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Syria: UN considers role in Russia's 'deeply flawed' humanitarian corridors plan - The Guardian

Syrian children cycle past tyres set on fire to block ground visibility to Russian airstrikes in Aleppo. Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images. Syria. Syria: UN considers role in Russia's 'deeply flawed' humanitarian corridors plan. Confidential ...and more »

No, Aleppo is not the new Srebrenica – the West won't go to war over Syria - Belfast Telegraph

There are no 'good guys' among the Syrian warlords yet, despite all the evidence, we want to find them. It's time to stop lying to the people of the Middle East. Smoke rises over Saif Al Dawla district, in Aleppo, Syria (AP). 16 16 Smoke rises over ...and more »

UNICEF Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa, Saad Houry, calls for the protection of all children ... - UNICEF (press release)

AMMAN, 2 August 2016 – UNICEF is extremely concerned for the safety and wellbeing of all children caught up in the escalating violence in the city of Aleppo in northern Syria. The escalation of this conflict puts children in horrific circumstances and ...and more »

The Case for (Finally) Bombing Assad - New York Times

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration wants to reduce the violence and suffering in Syria and, at the same time, quash jihadist groups there. This is why the White House is now pushing a plan for the United States to cooperate with the Russian ...and more »

Syrian rebels target regime supply lines in attempt to lift Aleppo siege - The Guardian

Syrian opposition forces blow up a tunnel under regime headquarters in the Ramouseh area of Aleppo on Wednesday. Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images. Syria. Syrian rebels target regime supply lines in attempt to lift Aleppo siege. Opposition ...and more »

Syrian children burn tyres in beseiged Aleppo 'to create no-fly zones' - The Independent

Syrian children in the besieged area of Aleppo have been burning old tyres in an attempt to form no-fly zones over their homes, it has been claimed. Footage released by pro-rebel news agency Halab News Network shows young boys in the besieged rebel ...and more »

Syrian government forces hit hospitals in Aleppo's 'worst week': rights group - Reuters

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government forces launched air strikes against six hospitals in the Aleppo area within a week in attacks that amounted to war crimes, a U.S.-based rights group said on Wednesday. Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) said it was ...and more »

Could this be the last battle for Aleppo? - Al-Monitor

Opposition factions in southern Aleppo have made significant advances after launching attacks in response to the one-month-long siege imposed by the regime on Aleppo's eastern neighborhood. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail. A Free Syrian Army tank fires in ...and more »

Syria Bleeds After 'Worst Week' for Attacks on Aleppo Hospitals - Newsweek

Aleppo hospital Damage inside Anadan Hospital, sponsored by Union of Medical Care and Relief Organizations, after it was hit by an airstrike in the rebel-held city of Anadan, northern Aleppo province, Syria, on July 31. Doctors in Aleppo are calling on ...and more »

Aleppo hospital hit by illegal 'vacuum' bomb, US aid group says - Middle East Eye

An Aleppo hospital attacked by Syrian government forces was hit by an illegal vacuum bomb, according to an American NGO that owns the facility. Mohamed Khatoub, advocacy manager for the Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS), said: "Our health workers ...and more »