Russia, Syrian regime resume Aleppo bombardment

Russia, Syrian regime resume Aleppo bombardment

Intense air strikes resumed in rebel-held districts of eastern Aleppo after a weeks-long pause on Tuesday, killing at least three people, residents and a war monitor said. Syrian state television said the Damascus government’s air force took part in strikes against “terrorist strongholds” in Aleppo’s Old City while Russia said it had struck Islamic State […]

Russia, Syria accused of ‘war crimes’ in Aleppo bombardment

Russia, Syria accused of ‘war crimes’ in Aleppo bombardment

France has accused Moscow and Damascus of “war crimes” in Aleppo, comparing Russian and Syrian air raids on Syria to Sarajevo during the Bosnian war, and to the carpet bombing of Guernica during the Spanish Civil War. At an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council to demand Russia rein in its ally, Syrian President […]

Russia, Syria accused of ‘war crimes’ in Aleppo bombardment

Russia, Syria accused of ‘war crimes’ in Aleppo bombardment

France has accused Moscow and Damascus of “war crimes” in Aleppo, comparing Russian and Syrian air raids on Syria to Sarajevo during the Bosnian war, and to the carpet bombing of Guernica during the Spanish Civil War. At an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council to demand Russia rein in its ally, Syrian President […]

UN seeks humanitarian aid drop to Syrian civilians under bombardment

UN seeks humanitarian aid drop to Syrian civilians under bombardment

Regime air strikes killed dozens of civilians in and around the Syrian city of Aleppo Friday, as the UN Security Council prepared to discuss emergency aid drops to besieged areas in the war-torn country. The raids were the most intense in more than a week, with dozens of barrel bombs — crude, unguided explosive devices […]