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There are scents that make you happy, scents that excite you and scents that instantly take you back to childhood. For Imad Alarnab, the smell of cumin and mint will always remind him of cooking in the grand courtyard houses of Damascus, covered with jasmine, fruit trees and blankets of sunlight. He was ...
Citing a military source, it said that “a new aggression with hostile missiles” took place at around 10:30 pm local time, targeting military positions in the Hama and Aleppo villages. A Syrian law enforcement source told RIA Novosti that the army's munition depots were hit, in what was most likely an airstrike.

The eight-year old native of Aleppo rose to prominence in 2016 thanks to a series of tweets posted from her account during a Syrian government offensive aimed at retaking the city. In these messages written in surprisingly fluent English, the rising Twitter star blasted Syrian President Bashar Assad and ...
An eight-year-old girl has been recognised for her efforts highlighting the plight of Syrians by live-tweeting from the ground in Aleppo during the civil war. Bana al-Abed, who was seven at the time, is being awarded the Rising Star at The Asian Awards for bravely sharing "her perspective on one of the ...
BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:40 P.M.) – A motorcycle bomb has been detonated at marketplace in the Syrian border town of Al-Ghandorah (near Jarablus city) in northern Aleppo province. Early reports on casualties are still somewhat vague, however several people are believed to have been killed and insured ...
Fourteen months after they were forced to evacuate the last neighborhoods of Aleppo, they are reliving their trauma from southern Turkey, where they have been spending hours online encouraging activists and rebels in the Eastern Ghouta region outside Damascus, the Syrian capital, and helping to ...

An explosion occurred on Saturday night at a weapons depot in the Syrian city of Aleppo, Iranian media outlets reported. Al-Arabiya reported that the facility was used by Hezbollah and pro-Iranian militias. Hezbollah-affiliated media outlets said the reports referred to a controlled explosion. To really ...
BEIRUT (Reuters) - A huge blast was heard in a Syrian government-controlled area in a rural region south of Aleppo, the Britain-based war monitor The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Saturday. The Observatory said the cause of the explosion was unknown, as well as its target. Download ...
The Aleppo Project website publishes policy papers based on consultations, focus-group sessions and meetings with residents. We have also surveyed about a thousand people. We ask about their memories of the city, what places were special to them, what they think about home, where they are now, ...
BEIRUT: In a press release, the Maronite diocese of Aleppo notes that the "The tomb of Saint Maron has not been destroyed". This follows reports yesterday that Turkish planes had destroyed a Christian UN heritage site that included the burial place of the holy hermit. "Declarations [about the destruction] ...
BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:00 P.M.) – Heavy clashes between Al-Qaeda affiliate militia Ha'yat Tahrir al-Sham (better known by its former name, Jabhat al-Nusra) and rival Islamist group Jabhat Tahrir Souriya continue in the western countryside of Aleppo province. In line with its aggressive military doctrine, ...
'Aleppo's Artery': A Route Paved with Death, A Money Well for Pro-Regime Militias ... In 2014, Syria's regime managed opening up a new off-road gateway into Aleppo city. Damascus loyalists then dubbed the route, “Aleppo artery,” after opposition factions had cut off the Aleppo-Damascus main road.
A convoy of Turkish Armed Forces entered Syria on March 17 to establish a new observation point in northwestern Aleppo. The military convoy has safely reached the Anadan district of Aleppo. Turkish troops have camped at a hill in a village of Anadan as the northern countryside of Aleppo and the area ...
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 for insurgents. The sense of chaos has grown in recent days in eastern Ghouta. Government advances have sent residents fleeing into ...
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 ...
German parliamentary delegation visited on Thursday the city of Aleppo and inspected the great scale of destruction caused by terrorism and the efforts exerted to rebuild the city. Members of the delegation also toured the residential neighborhoods of Aleppo and met its citizens who talked about the difficult ...
At that point, if the siege of eastern Aleppo is any guide, there will be no massacre of civilians (who will again turn out to be around a quarter of the number claimed to be present during the siege). The remaining fighters will be allowed to surrender and may be transported to some other rebel-held enclave, ...

