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#Aleppo

# aleppo - Sunday 25 November, 2018

Russia launches airstrikes on Syrian rebels after suspected chlorine attack
# Struggling To Breathe
# Struggling To Breathe

Russia launches airstrikes on Syrian rebels after suspected chlorine attack

Nov 25th 2018, 2:05 PM 10,647 Views 36 Comments

A rebel alliance denied they were behind the attack.

# aleppo - Sunday 18 June, 2017

A childhood shattered by 'grown-up stuff' - the diary of an eight-year-old girl who survived Aleppo
# Chronicling The Madness
# Chronicling The Madness

A childhood shattered by 'grown-up stuff' - the diary of an eight-year-old girl who survived Aleppo

Jun 18th 2017, 11:00 AM 12,235 Views 40 Comments

Myriam Rawick was only eight years old when she began recording her terrifying experiences during the siege of Aleppo.

# aleppo - Sunday 16 April, 2017

At least 68 children among dead in horror Syrian bomb blast
# Aleppo
# Aleppo

At least 68 children among dead in horror Syrian bomb blast

Apr 16th 2017, 4:40 PM 22,062 Views 98 Comments

At least 112 people have died in the blast, 109 of them evacuees.

# aleppo - Saturday 15 April, 2017

Death toll in Syrian car bomb attack rises to 43
# Aleppo
# Aleppo

Death toll in Syrian car bomb attack rises to 43

Apr 15th 2017, 6:53 PM 11,946 Views 32 Comments

The attack targeted residents evacuated from the northern towns of Fuaa and Kafraya.

# aleppo - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

"You must do something for the children of Syria" - 7-year-old Bana writes open letter to Trump
# Syrian Conflict
# Syrian Conflict

"You must do something for the children of Syria" - 7-year-old Bana writes open letter to Trump

Jan 25th 2017, 9:00 AM 8,631 Views 40 Comments

The Syrian child came to prominence by describing life in besieged Aleppo.

# aleppo - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Russia and Turkey 'have agreed to a Syria ceasefire plan'
# Peace Talks
# Peace Talks

Russia and Turkey 'have agreed to a Syria ceasefire plan'

Dec 28th 2016, 10:54 AM 5,033 Views 25 Comments

The ceasefire is expected to begin at midnight tonight.

# aleppo - Monday 26 December, 2016

Syrian rebels accused of  'executing 21 civilians' in Aleppo
# Mass Graves
# Mass Graves

Syrian rebels accused of 'executing 21 civilians' in Aleppo

Dec 26th 2016, 4:44 PM 6,887 Views 30 Comments

The bodies, according to Syrian state news, were discovered in a rebel-held prison.

# aleppo - Friday 23 December, 2016

Isis has released a video in which they apparently burn Turkish soldiers alive
# Syria
# Syria

Isis has released a video in which they apparently burn Turkish soldiers alive

Dec 23rd 2016, 9:34 AM 24,818 Views 32 Comments

The 19-minute video shows two uniformed men being hauled from a cage before being bound and torched.

It's over: Assad has finally retaken full control of Aleppo's charred ruins
# Syrian Civil War
# Syrian Civil War

It's over: Assad has finally retaken full control of Aleppo's charred ruins

Dec 23rd 2016, 8:30 AM 10,606 Views 50 Comments

The battle lasted nearly four and a half years, turning the city into a worldwide symbol of bloodshed and devastation.

# aleppo - Thursday 22 December, 2016

"I fear for my brothers and for my parents": Seven-year-old who tweeted from Aleppo
# Bana Al-Abed
# Bana Al-Abed

"I fear for my brothers and for my parents": Seven-year-old who tweeted from Aleppo

Dec 22nd 2016, 4:21 PM 7,092 Views 49 Comments

Bana al-Abed was one of thousands of people evacuated.

UN sets up panel to gather evidence of war crimes in Syria
# Assad
# Assad

UN sets up panel to gather evidence of war crimes in Syria

Dec 22nd 2016, 9:41 AM 6,872 Views 125 Comments

The General Assembly resolution was co-sponsored by Ireland and 57 other countries.

# aleppo - Monday 19 December, 2016

Where is Bana? Seven-year-old girl who tweeted the Aleppo siege found safe and well
# Ceasefire
# Ceasefire

Where is Bana? Seven-year-old girl who tweeted the Aleppo siege found safe and well

Dec 19th 2016, 5:21 PM 11,624 Views 45 Comments

Several online videos have emerged showing Bana Al-Abed in the countryside outside Aleppo.

Evacuees "in a terrible state" after waiting overnight in freezing conditions to leave Aleppo
# Major Delays
# Major Delays

Evacuees "in a terrible state" after waiting overnight in freezing conditions to leave Aleppo

Dec 19th 2016, 9:03 AM 8,723 Views 38 Comments

In total, it is estimated 3,000 people have been evacuated so far.

# aleppo - Sunday 18 December, 2016

Gunmen attack buses sent to evacuate Syria pro-regime villages
# Fuaa And Kafraya
# Fuaa And Kafraya

Gunmen attack buses sent to evacuate Syria pro-regime villages

Dec 18th 2016, 8:39 PM 12,439 Views 72 Comments

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said one bus driver was killed in the attack.

