Monitor Says Syrians Being Held by Government in Aleppo

BEIRUT, Nov 30 – The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Wednesday the Syrian government had detained hundreds of people forced to flee rebel-held areas of east Aleppo by a fierce attack aimed at taking back the whole city. A Syrian military source denied anyone had been arrested but said the identities of people

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Syrian Government Forces Recapture Areas in Southwest Aleppo

BEIRUT, Sept 4  – Syrian government forces and their allies recaptured areas in southwestern Aleppo on Sunday which rebels seized last month, after heavy bombardments and repeated attempts to drive the insurgents back, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported. The areas recaptured included the Weaponry College and the Air Force Technical College in the

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