Russian planes pound rebel-held areas of Aleppo

May 23, 2016

Russian planes pound rebel-held areas of Aleppo

Airstrikes hit the only road into rebel-held areas of Aleppo city on Sunday in the heaviest bombing since February, a rebel official and monitors said, jeopardizing access where around 300,000 Syrians live. Russian warplanes carried out the attacks on the Castello road, which was ...

Aleppo residents return as truce extended

May 8, 2016

Aleppo residents return as truce extended

Displaced families returned home and schools reopened in rebel-held districts of Syria’s Aleppo on Saturday after a truce was extended for 72 hours in the battleground northern city. More than 300 civilians were killed in two weeks of fighting in the divided city before ...