Terbol's new facility is being prepared to house and restore Aleppo's seed legacy, which was threatened by conflict in Syria.
October 24, 2016
The New Arab reports that Sheikh Abdullah al-Muhaysini made the claim on Twitter.
George Sabra, vice president of Syrian opposition negotiating delegation in Geneva and member of SHNC, told Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper that Europe announced an initiative two days ago to ceasefire and send humanitarian aids.
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For the first time, a major museum has explored the plight of the world’s homeless with an exhibition on refugee shelters.
October 23, 2016
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The Russian military announced an 11-hour ceasefire for Thursday to allow civilians, rebel fighters and injured persons to leave the area, promising them safe passage.
October 22, 2016
Foreign Policy reports that a staffer for Congressman Doug Lamborn asked about popping the Syrian president during a meeting.
The suspect allegedly participated in the abduction on February 17, 2013 and was "involved in guarding the kidnapped victim (a Canadian lawyer) between March and June 2013".
Many displaced Syrians are heading to the newly-freed, half-shattered town of Jarablus, which has become a symbol of Turkey's intervention in the Syrian war. But it is far from clear what awaits them there, and whether the nascent buffer zone is sustainable.
October 21, 2016
Images surface of escape routes given to east Aleppans from the regime.
Russia has told the UN it will stop bombing rebel-held eastern Aleppo for 11 hours a day over the next four days.
Continued shelling from both sides casts doubt on the 'humanitarian pause' in fighting that was supposed to take place.
October 20, 2016
Turkey bombs YPG in Syria, revealing complexities of international relations
Passport fraud could sweeping the globe faster than Syrian refugees are fleeing; in fact, the practice is not limited to the Syrian refugee community but is also the preserve shady business oligarchs.
"None of these incidents were true. You can have it manipulated and it is manipulated," Assad said. "This is a false picture, not a real one."
Turkey launched an unprecedented military operation in northern Syria on August 24, sending tanks and striking extremist targets along with Kurdish groups seen by the West as an effective force in combatting Daesh.
The shipment was in support of Lebanon's continued fight against Daesh and other militant groups operating in the country and on its border with Syria.
Few civilians appear to be leaving Aleppo, too, whether because they are unable to find a safe way out or because they prefer to stay in their homes.
Both Russia and Syria said they had halted airstrikes around Aleppo ahead of Thursday's eight-hour truce.
October 19, 2016
Russia accused Belgium of a bombing in Hassajik, outside of Aleppo, and is demanding an apology. But Belgium denies carrying out the attack.
Lindsay Lohan has decided to send help to Syrian refugees in Turkey by shipping them German energy drink Mintanine.
It is not the first time that attempts to resolve the Syrian crisis by inducing Bashar al-Assad or his family to seek refuge elsewhere have been revealed.
Russia's defense minister said the pause in the bombing was to allow fighters and civilians to leave the city.
October 18, 2016
Mostafa Mahamed was the militant group’s public face in a time of change.
The Lebanese army and Hezbollah have been routing out militants from Daesh and Jabhat Fatah al-Sham that are entrenched along the border with Syria.
The "humanitarian pause" is intended to allow safe passage for civilians and the withdrawal of "militants" from rebel-held eastern Aleppo.
The family of Khalil al-Wazir said in a statement that the tombs of al-Wazir, also known as Abu Jihad, and Saad Sayil, known as Abu al-Walid were leveled on Sunday.
October 17, 2016
Britain has talked of sanctions on the state over bombing in Aleppo.
Scores of people were injured in the attack and civil defense teams were struggling to dig up victims stuck under the debris of collapsed buildings.
Analysts say Turkey can be considered the real source of destabilisation in Syria; therefore, a change in its policy affects any equilibrium there.
The flurry of diplomacy comes weeks after a ceasefire deal in Syria collapsed and Washington suspended cooperation with Moscow over its continued bombing of Aleppo.
October 16, 2016
The attack targeted the Jaish al-Ashair rebel group at the Rakban camp.
Daesh prophecy says the town will be site of historic last battle.
The town of Dabiq, also the name of Daesh's magazine, holds great symbolic value to the extremist group.
Abdal Ahad Stefo, deputy head of the Istanbul-based National Coalition, told AFP the negotiations "will only lead to wasting more time... and the shedding of more Syrian blood".
October 15, 2016
This time Turkish, Saudi, Qatari and Iranian ministers will join the US Secretary of State and his Russian counterpart to include the most powerful backers of Syria's government and rebels.
The death of Jaber al-Bakr, who committed suicide after being arrested in connection to a planned attack in Germany, was described as 'an absolute scandal' by a political scientist.
October 14, 2016
Russian warplanes struck the Bustan al-Qasr and al-Sakhour neighborhoods with vacuum bombs, according to civil defense officials.
October 13, 2016
A statement sought to clarify solidarity with Syrians against Assad’s regime.
Rebel militants also fired rockets into other areas neighborhoods of Aleppo, killing five people and injuring 13 others.
The Lausanne meeting will be attended by foreign ministers from the US, Russia, and other countries currently involved in the conflict in Syria.
The session called out US involvement in Iraq, Libya, and Syria.
Sergei Lavrov’s recent CNN appearance has made waves on social media recently, but not for reasons that you might expect.
Jaber al-Bakr was found hanged in his cell after being arrested on Monday.
Aid organization Medecins Sans Frontieres says there are now just 11 working ambulances left in the besieged city.
October 12, 2016
The Syrian government’s recent tourism videos of beautiful scenery and nightlife look ludicrous to Westerners who know the brutal truth about Aleppo – but the West isn’t the intended audience for this publicity blitz.
The Jafra services team provides relief and assistance to 12,000 Palestinian refugees and around 800 internally displaced Syrian families seeking shelter inside the camp.
Airstrikes were somewhat reduced last week as the Syrian army said it was allowing civilians to leave rebel-held areas.
October 11, 2016
Qatar's Hasan al-Haydos (R) celebrates after scoring a penalty during the 2018 World Cup qualifying football match between Qatar and Syria at the Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium in Doha on October 11, 2016. KARIM JAAFAR / AFP
Moscow called off the meeting after France said Russia's bombardment of Aleppo should be investigated for war crimes.
New video appears to show a rebel soldier shouting slurs at US troops driving away in north Syria.