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Why war on Aleppo is so important - Dhaka Tribune;

Why war on Aleppo is so important - Dhaka Tribune

Dhaka TribuneWhy war on Aleppo is so importantDhaka TribuneThe UN says more than 370 civilians — about one-third of them children — have been killed in eastern Aleppo since September 23. There are estimates of perhaps a few dozen civilians being killed in western Aleppo in recent weeks. Russia vetoed a ...and more »

At UN, Russia Blocks Illegal Aleppo 'No-Fly Zone', West Abets Nusra Terrorists - Sputnik International;

At UN, Russia Blocks Illegal Aleppo 'No-Fly Zone', West Abets Nusra Terrorists - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalAt UN, Russia Blocks Illegal Aleppo 'No-Fly Zone', West Abets Nusra TerroristsSputnik InternationalOn Saturday, Russia exchanged blows with the US and its allies at the UN Security Council over the Syrian crisis. See if you can spot the difference in the approach of the two respective sides. On October 8, as expected, Russia vetoed a French-drafted ...and more »

Syria Will Be First Challange for Antonio Guterres - Huffington Post

Syria Will Be First Challange for Antonio GuterresHuffington PostThe consensus of the UN Security Council members to nominate the veteran Portuguese diplomat Antonio Guterres to succeed Ban Ki-Moon as UN secretary general comes amid sharp tensions between the US and Europe, and Russia over the Syrian issue, ...and more »

Executive Summaries - News Deeply

Executive SummariesNews DeeplyWe review key developments in Syria, including a bomb blast that killed 126 evacuees from Fou'a and Kafraya, air raids killing 23 people in Deir Ezzor and a government advance in Hama reversing recent rebel gains. about 6 hours ago ...and more »

Rival Syria resolutions by West and Russia defeated at UN - Los Angeles Times;

Rival Syria resolutions by West and Russia defeated at UN - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesRival Syria resolutions by West and Russia defeated at UNLos Angeles TimesRival resolutions on Syria backed by the West and Russia were defeated in the U.N. Security Council on Saturday, offering no relief to the besieged city of Aleppo and leaving the key powers even more divided over a course of action in the war-ravaged ...and more »

Russia vetoes UN resolution to halt Aleppo airstrikes - CNN;

Russia vetoes UN resolution to halt Aleppo airstrikes - CNN

CNNRussia vetoes UN resolution to halt Aleppo airstrikesCNN(CNN) Russia vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution Saturday that demanded a halt to Syrian government air attacks in Aleppo and called for access for humanitarian aid. The British ambassador to the United Nations, Matthew Rycroft, accused ...and more »

Russia Vetoes UN Demand for End to Bombing of Syria's Aleppo - NBCNews.com;

Russia Vetoes UN Demand for End to Bombing of Syria's Aleppo - NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comRussia Vetoes UN Demand for End to Bombing of Syria's AleppoNBCNews.comUNITED NATIONS — Russia vetoed a French-drafted United Nations Security Council resolution on Saturday that would have demanded an immediate end to air strikes and military flights over Syria's Aleppo city and called for a truce and humanitarian aid ...and more »

Russia vetoes UN resolution to stop bombing of Aleppo - The Guardian;

Russia vetoes UN resolution to stop bombing of Aleppo - The Guardian

The GuardianRussia vetoes UN resolution to stop bombing of AleppoThe GuardianVitaly Churkin, top right, the Russian ambassador to the UN, and Rafael Ramírez Carreno, lower left, of Venezuela vote against a France-drafted security council resolution on Syria. Photograph: Xinhua / Barcroft Images. United Nations ...and more »

Security Council fails to adopt resolutions on ending violence in war-torn Syria's eastern Aleppo - UN News Centre;

Security Council fails to adopt resolutions on ending violence in war-torn Syria's eastern Aleppo - UN News Centre

UN News CentreSecurity Council fails to adopt resolutions on ending violence in war-torn Syria's eastern AleppoUN News Centre8 October 2016 – The United Nations Security Council today failed to adopt two resolutions to end the bloodshed in Syria's besieged eastern Aleppo. Among the two resolutions, the one proposed by France and Spain failed to be adopted as it received a ...and more »

Syria's war: UN Security Council votes on Aleppo - Aljazeera.com;

Syria's war: UN Security Council votes on Aleppo - Aljazeera.com

Aljazeera.comSyria's war: UN Security Council votes on AleppoAljazeera.comRussia vetoes French draft urging end to military flights over Aleppo while Russian draft fails to gather enough votes. 09 Oct 2016 05:14 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social ...and more »

Russia vetoes UN resolution to 'save Aleppo' - The Times of Israel;

