ALEPPO: UN chief Ban Ki-moon said Saturday he was “appalled by the chilling military escalation” in Syria’s battleground city of Aleppo where residents cowered indoors as air strikes toppled buildings and killed at least 45 civilians.
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: Aid convoys for four Syrian towns will be postponed as staff reassesses security after a deadly attack on relief trucks and intensified violence, a senior official from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Tuesday.
ALEPPO: Aid for the divided Syrian city of Aleppo was stuck on the Turkish border on the fifth day of a fragile ceasefire on Friday with rival factions arguing over how the supplies are to be delivered and violence increasingly undermining the truce.
BEIRUT, LEBANON: Dozens of people had to be treated for breathing problems in the Syrian battlefront city of Aleppo after regime helicopters dropped barrel bombs on a rebel-held district Tuesday, a monitor said.
ALEPPO: Islamic State spokesman Abu Muhammad al-Adnani, one of the militant group’s longest-serving and most prominent leaders, has been killed in Aleppo in Syria, its Amaq News Agency reported on Tuesday in a statement distributed by the group’s supporters.
ALEPPO: Eleven children were killed on Thursday in a barrel bomb attack carried out by government forces on a rebel-held neighbourhood of Syria’s Aleppo city, a monitor said.
ALEPPO: Video of a small boy, bloodied and covered in dust, who was rescued after an apparent air strike in the Syrian city of Aleppo, sparked outrage and concern on Thursday.
BEIRUT: Air raids on two rebel-held districts of Syria’s battleground second city Aleppo on Tuesday killed 19 civilians, including three children, a monitoring group said.
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: Up to two million people in Syria’s Aleppo have gone without running water for the past four days, the United Nations warned on Tuesday, describing the situation as “catastrophic”.