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In response to unfolding events, WFP provided emergency food assistance for 30,000 people in Idleb and Aleppo. ... Some 5,500 people have arrived in Aleppo city and surroundings. WFP, in ... Fighting caused the displacement of thousands of people from Hit in southwest Dar'a into surrounding villages. Syria
AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian rebels will evacuate a besieged town in eastern Ghouta, opposition sources and officials and a military media unit run by the ... the rebels still hold two other pockets in the enclave outside Damascus - the major town of Douma and an area to the south that includes the towns ...

In order to snuff out the Nusra Front and other groups in the city of Homs, the government bombed parts of the city and laid siege to others, cutting food and supplies. The siege lasted from May 2011 to May 2014. In Aleppo, Syria's largest city, the government used the same strategy of laying siege to parts of ...
A family flee from the mainly Kurdish town of Afrin. ... Most are Kurds, fleeing Afrin for the regime-held city of Aleppo, just over a grey horizon. ... temporary, Turkey had stood by as Isis was swept from the towns and cities of north-eastern Syria, culminating in the extremists' ousting from Raqqa late last year.
PanARMENIAN.Net - On Saturday, March 17 morning, another Turkish military convoy entered northwest Syria bringing with it the forces and equipment required to set up yet another observation base, Al-Masdar News reports. According to sources, the new Turkish Army military site will be established just ...
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Over 800,000 people have returned to the Syrian city of Aleppo and its suburbs, liberated from the Jabhat al Nusra terrorist group (banned in Russia), the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement on Saturday, and explained how the US is preventing the return of Syrian territories ...

“The province of Aleppo illustrates the efficiency of the work of the Russian reconciliation center for Syria. Over 800,000 people have returned to the city of Aleppo and its suburbs, liberated from Jabhat al Nusra and its affiliated groups, since December 2016. The local authorities provide assistance with ...
Syria's civil war, which marks its seventh year on Thursday, has transformed ancient cities into scenes of apocalyptic devastation. ... Once the commercial heart of Syria, Aleppo has gone from a bustling city of more than 2 million people -- about the size of Houston -- to a crumbling and bloodstained ... war
A PTT branch in Jarablus, Aleppo has been providing mail, money transfer, and logistical services for Syrians as well as local Turkish officials since last ... and some Turkish municipalities have repaired local schools, included Ahmet Selim Mulla High School, the city's largest, recently used as a prison by ... war
Zenki advanced in Aleppo governorate, seizing towns such as Darat Izza and “ending HTS's presence… on the western side of Aleppo city and (for a few days) managing to seize the border crossing at Atmeh,” O'Farrell said. Ahrar “cleared HTS from much of the southern half of Jabal Zawiya, adjacent ... war
They have pursued a divide-and-conquer strategy, eating away at rebel-held towns and successfully isolating Ghouta's main town of Douma on Saturday. Regime ... Such evacuation deals have been repeatedly agreed in Syria's seven-year war, most notably in the second city of Aleppo in late 2016. war
Two years ago, Assad's forces, then as now backed by Russia and Iran, besieged the eastern part of Aleppo, a section of the historic city that was then home to about 200,000 people. They bombarded it, destroyed it, and seized it from the rebels in December 2016. Those rebels, Islamist groups and others, ... war
There is no mistaking the key theme of Khaled Khalifa's acclaimed novel. Like the grey clouds and dust from the rubble of the buildings of Aleppo in which his recently translated 2013 novel No Knives in the Kitchens of This City is set, what hovers over most of the sprawling cast of characters is a foreboding ... war
"And Aleppo — it's my city, where I know every single street and every single store." In 2015 and 2016, Fayyad and his crew followed a group of self-appointed rescue workers called White Helmets. The film has been nominated for an Oscar in the documentary category, making it the first Syrian film to ... war
The women of Aleppo had no reason to celebrate International Women's Day this year, even though the Lebanese news site rasif22 dubbed Aleppo “the women's republic.” In the quarters of the ruined city, liberated about four months ago from rebel militias, few men can still be seen. Most were killed or ... war
In the pivotal battle for the northern city of Aleppo a year and a half ago, a government advance that divided the rebel-held pocket in two signaled the beginning of the end .... Civilians in the eastern Ghouta towns of Kafr Batna and Hammouriyeh have held a spate of protests calling for rebel groups to leave. war