The White Helmets chief said the situation in Eastern Ghouta was worse even than in rebel-held eastern Aleppo at the end of 2016 amid the government's successful campaign to retake the city. “Aleppo was very tough, but East Ghouta is worse because we have more civilians in a small geographic ...
A Syrian official says power supply in the northern city of Aleppo will see a rise this year as Iran is helping the country repair its infrastructure, which has been devastated by seven years of foreign-backed militancy. Mohammed al-Saleh, the director general of the state-owned Aleppo power company, ...
The power supply in Syria's Aleppo will be boosted this year thanks to new capacity installed by its ally Iran, a step towards reviving the industrial hub whose electricity grid has been destroyed in seven years of war, a Syrian official said. The five power generation plants are part of a deal penned last year by ...
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 industrial hub whose electricity grid has been destroyed in seven years of war, a Syrian official said. The five power generation plants are part of a deal ...
The producer of Feras Fayyad's Academy Award-nominated documentary Last Men in Aleppo had almost given up on attending the show after his visa request was denied under President Donald Trump's travel ban on citizens of eight countries, most of them Muslim-majority. “Up until the last minute, we ...
ALEPPO, SYRIA (REUTERS) - The power supply in Syria's Aleppo will be boosted this year (2018) thanks to new capacity installed by its ally Iran, a step towards reviving the industrial hub whose electricity grid has been destroyed in seven years of war, a Syrian official said. The five power generation ...
Mahmoud, who wants to only use his first name to protect his family, is one of the White Helmets rescue workers portrayed in the documentary "Last Men in Aleppo." He survived a devastating offensive in eastern Aleppo that the government recaptured in 2016. Since then, Syria became one of the countries ...
“We cannot afford to have the luxury of giving up. So any type of feeling that the UN is frustrated: forget it. “Otherwise, [the Eastern Ghouta assault] becomes a copycat of Aleppo,” he said. The siege of Aleppo ended in December 2016 after a massive Russian-backed bombing campaign. Civilians and rebel ...
“We cannot afford to have the luxury of giving up. So any type of feeling that the UN is frustrated: forget it. “Otherwise, [the Eastern Ghouta assault] becomes a copycat of Aleppo,” he said. The siege of Aleppo ended in December 2016 after a massive Russian-backed bombing campaign. Civilians and rebel ...
WASHINGTON — Feras Fayyad, the director of the documentary “Last Men in Aleppo,” says that a Russian media effort to discredit the movie isn't only aimed at undermining its Oscar chances and the freedom of filmmakers. “It is about bigger than me as a director,” he tells Variety's “PopPolitics” on ...
"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 ...
Aleppo, Syria, Feb 21, 2018 / 03:23 pm (Aid to the Church in Need).- Annie Artin, 15, is a lonely girl who lives with her mother, Silva Owadis, 37, her grandmother, and aunt in a modest but new apartment in Aleppo, Syria. The family has lived there since the middle of 2016, after moving a number of times, each time because ...
“My fear is the Syrian government will say the place is filled with 'terrorists' and therefore you can wage war like they did during the sieges in Aleppo and eastern Ghouta … Yes, there are bad guys wearing beards, but there are many more women and children and they deserve protection. You cannot wage ...
Russian Ministry of Defense (MoD) said on Saturday that over 800,000 people have returned to the Syrian city of Aleppo and its suburbs, liberated from Nusra Front terrorist group. “The province of Aleppo illustrates the efficiency of the work of the Russian reconciliation center for Syria. Over 800,000 people ...
My film, Last Men in Aleppo, is one of the nominees for best documentary feature. It was shot during the 2015-2016 siege of Aleppo, when the Assad regime fought to seize control of the city with the help of its ally, Russia. Throughout this time, the citizens of Aleppo were cut off from food and medical ...
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, ...
