Bloody end feared as Aleppo evacuation collapses amid bombardments

Dec 15, 2016

Bloody end feared as Aleppo evacuation collapses amid bombardments

A cease-fire to evacuate rebel fighters and civilians from the remaining opposition-held neighborhoods of Aleppo unraveled on Wednesday, once again raising the specter of a bloody end to the battle for Syria’s largest city as residents reported the resumption of shelling and brutal bombing ...

Raqqa airstrikes kill at least 21 civilians: monitor

Dec 13, 2016

Raqqa airstrikes kill at least 21 civilians: monitor

At least 21 civilians including five children were killed on Monday in airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group’s Syrian de facto capital of Raqqa, a monitor said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights was not able to determine who carried out the raids, but ...