US Sends 200 More Troops to Syria Days after Obama Lifts Ban on Arms Supplies to Rebels - Center for Research on Globalization

With Assad on the verge of retaking Aleppo, and with it, regaining full control in the ongoing Syrian proxy war, we asked last week in “With Assad On Verge Of Historic Victory, Syrian Rebels Request A Ceasefire” how long before the US intervenes in an ...

US Allies Caution Trump on Syria Strategy - Newsweek ME

Key U.S. allies in Europe are quietly expressing concern over President-elect Donald Trump's approach to Syria, warning that his pledge to work more closely with Russia, Damascus' main backer, will do little to diminish the terrorist threat emanating ...

UN General Assembly votes on ceasefire - CCTV

Members of the UN General Assembly have voted to pass a resolution calling for an end to the violence in Syria. This comes just days after the UN Security Council failed to agree on a ceasefire in the city of Aleppo. 122 countries voted in favor of the ...

'Battle Is Virtually Over' As Syrian Forces Increase Control Over Aleppo - Huffington Post Canada

BEIRUT — Nearly two weeks into a crushing blitz, Syrian forces and their allies have taken control of nearly all of what was once an opposition stronghold in eastern Aleppo, touching off a new wave of evacuations Friday and raising concerns about ...

Trump will have to deal with what is left of Aleppo - ThinkProgress

Smoke rises in a east Aleppo neighborhood during a battle between forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad and rebels in Aleppo, Syria, Monday, Dec. 5, 2016. CREDIT: AP Photo/Hassan Ammar. An already nightmarish situation is steadily getting ...

'We Are About to Die': The End Comes for Aleppo - TIME

The fate of tens of thousands of civilians and rebel fighters is at stake as forces supporting the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad stand poised to retake the last neighborhoods of the city of Aleppo. Both the ordinary people and the gunmen ...

Wasteland revealed after battle for Aleppo's Old City - Ynetnews

For four years, residents of Aleppo have borne siege, government and Russian led airstrikes; as the last pockets of rebel held Aleppo fall to the government, Aleppines are coming out of hiding to survey their city, almost completely wiped from the face ...