ALEPPO, Syria: The power supply in Syria's Aleppo will be boosted this year thanks to new capacity installed by its ally Iran, a step toward reviving the ... He also said that state engineers were fixing the power grid in Kurdish districts of Aleppo city that were recently restored to state control after Kurdish ... war

Mohammed Kteish, who is now 16, began to build the city of his dreams on paper in his free time when he was still living in the Syrian city of Aleppo. Prior to the war, Mohamed was building a model of the city on the roof of his family home, but after the violence and bombings began, he had to move the ... war
Syrian government forces excavate a mass grave near the northern city of Raqqah on February 16, 2018. ... An unnamed civilian defense official said the bodies have been transferred to the military hospital in the northwestern city of Aleppo to be identified through DNA tests, and later returned to their ... war
Syrians who fled Aleppo years ago and settled in Idlib are on the run once again or fearing for their lives as the regime, backed by Russian air cover, ... as a logistics officer for the Polish Humanitarian Aid organization, distributing humanitarian aid to Aleppo's displaced in Idlib city, villages and towns. war
Um al-Noor, a Syrian woman in her 50s, stands next to her taxicab in Aleppo city, northern Syria, on Feb. 6, 2018. Um al-Noor is the first female taxi driver in Aleppo. (Xinhua photo/Ammar Safarjalani). by Hummam Sheikh Ali. ALEPPO, Syria, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) -- Um al-Noor, the first female taxi driver in ... war
On the other hand, the Syrian government's offensive to liberate East Aleppo from the hands of some 8,000 reactionary Islamist militants was ... Frequently, it was not even mentioned that the offensive was concentrated only on the eastern part of Syria's second-largest city, where no more than 15 percent of ... war
At least 27 people were killed and 60 more injured Wednesday in Syrian government air strikes on three towns in rebel-held Eastern Ghouta, near ... it the deadliest day in the Syrian conflict since 83 people were killed in an attack on a market in the town of al-Atareb, in the western countryside of Aleppo, ... war
The cost of Syria's brutal civil war in Aleppo. By. Feb 07, 2018 | 2:53 PM. Skip. A third of the Old City quarter, a 1.4-square-mile labyrinth of elegant souks, was obliterated in the fighting; the rest was severely damaged. The area is now the focus of the government's most vigorous efforts to rebuild. Be the first to comment war
People walk past Bab al-Nasr Gate in the old city of Aleppo, Syria, on Feb. 6, 2018. War destroys people and homes in Syria, but amid the destruction, some old secrets get revealed. After the war, restoration efforts have started in the affected ancient sites in Aleppo. When volunteers started their work in ... war
Those who stayed navigated between east and west Aleppo, scurrying behind streetwide shrouds draped between buildings (a foil for snipers) in neighborhoods like Bustan al Qasr, which became known as the "passageway of death." Eventually even this passageway was closed, forcing residents on an ... war
The 47-year-old construction worker fled to the coastal town of Jableh five years ago as soon as the rebels overran eastern Aleppo. All three of his daughters are ... With a prewar population of 2.3 million, Aleppo not only was Syria's largest city but also its commercial center. More than that, it had a culture ... war
The Free Syrian Army (FSA) prevented the PYD/PKK's attempt to infiltrate Syria's northern Aleppo province, the FSA commander said on Saturday. ... Afrin has been a major hideout for the PYD/PKK since July 2012 when the Bashar Assad regime left the city to the terror group without putting up a fight. war
In November 2017 SUSAN SCHULMAN travelled to Aleppo to document how those who remained were faring and what was being done to rebuild their ... Photo: At the time of the author's visit in November 2017, the eastern and western parts of the city had effectively become different cities, bearing little ... war
The 47-year-old construction worker fled to the coastal town of Jableh five years ago as soon as the rebels overran eastern Aleppo. All three of his ... Aleppans take enormous pride in their own accent of Syrian Arabic and their city's famed cuisine of roast meats and mezze appetizers. Its history spans ... war
Like the other historic entrances leading into a warren of cobbled lanes in Aleppo's old quarter, part of its arch of thick stones collapsed in the combat which raged here. Bab al-Nasr isn't the grandest or the most damaged of gates in the medieval walled city that became one of the bloodiest frontlines in the ... war
