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Our depots are empty- food aid runs out in Syria’s Aleppo

Our depots are empty- food aid runs out in Syria’s Aleppo

In two districts of the besieged eastern side of Syria’s battleground city of Aleppo, local volunteers distributed meagre bags containing the last food aid left in their depots. “Our depots are empty, we have nothing else to distribute,” said Ammar Qadah, director of Al-Sham Humanitarian Foundation, a Syrian charity in the rebel-held side of the […]

November 16, 2016 | By | Reply More
Air raids kill at least 12 civilians in Syria’s Aleppo

Air raids kill at least 12 civilians in Syria’s Aleppo

Oct 17, – The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said five children were among the dead on Monday in the rebel-held district of Marjeh in east Aleppo. Air strikes killed at least 12 civilians in Syria’s Aleppo on Monday, a monitor said, bringing to 45 the number killed in 24 hours of bombardment on […]

October 17, 2016 | By | Reply More
Barrel bomb attack kills 11 children in Syria’s Aleppo

Barrel bomb attack kills 11 children in Syria’s Aleppo

Aug  25, – “Fifteen civilians, among them 11 children, were killed in a barrel bomb attack on the Bab al-Nayrab neighbourhood” in the south of Aleppo city, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said. Eleven children were killed on Thursday in a barrel bomb attack carried out by government forces on a rebel-held […]

August 25, 2016 | By | Reply More
Airstrikes in Syria’s Aleppo hit hospital, market, kill 18

Airstrikes in Syria’s Aleppo hit hospital, market, kill 18

Aug  12, – The air raids hit the only hospital for women and children in the town of Kafr Hamra before dawn, killing two staffers, including a nurse. The Syrian Civil Defense, a group of first responders, said it pulled 10 people alive from under the rubble. Airstrikes in opposition areas of Syria’s northern Aleppo […]

August 12, 2016 | By | Reply More
Four days without running water in sweltering Aleppo- UN

Four days without running water in sweltering Aleppo- UN

Aug 09, – The UN children’s agency said that the fierce fighting that has rocked Aleppo in recent weeks had damaged the electricity networks needed to pump water supplies throughout the divided city. Up to two million people in Syria’s Aleppo have gone without running water for the past four days, the United Nations warned […]

August 9, 2016 | By | Reply More
Strikes kill 12 in rebel-held half of Syria’s Aleppo

Strikes kill 12 in rebel-held half of Syria’s Aleppo

July  14, – Nine people were killed in the Tariq al-Bab area, and another three in the district of Salhin, both in eastern Aleppo, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported. Air strikes killed at least 12 civilians including children in two rebel-held neighbourhoods of Syria’s divided city of Aleppo on Thursday, a monitoring group […]

July 14, 2016 | By | Reply More
At least 70 killed in north of Syria’s Aleppo

At least 70 killed in north of Syria’s Aleppo

Jun 30, – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 30 regime soldiers and 39 rebel fighters had been killed in battles around Al-Maleh, north of Aleppo, since Wednesday afternoon. At least 70 regime and rebel fighters have been killed in 24 hours in a government assault and a jihadist-led counterattack in northern Syria, a […]

July 1, 2016 | By | Reply More
Bombardments in Syria’s Aleppo kill 9 civilians

Bombardments in Syria’s Aleppo kill 9 civilians

Jun 17, – The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the crude explosive devices hit three areas of Aleppo, prompting the rebels to fire rockets into regime-held western parts of the city. Barrel bomb attacks and shelling on rebel-held areas of Syria’s northern city of Aleppo killed at least nine civilians Friday, the second […]

June 17, 2016 | By | Reply More
Russia announces 48-hour ceasefire in Syria’s Aleppo

Russia announces 48-hour ceasefire in Syria’s Aleppo

Jun 15, – “On Russia’s initiative, a ‘regime of silence’ has been introduced in Aleppo for 48 hours from 00:01 16 June (2100 GMT Wednesday) with the goal of lowering the level of armed violence and stabilising the situation,” a ministry statement said. Russia’s defence ministry announced late Wednesday that a ceasefire had been introduced […]

June 15, 2016 | By | Reply More
Residents flee as air strikes shake Syria’s Aleppo

Residents flee as air strikes shake Syria’s Aleppo

Apr 30, – Aleppo was left out of a new temporary US-Russian brokered truce that appeared to be holding in the regime stronghold of Latakia as well as Damascus and the nearby rebel bastion of Eastern Ghouta. Terrified residents fled a new wave of air strikes on rebel-held areas of Syria’s divided city of Aleppo […]

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