Aleppo fighting spreads amid accusations of gas attack

World Oct 31, 2016

Aleppo fighting spreads amid accusations of gas attack

Syrian rebels opened a new front in Aleppo as fighting spread on the third day of a major insurgent counterattack to break the government's siege of the opposition-held part of the city, and each side accused the other of using poison gas. The rebels, including ...

No anesthetists, just six ICU beds left in east Aleppo, doctor says

World Sep 29, 2016

No anesthetists, just six ICU beds left in east Aleppo, doctor says

Syria's besieged enclave of eastern Aleppo has no anesthetists and only six intensive care beds after two hospitals were disabled by airstrikes overnight, a doctor from the Syrian American Medical Society said on Wednesday. Russian or Syrian warplanes knocked a major Aleppo hospital out of ...

Kerry calls for Russia, Syria to ground warplanes to salvage truce

World Sep 22, 2016

Kerry calls for Russia, Syria to ground warplanes to salvage truce

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry demanded on Wednesday that Russia and the Syrian government immediately halt flights over Syrian battle zones, in what he called a last chance to salvage a collapsing cease-fire and find a way "out of the carnage. An impassioned Kerry ...