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# aleppo - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

Syrian missiles kill at least 141 in Syria
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# Aleppo

Syrian missiles kill at least 141 in Syria

Feb 27th 2013, 10:46 AM 2,248 Views 56 Comments

At least half of those killed were children when the Syrian military fired at least four missiles into the northern province of Aleppo last week.

# aleppo - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Universities in Syria shut after blast kills 87
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# Syria

Universities in Syria shut after blast kills 87

Jan 16th 2013, 12:22 PM 2,563 Views 14 Comments

No one has claimed responsibility for the blasts, but the government and rebels have blamed each other.

# aleppo - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

UN unable to feed 1 million hungry in Syria
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# World Food Programme

UN unable to feed 1 million hungry in Syria

Jan 9th 2013, 10:52 AM 1,773 Views 2 Comments

The World Food Programme is blaming a lack of security in the war-stricken country for an estimated 1 million people going hungry.

# aleppo - Sunday 30 December, 2012

Syria's war worsening 'by the day', says UN envoy
# Syria
# Syria

Syria's war worsening 'by the day', says UN envoy

Dec 30th 2012, 6:22 PM 3,843 Views 29 Comments

Lakhdar Brahimi believes he has a ceasefire plan that could be accepted by the international community, including Russia.

# aleppo - Sunday 16 December, 2012

Syrian rebels claim capture of infantry base in Aleppo
# Syria
# Syria

Syrian rebels claim capture of infantry base in Aleppo

Dec 16th 2012, 3:23 PM 3,021 Views 19 Comments

The fall of the army installation in Syria’s largest city is the last blow to the regime of Bashar al-Assad.

# aleppo - Thursday 4 October, 2012

Turkey pounds Syria in reprisal for deadly fire
# Syria
# Syria

Turkey pounds Syria in reprisal for deadly fire

Oct 4th 2012, 9:09 AM 5,058 Views 70 Comments

Turkey has fired on Syrian targets this morning in reprisal for deadly cross-border fire yesterday, as tensions in the region sharply escalate.

# aleppo - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Syria: Explosions rock central Aleppo
# Syria
# Syria

Syria: Explosions rock central Aleppo

Oct 3rd 2012, 8:44 AM 1,670 Views 4 Comments

A number of explosions have rocked a central district in the northern city of Aleppo – with some reports of casualties.

# aleppo - Sunday 30 September, 2012

Syrian fighting torches historic medieval market
# Syria
# Syria

Syrian fighting torches historic medieval market

Sep 30th 2012, 11:35 AM 3,415 Views 9 Comments

The damage to one of the best-preserved old souks in the Middle East was the worst yet to a UNESCO World Heritage site in Syria.

# aleppo - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Syria war rages on, UN chief warns of calamity
# Syria
# Syria

Syria war rages on, UN chief warns of calamity

Sep 25th 2012, 8:32 PM 3,164 Views 10 Comments

A report published today also said that children are being “badly traumatised” after witnessing killing and torture.

# aleppo - Thursday 20 September, 2012

Syria: Air strike kills 30 as over 150 reported dead in nationwide violence
# Syria
# Syria

Syria: Air strike kills 30 as over 150 reported dead in nationwide violence

Sep 20th 2012, 8:52 PM 2,760 Views 15 Comments

Clashes across the country have continued today as some estimates now put the death toll from the civil war at over 29,000 since early last year.

# aleppo - Sunday 9 September, 2012

Syrian filmmaker killed in Aleppo: opposition
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# Syria

Syrian filmmaker killed in Aleppo: opposition

Sep 9th 2012, 3:58 PM 2,946 Views 6 Comments

A young filmmaker has been killed while shooting a video in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo.

# aleppo - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

UN peace envoy says Syria death toll is 'staggering'
# Syria
# Syria

UN peace envoy says Syria death toll is 'staggering'

Sep 5th 2012, 10:39 AM 1,947 Views 5 Comments

Lakhdar Brahimi told the UN General Assembly that the destruction in the country is reaching “catastrophic proportions and the suffering of the people is immense”.

