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Syrian army advances in east Aleppo, thousands of civilians flee battered city

Updated : Dec 04, 2016

By : AFP

Category : World

Syrian army advances in east Aleppo, thousands of civilians flee battered city

Assad's forces have made swift gains in east Aleppo, and its loss would be the biggest blow yet to Syria's opposition in the more than five-year war. #Syria #NewsTracker #Bashar al-Assad #Aleppo #Syrian army #islamic-state
Syrian army retakes over half of rebel east Aleppo

Updated : Dec 03, 2016

By : AFP

Category : World

Syrian army retakes over half of rebel east Aleppo

Syria's army advanced overnight deeper into east Aleppo where it now controls more than half of the former rebel stronghold after a fierce assault that has sparked an international outcry. #Syria #NewsTracker #Aleppo #World News #Syrian army retakes east Aleppo
Russia not serious in talks with Syrian rebels - opposition official | Reuters

Updated : Dec 02, 2016

By : Reuters

Category : World

Russia not serious in talks with Syrian rebels - opposition official | Reuters

By Angus McDowall and Tom Perry | BEIRUT BEIRUT A senior Syrian opposition official accused Russia on Friday of procrastinating in talks with rebels over Aleppo, signalling no progress in diplomacy which rebels hoped would ease dire conditions in the city where they are in danger of defeat.Buoyed by its rapid capture of several whole neighbourhoods, the government on Friday took journalists on an escorted tour of the ruined northeast Aleppo districts which fell on Sunday and Monday, and which the army is sweeping for mines. The rebels' talks with Russia, the most powerful ally of President Bashar al-Assad, in Ankara point to the bad set of options they face. The government assault aims to take Aleppo by the time U.S. #India #Syria #Middle East #Europe #markets #Iraq #city
New evidence links Dhaka attack to Islamic State: Terrorism in Bangladesh may increase

Updated : Dec 02, 2016

By : Reuters

Category : World

New evidence links Dhaka attack to Islamic State: Terrorism in Bangladesh may increase

Before Tamim Ahmed Chowdhury orchestrated Bangladesh's worst militant attack, he sought and won approval for it from the Islamic State. #Syria #Al-Qaeda #Bangladesh #Australia #Jamaat-e-Islami #Sheikh Hasina #Iraq #Dhaka #Bangladesh Nationalist Party #Awami League #islamic-state #Asaduzzaman Khan #Holey Artisan Cafe #Tamim Ahmed Chowdhury #Basundhara
Air strikes kill 54 civilians in Iraq, Syria - U.S. military | Reuters

Updated : Dec 02, 2016

By : Reuters

Category : World

Air strikes kill 54 civilians in Iraq, Syria - U.S. military | Reuters

By Idrees Ali | WASHINGTON WASHINGTON The U.S.-led coalition killed 54 civilians between March 31 and Oct. 22 while carrying out air strikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria, the U.S. military said in a statement on Thursday.Up to 24 civilians were killed in one strike in mid-July near the Syrian city of Manbij, the statement said.At the time the opposition Syrian National Coalition called for a suspension of the air campaign against Islamic State in Syria while reports of the Manbij strike were investigated and U.S. #United States #Business #Syria #Islam #Middle East #Iraq #article
Fifty-four civilians killed in air strikes in Iraq, Syria: US military | Reuters

Updated : Dec 01, 2016

By : Reuters

Category : World

Fifty-four civilians killed in air strikes in Iraq, Syria: US military | Reuters

WASHINGTON The U.S.-led coalition killed fifty-four civilians between March 31 and Oct. 22 while carrying out air strikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria, the U.S. military said in a statement on Thursday.In one particular strike in mid-July, near the Syrian city of Manbij, up to 24 civilians were killed, the statement said #United States #Syria #markets #Argentina #crisis #Foreign policy
30,000 flee east Aleppo, Russia wants humanitarian corridors - U.N. | Reuters

Updated : Dec 01, 2016

By : Reuters

Category : World

30,000 flee east Aleppo, Russia wants humanitarian corridors - U.N. | Reuters

By Tom Miles and Stephanie Nebehay | GENEVA GENEVA About 30,000 people are receiving aid after fleeing the besieged eastern zone of Aleppo in the past few days, taking the total number of displaced people in the Syrian city to more than 400,000, U.N. special envoy Staffan de Mistura said on Thursday #Syria #Argentina #United Kingdom #crisis #fighting
Syria operation against 'terror groups' only, says Turkey's Erdogan

Updated : Dec 01, 2016

By : AFP

Category : World

Syria operation against 'terror groups' only, says Turkey's Erdogan

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday that Turkey's military operation in Syria was against "terror" groups, appearing to row back on his comments saying it was targeting President Bashar al-Assad. #Syria #NewsTracker #Vladimir Putin #Turkey #Recep Tayyip Erdogan #Kurdistan Workers' Party #Ankara #islamic-state
Vladimir Putin hopes for better US-Russia ties under Trump Presidency

Updated : Dec 01, 2016

By : AP

Category : World

Vladimir Putin hopes for better US-Russia ties under Trump Presidency

Putin said that Russia is looking forward to mending ties with the US after President-elect Donald Trump takes office. #Donald Trump #Syria #NewsTracker #Russia #Vladimir Putin #Kremlin Izvestia #US-Russia relations #Trump presidency
UN council sets meeting on Aleppo crisis: Diplomats

Updated : Nov 30, 2016

By : PTI

Category : World

UN council sets meeting on Aleppo crisis: Diplomats

The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on Wednesday on the dire humanitarian crisis unfolding in Aleppo, diplomats said. #United Nations #Syria #NewsTracker #UN #Aleppo #Syrian refugees