# aleppo - Saturday 17 December, 2016

Meet the Syrian refugee who travelled for 55 days to get from Aleppo to a new life in the UK
# Journey From Hell
# Journey From Hell

Meet the Syrian refugee who travelled for 55 days to get from Aleppo to a new life in the UK

Dec 17th 2016, 8:30 PM 16,344 Views 76 Comments

Ahmad Al-Rashid crossed through Syria, Turkey, Greece, France, and Germany before finally reaching his goal.

Desperate civilians wait for evacuations from Aleppo
# Civil War
# Civil War

Desperate civilians wait for evacuations from Aleppo

Dec 17th 2016, 6:53 PM 4,904 Views 29 Comments

The Red Cross pleaded for a deal to “save thousands of lives”

# aleppo - Friday 16 December, 2016

Thousands trapped as Aleppo evacuation suspended
# Aleppo
# Aleppo

Thousands trapped as Aleppo evacuation suspended

Dec 16th 2016, 7:04 PM 6,296 Views 33 Comments

An evacuation was abruptly suspended this morning.

Tom Clonan: 'A Syrian solution will involve a pact with devils such as Bashar al Assad and others'
# Read Me
# Read Me

Tom Clonan: 'A Syrian solution will involve a pact with devils such as Bashar al Assad and others'

Dec 16th 2016, 6:45 AM 58 Views 92 Comments

Around 100,000 civilians and rebels are thought to be left in the slivers of east Aleppo still under opposition control as the Syrian army and allied militias close in, writes Tom Clonan.

# aleppo - Thursday 15 December, 2016

Packed onto buses, hundreds of civilians face uncertain future as they leave Aleppo
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

Packed onto buses, hundreds of civilians face uncertain future as they leave Aleppo

Dec 15th 2016, 3:45 PM 10,675 Views 56 Comments

Around 951 people have been evacuated so far.

# aleppo - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Deal reached to evacuate civilians and wounded from Aleppo
# Aleppo
# Aleppo

Deal reached to evacuate civilians and wounded from Aleppo

Dec 14th 2016, 10:15 PM 20,876 Views 169 Comments

But it’s not clear if bombing has stopped.

# aleppo - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Civilians to be evacuated from Aleppo after reports of civilians being 'killed on the spot'
# Evacuation
# Evacuation

Civilians to be evacuated from Aleppo after reports of civilians being 'killed on the spot'

Dec 13th 2016, 6:30 PM 18,662 Views 134 Comments

A rebel official said an evacuation deal, sponsored by Russia and Turkey, was set to take effect within hours.

# aleppo - Friday 9 December, 2016

'Too little, too late' - Syrian army halts shelling of Aleppo to allow trapped civilians to leave
# Syrian Civil War
# Syrian Civil War

'Too little, too late' - Syrian army halts shelling of Aleppo to allow trapped civilians to leave

Dec 9th 2016, 6:51 AM 5,967 Views 56 Comments

The Syrian Army said it has halted bombing yesterday.

# aleppo - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Aleppo's Old City has fallen to Assad's forces
# Syrian Civil War
# Syrian Civil War

Aleppo's Old City has fallen to Assad's forces

Dec 7th 2016, 9:05 AM 11,506 Views 59 Comments

Government and allied forces now hold over 75% of east Aleppo, a rebel bastion since 2012.

# aleppo - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Seven-year-old tweeting from war torn Aleppo 'doing well' after family flees army advance
# Syria
# Syria

Seven-year-old tweeting from war torn Aleppo 'doing well' after family flees army advance

Dec 6th 2016, 12:48 PM 9,802 Views 40 Comments

Aleppo in Syria is the centre of fierce fighting.

# aleppo - Monday 5 December, 2016

Seven-year-old Syrian girl's Twitter account disappears as Assad's forces close in
# Aleppo
# Aleppo

Seven-year-old Syrian girl's Twitter account disappears as Assad's forces close in

Dec 5th 2016, 1:34 PM 17,163 Views 69 Comments

Bana Alabed’s tweets from war-town Aleppo – written in English with the help of her mother – gained worldwide prominence.

# aleppo - Monday 28 November, 2016

Seven-year-old girl tweets of being "between death and life" as Aleppo on verge of falling
# I Saw Deaths
# I Saw Deaths

Seven-year-old girl tweets of being "between death and life" as Aleppo on verge of falling

Nov 28th 2016, 10:45 AM 13,677 Views 50 Comments

Retaking the beleaguered city from rebel forces is key for regime head Bashar al Assad’s strategy in the now five-year war.

# aleppo - Sunday 27 November, 2016

'Children are being killed': Hundreds flee to government-held districts in Aleppo
# Five Years Of War
# Five Years Of War

'Children are being killed': Hundreds flee to government-held districts in Aleppo

Nov 27th 2016, 3:03 PM 8,187 Views 34 Comments

An estimated 275,000 people are trapped in terrible conditions in the city’s rebel-held eastern districts.