# aleppo - Saturday 1 September, 2012

Syria: Rebels target government aircraft after seizing air defence building
# Syria
# Syria

Syria: Rebels target government aircraft after seizing air defence building

Sep 1st 2012, 12:49 PM 2,583 Views 14 Comments

A total of 125 people killed in violence nationwide on Friday including 74 civilians, 29 soldiers and 22 rebels according to one report.

# aleppo - Monday 27 August, 2012

A butcher, a barber and a policeman: meet Syria's rebels
# Civil War
# Civil War

A butcher, a barber and a policeman: meet Syria's rebels

Aug 27th 2012, 2:00 PM 5,469 Views 20 Comments

Butchers, barbers and students are now getting used to guns, tanks and warfare.

# aleppo - Thursday 23 August, 2012

UK warns it will 'revisit' stance on Syria if government uses chemical weapons
# Syria
# Syria

UK warns it will 'revisit' stance on Syria if government uses chemical weapons

Aug 23rd 2012, 1:06 PM 2,737 Views 18 Comments

Meanwhile, a harrowing first-hand report from Amnesty International workers documents a sharp increase in extrajudicial and summary executions of civilians in Aleppo.

# aleppo - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Japanese reporter shot dead in Syria
# Civil War
# Civil War

Japanese reporter shot dead in Syria

Aug 21st 2012, 11:07 AM 3,106 Views 3 Comments

Mika Yamamoto’s father, who was also a journalist, said reports of her death were “too much to bear”.

# aleppo - Monday 20 August, 2012

Syria: Shelling continues as Eid is celebrated
# Syria
# Syria

Syria: Shelling continues as Eid is celebrated

Aug 20th 2012, 4:59 PM 2,031 Views 9 Comments

As Eid al-Fitr is being celebrated in Syria, Aleppo and Daraa were being shelled, according to latest reports. Meanwhile, the last UN monitors are leaving the country.

# aleppo - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Syria: Departing UN observer chief criticises failure to protect civilians
# Syria
# Syria

Syria: Departing UN observer chief criticises failure to protect civilians

Aug 18th 2012, 6:40 PM 2,353 Views 2 Comments

International obligations towards civilians “have not been respected” by either side in Syrian conflict,

# aleppo - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Syria: Defected premier says regime is 'near collapse'
# Syria
# Syria

Syria: Defected premier says regime is 'near collapse'

Aug 14th 2012, 1:08 PM 2,525 Views 30 Comments

Riad Hijab, highest-ranking political figure to defect from the government, said he felt “pain in his soul” over the regime’s shelling and other attacks on rebel strongholds.

# aleppo - Saturday 11 August, 2012

Syria: Clinton in Turkey for talks as battle continues in Aleppo
# Syria
# Syria

Syria: Clinton in Turkey for talks as battle continues in Aleppo

Aug 11th 2012, 11:49 AM 1,460 Views 7 Comments

The US has abandoned its quest for UN Security Council action – and is looking at other ways of supporting Syrian rebels.

# aleppo - Friday 10 August, 2012

Syria in danger of 'long-term civil war', says UN chief
# Syria
# Syria

Syria in danger of 'long-term civil war', says UN chief

Aug 10th 2012, 10:30 AM 1,323 Views 13 Comments

Meanwhile, Syrian rebels have been forced from key area of Aleppo.

# aleppo - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Clashes rage in rebel bastions of Syria's Aleppo
# Syria
# Syria

Clashes rage in rebel bastions of Syria's Aleppo

Aug 9th 2012, 8:46 PM 2,076 Views 4 Comments

Meanwhile, President Assad appointed a new prime minister to replace the one who defected to neighbouring Jordan earlier this week.

Iran to hold conference on Syria
# Syria
# Syria

Iran to hold conference on Syria

Aug 9th 2012, 8:03 AM 1,356 Views 18 Comments

The summit follows one of the biggest ground assaults in weeks on rebel strongholds in Aleppo yesterday.

# aleppo - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

Syria: At least 162 reported killed across country
# Syria
# Syria

Syria: At least 162 reported killed across country

Aug 8th 2012, 8:26 PM 1,831 Views 4 Comments

At least 37 people – 17 civilians, 10 rebels and 10 soldiers – were reportedly killed in the northern city of Aleppo.

