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 ...

Assad regime presses Aleppo offensive with aid of Russian airstrikes

World Sep 6, 2016

Assad regime presses Aleppo offensive with aid of Russian airstrikes

The Syrian army and its allies, backed by Russian air power, are keeping up a heavy bombardment of insurgent positions in and around Aleppo, rebels said on Monday, pressing to complete their recapture of the city's strategic southern gateway. After reimposing a siege on rebel-held ...

Russian planes pound rebel-held areas of Aleppo

World 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 still ...