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# aleppo - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Aleppo has eight hospitals - four have been bombed in the last five days
# Besieged
# Besieged

Aleppo has eight hospitals - four have been bombed in the last five days

Oct 5th 2016, 10:40 AM 8,755 Views 146 Comments

One of them twice.

# aleppo - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

"Everybody's patience with Russia has run out" - America abandons Syrian talks
# Aleppo
# Aleppo

"Everybody's patience with Russia has run out" - America abandons Syrian talks

Oct 4th 2016, 7:25 AM 11,230 Views 76 Comments

The Russian response was just as stark.

# aleppo - Monday 3 October, 2016

Reports that "prominent" Al-Qaeda leader killed in US airstrike
# Syrian Civil War
# Syrian Civil War

Reports that "prominent" Al-Qaeda leader killed in US airstrike

Oct 3rd 2016, 8:58 PM 10,515 Views 159 Comments

The announcement came as the US and Russia called off ceasefire talks.

# aleppo - Saturday 1 October, 2016

Wilful killing, torture, taking of hostages - what are war crimes and how are they prosecuted?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Wilful killing, torture, taking of hostages - what are war crimes and how are they prosecuted?

Oct 1st 2016, 7:00 AM 7,663 Views 13 Comments

Five facts about war crimes, and the long, arduous legal process to bring perpetrators to justice.

# aleppo - Friday 30 September, 2016

Warnings of humanitarian catastrophe as bombing turns city into a "giant kill box"
# Syria
# Syria

Warnings of humanitarian catastrophe as bombing turns city into a "giant kill box"

Sep 30th 2016, 10:53 PM 11,242 Views 70 Comments

The city of Aleppo has been the centre of a fierce campaign of bombing by regime forces.

A Fine Gael TD wants the government to expel the Russian ambassador over Aleppo airstrikes
# Bunker-busters
# Bunker-busters

A Fine Gael TD wants the government to expel the Russian ambassador over Aleppo airstrikes

Sep 30th 2016, 9:49 AM 12,137 Views 176 Comments

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan has condemned Russia’s bombardment of the Syrian city.

# aleppo - Monday 26 September, 2016

Irish government says Syrian war has reached "new depths of barbarity" as airstrikes on Aleppo continue
# War Crimes
# War Crimes

Irish government says Syrian war has reached "new depths of barbarity" as airstrikes on Aleppo continue

Sep 26th 2016, 9:30 PM 14,378 Views 144 Comments

Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan is to ‘convey concerns to Russian authorities’ as Western powers accuse Russia of war crimes.

# aleppo - Sunday 25 September, 2016

"War crimes are being committed here" - pressure ramped up on Russia to rein in bombing campaign
# Aleppo
# Aleppo

"War crimes are being committed here" - pressure ramped up on Russia to rein in bombing campaign

Sep 25th 2016, 5:41 PM 9,110 Views 76 Comments

The eastern side of Syrian city Aleppo has been subjected to an “unprecedented” bombing campaign over the last four days.

# aleppo - Saturday 24 September, 2016

At least 25 dead as air strikes pound Syrian city of Aleppo
# Bombings
# Bombings

At least 25 dead as air strikes pound Syrian city of Aleppo

Sep 24th 2016, 1:20 PM 7,175 Views 131 Comments

The attack left a pool of blood and body parts strewn at the site, an AFP correspondent reported.

# aleppo - Friday 23 September, 2016

Five-year-old Syrian girl pulled from rubble alive after airstrikes
# Bombardment
# Bombardment

Five-year-old Syrian girl pulled from rubble alive after airstrikes

Sep 23rd 2016, 8:20 PM 14,849 Views 112 Comments

Attempts to reach agreement failed after Russia refused US demands that it promise to ground the Syrian air force.

# aleppo - Monday 19 September, 2016

UN aid convoy delivering food destroyed by airstrikes in Syria
# Syrian Civil War
# Syrian Civil War

UN aid convoy delivering food destroyed by airstrikes in Syria

Sep 19th 2016, 9:25 PM 18,714 Views 107 Comments

A week-long ceasefire came to an end today with “non-stop” bombardment in some areas.

# aleppo - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

'The last chance to save Syria' - the ceasefire has held overnight
# Syria
# Syria

'The last chance to save Syria' - the ceasefire has held overnight

Sep 13th 2016, 9:12 AM 4,843 Views 22 Comments

US Secretary of State John Kerry says it’s far too early to draw conclusions, but that the plan has a chance to work.

# aleppo - Monday 12 September, 2016

'Civilians have no hope anymore': Unclear if rebels will agree to ceasefire in Syria
# Five Years Of War
# Five Years Of War

'Civilians have no hope anymore': Unclear if rebels will agree to ceasefire in Syria

Sep 12th 2016, 8:59 AM 6,989 Views 17 Comments

Rebels battling the Syrian regime and the political opposition are still weighing whether to abide by the agreement.

