Why war on Aleppo is so important - Dhaka Tribune

The 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 ...

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

On 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 ...

Syria Will Be First Challange for Antonio Guterres - Huffington Post

The 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, ...

Executive Summaries - News Deeply

We 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 ...

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

Rival 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 ...

Russia vetoes UN resolution to halt Aleppo airstrikes - CNN

(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 ...

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

UNITED 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 ...

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

Vitaly 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 ...

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

8 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 ...

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

Russia 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 ...

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

French 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) ...

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

The 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 ...

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

Russia 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 ...

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 ...

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

Secretary 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 ...

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

UNITED 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 ...

Don't Intervene in Syria - New York Times

The 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 ...

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

Secretary 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 ...

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

People 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 ...

Kerry 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 ...