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Syria regime steps up fierce Aleppo assault

Syria regime steps up fierce Aleppo assault

Streets were deserted and residents took refuge indoors as the government unleashed a fourth straight day of bombardment on opposition-held parts of Aleppo.

Syria regime advances south of Aleppo, threatens new siege

Syria regime advances south of Aleppo, threatens new siege

Government forces have already recaptured the air force academy and rebels "are now besieged in the artillery academy," a military source said.

31 killed in Syria regime strikes in and near Aleppo

31 killed in Syria regime strikes in and near Aleppo

An AFP correspondent in Aleppo said today's bombing raids were the most intense in more than a week.

UN says talks with Syria regime `rescheduled`

UN says talks with Syria regime `rescheduled`

Talks between the UN special envoy for Syria and government representatives tentatively planned for Monday 11:00 am (1000 GMT) in Geneva have been "rescheduled" to allow talks with the opposition first, the UN said.