# aleppo - Saturday 10 September, 2016

Syrian leader Bashar Al-Assad has agreed to a US-Russia ceasefire deal
# Five Years Of War
# Five Years Of War

Syrian leader Bashar Al-Assad has agreed to a US-Russia ceasefire deal

Sep 10th 2016, 5:51 PM 14,854 Views 87 Comments

The two powers could launch joint airstrikes against Islamist jihadists if the deal holds.

# aleppo - Thursday 8 September, 2016

"What is Aleppo?" - White House hopeful makes embarrassing TV gaffe
# Gary's Show
# Gary's Show

"What is Aleppo?" - White House hopeful makes embarrassing TV gaffe

Sep 8th 2016, 1:58 PM 35,946 Views 70 Comments

“You’re kidding me,” the presenter of MSNBC’s Morning Joe responded.

# aleppo - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Warplanes have dropped suspected chlorine bombs on a crowded neighbourhood in Aleppo
# Syria
# Syria

Warplanes have dropped suspected chlorine bombs on a crowded neighbourhood in Aleppo

Sep 7th 2016, 7:47 AM 12,708 Views 50 Comments

At least 71 people were hospitalised after the attack, with 10 in critical condition.

# aleppo - Thursday 18 August, 2016

Haunting footage shows stunned face of injured Syrian boy after airstrike
# Aleppo
# Aleppo

Haunting footage shows stunned face of injured Syrian boy after airstrike

Aug 18th 2016, 12:27 PM 23,886 Views 155 Comments

The boy was later discharged from hospital but five children are reported to have been killed overnight.

# aleppo - Thursday 11 August, 2016

At least four dead in suspected chlorine gas attack in Aleppo
# Syria
# Syria

At least four dead in suspected chlorine gas attack in Aleppo

Aug 11th 2016, 8:12 AM 8,345 Views 102 Comments

Medical staff have taken pieces of the patients’ clothing for analysis.

# aleppo - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

'Catastrophic': Up to 2m people without running water for four days in Aleppo
# Five Years Of War
# Five Years Of War

'Catastrophic': Up to 2m people without running water for four days in Aleppo

Aug 9th 2016, 10:01 PM 13,205 Views 98 Comments

Temperatures in the city hit 40 degrees Celsius today.

British special forces have been pictured for the first time on the ground in Syria
# Aleppo
# Aleppo

British special forces have been pictured for the first time on the ground in Syria

Aug 9th 2016, 9:14 AM 22,109 Views 92 Comments

The exclusive BBC images appear to show troops securing the perimeter of a rebel base.

# aleppo - Saturday 6 August, 2016

Syrian rebels say they have broken the siege of Aleppo
# Syrian Civil War
# Syrian Civil War

Syrian rebels say they have broken the siege of Aleppo

Aug 6th 2016, 6:38 PM 13,850 Views 80 Comments

The developments have rocked the key northern province of Aleppo, a microcosm of Syria’s chaotic multi-front war.

# aleppo - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Reports of chemical gas attacks in two cities as Syrian opposition accuses Assad and Russia
# Chlorine
# Chlorine

Reports of chemical gas attacks in two cities as Syrian opposition accuses Assad and Russia

Aug 2nd 2016, 9:24 PM 9,577 Views 103 Comments

The regime has rejected claims that suspected chlorine gas cylinders were dropped in Idlib province, close to where a Russian helicopter were downed.

# aleppo - Monday 1 August, 2016

Russian military helicopter shot down over Syria
# Kremlin
# Kremlin

Russian military helicopter shot down over Syria

Aug 1st 2016, 12:51 PM 15,830 Views 138 Comments

The five people on board are believed to have died.

# aleppo - Wednesday 20 July, 2016

Widespread outrage after Syrian rebel group beheads 12-year-old child
# Syrian Civil War
# Syrian Civil War

Widespread outrage after Syrian rebel group beheads 12-year-old child

Jul 20th 2016, 4:10 PM 55,432 Views 162 Comments

The leaders of the rebel group involved called the act a “violation”.

# aleppo - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

"Women, children, the sick, and the wounded are condemned to death" - hospitals bombed in heart of Syria's violence
# Aleppo
# Aleppo

"Women, children, the sick, and the wounded are condemned to death" - hospitals bombed in heart of Syria's violence

May 3rd 2016, 5:47 PM 13,249 Views 91 Comments

There have been over 300 airstrikes on the Syrian city of Aleppo in the last ten days.

# aleppo - Friday 29 April, 2016

200 civilians killed in a week of bombing in Syria during ceasefire
# International Outrage
# International Outrage

200 civilians killed in a week of bombing in Syria during ceasefire

Apr 29th 2016, 2:55 PM 6,832 Views 41 Comments

US Secretary of State John Kerry expressed “outrage” over an attack by government forces on a hospital.

