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The Observer view on the Middle East and Vladimir Putin - The Guardian;

The Observer view on the Middle East and Vladimir Putin - The Guardian

The GuardianThe Observer view on the Middle East and Vladimir PutinThe GuardianSigns for the people of Aleppo at the Russian ambassador's residence in Washington, USA. Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share via Email; View more sharing options; Share on LinkedIn · Share on ...and more »

Evacuation agreement reached in Aleppo, rebel group says - CNN;

Evacuation agreement reached in Aleppo, rebel group says - CNN

CNNEvacuation agreement reached in Aleppo, rebel group saysCNN(CNN) The on-again, off-again evacuation agreement in eastern Aleppo is back on track, rebel groups said Saturday. "There has been an agreement reached with the Russians about the evacuation of Aleppo, no further information or comments in the current ...and more »

Syrian Rebels, Government Say New Deal In Works To Secure Aleppo Evacuation - Huffington Post;

Syrian Rebels, Government Say New Deal In Works To Secure Aleppo Evacuation - Huffington Post

Huffington PostSyrian Rebels, Government Say New Deal In Works To Secure Aleppo EvacuationHuffington PostEvacuation plans ground to a halt on Friday after new demands from pro-government forces. Laila Bassam and Lisa Barrington. Abdalrhman Ismail/Reuters. Rebel fighters sit on the rubble of damaged buildings as they wait to be evacuated from a rebel-held ...and more »

The 'Palestinisation' of the Syrian people - Aljazeera.com;

The 'Palestinisation' of the Syrian people - Aljazeera.com

Aljazeera.comThe 'Palestinisation' of the Syrian peopleAljazeera.comIn solidarity with Aleppo, the lights on the Eiffel Tower were extinguished. Elsewhere in Paris, and in London, Amsterdam, Oslo and Copenhagen, people demonstrated against the slaughter. Turks rallied outside Russian and Iranian embassies and ...and more »

Evacuation to resume in Aleppo, partially in four more towns - Ynetnews;

Evacuation to resume in Aleppo, partially in four more towns - Ynetnews

YnetnewsEvacuation to resume in Aleppo, partially in four more townsYnetnewsThe stalled evacuation of Aleppo is due to resume on Saturday, as Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces will allow survivors in the sieged city and special cases in nearby towns to leave; the Red Cross requests that safe passage be guaranteed for ...and more »

Aleppo evacuation to resume under new Syria deal - The Guardian;

Aleppo evacuation to resume under new Syria deal - The Guardian

The GuardianAleppo evacuation to resume under new Syria dealThe GuardianA new deal has been reached to evacuate thousands of civilians still trapped in rebel-held areas of eastern Aleppo, after the original pact broke down over demands from pro-government forces that two villages besieged by rebels must also be evacuated.and more »

Aleppo evacuation 'halted without explanation' - Irish Independent;

Aleppo evacuation 'halted without explanation' - Irish Independent

Irish IndependentAleppo evacuation 'halted without explanation'Irish IndependentA wounded boy sits inside an ambulance in the rebel-held al-Amiriyah neighbourhood 11 A wounded boy sits inside an ambulance in the rebel-held al-Amiriyah neighbourhood of Aleppo yesterday as civilians waited to be evacuated to a ...and more »

White Helmet Hearsay - snopes.com;

White Helmet Hearsay - snopes.com

snopes.comWhite Helmet Hearsaysnopes.comA nongovernmental search-and-rescue organization on the ground in Syria has drawn a lot of attention, but claims they are linked to terrorists are unfounded. Wall Street Journal screen capture. 1K ...and more »

Aleppo Evacuation Halted Amid Confusion and Concerns About Killings - New York Times;

Aleppo Evacuation Halted Amid Confusion and Concerns About Killings - New York Times

New York TimesAleppo Evacuation Halted Amid Confusion and Concerns About KillingsNew York TimesSyrians were evacuated from a rebel-held area of eastern Aleppo on Friday. Credit Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. BEIRUT, Lebanon — The evacuation of residents from the last rebel-held section in the devastated Syrian city of Aleppo broke down ...and more »

Obama: Assad, Russia and Iran have blood on hands - The Times of Israel;

Obama: Assad, Russia and Iran have blood on hands - The Times of Israel

The Times of IsraelObama: Assad, Russia and Iran have blood on handsThe Times of IsraelUS President Barack Obama holds a year-end press conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, DC, December 16, 2016. (AFP Photo/Zach Gibson). Newsroom. Email the Newsroom · Facebook · Twitter. Related Topics.and more »

President Obama Says He Feels 'Responsible' for Carnage in Syria - TIME;

