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Syria suspends Aleppo evacuations, blaming rebels

The Syrian government has suspended the evacuation of civilians and fighters from eastern Aleppo, accusing rebels of breaking terms of the ceasefire. Government sources said rebels had blocked the evacuation of civilians from two pro-government towns elsewhere in Syria, agreed under the deal. Meanwhile buses carrying people from eastern Aleppo were fired upon. At least 6,000 people have… Read More »

Syria suspends Aleppo evacuations, blaming rebels

The Syrian government has suspended the evacuation of civilians and fighters from eastern Aleppo, accusing rebels of breaking terms of the ceasefire. Government sources said rebels had blocked the evacuation of civilians from two pro-government towns elsewhere in Syria, agreed under the deal. Meanwhile buses carrying people from eastern Aleppo were fired upon. At least 6,000 people have… Read More »

Syrian army’s Aleppo advance slows but victory in sight

The Syrian army’s advance in Aleppo slowed on Thursday but a victory was still firmly in sight after President Bashar al-Assad vowed that retaking the nation’s second city would change the course of the six-year civil war in his favor. Lightning gains in recent days in which government forces and their allies recaptured Aleppo’s historic Old City lost… Read More »