Syria: Amnesty releases satellite images of Aleppo activity
# Syria
# Syria

Syria: Amnesty releases satellite images of Aleppo activity

Aug 8th 2012, 9:11 AM 2,924 Views 25 Comments

Images taken in and around Aleppo recently show increased use of heavy weapons in the area.

# aleppo - Sunday 5 August, 2012

Syrian government warplanes pound Aleppo rebels - NGO
# Civil War
# Civil War

Syrian government warplanes pound Aleppo rebels - NGO

Aug 5th 2012, 6:03 PM 2,190 Views 11 Comments

The fighter jets have repeatedly hit areas held by the rebels in two districts of the city today.

# aleppo - Saturday 4 August, 2012

Syrian TV presenter ‘kidnapped and executed’
# Syria
# Syria

Syrian TV presenter ‘kidnapped and executed’

Aug 4th 2012, 12:40 PM 5,307 Views 37 Comments

The news comes as new fighting is reported in Aleppo and Damascus.

# aleppo - Friday 3 August, 2012

UN assembly hits out at Security Council failure on Syria
# Syria
# Syria

UN assembly hits out at Security Council failure on Syria

Aug 3rd 2012, 9:07 PM 2,131 Views 37 Comments

The Assembly overwhelmingly passed a resolution criticising the Security Council’s failure to act on the Syria conflict.

# aleppo - Thursday 2 August, 2012

Syria: Rebels bombard airbase near Aleppo amid reports of torture and execution
# Syria
# Syria

Syria: Rebels bombard airbase near Aleppo amid reports of torture and execution

Aug 2nd 2012, 8:18 AM 1,819 Views 44 Comments

There have been further reports of human rights abuses from both government forces and rebels in Syria as the battle for its second city continues.

# aleppo - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

# aleppo - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

Syria: Government troops and rebels clash near Aleppo intelligence HQ
# Syria
# Syria

Syria: Government troops and rebels clash near Aleppo intelligence HQ

Jul 31st 2012, 8:10 AM 1,394 Views 8 Comments

The military offensive of troops loyal to president Bashar Assad has entered its fourth day.

# aleppo - Monday 30 July, 2012

Syria: Aleppo assault will be 'nail in coffin' of Assad's presidency
# Syria
# Syria

Syria: Aleppo assault will be 'nail in coffin' of Assad's presidency

Jul 30th 2012, 8:18 AM 1,463 Views 11 Comments

US Defence Secretary says reported use of weapons against the Syrian people shows that Assad’s “regime is coming to an end”.

# aleppo - Sunday 29 July, 2012

Syria latest: Jordan's refugee camp, the Pope's plea and Aleppo assaults
# Syria
# Syria

Syria latest: Jordan's refugee camp, the Pope's plea and Aleppo assaults

Jul 29th 2012, 12:30 PM 1,907 Views 24 Comments

The Pope has appealed for an end to violence as Syria’s army continues its ferocious attacks on the city of Aleppo.

# aleppo - Saturday 28 July, 2012

Syria army launches Aleppo assault
# Syria
# Syria

Syria army launches Aleppo assault

Jul 28th 2012, 11:56 AM 1,568 Views 15 Comments

Fears are growing about the safety of civilians in Syria’s second city, with reports of massive assaults on several neighbourhoods.

Six-year-old boy shot dead by Syrian troops
# Syria
# Syria

Six-year-old boy shot dead by Syrian troops

Jul 28th 2012, 7:55 AM 2,849 Views 28 Comments

The young boy was trying to flee the country with this family when he was shot in the neck.

# aleppo - Friday 27 July, 2012

Syria latest: UN human rights chief warns of 'consequences' for both sides
# Syria
# Syria

Syria latest: UN human rights chief warns of 'consequences' for both sides

Jul 27th 2012, 10:50 AM 1,448 Views 16 Comments

“The world does not forget or forgive crimes like these,” Navi Pillay said of reported atrocities against Syrian civilians.

# aleppo - Thursday 26 July, 2012

Syrian ambassador defections confirmed by US
# Syria
# Syria

Syrian ambassador defections confirmed by US

Jul 26th 2012, 9:04 AM 1,730 Views 41 Comments

White House also said it considers reports the Syrian government is using planes in its assault on Aleppo as “credible”.