Aleppo

Lion Rescued From Syrian Aleppo Gives Birth In Jordan

According to Agence France-Presse, a charity has successfully transferred 13 animals to a new home in Jordan via Turkey from a neglected Syrian zoo. A lioness who was among the rescued animals gave birth to a healthy cub just hours after arriving.

Syrian government forces have taken full control of Aleppo

Government forces and their allies are now in control of eastern Aleppo, ending more than four years of rebel rule, CNN reports. Syrian forces and militia supporting President Bashar al-Assad entered eastern Aleppo by ground in late November. The regime and Russia,

Bana Alabed, Aleppo’s tweeting girl, meets Turkey’s President Erdogan

Bana and her little brother have been pictured sitting on Mr Erdogan's knee in the presidential complex in Ankara, the BBC reports. President Erdogan sent a special representative to Syria to collect Bana and her family after they fled east Aleppo, the

Aleppo evacuation: Orphans among thousands to leave Syria city

More than 4,500 civilians have left rebel-held parts of eastern Aleppo so far on Monday, the BBC reports. A linked evacuation of government-held parts of Idlib province being besieged by rebels started early on Monday. Turkey's foreign minister said 4,500 civilians had left

Aleppo evacuation: Buses burned on way to evacuate besieged Syrian villages: reports

Some buses, as well as Red Crescent vehicles, reached the entrance to the villages in Idlib province, which are besieged by insurgents, Reuters reports. The coalition of forces fighting for the government of President Bashar al-Assad are demanding people to be allowed

Aleppo evacuation suspended after 24-hour period as blasts reported at departure point

The evacuation of people from eastern Aleppo has been suspended after a 24-hour period in which an estimated 8,000 people left besieged districts, The Guardian reports. A source with knowledge of the deal told the Guardian it was suspended over rebel refusal

Evacuation of civilians delayed as shelling resumes in Aleppo

A ceasefire was declared in Aleppo on Tuesday and buses brought in to ferry people out of the devastated enclave, the BBC reports. But fighting resumed on Wednesday. Syrian activists also say air strikes over rebel-held territory have resumed. The breakdown of the

UN says Syrian pro-government forces kill civilians in Aleppo

The UN's human rights office said streets were full of bodies, the BBC reports. Meanwhile, the UN children's agency (UNICEF) cited a doctor as saying a building housing as many as 100 unaccompanied children was under heavy attack, Rebels, who have held east

Russian jets pound Aleppo as U.S. clings to diplomacy

Russia was reported on Friday to be sending more warplanes to Syria to ramp up its air campaign as the United States said it had not yet given up on finding a diplomatic resolution, Reuters reports. The latest strikes come 10 days

Ukrainians urgently evacuated from Aleppo

The Embassy of Ukraine in Syria published the statement on Facebook page, urging the Ukrainians in the combat areas to leave the country, Joinfo.ua reports with reference to Ukrinform. "The Ukrainian Embassy in Syria and the Honorary Consulate General of Ukraine in