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UN says Syria’s Aleppo Faces “Bleak Moment”, all Aid Convoys Blocked

* Besieged civilians out of food, medical supplies – UN * Egeland warns of “killer winter” for exhausted people * UN says aid convoys ready but awaiting green light * Angry, frustrated at “outrageous” situation – aid chief (Updates with rebels approving Aleppo aid plan, adds Douma convoy turned back) By Tom Miles GENEVA, Nov

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Air Strike Hits Third Syrian Hospital in 24 hours – Monitor

BEIRUT, Nov 15 – An air strike hit a hospital in the rebel-held Syrian village of Awaijel, west of Aleppo killing at least one person in the early hours of Tuesday, a day after attacks on two other hospitals in the region, a war monitor said. Jets hit Awaijel’s Baghdad hospital with rockets, injuring medical

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Yemen Air Strike Kills 14 in Attack on Fuel Trucks – Medics, Residents

SANAA/DUBAI, Nov 14 – At least 14 people were killed in central Yemen on Monday in air strikes on fuel trucks by the Arab coalition fighting in the country, medics and witnesses said, with the coalition saying the vehicles were carrying rebel military supplies. The medics and witnesses said at least 11 other people were

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Syria Monitor says Air Strikes Kill 22 in School in Rebel-Held Idlib

BEIRUT, Oct 26  – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said air strikes killed at least 22 people in a village in Syria’s rebel-held Idlib province on Wednesday, seven of them children. The Observatory, a British-based war monitor, said warplanes struck several locations in the Haas village, including an elementary and middle school, killing at

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At Least 20 Iraqi Sunni Tribal Fighters Killed in Mistaken Airstrike

TIKRIT, Iraq, Oct 5  – At least 20 Sunni tribal fighters were killed in a airstrike south of Mosul in the early hours of Wednesday when they were mistaken for Daesh militants, Iraqi police said. Whether the aircraft that carried out the attack belonged to the Iraqi air force or the U.S.-led coalition could not be

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Attack on Aleppo Aid Convoy was Air Strike – UN Expert

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, Oct 5 – Analysis of satellite imagery of a deadly attack on an aid convoy in Syria last month showed that it was an air strike, a U.N. expert said on Wednesday. Some 20 people were killed in the attack on the U.N. and Syrian Arab Red Crescent convoy at Urem

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Kremlin says Worried That Terrorists Regrouping in Syria

MOSCOW, Sept 26 – The Kremlin said on Monday it was gravely concerned by the situation in Syria where it said terrorists were using a ceasefire to regroup and wage offensives against government troops. “The Kremlin views the situation as extremely complicated,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told a conference call with reporters. “We are chiefly

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Russian and Syrian Jets Bomb Aleppo Camp Retaken by Rebels

AMMAN, Sept 25 – Russian and Syrian forces bombed a strategic camp on the northern edge of Aleppo on Sunday after losing control of it overnight, both rebels and the Syrian army said. Rebels said the army used more powerful weapons in an attempt to recover Handarat, a Palestinian refugee camp a few kilometres north

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Battle Rages Near Aleppo, Air Onslaught Continues

By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN, Sept 25  – Warplanes bombed a strategic camp on the northern edge of Aleppo on Sunday as Syrian government and rebel forces battled for control of the high ground in a Russian-backed offensive that has left Washington’s Syria policy in tatters. Planes also continued to pound residential parts of the town,

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