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Military, activists: Syrian helicopter shot down in Aleppo

BEIRUT (AP) – A government helicopter was shot down and its crew killed Friday in Syria’s northwest, where a military offensive against opposition fighters is unfolding, a Syrian military official and activists said. Videos posted online [...]

Return of the cat man of Aleppo

Return of the cat man of Aleppo Meet the cat man of Aleppo.—————- The cat man of Aleppo, Mohammad Aljaleel, touched the hearts of millions when his sanctuary featured in a BBC video in 2016 (above). He had to leave [...]
WATCH: What makes a “normal” teenager? Escaping Aleppo and growing up in Southern California
In Southern California, Dalya lives like most other teenagers: She attends high school, plays sports and hangs out at the mall. Unlike most teenagers there, however, she was displaced by the Syrian conflict and fled Aleppo with her family [...]

Former N.Y. Comic, Reporting From Aleppo

Bilal Abdul Kareem is a Muslim-convert and former comedian from New York. In the last few years, he’s made hundreds of news reports from Syria. Related: article: [...]

Obama doctrine’s death knell sounds as Aleppo falls to Bashar Assad loyalists

The fall of the rebel-held Syrian city of Aleppo to Russian- and Iranian-backed forces loyal to President Bashar Assad sounds the death knell for the outgoing Obama administration’s hands-off counterterrorism doctrine, analysts say. The final [...]

Evacuations from Aleppo Resume; Thousands Are Moved From Rebel-Held Zones

Photo Buses evacuated residents from Fua and Kfarya, Shiite villages near the Syrian city of Aleppo, on Monday. Credit Agence France-Presse — Getty Images [...]

Aleppo Evacuations Will Be Monitored After U.N. Reaches Deal

The deal would send United Nations monitors to observe the evacuation process after consultations with “interested parties,” which means that observers could in theory be turned down by soldiers and militias on the ground. Senior United [...]

Russia Set to Block U.N. From Monitoring Aleppo Evacuation

UNITED NATIONS — Russia said on Sunday morning that it would block an effort to deploy United Nations observers in Syria to witness the evacuation of thousands of men, women and children from eastern Aleppo, or what the United Nations chief, [...]

Assad’s Lesson From Aleppo: Force Works, With Few Consequences

To do otherwise, he said, would have required the United States to be “all in and willing to take over Syria.” The message for autocratic leaders in the region and elsewhere is that force works — and brings few consequences, [...]

Aleppo Evacuation Suspended After 8,000 People Removed

Photo A member of the Syrian government forces watched the evacuation operation of rebel fighters and civilians from Aleppo on Friday. Credit George Ourfalian/Agence France-Presse [...]