Russia vetoes UN resolution to 'save Aleppo' - The Times of Israel

The Times of IsraelRussia vetoes UN resolution to 'save Aleppo'The Times of IsraelFrench Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault (C) speaks at the United Nations Security Council before a vote on a French-Spanish resolution on Syria at the UN headquarters, October 8, 2016, in New York City. (Dominik/AFP) ...and more »

US Ponders Whether to Go to War with Russia to Salvage Al Qaeda in Syria - Center for Research on Globalization;

US Ponders Whether to Go to War with Russia to Salvage Al Qaeda in Syria - Center for Research on Globalization

Center for Research on GlobalizationUS Ponders Whether to Go to War with Russia to Salvage Al Qaeda in SyriaCenter for Research on GlobalizationThe US government (Barack Obama) was being led by the Saudi royal family, who own Saudi Arabia, in selecting members for the so-called 'peace negotiations' with Russia on the Syrian conflict, and those 'negotiations' broke up because the US refused to ...and more »

We are watching the destruction of Aleppo. Where is the rage? - The Guardian;

We are watching the destruction of Aleppo. Where is the rage? - The Guardian

The GuardianWe are watching the destruction of Aleppo. Where is the rage?The GuardianRussia used these carpet bombing tactics to massacre civilians in Grozny. The west can't stay silent: we know how this ends. People dig in the rubble in an ongoing search for survivors at a site hit previously. People search for survivors of an ...and more »

As Syrian Carnage Stirs Anguish, A Warning That 'Do Something!' Means 'More Bombing' - Common Dreams (press release);

As Syrian Carnage Stirs Anguish, A Warning That 'Do Something!' Means 'More Bombing' - Common Dreams (press release)

Common Dreams (press release)As Syrian Carnage Stirs Anguish, A Warning That 'Do Something!' Means 'More Bombing'Common Dreams (press release)"The U.S. has been using 'war against terrorism' for fifteen years now—and terrorism is doing just fine." by. Jon Queally, staff writer. 0. Tweet. 0. Share. 0. Share. 0. Share. 0. Pin. 0. Mail. 0. Share. 28 Comments. (Photo: Reuters/A. Ismail). As ...and more »

John Kerry Calls for War Crimes Investigation of Russia and Assad Government - New York Times;

John Kerry Calls for War Crimes Investigation of Russia and Assad Government - New York Times

New York TimesJohn Kerry Calls for War Crimes Investigation of Russia and Assad GovernmentNew York TimesSecretary of State John Kerry and Jean-Marc Ayrault, the French foreign minister, spoke in Washington on Thursday before a meeting on the Syrian crisis. Credit Mike Theiler/Reuters. WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday called for a war ...and more »

UN council to vote on rival Syria resolutions on Saturday - Thomson Reuters Foundation;

UN council to vote on rival Syria resolutions on Saturday - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Thomson Reuters FoundationUN council to vote on rival Syria resolutions on SaturdayThomson Reuters FoundationUNITED NATIONS, Oct 7 (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council will vote on Saturday on rival draft resolutions on Syria - a French text requiring an end to air strikes and military flights over Aleppo city and a Russian text that is similar but ...and more »

Don't Intervene in Syria - New York Times;

Don't Intervene in Syria - New York Times

New York TimesDon't Intervene in SyriaNew York TimesThe cease-fire in Syria that the United States and Russia tortuously negotiated has, like the one before it, fallen apart. The trouble began when an errant American airstrike killed some 60 Syrian government soldiers. Then, Russia resumed its ...and more »

Kerry urges war crimes probe into Syrian and Russian bombing of civilians - Washington Post;

Kerry urges war crimes probe into Syrian and Russian bombing of civilians - Washington Post

Washington PostKerry urges war crimes probe into Syrian and Russian bombing of civiliansWashington PostSecretary of State John F. Kerry called Friday for the Syrian and Russian governments to face a war-crimes investigation over attacks on civilians in Syria. Speaking in Washington alongside French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault, Kerry said Russia ...and more »

Russia backs UN call to allow opposition to exit Aleppo - Daily Sabah;

Russia backs UN call to allow opposition to exit Aleppo - Daily Sabah

Daily SabahRussia backs UN call to allow opposition to exit AleppoDaily SabahPeople walk near an over-crowded graveyard in the opposition-held al-Shaar neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria Oct. 6. With diplomacy failing to bring an end to violence in Syria, Russia backs the UN proposal on Aleppo, saying they are ready to let ...and more »

Kerry calls for probe of Russian, Syrian 'war crimes' - CNN;

Kerry calls for probe of Russian, Syrian 'war crimes' - CNN

CNNKerry calls for probe of Russian, Syrian 'war crimes'CNN(CNN) US Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday that Russian and Syrian military strikes against civilians and medical facilities in Aleppo should be investigated as war crimes. "The regime attacked yet another hospital, and 20 people were killed ...and more »