Aleppo, once Syria’s most populated city, now holds 300,000 people, including approximately 100,000 children. Director Saad Houry asked parties involved in the Syrian war to protect civilians and children, reiterating previous requests that have been ignored.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch attend a vigil in Baton Rouge for the three cops fatally shot last month in an ambush. Also, the Syrian government and its Russian allies offered…
By Daniel Moritz-Rabson
Syrian government airstrikes hit five medical clinics in the country’s Aleppo Governorate in raids that began Saturday night.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
PARIS — The United States said Monday that a new agreement with Russia would replace localized, piecemeal cease-fires in Syria with a revived, nationwide truce, as world leaders struggled to get faltering peace talks back on track.
By Bradley Klapper, Matthew Lee, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The United States and Russia have persuaded Syria's government and moderate rebels to extend the country's fragile truce to the northern city of Aleppo, although sporadic clashes continue, U.S. officials said Wednesday.
In our news wrap Tuesday, the UN Security Council demanded protections for hospitals in war zones after rebel rocket fire struck a hospital in a government-controlled part of Aleppo, killing at least four. Also, a U.S. Navy SEAL was killed…
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
GENEVA -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday said "several proposals" aimed at finding a way to restore at least a partial truce in Syria are being discussed, amid continuing attacks in the city of Aleppo.
By Michael D. Regan
Syrian warplanes have targeted rebel groups in Aleppo for nine straight days.
An airstrike smashed a hospital supported by the Red Cross and Doctors Without Borders overnight in Aleppo, Syria, killing dozens including one of the region's last pediatricians. Other attacks followed, punctuating the collapse of a cease-fire in the country's largest…
Twenty-seven people were reportedly killed by a suspected Syrian government airstrike on a hospital in Aleppo. Hari Sreenivasan learns more about the bombing and the medical facility that was targeted from Pablo Marco of Doctors Without Borders.
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