Up to 10,500 Syrians have poured out of parts of war-torn eastern Aleppo in 24 hours, Moscow’s defence ministry said on Friday.
The Syrian army is tightening its siege on rebel-held parts of Aleppo.
Six policemen have been killed and three wounded after a roadside bomb exploded near a security checkpoint in Cairo.
Before Syria's ruinous civil war struck Aleppo, the country's largest city was a busy commercial powerhouse and a proud historic center
The UN says hundreds of men from eastern Aleppo have reportedly gone missing after leaving rebel-held areas of the city and entering government territory.
There are conflicting reports over whether the Russian-backed Syrian government has halted its military push to retake the rebel-held eastern Aleppo.
Syria’s army has suspended “active” military action in eastern Aleppo, according to Russia’s foreign minister.
The move comes amid strong international criticism over the failure to secure aid for civilians, as the Syrian army closes on the last rebel-held areas of Aleppo.
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Syrian government forces have reportedly recaptured all of Aleppo’s historic ‘Old City’, pushing the last remaining rebels there out.
A golden statue of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been given a mixed reception by onlookers as it made a brief appearance in Tel Aviv.
Syrian government forces have seized several areas of eastern Aleppo, including the key-rebel-held district of Al Sharr, state media and monitors are reporting.
Turkey has received its first ambassador from Israel since the two countries broke off ties six years ago after an attempt to break the blockade of Gaza ended in…
Syrian government forces and their allies have advanced into another rebel-held part of eastern Aleppo – according to an opposition official and the UK-based monitoring group, the Syrian Observatory f
The Syrian army and its allies have advanced deeper into rebel-controlled areas, taking over a major access road leading to Aleppo International Airport.
Gains made by both sides in battle for Aleppo while evacuation deals have been brokered in southern SyriaGains are believed to have been made both by rebels and regime forces in the battle for Aleppo.
Gains are believed to have been made both by rebels and regime forces in the battle for Aleppo.
Reports from Syria say a social worker known as the “Clown of Aleppo” who helped the besieged city’s children has been killed in an air strike.
Syrian government forces say they gained more ground in Aleppo on Thursday.
At least 26 people are killed in latest artillery bombardments on Aleppo's rebel zone including some who had fled from frontline area.
Many international organisations including the UN have criticised the move by Yemen's Shi'ite Houthi rebels to form a government in Sana'a.
Syria’s army and its allies are tightening their grip on rebel-held parts of eastern Aleppo.
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The Palestinian President has opened the first congress of his Fatah party for seven years. An estimated 1,300 delegates gathered to elect new leaders and discuss longer-term policy.