November 28th @ 2:39 PM GMT
Yahoo! Syria's rebels lost all of the northern neighbourhoods of their stronghold in east Aleppo on Monday, as the army made significant advances in its offensive to recapture the entire city. The regime gains have prompted an exodus of thousands of desperate civilians, some fleeing to districts held by the government or Kurdish forces, others heading south into areas still under opposition control. The loss of eastern Aleppo would be a potentially devastating blow to Syria's rebels, who seized ... (Politics)
November 27th @ 7:36 PM GMT
Yahoo! Hundreds of residents of rebel-held eastern Aleppo fled shifting frontlines, sources said on Sunday, after a rapid advance by the Syrian army and allied forces that rebels fear could split their most important urban stronghold in two. The army and its allies took control on Saturday of the large Hanano housing district, on the northeast frontline of the besieged eastern part of Aleppo. On Sunday they said they had captured the neighboring district, Jabal Badro. (World)
November 25th @ 4:30 PM GMT
Yahoo! The Syrian army Friday advanced in Aleppo after pounding the city's rebel-held east with air strikes and shelling that killed dozens, adding to the despair of more than 250,000 civilians under siege. The US military, meanwhile, announced its first combat loss in Syria, saying a service member had been killed by a bomb during an offensive against the Islamic State jihadist group. Ten days into the latest government offensive to recapture all of Syria's battered second city Aleppo, regime b... (Politics)
November 28th @ 11:25 AM GMT
Yahoo! Syria's rebels lost all the northern neighbourhoods of their stronghold in east Aleppo on Monday, as the army made significant advances in its offensive to recapture the entire city. The regime's gains have prompted an exodus of desperate civilians, most fleeing to districts held by the government or Kurdish forces, others heading south into areas still under opposition control. The rebel losses suggested it would only be a matter of time before all of east Aleppo -- held by the oppositio... (Top Stories)
November 28th @ 2:31 AM GMT
CBS News Rebel defenses collapsed and thousands of residents evacuated their premises as key city may get divided further (World)
November 26th @ 2:51 PM GMT
Reuters Syrian government and allied forces seized large parts of an important district in rebel-held eastern Aleppo on Saturday but fierce fighting for control of the residential area continued, rebels, pro-government media and a monitor said. (Top Stories)
November 28th @ 11:49 AM GMT
Yahoo! Syria's Foreign Ministry on Monday denounced comments by Qatar that it will continue to back rebels against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad as merely an attempt ''to raise the morale of the terrorist groups'' in the face of army advances. Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani told Reuters in an interview on Sunday that Doha would continue to arm Syrian rebel groups even if U.S. President-elect Donald Trump were to end Washington's support for them. Sheikh M... (Top Stories)
November 28th @ 3:24 PM GMT
Yahoo! The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) has registered 4,000 people in the government-controlled Jibreen district of western Aleppo after they fled from the city's rebel-controlled eastern areas, the UN humanitarian spokesman Jens Laerke said on Monday. Laerke said SARC was providing many of them with food and other assistance. Advances by the Syrian army and its allies in rebel-held parts of eastern Aleppo has caused thousands to flee their homes in recent days. (Reporting By Angus McDowall; ... (World)
November 27th @ 2:57 PM GMT
Reuters Hundreds of residents of rebel-held eastern Aleppo fled shifting frontlines, sources said on Sunday, after an advance by the Syrian army and allied forces that rebels fear could split their most important urban stronghold in two. (World)
November 28th @ 12:05 AM GMT
Reuters Several thousand residents of rebel-held eastern Aleppo fled shifting frontlines, residents and a monitor said on Sunday, after a rapid advance by the Syrian army and allied forces that rebels fear could split their most important urban stronghold in two. (World)
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