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# Aleppo

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Syria army launches Aleppo assault
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
The young boy was trying to flee the country with this family when he was shot in the neck.
Syria latest: UN human rights chief warns of 'consequences' for both sides
“The world does not forget or forgive crimes like these,” Navi Pillay said of reported atrocities against Syrian civilians.
Syrian ambassador defections confirmed by US
White House also said it considers reports the Syrian government is using planes in its assault on Aleppo as “credible”.
Syria latest: defections, Turkish roadblocks and a Russian outburst
Violence continues to rage in the commercial capital of Aleppo.
Fighter jets, helicopter gunships target rebel areas of Syria's Aleppo - reports
The country’s second city has seen fresh heavy violence today, according to reports from the area.
Eight killed in Syrian prison mutiny
Opposition Syrian National Council claims regime forces opened fire on detainees during a peaceful sit-in protest.
Syrian war: fierce fighting continues in Damascus and Aleppo
Rebels have launched an operation to ‘liberate’ Aleppo, Syria’s largest city. Both sides are claiming territorial gains.
Four students killed in assault on Syrian college
Activists say government forces stormed dorms at Aleppo University.
France raises prospects of military intervention in Syria
Comments from French foreign minister Alain Juppe reflecting mounting international frustration with the fragile ceasefire
Syria: Rebels refuse 'written guarantee' to end fighting
It comes as the UN/Arab League special envoy Kofi Annan decried the continuing violence in the country.
Explosion in Syria's second city Aleppo
Syrian state media is reporting an unspecified number of casualties from today’s blast.
Al-Qaeda chief urges outside help for Syria rebels
Ayman al-Zawahri calls on Muslims elsewhere in the Arab World to join the uprising against Syrian president Bashar Assad.
Military official shot dead in Damascus
Dr Issa al-Kholi is the highest ranking military official to have been killed since unrest began almost a year ago.
Syria: 28 killed in Aleppo bomb blasts
Bashar Assad’s forces continue to bombard the city of Homs as the government said that military complexes in the economically important city of Aleppo had been targeted today.