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

Signs 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 ...

Evacuation agreement reached in Aleppo, rebel group says - CNN

(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 ...

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

Evacuation 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 ...

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

In 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 ...

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

The 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 ...

Aleppo evacuation to resume under new Syria deal - The Guardian

A 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.

Aleppo evacuation 'halted without explanation' - Irish Independent

A 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 ...

White Helmet Hearsay - snopes.com

A 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 ...

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

Syrians 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 ...

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

US 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.

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

President 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 ...

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

The 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 ...

Civilians Still Trapped as Aleppo Evacuation Stalls - NBCNews.com

Thousands 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 ...

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

Next 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 ...

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

The 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 ...

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

The 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.

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

ALEPPO, 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 ...

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

Tens 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.

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

Guilt 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 ...

Syria negotiators race to salvage Aleppo evacuation deal - The Guardian

Syrian 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.