Bombing in the Syrian province of Idlib has become so intense that families have taken to drawing diagrams for neighbours of where rescuers might find them should their homes be reduced to rubble. “We made a picture of where we all sleep, so they know where to start looking for us,” one resident said. war
BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:30 P.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) scored another big advance in the southeastern countryside of Aleppo, today, capturing at least five towns from the jihadist rebels in the Jabal Al-Hoss area. Led by elements of the Republican Guard, the Syrian Arab Army captured the towns of ... war
Masonic Village at Sewickley proposed adding a children's home to its 60-acre campus in Aleppo Township in 2017. But in January 2018, the nonprofit group withdrew plans following resident complaints. The additional children's home in Aleppo would meet the needs of families struggling with raising ... war
The aim of the government's operation is to secure a key road that links Syria's second city of Aleppo — recaptured by the government just over a year ago — to the capital Damascus, the Observatory said. Regime forces had taken control of "some towns and villages in the southeast" of Idlib province, State ... war
Earlier, the army units and the supporting forces carried out a military operation against hideouts of the terrorists in the northern countryside of Hama and the southwestern countryside of Aleppo using weapons that suit the geographic nature of the area where the terrorists had built their fortifications in ... war
The Russia- and Iran-backed military of President Bashar Assad has retaken almost all major cities, and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has been driven out of almost all the territory ... The family is from Aleppo, but the cost of living there has forced them to settle in the southern Syrian city of Daraa. war
The 47-year-old construction worker fled to live in the coastal town of Jableh five years ago when the rebels captured Aleppo's east. All three of his daughters are ... Before the war, Aleppo had a population of 2.3 million people and was Syria's largest city and its business center. It also had its own culture in ... war
As of Monday, the Syrian Army is now striking directly north of the Abu Duhur airbase along the Aleppo-Idlib provincial border; both the Tiger Forces and Republican Guard are involved in this push. Military-affiliated sources report that so far the towns and villages of Abu Murayr, Tarfawi, Hamimat al-Dayr, ... war
Twin Cities Arab Film Fest kicks off tonight (and other artsy ... Why you should go: Aleppo became a household name when reports of violence ... war
Catechist in Aleppo, where faith overwhelms fear and violence ... They have stayed in their city to overcome fear and contribute to the ... war
Many of Baram's stories came from his childhood growing up in the city of Aleppo, a city in Syria that has been hit hard by the Syrian civil war. war
But before the fighting in Aleppo began in 2012, the city was known regionally for its food culture, and that was something to which the rest of ... war
... slaughtered by the Syrian Army amid failed Aleppo offensive ... on the buffer town of Bashkuwyi, considered a gateway into the provincial capital. ... all of whom have been transferred to rearguard areas of Aleppo city where ... war
Elite Syrian forces build-up in Hama, Aleppo for push to lift siege on Shi'ite villages in Idlib ... on two key Shi'ite villages deep inside rebel-held Idlib Governorate. ... with forces in the northern Hama attempting to reach the strategic town of ... western Aleppo advancing to lift the siege on two key Shi'ite towns ... war
Airstrikes have targeted rural Aleppo in northern Syria Sunday for the first ... seized Maadan, a town north of Deir el-Zour city and south of Raqqa, ... 40 insurgents were killed in airstrikes Saturday on a village in northern Idlib. war
Even in the snowy Bavarian winter, “H” rides his bike around town. ... Mahmoud, then 22, from Aleppo, Syria stands in the square in Šentilj, Slovenia in 2015, ... below) heads for the small border village of Miratovac, Serbia. Ahmadnadim left Mazar-i-Sharif, the second largest city in Afghanistan, for Germany. war
After helping retake Aleppo, Russia seeks to rebuild it ... ALEPPO, Syria — Flicking through before-and-after photos of Aleppo's ... One of the bloodiest frontlines was Aleppo's Old City, ... Around 3,500 people were bussed back in the past month-and-a-half to towns recaptured by Syrian troops, said General ... war
In war and peace: Two Russian military police officers guard the Umayyad mosque, Syria, the oldest in Aleppo. | Photo Credit: AP. war
After helping retake Aleppo, Russia seeks to rebuild it ... ALEPPO: Flicking through before-and-after photos of Aleppo's Umayyad ... One of the bloodiest frontlines was Aleppo's Old City, ... Around 3,500 people were bussed back in the past month-and-a-half to towns recaptured by Syrian troops, said ... war


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