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GRAPHIC: Boy cries over mother's dead body in eastern Aleppo

In a harrowing amateur video released by the Syria Civil Defence (the White Helmets), a boy can be seen crying over the body of his dead mother.

In a harrowing amateur video released by the Syria Civil Defence (the White Helmets), a boy can be seen crying over the body of his dead mother.

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Clown of Aleppo 'killed in Syrian or Russian air strike'

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.

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.

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UN warns Aleppo risks becoming a 'graveyard'

At least 26 people are killed in latest artillery bombardments on Aleppo's rebel zone including some who had fled from frontline area.

At least 26 people are killed in latest artillery bombardments on Aleppo's rebel zone including some who had fled from frontline area.

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'Thousands uprooted' in eastern Aleppo as Syrian Army advances

Videos uploaded to social media websites purport to show thousands of residents from eastern Aleppo streaming into the Kurdish-controlled Sheikh Maqsoud district of the city after the Syrian Army and

Videos uploaded to social media websites purport to show thousands of residents from eastern Aleppo streaming into the Kurdish-controlled Sheikh Maqsoud district of the city after the Syrian Army and

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Syrian army captures a third of rebel-held territory in east Aleppo

Rebels lose a third of their territory in eastern Aleppo as Syrian government forces press on with their advance in a bid to take back the city.

Rebels lose a third of their territory in eastern Aleppo as Syrian government forces press on with their advance in a bid to take back the city.

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Battle for Aleppo: did US election distract attention?

As the Syrian government and its allies advance in eastern Aleppo, rescuers are warning of an “imminent humanitarian disaster.

As the Syrian government and its allies advance in eastern Aleppo, rescuers are warning of an “imminent humanitarian disaster.

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Syrian army advances into rebel Aleppo

Thousands of civilians are fleeing the fighting between rebels and government forces in eastern Aleppo.

Thousands of civilians are fleeing the fighting between rebels and government forces in eastern Aleppo.

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Syrian army forces 'retake' key district in eastern Aleppo

Hundreds of residents of eastern Aleppo have fled the shifting front lines, as Syrian government forces continue their push to cut the rebel-stronghold in two.

Hundreds of residents of eastern Aleppo have fled the shifting front lines, as Syrian government forces continue their push to cut the rebel-stronghold in two.

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Siege of Aleppo: battle reaches crescendo

Syrian pro-government forces are believed to have reclaimed the largest rebel-controlled district in Aleppo.

Syrian pro-government forces are believed to have reclaimed the largest rebel-controlled district in Aleppo.

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Three Turkish soldiers die in air strike in Syria

It happened at around 3am local time during the course of a Turkish-led Syrian rebel operation, according to a statement from the Turkish military.

It happened at around 3am local time during the course of a Turkish-led Syrian rebel operation, according to a statement from the Turkish military.

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Aleppo's bloody week

Aleppo’s children are the victims of the ongoing fighting: among them school children in the government-controlled west of the city and a girl in a rebel-held district in the…

Aleppo’s children are the victims of the ongoing fighting: among them school children in the government-controlled west of the city and a girl in a rebel-held district in the…

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Media & conflicts: the Israeli-Palestinian case

The Middle East remains a region that draws the attention of the public because of the many conflicts in the area. According to INFOCORE, a study that investigates the role the media plays in violent

The Middle East remains a region that draws the attention of the public because of the many conflicts in the area. According to INFOCORE, a study that investigates the role the media plays in violent

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Children's hospital targeted in Aleppo

Footage obtained from the Associated Press agency appears to show the moment a children’s hospital is struck by warplanes in Aleppo.

Footage obtained from the Associated Press agency appears to show the moment a children’s hospital is struck by warplanes in Aleppo.

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'Time running out for east Aleppo' UN envoy warns

While diplomacy falters, the fighting rages on. A rebel shelling killed eight children at a school in western Aleppo, while a barrel bomb killed a family of six in the rebel-held east.

While diplomacy falters, the fighting rages on. A rebel shelling killed eight children at a school in western Aleppo, while a barrel bomb killed a family of six in the rebel-held east.

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Boy and girl rescued through the rubble in Aleppo

Video footage uploaded on social media purports to show two children being rescued from the rubble of damaged buildings allegedly in Yaqid al Adas, in Aleppo…

Video footage uploaded on social media purports to show two children being rescued from the rubble of damaged buildings allegedly in Yaqid al Adas, in Aleppo…

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Syria: hospitals in eastern Aleppo 'bombed out of use'

Hospitals in besieged rebel-held districts of the Syrian city have been hit by intense airstrikes in recent days, several sources say.

Hospitals in besieged rebel-held districts of the Syrian city have been hit by intense airstrikes in recent days, several sources say.

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WHO condemns Syria hospital attacks

The World Health Organisation is condemning a wave of attacks on hospitals in Syria.

The World Health Organisation is condemning a wave of attacks on hospitals in Syria.

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Syria's Assad sees Trump as 'an ally against terrorism'

President Assad gives his first reaction to the election of Donald Trump describing him as a possible 'ally in the fight against terror'

President Assad gives his first reaction to the election of Donald Trump describing him as a possible 'ally in the fight against terror'

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Russian planes resume intense air strikes in Syria

Russian planes have taken to the skies over Syria again after a 28-day pause targeting Islamic militant groups in Idlib and Homs.

Russian planes have taken to the skies over Syria again after a 28-day pause targeting Islamic militant groups in Idlib and Homs.

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Drone footage shows the extent of Aleppo's destruction

Drone footage uploaded on social media by Aleppo Media Center (AMC) purports to show destroyed buildings and rubble on the streets in Al-Shaar neighbourhood in eastern Aleppo…

Drone footage uploaded on social media by Aleppo Media Center (AMC) purports to show destroyed buildings and rubble on the streets in Al-Shaar neighbourhood in eastern Aleppo…