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Syrian Rebels Shell Aleppo After Withdrawal

Reuters | Willa Frej | Posted 12.23.2016 | Home

Syrian rebels shelled Aleppo on Friday, killing three people, state television reported, a day after insurgents finished withdrawing from their last p...

How heartbreaking images from Aleppo could actually change international norms

The Conversation Global | Posted 12.22.2016 | Home
The Conversation Global

A city under siege: never again? Abdalrhman Ismail/Reuters Chiara De Franco, University of Southern Denmark The siege of Aleppo is a mass atrocity w...

Syrian Army Has Taken Back All Of Aleppo

Reuters | Willa Frej | Posted 12.22.2016 | Home

BEIRUT, Dec 22 (Reuters) - The Syrian army said it had retaken complete control of Aleppo on Thursday after the last rebel fighters were evacuated fro...

MEK’s Fake Intelligence On Aleppo Only Hinders Fact-finding Bodies Finding The Truth

Massoud Khodabandeh | Posted 12.24.2016 | Home
Massoud Khodabandeh

An article published in the Washington Times Security section claims that (yet again) the Mojahedin Khalq (aka MKO, MEK, NCRI, Rajavi cult, Saddam’s...

Idlib Could Become The Next Aleppo, U.N. Envoy Says

Reuters | Willa Frej | Posted 12.22.2016 | Home

A senior United Nations official warned on Thursday that thousands of people evacuated from rebel-held areas of Aleppo after a crushing government off...

Turkey turns closer to Russia after ambassador assassination

The Conversation Global | Posted 12.22.2016 | Home
The Conversation Global

Flag-wrapped coffin of late Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov is carried to a plane during a ceremony at Esenboga airport in Ankara. Umit Bek...

Assad: Aleppo Takeover Is As Much Of A Victory For Russia And Iran As It Is For Us

Reuters | Willa Frej | Posted 12.22.2016 | Home

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Thursday the regaining of full control of the northern city of Aleppo was a victory for his Russian and Irani...

Over 4,000 Fighters Flee Aleppo Overnight; Thousands Of Syrians Still Await Evacuation

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 12.22.2016 | Home

GENEVA (Reuters) - More than 4,000 fighters were evacuated overnight from east Aleppo to opposition-held areas, under an agreement between the warring...

Thanks To Putin, Anti-Russian Terrorism Is The New Normal

Alexander Motyl | Posted 12.22.2016 | Home
Alexander Motyl

The assassination of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey should shock or surprise no one. It was inevitable, as are many more such terrorist acts against ...

Is Trump's America Ready for Kaleidoscopic World Chaos?

William Bradley | Posted 12.21.2016 | Media
William Bradley

So that's that. Donald Trump is now formally the President-elect of the United States. The Electoral College met and voted on Monday. And with the hyp...

Woman Who Fled Aleppo For Germany Fears She Will Never See Her Home Again

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 12.21.2016 | Home

Hala Kamil waited as long as she could before fleeing Aleppo with her four children. Now safely resettled in Germany, she said she feels farther than ...

Aleppo Evacuations Resume After Last-Minute Glitch

Reuters | Willa Frej | Posted 12.21.2016 | Home

Buses loaded with Syrian civilians have begun leaving the last rebel-held enclave of eastern Aleppo again on Wednesday, after being stalled for a day,...

The Gift of Giving - Help Aleppo

Rana Florida | Posted 12.21.2016 | Home
Rana Florida

Holiday season or not, snippets of the devastation in Syria flash across our TVs. It's way too complicated to wrap our minds around and far too tragi...

Precision Parachutes May Be Only Option For Aleppo Aid Deliveries

Syria Deeply | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 12.20.2016 | Home

Amr Shayah, an aeronautical engineer with a degree from the University of Aleppo, explains the potential benefits of using steerable, GPS-enabled para...

This Year Has Ignited A Fire In Me That I Didn’t Know I Had

Nancy Arroyo Ruffin | Posted 12.20.2016 | Latino Voices
Nancy Arroyo Ruffin

The end of the year is always bittersweet. It’s a time where many usually look back on the last 12 months and reflect on all they’ve accomplished ...

Aleppo Has fallen: But The Conflict Is Far From Over (pt.1)

Charles Lister | Posted 12.21.2016 | Home
Charles Lister

This is the first of two articles. The second is available here – Aleppo has Fallen: Armed Opposition Seeks to Redefine Itself.The fall of Aleppo re...

Syrian Government Allows UN To Beef Up Monitoring In Aleppo

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 12.20.2016 | Home

GENEVA (Reuters) - The Syrian government has authorized the United Nations to send an additional 20 expatriate staff to east Aleppo, where they will m...

News Roundup for December 19, 2016

Outspeak | Posted 12.19.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Outspeak

Outspeak has everything you need to know this Monday:

The Battle For Aleppo May Be Over, But Syrian Children Need Us Now More Than Ever

Caryl M. Stern | Posted 12.19.2016 | Home
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Caryl M. Stern

We finally have confirmation that civilians, including children, are being given safe passage to evacuate what remains of east Aleppo.

Syrian Twitter Sensation Bana Alabed Safely Evacuated From Aleppo

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 12.19.2016 | Home

Dec 19 (Reuters) - A seven-year-old Syrian girl who captured global attention with her Twitter updates from besieged Aleppo has been evacuated from th...

Aleppo Evacuations Resume After Days-Long Standoff

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 12.19.2016 | Home

Thousands were evacuated from the last rebel-held enclave of the city of Aleppo on Monday after a deal was reached to allow people to leave two besieg...

Gunmen Burn Buses To Stall Aleppo Evacuation, Convoy Goes Through

Reuters | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 12.18.2016 | Home

BEIRUT/AMMAN, Dec 18 (Reuters) - Armed men burned five buses that were supposed to be used for an evacuation near Idlib in Syria on Sunday, stalling a...

America is Responsible for Aleppo's Destruction

Lionel Beehner | Posted 01.03.2017 | Politics
Lionel Beehner

Buried under rubble, Aleppo weeps. It was the most fascinating, glorious, majestic, and hodgepodge city I'd ever visited, an ancient city of narrow, t...

Aleppo: A Prelude to a 'Grand Bargain'?

Raghida Dergham | Posted 12.18.2016 | Home
Raghida Dergham

What will happen after the Battle of Aleppo? What has the battle done to the regional and international balance of power, in light of the collapse of ...

'We Will Return': Syrian Newlyweds Fleeing Aleppo Leave Behind Messages Of Hope

The Huffington Post | Rowaida Abdelaziz | Posted 12.17.2016 | Home

It was a rare moment of bliss amid a “living hell.” Salih, 24, and Marwa, 19, were married in the besieged area of Aleppo on Nov. 25. There was no...