Race against time as nearly 20,000 children flee Aleppo: UN

2016-12-02 21:28

Nearly 20 000 children have fled their homes in battered east Aleppo in recent days, the UN says, warning that time is running out to provide them with the help they desperately need.

Nearly one million Syrians living under siege: UN

2016-11-21 21:30

Nearly one million people are living under siege in Syria, the UN aid chief has said, announcing revised figures.

Battle for Aleppo: 'All hospitals are destroyed'

2016-11-20 06:36

Officials in Syria say all medical facilities in Aleppo "have been taken out" as bombing intensifies, leaving dozens dead.

Airstrikes in Syria's besieged Aleppo kill more than 20

2016-11-18 14:37

Airstrikes pounded rebel-held eastern Aleppo, killing more than 20 people and hitting a water pumping station on the third day of a renewed air campaign on the besieged territory, Syrian activists and rescue workers have said.

Russian aircraft carrier jets conduct first Syria strikes: military

2016-11-15 22:45

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu said Tuesday that jets from the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier deployed in the eastern Mediterranean had launched their first strikes on Syria.

EU sanctions 17 Syria ministers, central bank governor

2016-11-15 05:36

The European Union has placed 17 Syrian ministers plus the central bank governor on a sanctions blacklist targeting the regime of President Bashar Assad.

Russian-declared ceasefire goes into effect in Aleppo

2016-11-04 10:22

A 10-hour Russian-declared ceasefire for opposition-held areas of Syria's second city Aleppo began with the goal of encouraging civilians and surrendering rebels to leave.

Russia accuses rebels in Aleppo of killing civilians

2016-11-01 18:08

Russia's defense minister is accusing the Syrian rebels of massive shelling of residential areas in the city of Aleppo.

Rebel rockets kill 38 civilians in Aleppo - monitor

2016-10-30 15:00

Syria's regime and rebels are locked in fierce clashes in Aleppo, where 38 civilians have been killed in two days of opposition rocket fire, a monitor said.

Appalled Ban demands probe into Syria school attack

2016-10-27 20:31

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is appalled by an attack on a school in Syria that killed 22 children and is calling for an immediate investigation, his spokesperson says.


Syria regime shelling kills 21 civilians in Aleppo

2016-11-30 21:10

A monitoring group says Syrian government artillery fire has killed 21 civilians, including two children, in an eastern district of Aleppo.

Rebel fire on Aleppo kills 7 children

2016-11-20 14:23

At least seven children have been killed by rebel rocket fire that hit a school in the government-held west of Aleppo city, Syrian state media has reported.

Regime bombardment kills 27 civilians in Aleppo

2016-11-19 19:52

A report says at least 27 civilians have been killed in regime air strikes, barrel bomb attacks and artillery fire on the rebel-held side of Syria's Aleppo city.

Regime bombardment kills 25 civilians in Aleppo - monitor

2016-11-17 22:11

Syrian air strikes and shelling have killed 25 civilians in Aleppo a monitor said, on the third day of a wide-ranging regime assault on rebel-held areas.

Raids hit three hospitals in northern Syria: monitor

2016-11-15 15:15

Three hospitals in rebel-held areas of northern Syria have been hit by air raids in the past 24 hours, leaving medical staff and patients wounded, a monitor said.

Russia again denies any children killed in Syria school strike

2016-11-07 14:54

The Russian army has denied any children were present in a school in Syria's Idlib province where 28 people were killed in an October airstrike blamed on Moscow.

Vladimir Putin offers new pause, exits for Syrian's besieged Aleppo

2016-11-02 20:55

Russia's Vladimir Putin offers new humanitarian pause in Syria's Aleppo, rebels refuse to leave city's eastern districts.

Syria state media says rebels fire toxic gas in Aleppo

2016-10-30 15:27

Syrian state media says rebels have fired shells containing toxic gas into government-held parts of Aleppo. leaving scores of people in need of treatment.

Bombs, rockets rain down on Aleppo

2016-10-29 22:08

Car bombs and rocket fire have shaken Aleppo as rebels battle to break a suffocating siege by the Syrian regime.

UN says school attack potential war crime

2016-10-27 18:59

The UN children's agency says air strikes in Syria's rebel-held northern Idlib province may be the deadliest attack on a school since the country's war began.

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