President Obama Says He Feels 'Responsible' for Carnage in Syria - TIME

TIMEPresident Obama Says He Feels 'Responsible' for Carnage in SyriaTIMEPresident Obama said Friday that he feels responsible for the ongoing crisis in Aleppo, where carnage has left the Syrian city in shambles. "I always feel responsible," Obama said at his final press conference of the year. "Because of my office ...and more »

Syrian government and rebels blame each other for Aleppo evacuation chaos - Los Angeles Times;

Syrian government and rebels blame each other for Aleppo evacuation chaos - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesSyrian government and rebels blame each other for Aleppo evacuation chaosLos Angeles TimesThe Starliner bus, its white paint speckled with grime, emerged from the bedlam of eastern Aleppo Friday, making its way toward the dilapidated Ramouseh bridge. It was empty — the residents who'd boarded it earlier in the day to escape the city's ...and more »

Civilians Still Trapped as Aleppo Evacuation Stalls - NBCNews.com;

Civilians Still Trapped as Aleppo Evacuation Stalls - NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comCivilians Still Trapped as Aleppo Evacuation StallsNBCNews.comThousands of civilians — including many children — were still trapped inside eastern Aleppo Friday, according to international humanitarian groups, rebels and activists on the ground. Evacuations from the city's last rebel-held enclave stalled during ...and more »

OPINION-The fall of Aleppo: Dancing on the corpse of humanity - Anadolu Agency;

OPINION-The fall of Aleppo: Dancing on the corpse of humanity - Anadolu Agency

Anadolu AgencyOPINION-The fall of Aleppo: Dancing on the corpse of humanityAnadolu AgencyNext time you hear of a terrorist act, ask yourself: What were you doing when Aleppo fell and what did you do to stop it? home > analysis news 16.12.2016. OPINION-The fall of Aleppo: Dancing on the corpse of humanity. Features. archive. Civilians ...and more »

The five Augusts of Obama's Syria policy - TRT World;

The five Augusts of Obama's Syria policy - TRT World

TRT WorldThe five Augusts of Obama's Syria policyTRT WorldThe US remains a spectator as another massive humanitarian tragedy unfolds in the Syrian conflict. The Syrian regime's siege of Aleppo is likely the last nail in the coffin for US strategy in Syria. Photo by: Reuters. Russia's President Vladimir Putin ...and more »

Aleppo Evacuation Suspended Due To Dispute Over Where To Send Civilians - Huffington Post;

Aleppo Evacuation Suspended Due To Dispute Over Where To Send Civilians - Huffington Post

Huffington PostAleppo Evacuation Suspended Due To Dispute Over Where To Send CiviliansHuffington PostThe evacuation of people from the last opposition-held areas of the Syrian city of Aleppo was suspended on Friday after pro-government militias demanded that the wounded should also be brought out of two Shi'ite villages being besieged by rebel fighters.and more »

Syrian regime halts Aleppo evacuation, says rebels firing on convoys - The Times of Israel;

Syrian regime halts Aleppo evacuation, says rebels firing on convoys - The Times of Israel

The Times of IsraelSyrian regime halts Aleppo evacuation, says rebels firing on convoysThe Times of IsraelALEPPO, Syria — The Syrian government suspended evacuations from eastern Aleppo just hours after they resumed on Friday, saying that rebels had opened fire on a convoy of evacuees at a crossing point with the enclave, state TV reported. Get The Times ...and more »

Aleppo: Evacuation of civilians and rebels suspended - Aljazeera.com;

Aleppo: Evacuation of civilians and rebels suspended - Aljazeera.com

Aljazeera.comAleppo: Evacuation of civilians and rebels suspendedAljazeera.comTens of thousands of people remain in rebel-held parts of Aleppo as Syrian official cites "obstructions" of deal. 16 Dec 2016 18:14 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00.and more »

The fall of Aleppo isn't humanity's disgrace: Neil Macdonald - CBC.ca;

The fall of Aleppo isn't humanity's disgrace: Neil Macdonald - CBC.ca

CBC.caThe fall of Aleppo isn't humanity's disgrace: Neil MacdonaldCBC.caGuilt is fashionable in our pampered society, particularly at this indulgent time of the year. It's the safest of intellectual retreats. Asserting it at the dinner table guarantees solemn, affirming nods, before someone offers to top up everybody's ...and more »

Syria negotiators race to salvage Aleppo evacuation deal - The Guardian;

Syria negotiators race to salvage Aleppo evacuation deal - The Guardian

The GuardianSyria negotiators race to salvage Aleppo evacuation dealThe GuardianSyrian rebel fighters and civilians evacuated from Aleppo arrive in the opposition-controlled Khan al-Aassal region, west of the city. Photograph: Omar Haj Kadour/AFP/Getty Images. Aleppo. Syria negotiators race to salvage Aleppo evacuation deal.and more »