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 ...

Russia reports Syria truce violations, accused of some itself

Feb 29, 2016

Russia reports Syria truce violations, accused of some itself

Russia said on Sunday that a fragile cease-fire in Syria had been breached nine times over the past 24 hours, including from Turkish territory, but that the deal was mostly holding. The defense ministry said violations were committed by moderate rebels as well as ...