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Air Strikes Pound Rebel-Held East Aleppo After Weeks-Long Pause

By Ellen Francis and Angus McDowall BEIRUT, Nov 15 – Intense air strikes resumed in rebel-held districts of eastern Aleppo after a weeks-long pause on Tuesday, killing at least three people, residents and a war monitor said. Syrian state television said the Damascus government’s air force took part in strikes against “terrorist strongholds” in Aleppo’s

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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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Warplanes Mount New Strikes on Rebel-Held Aleppo

BEIRUT, Sept 24  – Warplanes mounted a new wave of heavy air strikes on rebel-held areas of Aleppo on Saturday, rebel sources, a rescue worker and a war monitor reported, pressing a major offensive by the Russian-backed Syrian military to take back the whole city. Residents of rebel-held eastern Aleppo say it has been subjected

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UN Suspends Aid Convoys in Syria after Hit, ICRC Warns on Impact

By Stephanie Nebehay and Tom Miles GENEVA, Sept 20  – The United Nations suspended aid convoys across Syria on Tuesday a day after an air strike hit relief trucks near the city of Aleppo, killing at least one aid worker and around 20 civilians, and destroying a warehouse and hospital. The International Committee of the

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Red Cross Postpones Aid Convoys after Aleppo Attack

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, Sept 20  – Aid convoys for four Syrian towns will be postponed as staff reassess security after a deadly attack on relief trucks and intensified violence, a senior official from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Tuesday. Syrian or Russian aircraft struck an aid convoy near Aleppo,

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