Syria conflict: Ceasefire for Aleppo rebels ends - BBC News

A 10-hour ceasefire by Russian and Syrian government forces in Aleppo has come to an end, in what Russia described as a final chance for rebels to leave besieged areas. No-one left, activists said. Russia and Syria are now expected to resume attacks on ...

Russia Has Strategically Timed the End of the Aleppo Cease-Fire - News Deeply

The likely devastating military campaign that will follow the cease-fire in Aleppo is set to start in tandem with the U.S. presidential elections, which will dominate mainstream and social media platforms leaving Syria in the dark, writes Alexandra Tohme.

10-Hour Russian 'Cease-fire' in Aleppo Amid Ultimatum for Rebel Fighters to Leave - Voice of America

A 10-hour Russian-declared “cease-fire” in Syria's largest city of Aleppo is due to come to an end at dusk Friday, coinciding with an ultimatum given to “rebel” militia fighters to evacuate the city through several “safe” corridors. The apparent ...

Russian-declared pause in Syria's Aleppo broken - CBC.ca

Two Russian soldiers and a Syrian journalist were injured in Syria's Aleppo Friday when mortar rounds struck one of the exit corridors designated for the evacuation of rebels and residents from the eastern besieged part of the city during a temporary ...

Russian Strategy in Aleppo: Delay Diplomacy, Let Shi'ite Militias Finish the Job - Haaretz

Assad won't win the city by Russian airpower alone, but he stands a chance with Iranian-backed militias fresh from the battle for Mosul. Zvi Bar'el. Nov 04, 2016 4:43 PM. 0comments Print Zen Subscribe now · Shareshare on facebook · Tweet · send via ...

5 things everyone needs to know about Russia's position on Syria - RT

Dr Alexander Yakovenko, Russian Ambassador to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Deputy foreign minister (2005-2011). Follow him on Twitter @Amb_Yakovenko. Published time: 4 Nov, 2016 13:59. Get short URL. 5 things everyone ...

President Al-Assad: America, Turkey, Saudi Arabia Support and Protect Al Qaeda-ISIS-Daesh Terrorists - Center for Research on Globalization

President Bashar al-Assad asserted that the United States and its Western allies are to blame for the failure of the latest ceasefire, because terrorism and terrorists are for them a card they want to play on the Syrian arena. In an interview given to ...

Aleppo evacuations to fall flat, rebels prevent any exit: Syria official - Reuters

Rebel fighters drive their motorcycles under the smoke of burning tyres, western Aleppo city, Syria November 3, 2016. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah. BEIRUT A Syrian government official said he did not expect civilians or rebels to leave besieged eastern ...

Two Russian Officers Injured in Militants' Attack Near Castello Road in Aleppo - Sputnik International

The Russian Defense Ministry said Friday that two Russian officers working for the center for Syrian reconciliation were injured in a militants' attack near the Castello Road in Aleppo. The humanitarian corridor that is open for the exit of armed ...

Liberating Syria from Al Qaeda-ISIS: US-Supported Terrorists Admit Taking Heavy Casualties in Aleppo - Center for Research on Globalization

Liberating Syria depends on winning the battle for Aleppo. It continues raging, government forces inflicting heavy losses on US-supported terrorists. According to Fars News, citing RT International's Arabic service, (s)ources close to the terrorist ...

Syrian rebels use children's balloon bombs to try to bring drown Russian jets in Aleppo - Telegraph.co.uk

For years Syrian rebel fighters have pleaded with their foreign backers for sophisticated anti-aircraft weapons to use against Russian jets and regime helicopters. The answer has always been no, out of fear that the weapons would eventually fall into ...

Syria: Fears of civilian carnage in Aleppo amid threat of impending assault on city - Amnesty International

Fears for the safety of civilians in eastern and western Aleppo city are mounting amid the looming threat of a resumption and possible escalation of fighting and bombardment by Syrian government forces with Russian support, and non-state armed groups ...

Russia–US Tensions Likely to Escalate in 2017 - ValueWalk

There will be increased tensions between Russia and the US in the near future. That is the opinion of Jacob Shapiro, director of analysis for Geopolitical Futures. He argues that a Clinton win means the relationship between the US and Russia is going ...

US hypocrisy: Bombing of Aleppo is no worse than what happened in Gaza and Iraq - Middle East Eye

The Russian-Syrian bombing campaign in eastern Aleppo, which has ended at least for the time being, has been described in press reports and op-eds as though it were unique in modern military history in its indiscriminateness. In an usual move for a ...

Aleppo Sees Pause in Fighting as Russia Announces Plan to Let Rebels, Residents Flee - NBCNews.com

Relative calm fell on eastern parts of Aleppo Friday after Russia announced a pause in fighting to allow rebels and residents to leave the area. The U.N. estimates 275,000 people are trapped in the rebel-held part of the divided city, which has been ...

Despite military successes, Russia's main goal in Syria remains elusive - Christian Science Monitor

While Russian and Syrian forces are set for a major offensive on Aleppo after the end of today's cease-fire, the potential military success is overshadowed by the Kremlin's inability to return to superpower-style dealing with the US.

Russian 12-hour ceasefire in effect in east Aleppo - Middle East Eye

A Russian-declared ceasefire for opposition-held areas of Syria's second city Aleppo took effect on Friday, but hopes were low that civilians or rebels would heed calls to leave. Damascus ally Moscow said the 10-hour "humanitarian pause" was an attempt ...

Syria conflict: East Aleppo braces itself for more air strikes - BBC News

With the Syrian government's final deadline for civilians and fighters to leave rebel-held east Aleppo about to run out, the city's residents are bracing themselves for more attacks from Syrian and Russian forces. Owen Bennett-Jones reports from ...

Aleppo: Fear and distrust in besieged Syrian city as army offers to let civilians flee - ABC Online

There are strong indications Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his Russian allies are gearing up for a new assault on opposition-held east Aleppo. Key points: Syrian Army says civilians, armed rebels must leave Aleppo's east by 7:00pm; Many ...

Syria conflict: Rebels ramp up attacks on government-held Aleppo - BBC News

Rebel fighters in east Aleppo have intensified their attempts to break the Syrian government's siege, ahead of what Russia says will be their last chance to leave the city in safety. Many people have been killed or injured in rebel attacks on western, ...