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.
The Instagram account has more than 4,100 followers from all around the world, with a good number from European countries and the US. (Instagram)
December 06, 2016 - 10:54 GMT
The Instagram account was created in late August with the initial purpose of raising awareness of life in the camp for Syrian refugees, but has become a new way for refugees to interact with the outside world.
Asala went back home with gifts worth 2 million USD. (Facebook)
December 06, 2016 - 09:35 GMT
Jealous much?
On the ground in Aleppo, Syrian government forces claimed to have moved into the al-Shaar neighbourhood in the rebel-held east. If confirmed they've now taken 70% of the rebel territory in the city in just over a week. (AFP/File)
December 06, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Venezuela also voted against the draft resolution, while Abgloa abstained. The remaining 11 states voted in favour.
Syrian medics treat a man at a makeshift hospital in the Tariq al-Bab neighborhood. (AFP/File)
December 06, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
In the past, Russia and the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime have been repeatedly accused of attacks on medical facilities in Aleppo and other rebel-held areas.
Bana and her mother, Fatemah, have been documenting daily life in east Aleppo since September. (Twitter)
December 05, 2016 - 10:54 GMT
"We are sure the army is capturing us now. We will see each other another day dear world. Bye.- Fatemah #Aleppo.”
On Saturday that Syrian forces were in control of over 60 percent of Aleppo's militant-held areas. (AFP/File)
December 05, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Officials from the two countries have been exploring possible ways of flying aid missions, with options ranging from parachute drops to edible drones that can be taken apart and eaten.
US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov. (AFP/File)
December 05, 2016 - 08:58 GMT
Though Russia and the U.S. tout opposing narratives on Syria, both their policies resulted in the ongoing destruction in that country. Eventually, however, someone will have to shoulder the cost of rebuilding, writes Middle East expert Frederic C. Hof.
Syrian men carrying babies make their way through the rubble of destroyed buildings following a reported airstrike in Aleppo, Syria. (AFP/File)
December 05, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
'Civil March For Aleppo’ initiative aims to stop bombings, provide humanitarian aid to Syrians.