# aleppo - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Ireland has given over €20 million in aid to Syria - our largest humanitarian donation to date
# Irish Generosity
# Irish Generosity

Ireland has given over €20 million in aid to Syria - our largest humanitarian donation to date

Nov 23rd 2016, 6:01 AM 7,506 Views 33 Comments

The funding aims to help those “in besieged and hard-to-reach areas, and those who have fled to neighbouring countries”.

# aleppo - Saturday 19 November, 2016

'How else can I say it? Stop bombing hospitals': Latest Aleppo attack hits city's most vulnerable
# Syria
# Syria

'How else can I say it? Stop bombing hospitals': Latest Aleppo attack hits city's most vulnerable

Nov 19th 2016, 2:45 PM 6,878 Views 53 Comments

“The attacks have destroyed entire hospitals, electric generators, emergency rooms and wards, forcing them to stop all medical activities.”

# aleppo - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Tom Clonan: 'It is possible that the US and Russia may carve up Syria and Iraq between themselves'
# Aleppo And Mosul
# Aleppo And Mosul

Tom Clonan: 'It is possible that the US and Russia may carve up Syria and Iraq between themselves'

Nov 17th 2016, 8:30 PM 50 Views 20 Comments

Both Aleppo and Mosul are being besieged by pro-government forces strongly supported by foreign air power but the media coverage is very different, writes Tom Clonan.

Tense talks between Russian ambassador and Fine Gael TD: 'You walked into Crimea and took it over'
# Let's Talk
# Let's Talk

Tense talks between Russian ambassador and Fine Gael TD: 'You walked into Crimea and took it over'

Nov 17th 2016, 6:25 PM 28,306 Views 93 Comments

“Of course you know much more than myself about Russia’s military in Crimea, I’m sure,” the ambassador told Barrett today.

# aleppo - Monday 31 October, 2016

Rebel assault on Aleppo slows as UN slams civilian deaths
# Aleppo
# Aleppo

Rebel assault on Aleppo slows as UN slams civilian deaths

Oct 31st 2016, 4:16 PM 8,596 Views 35 Comments

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said rebel rocket fire since Friday has killed 48 civilians, including 17 children.

# aleppo - Thursday 27 October, 2016

FactCheck: Was Enda Kenny right about Charlie Flanagan and the Russian ambassador?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Was Enda Kenny right about Charlie Flanagan and the Russian ambassador?

Oct 27th 2016, 8:00 PM 19,295 Views 52 Comments

The Taoiseach was accused of misleading the Dáil last week. But was what he said true?

# aleppo - Friday 21 October, 2016

Russia is sailing a fleet of warships through the English Channel
# Aleppo
# Aleppo

Russia is sailing a fleet of warships through the English Channel

Oct 21st 2016, 10:05 AM 31,578 Views 76 Comments

Britain has deployed the Royal Navy to monitor the aircraft carrier group, which is reportedly en route to Syria.

# aleppo - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Eight corridors have been opened to allow 250,000 Aleppo civilians escape the besieged city
# Safe Passage
# Safe Passage

Eight corridors have been opened to allow 250,000 Aleppo civilians escape the besieged city

Oct 20th 2016, 7:26 AM 8,722 Views 21 Comments

A pause in the fighting will last until this afternoon.

# aleppo - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Watch: Micheál Martin calls AAA-PBP the 'pro-Russia alliance' as Dáil gets angry about Aleppo
# Slaughter In Syria
# Slaughter In Syria

Watch: Micheál Martin calls AAA-PBP the 'pro-Russia alliance' as Dáil gets angry about Aleppo

Oct 18th 2016, 4:35 PM 16,097 Views 79 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader refused to withdraw the remark.

Russia has stopped bombing Aleppo - but for how long?
# Siege
# Siege

Russia has stopped bombing Aleppo - but for how long?

Oct 18th 2016, 10:50 AM 7,021 Views 73 Comments

Russian and Syrian air forces have stopped bombing Aleppo as of 7am this morning, Russia’s defence minister said.

# aleppo - Sunday 16 October, 2016

A city on the brink of destruction: Can anything save Aleppo?
# Explainer
# Explainer

A city on the brink of destruction: Can anything save Aleppo?

Oct 16th 2016, 10:00 AM 12,174 Views 65 Comments

Once the second city of Syria, much of Aleppo has been destroyed by four years of non-stop fighting.

# aleppo - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Putin says allegations that Russia is committing war crimes are "political rhetoric"
# Putin On A Strong Front
# Putin On A Strong Front

Putin says allegations that Russia is committing war crimes are "political rhetoric"

Oct 13th 2016, 8:22 AM 8,059 Views 140 Comments

“I am deeply convinced that it is our Western partners, first and foremost of course the United States, who are responsible for the situation.”

# aleppo - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Moscow calls Boris Johnson's Syria comments 'Russophobic'
# Unquestionable War Crimes
# Unquestionable War Crimes

Moscow calls Boris Johnson's Syria comments 'Russophobic'

Oct 12th 2016, 2:45 PM 8,329 Views 43 Comments

Relations between countries on both sides of the Syrian war are becoming more and more strained.

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