# aleppo - Friday 29 March, 2013
People are trying to sell off electronic devices to make money – but there isn’t enough electricity to make them work.
# aleppo - Sunday 10 March, 2013
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# aleppo - Wednesday 27 February, 2013
At least half of those killed were children when the Syrian military fired at least four missiles into the northern province of
Aleppo last week. # aleppo - Wednesday 16 January, 2013
No one has claimed responsibility for the blasts, but the government and rebels have blamed each other.
# aleppo - Wednesday 9 January, 2013
The World Food Programme is blaming a lack of security in the war-stricken country for an estimated 1 million people going hungry.
# aleppo - Sunday 30 December, 2012
Lakhdar Brahimi believes he has a ceasefire plan that could be accepted by the international community, including Russia.
# aleppo - Sunday 16 December, 2012
The fall of the army installation in Syria’s largest city is the last blow to the regime of Bashar al-Assad.
# aleppo - Thursday 4 October, 2012
Turkey has fired on Syrian targets this morning in reprisal for deadly cross-border fire yesterday, as tensions in the region sharply escalate.
# aleppo - Wednesday 3 October, 2012
A number of explosions have rocked a central district in the northern city of
Aleppo – with some reports of casualties. # aleppo - Sunday 30 September, 2012
The damage to one of the best-preserved old souks in the Middle East was the worst yet to a UNESCO World Heritage site in Syria.
# aleppo - Tuesday 25 September, 2012
# aleppo - Thursday 20 September, 2012
Clashes across the country have continued today as some estimates now put the death toll from the civil war at over 29,000 since early last year.
# aleppo - Sunday 9 September, 2012
A young filmmaker has been killed while shooting a video in the northern Syrian city of
Aleppo. # aleppo - Wednesday 5 September, 2012
Lakhdar Brahimi told the UN General Assembly that the destruction in the country is reaching “catastrophic proportions and the suffering of the people is immense”.
# aleppo - Saturday 1 September, 2012
A total of 125 people killed in violence nationwide on Friday including 74 civilians, 29 soldiers and 22 rebels according to one report.
# aleppo - Monday 27 August, 2012
Butchers, barbers and students are now getting used to guns, tanks and warfare.
# aleppo - Thursday 23 August, 2012
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Meanwhile, a harrowing first-hand report from Amnesty International workers documents a sharp increase in extrajudicial and summary executions of civilians in
Aleppo. # aleppo - Tuesday 21 August, 2012
Mika Yamamoto’s father, who was also a journalist, said reports of her death were “too much to bear”.
# aleppo - Monday 20 August, 2012
As Eid al-Fitr is being celebrated in Syria,
Aleppo and Daraa were being shelled, according to latest reports. Meanwhile, the last UN monitors are leaving the country. # aleppo - Saturday 18 August, 2012
International obligations towards civilians “have not been respected” by either side in Syrian conflict,
# aleppo - Tuesday 14 August, 2012
Riad Hijab, highest-ranking political figure to defect from the government, said he felt “pain in his soul” over the regime’s shelling and other attacks on rebel strongholds.
# aleppo - Saturday 11 August, 2012
The US has abandoned its quest for UN Security Council action – and is looking at other ways of supporting Syrian rebels.
# aleppo - Friday 10 August, 2012
Meanwhile, Syrian rebels have been forced from key area of
Aleppo. # aleppo - Thursday 9 August, 2012
Meanwhile, President Assad appointed a new prime minister to replace the one who defected to neighbouring Jordan earlier this week.
The summit follows one of the biggest ground assaults in weeks on rebel strongholds in
Aleppo yesterday. # aleppo - Wednesday 8 August, 2012
At least 37 people – 17 civilians, 10 rebels and 10 soldiers – were reportedly killed in the northern city of
Images taken in and around
Aleppo recently show increased use of heavy weapons in the area.
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# aleppo - Sunday 5 August, 2012
The fighter jets have repeatedly hit areas held by the rebels in two districts of the city today.
# aleppo - Saturday 4 August, 2012
The news comes as new fighting is reported in
Aleppo and Damascus. # aleppo - Friday 3 August, 2012
The Assembly overwhelmingly passed a resolution criticising the Security Council’s failure to act on the Syria conflict.
# aleppo - Thursday 2 August, 2012
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There have been further reports of human rights abuses from both government forces and rebels in Syria as the battle for its second city continues.
# aleppo - Wednesday 1 August, 2012
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# aleppo - Tuesday 31 July, 2012
The military offensive of troops loyal to president Bashar Assad has entered its fourth day.
# aleppo - Monday 30 July, 2012
US Defence Secretary says reported use of weapons against the Syrian people shows that Assad’s “regime is coming to an end”.
# aleppo - Sunday 29 July, 2012
The Pope has appealed for an end to violence as Syria’s army continues its ferocious attacks on the city of
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# aleppo - Saturday 28 July, 2012
Fears are growing about the safety of civilians in Syria’s second city, with reports of massive assaults on several neighbourhoods.
The young boy was trying to flee the country with this family when he was shot in the neck.