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In its first world premier, Turkish director Andaç Haznederoğlu’s film The Guest: Aleppo-Istanbul won the Audience Award at the 54th Antalya Film Festival. The film starring Saba Mubarak, a Jordanian actress that granted a huge fan base in Egypt after participating in several films and TV drama shows. Written and directed by Haznederoğlu, the …
Photographer says his photographs were a campaign aimed to show support for the Syrian children in Aleppo
Nearly 400 people have been evacuated from rebel-held enclaves in east Aleppo, despite government sources saying the operation had been suspended
Pro-state media outlets have been very supportive of Al-Assad and his allies’ conquest of eastern Aleppo
Explosions have been reported in Aleppo despite a tentative truce. Rebels and a monitoring group claimed the regime restarted shelling, while Russia said the government was retaliating to an initial rebel attack
Troops loyal to President Bashar Al-Assad are about to score one of their biggest victories in the country’s war
France has called for an urgent session in the UN security council in light of the latest developments in Syria
The position of besieged rebels looks precarious as Syrian forces press into opposition held areas of Aleppo
Russia has announced it will not extended its unilateral “humanitarian pause,” citing rebel attacks.
The US and Russian foreign ministers have reportedly agreed to meet in Geneva to discuss an accord on fighting the “Islamic State” (IS). Rights monitors have said at least 24 people were killed in the latest airstrikes.
At least 100 children have been killed in airstrikes and combat in Aleppo in August, a monitor reports.
A photograph of a five-year-old boy who survived an airstrike in Aleppo has highlighted the extent of the civil war in Syria. The image has gone viral around the world.
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has decried Russia’s “high level of responsibility” for the “catastrophic situation in Aleppo.” Humanitarian access has to be assured by the UN, the minister said.
Syrian government troops have clashed with opposition forces in Aleppo, a day after rebels breached a regime blockade in the embattled northern city. The government has responded with a major airstrike campaign.
A UK-based observer group says Syrian regime fighters have seized the only road into the rebel-held area of Aleppo. More than 30 civilians were killed in the besieged city on Saturday.
Damascus has extended a ceasefire for 72 hours, marking the second of its kind since the end of Ramadan. The US’ top diplomat is expected in Moscow as the international community pushes to revive stalled peace talks.
The Syrian army has extended a nationwide ceasefire for three days as pro-Assad forces continue to advance against rebels in the north. Observers have called the truce mostly ineffective since its declaration last week.
Russian and Syrian government planes have targeted rebel-held areas of Aleppo in a bid for the rebel’s last supply line. Meanwhile, hundreds have fled “Islamic State”-held areas of northern Syria amidst mass abductions.
Russia has called for a renewed end to fighting in the war-torn Syrian city of Aleppo. The announcement came the same day a human rights group criticized the UN for favoring the Syrian government.
Syrian rebels have pushed back “Islamic State” militants from northern Aleppo, lifting a month-long siege of the town of Marea. A monitoring group says the retreat is a sign that IS is under pressure.
A temporary truce in Syria’s second city, Aleppo, has been extended for another 72 hours as clashes raged further south.
US officials have announced the extension of a truce to Syria’s war-torn northern city. Officials at the United Nations, meanwhile, have accused the Assad regime of war crimes.
The Syrian military has extended its ceasefire around the capital although fighting is still going on in the country’s north. Meanwhile,US Secretary of State John Kerry is trying to revive peace talks.
The death toll in the Al-Quds hospital attack has risen to 50, according to Doctors Without Borders.
According to the UN, the situation in Aleppo is ‘catastrophic.’ The aid lifeline that delivers supplies to millions of Syrians is at risk of being severed because of new government airstrikes.
Deployment of Gulf troops to Syria, which remains highly unlikely, would prevent that narrative from unfolding, says analyst
Moscow still insists its operations in Syria are limited to fighting terrorist groups
Russia has carried out airstrikes in a rebel-held area in Syria, killing numerous insurgents and civilians, according to a monitor. Several governments have accused Moscow of targeting opponents of the Assad regime