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MOSCOW, March 30. /TASS/. Over 35,000 refugees have returned to the provinces of Aleppo and Deir ez-Zor with the assistance of the Center for the Reconciliation of the Warring Sides in Syria, Head of the Russian General Staff's Main Operations Department Colonel-General Sergei Rudskoy said ...
The official numbers by the Syrian regime's government show that the battles in the neighborhoods of eastern Aleppo inflicted damage onto 70% of the buildings; other government reports confirmed that 30% of the buildings have major damage and need to be rehabilitated before receiving residents.

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Hundreds of people have come to the central square in Aleppo to take part in a rally against the Turkish military operation in Afrin, according to the Syrian news agency SANA. They demanded that Ankara withdraw its troops from Syrian territory. They also reportedly held banners condemning the US and ...
Residents walk through the rubble of the once rebel-held Salaheddine neighborhood in the eastern Aleppo, Syria, Jan. 20, 2017. (AP / Hassan Ammar). 0. Advertisement. Residents walk through the rubble of the once rebel-held Salaheddine neighborhood in the eastern · Seven years of civil war in Syria. For Syrians ...
Carla Ortiz: If you saw Aleppo in December 2017 – a year after its liberation – you wouldn't believe your eyes! They were finally able to celebrate Christmas, children were back in school and were finally rebuilding their lives! Is this about politics, or their president or their army? No, it is about normal humans ...

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Omar has gotten used to living in hiding. His life is consumed in the shadows, just like the candle that he lights every night in an emergency exit located inside a network of tunnels under the cluster of residential buildings, office space and department stores known as Azca, Madrid's financial district.
Pro-Syrian government forces shelled Turkish positions in northern Syria on Wednesday in response to a Turkish air strike that killed five of their fighters, a pro-government commander said to Reuters. The Syrian fighters used artillery to target the Turkish positions in the town of Marea, north of Aleppo, the ...
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 ...
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 ...
At the outset of his new book The Field of Blood: The Battle for Aleppo and the Remaking of the Medieval Middle East, historian Nicholas Morton lays the ideological groundwork for his contention that the “Ager Sanguinis”, the battle called “the Field of Blood” in 1119, was a key moment on which the history ...
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 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 ...
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 ...

“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 — Kareem Abeed, producer of the Oscar-nominated documentary “Last Men in Aleppo,” has been granted a travel visa that will allow him to attend the Oscars after all, after an appeal was made to the State Department, a spokesman for the movie said on Wednesday. Abeed, who initially ...
"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 ...
BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:10 A.M.) - The jihadist civil war in northern Syria has recently intensified, with both Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham and Jabhat Tahrir Souriya trading offensives in the Idlib, Aleppo, and Hama governorates. On Monday, Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham would get the better of the two jihadist ...
“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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
NATIONAL HARBOR, MARYLAND—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 ...
"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 ...
A sign reads 'Welcome to the city of Afrin' in Kurdish and Arabic, in northwestern Syria's Aleppo province on February 19, 2018. .... of its people in confronting the aggression which Turkish regime forces have launched on the region,” state news agency SANA reported, citing its correspondent in Aleppo.
Swiss-based doc specialist First Hand Films is to handle sales on Outlines, the new feature documentary from Larm Film, the outfit behind Oscar contender Last Men In Aleppo. The film, directed by Jannik Splidsboel and looking at the battle for Aboriginal rights in Australia, is now in production. At the EFM ...
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 ...
The director and subject of The Last Men in Aleppo, the documentary about a volunteer medical relief unit in Syria called the White Helmets, will not attend the Oscar ceremony next month. Per The Hollywood Reporter, the Syrian government refused to expedite the visa process that would allow Kareem ...
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 ...
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 ...
ALEPPO, Syria -- Desperate to escape Syria's terrors, Ammar Maarawi bolted. In early 2016, he paid smugglers and endured a dangerous sea crossing to Greece and an exhausting journey by train, bus and foot through Europe. Two years later, the 36-year-old is back home in Aleppo. He returned last ...
ALEPPO, Syria — Aleppo's largest square was packed with people of all ages: young men performing a folk dance, children playing, others buying ice cream, popcorn, peanuts and salted pumpkin seeds. A giant sign spelled out in colorful English letters, “I love Aleppo.” The scene in Saadallah al-Jabiri ...
One of the longest sieges in modern warfare ended in December 2016 when the city of Aleppo fell to Syrian government forces. More than four years of brutal conflict, which pitted opposition groups against troops loyal to President Bashar al-Assad's regime, reduced large parts of the city and its historic ...
Eastern Aleppo remains in ruins. Its streets have been cleared of rubble but there's been little rebuilding of the blocks of destroyed or badly damaged structures. Though some residents have trickled back, hundreds of thousands still have not, either because their homes are wrecked or because they fear ...
Eastern Aleppo remains in ruins. Its streets have been cleared of rubble but there's been little rebuilding of the blocks of destroyed or badly damaged buildings. Though some residents have trickled back, hundreds of thousands still have not, either because their homes are wrecked or because they fear ...
BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:30 A.M.) – Minutes ago, the Kurdish-led People's Protection Units (YPG) launched a surprise assault on the rebel stronghold of Daret 'Izza in west Aleppo. According to a local report from Aleppo, the YPG forces attacked Daret 'Izza from its western axis, capturing a number of points ...
Just a month after the US promised Turkey to halt its arms supplies to the Syrian Kurdish fighters, the Pentagon announced plans to created a 30,000-strong border force from Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Afrin, which has been dubbed as a “terrorist army” by Ankara. US Defense Secretary James ...
The year is 2015. Syria's brutal civil war has been ravaging the country since the government responded with force to civil protests during the Arab Spring in 2011. Regime, Kurdish, ISIS and REBEL forces all occupy various parts of the city of Aleppo in northwestern Syria. A volunteer group called the White ...
BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:20 A.M.) – The Turkish Army's General Staff admitted on Monday night that their forces had suffered some casualties during latest offensive in the northern countryside of the Aleppo Governorate. “Our serviceman was killed on January 22 in the village of Gulbaba in the Kilis province ...
The Syrian Arab Army regained control over four villages in the southwestern countryside of Aleppo. Army units, backed by supporting forces, continued their operations against Nusra terror organization in the southwestern countryside of Aleppo, regaining control over the villages of Tarfawi, Hmimat al-Dair ...
"I fell in love, I don't know why," confesses Alaa al-Sayed with a lingering gaze towards his beloved. The object of affection for this Syrian historian is the ancient gate of Bab al-Nasr, the Victory Gate. Like the other historic entrances leading into a warren of cobbled lanes in Aleppo's old quarter, part of its arch of thick stones ...


 

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