# aleppo - Saturday 27 February, 2016

'This is the first time we've woken up without the sound of shelling'
# Syrian Ceasefire
# Syrian Ceasefire

'This is the first time we've woken up without the sound of shelling'

Feb 27th 2016, 3:28 PM 8,516 Views 16 Comments

Fighting groups in Syria agreed to cease hostilities at midnight.

# aleppo - Sunday 14 February, 2016

A city destroyed: What you need to know about Aleppo
# Aleppo Explainer
# Aleppo Explainer

A city destroyed: What you need to know about Aleppo

Feb 14th 2016, 7:45 AM 11,747 Views 49 Comments

Aleppo in Syria is under heavy attack by government forces. What does this mean for the rebels and the civilians inside?

# aleppo - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Tens of thousands flee for Turkish border amid Russia-backed onslaught on Aleppo
# Syria
# Syria

Tens of thousands flee for Turkish border amid Russia-backed onslaught on Aleppo

Feb 6th 2016, 2:41 PM 12,448 Views 54 Comments

Turkey last faced such an influx in 2014 when 200,000 refugees fled the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobane over three days.

# aleppo - Monday 11 January, 2016

Children and teacher killed after Russian airstrike hits Syrian school
# Aleppo
# Aleppo

Children and teacher killed after Russian airstrike hits Syrian school

Jan 11th 2016, 10:37 AM 6,914 Views 34 Comments

The strike is reported to have caused at least nine fatalities.

# aleppo - Saturday 5 September, 2015

Dubliners got a chance to see what life is really like in Syria
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Dubliners got a chance to see what life is really like in Syria

Sep 5th 2015, 10:30 AM 18,118 Views 51 Comments

The video was harrowing.

# aleppo - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Sisters (aged 5 days and 3 years) treated for chemical attack symptoms
# Syria
# Syria

Sisters (aged 5 days and 3 years) treated for chemical attack symptoms

Aug 25th 2015, 4:35 PM 10,243 Views 8 Comments

Their parents were also affected by the attack, which has been blamed on Islamic State.

# aleppo - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Over 10,000 kids dead and no end in sight. Why do we not care?
# Deaths And Destruction
# Deaths And Destruction

Over 10,000 kids dead and no end in sight. Why do we not care?

Mar 14th 2015, 8:30 PM 22,991 Views 77 Comments

The conflict enters its fifth year tomorrow.

# aleppo - Sunday 10 August, 2014

Opinion: The Syrian Civil War has moved out of the limelight – and towards its endgame
# Middle East
# Middle East

Opinion: The Syrian Civil War has moved out of the limelight – and towards its endgame

Aug 10th 2014, 12:00 PM 34 Views 47 Comments

Moderate rebels are being squeezed simultaneously by IS and Assad regime forces.

# aleppo - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

In Syria, children swim in craters made by barrel bombs
# Aleppo
# Aleppo

In Syria, children swim in craters made by barrel bombs

Jul 15th 2014, 10:33 AM 6,737 Views 33 Comments

Around 150,000 people have died in the three-year Syrian conflict.

# aleppo - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Fractured Syrian opposition agrees to join peace talks
# Geneva II
# Geneva II

Fractured Syrian opposition agrees to join peace talks

Jan 18th 2014, 6:14 PM 4,980 Views 13 Comments

The brutal conflict has killed 130,000 people and made millions homeless since 2011. Talks are set to get under way next Wednesday.

# aleppo - Sunday 22 December, 2013

At least 42 dead after 'TNT-packed barrels' dropped on Syrian city of Aleppo
# Syria
# Syria

At least 42 dead after 'TNT-packed barrels' dropped on Syrian city of Aleppo

Dec 22nd 2013, 4:30 PM 11,445 Views 28 Comments

Earlier it was reported that the strike killed at least 25 people, including six children, a monitor said, part of a week-long regime bombing campaign that has left hundreds dead.

# aleppo - Monday 16 December, 2013

Syrian 'barrel bombs' kill 76 people including 28 children
# Syrian War
# Syrian War

Syrian 'barrel bombs' kill 76 people including 28 children

Dec 16th 2013, 11:34 AM 4,273 Views 24 Comments

The “unprecedented” bombardment came as the UN estimated that the number of Syrian refugees would touch 4.1 million by the end of 2014.

# aleppo - Friday 29 March, 2013

Residents of Syria's Aleppo sell their belongings to survive
# Survival
# Survival

Residents of Syria's Aleppo sell their belongings to survive

Mar 29th 2013, 7:00 PM 4,039 Views 6 Comments

People are trying to sell off electronic devices to make money – but there isn’t enough electricity to make them work.

# aleppo - Sunday 10 March, 2013

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Mar 10th 2013, 10:30 AM 9,697 Views 5 Comments

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