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Leading charities in call for Aleppo truce

Leading charities in call for Aleppo truce

Oct 15, – Four global NGOs issued the joint plea “to establish a ceasefire of at least 72 hours in east Aleppo”, where an estimated 250,000 live under bombardment and are besieged by pro-government forces. Leading charities called Saturday for a ceasefire in the battered Syrian city of Aleppo, ahead of a meeting of world […]

October 15, 2016 | By | Reply More
Syria announces surprise easing of Aleppo assault

Syria announces surprise easing of Aleppo assault

Oct 06, – Once Syria’s commercial hub, Aleppo has been divided by rebel groups in the east and regime forces in the west since violence erupted there in 2012. Syria’s military announced it was scaling back its bombardment of rebels in devastated Aleppo, in a surprise move nearly two weeks after declaring an all-out assault […]

October 6, 2016 | By | Reply More