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4,000 rebels leave Aleppo in ‘last stages’ of evacuation

More than 4,000 fighters left rebel-held areas of Aleppo, the Red Cross said Thursday, in the “last stages” of an evacuation clearing the way for Syria’s army to retake the city. A week into the rebel withdrawal from the east

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U.N. envoy says Idlib could become the next Aleppo

A senior United Nations official warned on Thursday that thousands of people evacuated from rebel-held areas of Aleppo after a crushing government offensive could suffer the same fate in their new place of refuge outside the city. U.N. Special Envoy

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Aleppo battle: Rebels burn Syria evacuation buses

Several buses en route to transport the sick and injured from two government-held villages in Syria’s Idlib province have been burned by rebels. It has thrown the latest efforts to evacuate besieged areas into doubt. Pro-government forces say people must

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Syrian official: 951 people left eastern Aleppo in first convoy

A Syrian official source said 951 people left eastern Aleppo on Thursday in the first convoy to depart from the rebel enclave under an agreement by which insurgents are surrendering the area to the government. The convoy included women, children

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82 civilians were killed in their homes in Syria’s war-ravaged Aleppo by pro-regime forces

Forces loyal to the Syrian regime have been entering homes in the last pockets of Aleppo held by rebels and shooting people on the spot, the United Nations has said. A spokesman for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

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Syria, Russia pound rebel-held Aleppo but advances halt

Syria’s military and Russian warplanes bombarded rebel-held districts of Aleppo on Saturday as Damascus’s allies said victory was near, but insurgents fought back and army advances halted after rapid gains during the week. The United States said it was meeting

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Syrian army ‘suspends Aleppo fighting’

Russia says Syrian army has suspended fighting around east Aleppo for evacuation of civilians Details later Follow us on twitter @aljazirahnewsng Share with friends on WhatsAppfollow us on twitter @aljazirahnewsng Share This:

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Russia seeks full withdrawal of Aleppo rebels

Russia said on Saturday it was ready for talks with the United States about a withdrawal of all Syrian rebels from eastern Aleppo, where advances by the Russian-backed Syrian army and its allies threaten to deal a crushing blow to

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Assad, allies aim to seize all Aleppo before Trump takes power

The Syrian army and its allies aim to seize all eastern Aleppo from rebels by the time U.S. President-elect Donald Trump takes office in January, sticking by a Russian-backed timeline for the operation after big gains in recent days, a

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Islamic State arrests shopkeepers for hiking prices in nearly besieged Mosul

Islamic State has arrested dozens of Mosul shop owners accused of raising food prices in the nearly besieged city, to tamp down discontent as a U.S.-backed offensive closes in on the group’s last major stronghold in Iraq, residents said on

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