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Syria army, opposition announce nationwide truce

Syria army, opposition announce nationwide truce

Earlier, Russia`s President Vladimir Putin announced the deal, saying the Syrian regime and "main forces of the armed opposition" had signed on.

21 civilians 'executed' by rebels in Aleppo

21 civilians 'executed' by rebels in Aleppo

"The bodies were found in prisons run by the terrorist groups in Sukkari and al-Kalasseh, and they were found to have been executed by gunshot at very close range," Aleppo's forensic unit Zaher Hajjo said.

Syrian army, civilians reclaim ruined Aleppo streets

Syrian troops strengthened their hold over Aleppo on Friday after retaking full control of the city, as residents anxious to return to their homes moved through its ruined streets.

Aleppo evacuation suspended amid dispute over villages, rescue of wounded people

Aleppo evacuation suspended amid dispute over villages, rescue of wounded people

The rescue work was suspended after the militias demanded the evacuation of wounded people from two Shi'ite villages besieged by rebel fighters.

Aleppo ceasefire: Evacuation may be delayed until Thursday

Aleppo ceasefire: Evacuation may be delayed until Thursday

Rebel sources said the ceasefire remained in place despite the delay in the evacuation plan.

Syrian army says it could declare control of East Aleppo ''at any moment''

Syrian army says it could declare control of East Aleppo ''at any moment''

"The army continues to advance towards ... Sukkari, what remains of Seif al-Dawla, part of al-Amiriya and Tel al-Zarazir," a military spokesman told Reuters during a tour of recaptured parts of Aleppo.

Syrian government forces press attack in east Aleppo, Syria

The Syrian army pressed an offensive in Aleppo on Friday with ground fighting and air strikes in an operation to retake all of the city`s rebel-held east that would bring victory in the civil war closer for President Bashar al-Assad.

UN calls for Aleppo evacuation plan; Syrian Army advances

UN calls for Aleppo evacuation plan; Syrian Army advances

The United States and Russia must broker an evacuation from east Aleppo, UN Syria humanitarian adviser Jan Egeland said on Thursday.

Syria regime takes two more rebel districts in Aleppo

Syria regime takes two more rebel districts in Aleppo

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that nearly 1,700 civilians had fled to government-held parts of western Aleppo and another 2,500 to the Kurdish-controlled northern district of Sheikh Maksoud.

Syrian troops capture east Aleppo neighbourhood from rebels

Syrian troops capture east Aleppo neighbourhood from rebels

The army said troops "have seized full control" of the eastern district in Syria's largest city.

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.

UN to begin evacuations from Aleppo if truce holds

The United Nations hopes to carry out the first medical evacuations from Aleppo on Friday, if a "humanitarian pause" in the Syrian army`s Russian-backed assault on the city holds.

Syria's Assad says taking Aleppo from rebels key to pushing ''terrorists'' back to Turkey

Syria`s President Bashar al-Assad said on Friday that the Syrian army`s capture of Aleppo, which has come under renewed bombardment in an effort to seize its rebel-held sector, would be "a very important springboard" to pushing "terrorists" back to Turkey.

Leave eastern Aleppo: Syrian army warns rebels, families

Leave eastern Aleppo: Syrian army warns rebels, families

Syria`s army has said that anybody who remains in the city of Aleppo after offering those who wish to leave an opportunity to do so would face their "inevitable fate".

Syrian army says rebels in Aleppo can only surrender

The Syrian army has said that the rebels in the northern city of Aleppo can only surrender, as all of the supply routes to the rebel-held areas were cut off, according to the state news agency SANA.

Warplanes press attack on rebel-held eastern Aleppo

Warplanes mounted a new wave of heavy air strikes on rebel-held areas of Aleppo on Saturday, rebel sources, a rescue worker and a war monitor reported, pressing a major offensive by the Russian-backed Syrian military to take back the whole city.

Air raids pound rebel-held Aleppo as Syria army begins assault

Air raids pound rebel-held Aleppo as Syria army begins assault

Syrian and Russian aircraft pounded rebel-held areas of Aleppo on Friday, a monitor said.

Air raids on Syrian army position kill 30 soldiers: Monitor

Air raids on Syrian army position kill 30 soldiers: Monitor

"The strikes near the Deir Ezzor airport killed between 30 and 35 Syrian army soldiers, but we could not identify which warplanes carried them out," said Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman.

Syrian army and allies regain southern Aleppo district: Monitor

Syrian army and allies regain southern Aleppo district: Monitor

If sustained, the advance in Ramousah would reverse nearly all gains rebels made in a push last month.

Suspected Aleppo chlorine attack chokes dozens, rescue workers: Monitors

Suspected Aleppo chlorine attack chokes dozens, rescue workers: Monitors

A United Nations and Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons inquiry found that Syrian govt forces were responsible for two toxic gas attacks in 2014 and 2015 involving chlorine.