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Syrian rebels in besieged eastern Aleppo call for ceasefire, evacuation of civilians

Syrian rebels in besieged eastern Aleppo call for ceasefire, evacuation of civilians

Syrian rebels in besieged eastern Aleppo called on Wednesday for an immediate five-day ceasefire and the evacuation of civilians and wounded.

Syrian Army seizes key areas in Aleppo

Syrian Army seizes key areas in Aleppo

Airstrikes on rebel-held areas in the country's northwestern city of Idlib killed 25 people on Tuesday.

Russia slams proposed UN resolution on Aleppo, calls it 'provocative step'

Russia slams proposed UN resolution on Aleppo, calls it 'provocative step'

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday slammed the proposed United Nation resolution demanding a temporary ceasefire in Aleppo as a 'provocative step.'

Syrian troops capture new rebel district in Aleppo: Monitor

Syrian troops capture new rebel district in Aleppo: Monitor

The Syrian army continued to advance seizing Tariq al-Bab neighbourhood of Aleppo from rebels as they press an offensive to recapture all of the city, a monitor said on Saturday. 

Putin hopes to mend ties with US, boost anti-terror efforts

Putin hopes to mend ties with US, boost anti-terror efforts

"Russia-US Cooperation in solving global and regional problems answers the interests of the entire world," AP quoted Putin as saying. 

UN raises alarm as civilians flee Aleppo assault

UN raises alarm as civilians flee Aleppo assault

The Syrian government offensive to recapture rebel-held parts of Aleppo sparked international alarm on Tuesday, with the UN saying nearly 16,000 people had fled the assault and more could follow.

Syrian rebels battling government forces in southeast Aleppo: Official

Syrian rebels battling government forces in southeast Aleppo: Official

Syrian rebels were fighting pro-government militias on the southeastern edge of east Aleppo's opposition-held enclave on Tuesday, a rebel official said, as Damascus and its allies try to build on major gains in the city in recent days.

France calls for `immediate` UN Security Council meeting on Aleppo

France calls for `immediate` UN Security Council meeting on Aleppo

The call came as the Syrian army advanced deep inside east Aleppo, taking several neighbourhoods from the opposition in an onslaught to recapture the entire city.
 

UN urges halt to Aleppo fighting, says aid needed

The UN is "extremely concerned" about the estimated 275,000 civilians trapped in "horrific conditions."

Record number of migrants land in Italy

A record 171,299 boat migrants have reached Italy's coast this year, an almost 19 percent increase on the whole of 2015, data released by the Interior Ministry showed on Monday.

Kalyan youth Aman Naeem Tandel who joined ISIS killed in Syria

Aman Naeem Tandel, one among the four youth from Thane district in 2014 to join the Islamic State (ISIS) has been killed in Syria, a senior police official said in Mumbai on Monday.

Polish Prime Minister calls for `good compromise` on Brexit

Polish Prime Minister calls for `good compromise` on Brexit

Britain`s shock vote in June to leave the European Union sparked fear among the 800,000 Poles living in Britain, particularly following a spate of xenophobic attacks after the referendum.
 

Syrian state TV says army takes key Aleppo district

Syrian state media said on Monday the army and its allies had captured the al-Sakhour district from rebels in eastern Aleppo, an advance that risks splintering the opposition-held area in two. Rebel sources could not immediately be reached for comment.

Syria forces take third of rebel-held Aleppo, nearly 1,000 civilians flee

Syria forces take third of rebel-held Aleppo, nearly 1,000 civilians flee

Government forces have retaken a third of rebel-held territory in Aleppo, forcing nearly 10,000 civilians to flee as they pressed their offensive to retake Syria's second city.

More than 400 civilians have fled rebel-held districts of eastern Aleppo: Monitor

More than 400 civilians have fled rebel-held districts of eastern Aleppo: Monitor

More than 400 Syrian civilians have fled rebel-held districts of eastern Aleppo for the government-controlled west as regime forces advance in the city, a monitor said Sunday.

Syria says largest rebel area in Aleppo retaken

The capture of Masaken Hanano in northeastern Aleppo is part of a major government offensive now in its 12th day that could isolate that part of the city from rebel-held areas in the south.

Seven-year-old Syrian girl takes to Twitter to depict life in Aleppo

Seven-year-old Syrian girl takes to Twitter to depict life in Aleppo

The seven-year-old's tweets have gained attention from at least one prominent user of the micro-blogging site.

US service member killed in blast in Syria: Official

As many as 300 US special forces personnel may be in Syria.

Air strikes on rebel-held Aleppo kill 16: Monitor

At least 172 civilians, including 26 children, have been killed since the assault was launched on November 15. 

Turkish army blames Syrian regime for deadly air strike

The Turkish army blamed the Syrian regime for an air strike on Thursday in northern Syria that killed three soldiers and wounded 10, it said in a statement.