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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.

Daraya under govt control after last rebels evacuated: Syria Army

Daraya under govt control after last rebels evacuated: Syria Army

"The Syrian army completely controls Daraya and has entered all of the town. There isn't a single armed man there," a source requesting anonymity said.

Turkish troops to stay until Syrian army regains control

Turkish troops will continue their military operation in Syria until the opposition Free Syrian Army (FSA) regains control of Jarabulus town, Turkish Defence Minister Fikri Isik said on Thursday.

Syrian army recaptures falling military positions in Aleppo

Syrian army recaptures falling military positions in Aleppo

The Syrian army recaptured military positions the rebels had stormed earlier on Saturday in southern Aleppo province in northern Syria, according to pan-Arab al-Mayadeen TV and a military source.

Syrian army kills 60 IS militants

The Syrian army carried out offensive against a town held by the Islamic State (IS) group in Deir al-Zour on Tuesday, killing 60 of them.

Syrian army extends ceasefire for 72 hours

The Syrian army extended an ongoing ceasefire in the country for an additional 72 hours, officials said.

Fierce fighting for key Aleppo road despite Syria truce

Fierce fighting for key Aleppo road despite Syria truce

The army had earlier announced that it was observing a 72-hour nationwide ceasefire for the Eid al-Fitr holiday that marks the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

2 medics among 31 dead in Syria army reprisal for slain pilot

2 medics among 31 dead in Syria army reprisal for slain pilot

The bombardment struck the town of Jayrud, 60 kilometres northeast of Damascus, where the army says Islamist rebels killed the pilot after he was forced to eject on Friday.

Strikes on Syria's Aleppo kill 14 civilians: Civil defence

Air strikes on rebel-held neighbourhoods in Syria's second city Aleppo on Friday killed at least 14 civilians and wounded more than a dozen others, the local civil defence said.