Syria rebels reject envoy plan to freeze Aleppo fighting

Mar 2, 2015

Syria rebels reject envoy plan to freeze Aleppo fighting

Military and political opposition forces in Aleppo on Sunday rejected U.N. envoy Staffan de Mistura’s proposal for a freeze in fighting in the divided northern Syrian city. “We refuse to meet with Mr. Staffan de Mistura if it is not on the basis of ...

Dec 15, 2014

Syrian army recaptures territory north of Aleppo in fierce fighting

Syria’s army seized an area north of Aleppo on Sunday and killed insurgents as fierce battles raged over the strategic territory, a group monitoring the war and state media reported. Syria’s second city is at the heart of clashes between pro-government forces and a ...

Oct 1, 2014

Jihadists free 70 kidnapped children in Syria: monitor

The Islamic State jihadist group on Tuesday freed more than 70 Kurdish schoolchildren its fighters kidnapped in northern Syria in May, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The Britain-based group said parents had reported the release of the children, who are believed to ...