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Aleppo Evacuations Resume After Days-Long Standoff

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 12.19.2016 | World

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 | World

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 | World
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 | World

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...

Syrian Rebels, Government Say New Deal In Works To Secure Aleppo Evacuation

Reuters | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 12.17.2016 | World

ALEPPO, Syria/BEIRUT (Reuters) - A new deal is being negotiated to complete the evacuation of rebel-held areas of Syria’s east Aleppo which ground t...

Aleppo, the Death of a City and of Tolerance

Daniel Williams | Posted 12.16.2016 | World
Daniel Williams

The startling destruction of Aleppo, Syria's biggest city and one of its most storied, is shocking and sad to see. The human suffering would be enoug...

Aleppo Evacuation Suspended Due To Dispute Over Where To Send Civilians

Reuters | Willa Frej | Posted 12.16.2016 | World

The evacuation of people from the last opposition-held areas of the Syrian city of Aleppo was suspended on Friday after pro-government militias demand...

A Open Letter To The Mothers Of Aleppo

Myiea Coy | Posted 12.19.2016 | World
Myiea Coy

To My Fellow Carriers Of Life, First, let me say I’m sorry. I’m sorry that, at this time the world is seemingly moving at such a rapid pace, the c...

Yes, Aleppo Is Your Problem

Ryan Phipps | Posted 12.16.2016 | Religion
Ryan Phipps

When Jesus saw the crowds, he had compassion on them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd. Then he said to his disc...

What The Fall Of Aleppo Means For Syria's Civil War

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 12.16.2016 | World

After years under rebel control, the Syrian city of Aleppo has now effectively fallen to pro-government troops and army forces. Thousands of residents...

7 Charities Helping Syrians That Need Your Support

The Huffington Post | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 03.17.2017 | World

Over six gruesome years, Syria’s raging conflict has become the “worst man-made disaster the world has seen since World War II,” United Nations ...

Hard Candy Christmas

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 12.15.2016 | Queer Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

God bless us, if not quite everyone. Nothing says Christmas to me more than buying cough medicine at the CVS and needing assistance because the aut...

What Syria Needs Is A Real Political Solution

Soumaya Ghannoushi | Posted 12.15.2016 | World
Soumaya Ghannoushi

The reconquest of Aleppo is a significant victory for the Syrian regime over the armed opposition which has now been confined to a few pockets in the east of the city. But this victory is drenched in the bitter taste of defeat.

Syria's Assad Says Aleppo 'Liberation' Is History In The Making

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 12.15.2016 | World

Syrian President Bashar Assad declared his government’s takeover of the embattled city Aleppo a “success” during a triumphant video appearance a...

News Roundup for December 15, 2016

Outspeak | Posted 12.15.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Outspeak

Set your watch to this news.

A Call To Leaders Of The Free World: Aleppo Is Dying

Karim Shamsi-Basha | Posted 12.16.2016 | World
Karim Shamsi-Basha

They are killing innocent civilians the city where I attended college in 1983, before I immigrated to the US. Question: Why does the world continue to...

5 Heroes Who Need Your Help Amid Aleppo Crisis

Marlena Hartz | Posted 12.21.2016 | Impact
Marlena Hartz

By now, you have heard the pleas for help. A nurse in the ruined city hoped the world would hear his city’s “final scream.” Another resident des...

What can you do for Aleppo? Protest and Pray

Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din | Posted 01.03.2017 | World
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Mohsin Mohi-Ud Din

Note: The Syrian refugee being interviewed in this post is from Aleppo and will be referred to as ‘M’, for protection. This interview was conducte...

Besieged Aleppo Residents Begin To Evacuate City

Reuters | Willa Frej | Posted 12.15.2016 | World

An operation to evacuate thousands of civilians and fighters from the last rebel bastion in Aleppo began on Thursday, part of a ceasefire deal that wo...

Outraged By What's Happening In Syria? Do Something About It.

The Huffington Post | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 03.08.2017 | World

The Syrian crisis has claimed nearly 500,000 lives and forced more than 11 million men, women and children to flee their homes. Damascus is committing...

These Syrians Are Fighting To Save The Thousands Trapped In Aleppo

The Huffington Post | Rowaida Abdelaziz | Posted 12.14.2016 | World

The plight of thousands of Syrians living in eastern Aleppo captured world attention in recent days as pro-government forces took control of their are...

Eiffel Tower Goes Dark In Solidarity With Syrians In Aleppo

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 12.15.2016 | World

Paris’ Eiffel Tower shut off its lights on Wednesday night in a show of support for the people struggling to survive in Aleppo, Syria. “This symb...

News Roundup for December 14, 2016

Outspeak | Posted 12.14.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Outspeak

Here's a booze cruise of the news.

Aleppo Burned And The World Watched

Sadok BenAbdallah | Posted 12.20.2016 | World
Sadok BenAbdallah

As the Syrian conflict continued to unfold over the last five and a half years, Iran, Hezbollah, Assad and their supporters have used U.S. imperialism...