits since 2011, and also agreed to impose economic and political sanctions on the war-torn country. (File photo)
December 09, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
Syria's membership in the Arab League has been suspended since the conflict began in 2011.
Syrian residents fleeing the violence gather at a checkpoint, manned by pro-government forces, in the Maysaloun neighborhood of the northern city of Aleppo on December 8, 2016. (AFP/Youssef Karwashan)
December 09, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Medical aid, food, drinking water, and shelter from the cold are becoming increasingly rare in Aleppo.
The rebels say they want a short truce to evacuate 500 critical medical cases. (AFP/File)
December 08, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Syrian rebels are continuing to fight despite being pushed into an ever shrinking area of the eastern part of the city.
Syrian pro-government soldiers patrol the Uwaija neighborhood as they advance in Aleppo's rebel-held areas. (AFP/George Ourfalian)
December 08, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
384 civilians, among them 45 children, have been killed as a result of airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces.
In this photo, smoke rises from reported opposition fire from buildings in an eastern district of Aleppo, Syria. (AFP/File)
December 08, 2016 - 07:14 GMT
The government and Russia have indicated they would only accept a surrender by the embattled rebel forces, calling on them to agree to leave the territory. The opposition has lost 80 per cent of the eastern section of the city which it controlled.
The source said the Israeli assault was an attempt to
December 07, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Syria’s state television says Israeli military aircraft have targeted an airbase near the capital Damascus.
Syrian pro-government forces in the Myessar district in east Aleppo on 4 December 2016. (AFP/File)
December 07, 2016 - 11:53 GMT
The British-based monitoring group, The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, said an army advance on Tuesday and overnight, supported by heavy air strikes and shelling, caused insurgents to withdraw from the Old City.
Aleppo conditions are becoming increasingly difficult due to illness, food shortages and a lack of medical facilities. (AFP/File)
December 07, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad now controls nearly 75 per cent of eastern Aleppo.
Asala and Duraid were separated by conflicting opinions on the Syrian regime. (File photo)
December 07, 2016 - 09:23 GMT
Separated by conflicting opinions on the Syrian regime.
Airstrikes hit a hospital in Aleppo. (AFP/File)
December 07, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
200 other civilians were reportedly injured in the attacks.
Ricky and Jwan showed off their incredibly toned bodies on romantic Mexican getaway. (Instagram)
December 07, 2016 - 08:31 GMT
Ricky and Jwan showed off their incredibly toned bodies on romantic Mexican getaway
Smoke billows from the southern suburbs of Aleppo during fighting between regime forces and rebel fighters on December 3, 2016. (AFP/George Ourfalian)
December 07, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Opposition fighters who refused to leave the area would be "eradicated," Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.