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.
Syrian forces in Aleppo take control of the 'Old City' and sense a pivotal victory in the five-year conflict against rebels
Syrian government forces have reportedly recaptured all of Aleppo’s historic ‘Old City’, pushing the last remaining rebels there out.
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.
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.
Syria’s army and its allies are tightening their grip on rebel-held parts of eastern Aleppo.
Rebel-held territory in eastern Aleppo has been split in two after Syrian government forces captured the key district of al-Sakhour.
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Russian planes have taken to the skies over Syria again after a 28-day pause targeting Islamic militant groups in Idlib and Homs.
Kurdish fighters backed with US-led coalition air power are taking the lead in the final assault on ISIL's capital, Raqqa. But Turkey warns the mainly Arab Syrian city should remain just that, and not
Activists are blaming government forces for the shelling in a rebel-held district of the Syrian capital, which reportedly happened during morning playtime.
It comes as a ten-hour ceasefire by Russian and Syrian government forces in the Syrian city comes to an end. Moscow says it was the final chance for rebels to leave besieged areas.
Sergei Lavrov said other participants in peace process are 'sabotaging' it by backing extremist groups
Fighting rages around Aleppo, as Russia says it will extend a moratorium on air strikes on the besieged Syrian city into a ninth day.
The rescue service operating in rebel-held areas of Syria claims an airstrike by Russian jets killed a large family in Aleppo.
Images from the rebel-held east of Aleppo show the extent of the destruction caused by pro-Assad airstrikes.
President Bashar al-Assad has said that Saudi Arabia offered to help his regime if they denounced Iran.
Rescue workers say at least 150 people have been killed in the eastern rebel-held sector of the city in the last few days.
After several days of relative calm in Aleppo, Russian jets resumed heavy bombardment of rebel-held areas on Tuesday, according to a rebel official and a British-based monitoring…
Syrian forces continue to make gains in the rebel-held areas of Aleppo.
The Syrian army is tightening its grip on the besieged city of Aleppo.
Pro-government media say the Syrian army is pressing ahead in a major campaign, supported by Iranian-backed militias and Russian air power.
The offensive in Aleppo shows little sign of slowing down.
Monitors say Syria's government and its Russian backers have stepped up air attacks on rebel-held parts of the city since the end of a ceasefire last week.