WASHINGTON — Feras Fayyad, the director of the documentary “Last Men in Aleppo,” says that a Russian media effort to discredit the movie isn't only aimed at undermining its Oscar chances and the freedom of filmmakers. “It is about bigger than me as a director,” he tells Variety's “PopPolitics” on ...
NATIONAL HARBOR—Despite losing the presidential election by more than 58 million votes, Gary Johnson seems extremely … chill? The former Libertarian Party nominee spent the past year skiing (Sun Valley, Jackson Hole, Lake Louise) and riding the Continental Divide bike race with his girlfriend of 10 ...
"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 ...
ALEPPO, Syria — The Syrian regime launched fighter aircraft, cannons and missiles in a fierce attack on residential neighborhoods and public facilities in Rif Dimashq in Eastern Ghouta on Jan. 30. Dozens of people were killed, others were injured and the infrastructure was destroyed. At least 24 people, ...
First the election, now the Oscars race? Two filmmakers allege that Russian agents are working overtime to thwart the success of their documentaries which are nominated for Best Documentary Feature: Icarus, about Russia's state-sponsored doping operation, and Last Men in Aleppo, about the Syrian ...
Aid agencies warned of an unfolding humanitarian catastrophe yesterday as Syrian government forces pounded a besieged Damascus suburb where about 250 adults and children have been killed since Sunday. The escalating violence near the capital came as gunmen loyal to president Bashar al-Assad ...
Aleppo, Syria, Feb 21, 2018 / 03:23 pm (Aid to the Church in Need).- Annie Artin, 15, is a lonely girl who lives with her mother, Silva Owadis, 37, her grandmother, and aunt in a modest but new apartment in Aleppo, Syria. The family has lived there since the middle of 2016, after moving a number of times, each time because ...
Controversial government practices are preventing several filmmakers behind an Oscar-nominated title from attending the Academy Awards. Per The Hollywood Reporter, the producer (Kareem Abeed) and subject (White Helmets founder Mahmoud Al-Hattar) of Feras Fayyad's Last Men in Aleppo — the ...
“What has been happening in Idlib province in recent weeks — and in Ghouta in the past few months — is exactly what we witnessed in Aleppo during November and December 2016,” Mohammed Shabeeb, a former citizen journalist from Aleppo city, told Al-Monitor Feb. 2. “The [Bashar] al-Assad regime, ...
After five years of war in Syria, the remaining citizens of Aleppo are getting ready for a siege. Through the eyes of volunteer rescue workers called the White Helmets, "Last Men in Aleppo" allows viewers to experience the daily life, death, and struggle in the streets, where they are fighting for sanity in a city ...
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 ...
The producer and subject of Last Men in Aleppo won't be in attendance as their film competes for best feature documentary at the 90th Academy Awards on March 4. The Syrian government has refused to expedite the travel visa process for producer Kareem Abeed and White Helmets founding member ...
YEREVAN—After months of preparation, the Aleppo Compatriotic Charitable Organization (Aleppo-NGO), a Syrian-Armenian humanitarian relief group, is nearly ready to open its new Middle Eastern food-service center. Named “Aleppo Cuisine,” the center will be located on Koghbatsi Street in the heart of ...
The portrait of life under bombs in divided Syria's rebel city of Aleppo, told through the lives of its volunteer rescue workers the White Helmets, is the first Syrian film to get an Oscar nomination in the history of the awards. It was a fitting screening choice for the influential Davos meeting, which this year ...
Last weekend, instead of catching a horror movie about the Winchester Mystery House, I streamed a searing cinematic record of real horrors. A 2018 Academy Award nominee for Best Documentary Feature, Last Men in Aleppo (currently streaming on iTunes and Netflix) is not an easy film to forget or ignore ...
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
Syrian army deploys new air defences in north, said commander in pro-Assad alliance. (Reuters). Reuters Tuesday, 6 February 2018. Text size A A A. The Syrian army has deployed new air defenses and anti-aircraft missiles to frontlines in the Aleppo and Idlib areas, a commander in the military alliance ...


 

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