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The Battle of Aleppo, so far

Syrian civil war battle in Aleppo has been called the biggest urban battle since Stalingrad in World War II. Here is the sequence of events.AFP, Monday, 9:52 PM

EU: Aleppo attack a breach of international law

Top EU officials say attacks on civilians in the Syrian city of Aleppo amount to a "breach of international humanitarian law".Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 5:00 AM

Syrian army launches new offensive on Aleppo

Syria's army announces an offensive to retake the rebel-held east of Aleppo, days after ceasefire fell apart.Arutz Sheva Staff, Friday, 12:01 AM

Aleppo ablaze as resumed fighting intensifies

Ceasefire a distant memory as heavy regime airstrikes hit rebel-controlled areas in battle of Aleppo. World powers cling to failed truce.Arutz Sheva Staff, Thursday, 10:49 AM

U.S. concludes Russia attacked Syrian aid convoy

Officials say the United States has reached the preliminary conclusion that Russian warplanes bombed aid convoy in Aleppo.Ben Ariel, 9/21/2016, 12:13 AM

20 civilians killed in Syria aid convoy attack

More signs US-Russia brokered truce over, as airstrikes hit Red Crescent aid trucks, killing 20 and depriving many more of food & medicine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/20/2016, 3:15 PM

Syria: 12 killed as aid convoy attacked

18 trucks in a 31-vehicle convoy delivering aid attacked in Aleppo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/20/2016, 1:36 AM

Renewed shelling in Aleppo as truce ends

Syrian Army declares the US-Russia brokered ceasefire null and void, resumes shelling of rebel-held sections of Aleppo.Yonatan Roberts, 9/19/2016, 10:45 PM

Besieged Aleppo turns to 'alternative' fuels

250,000 residents of Aleppo have been left without electricity due to protracted siege, so they produce makeshift fuel out of plastic.AFP, 9/18/2016, 7:02 AM

Syria regime accepts US-Russia truce

Can the war in Syria be nearing an end? President Assad accepts US-Russian joint plan of pathway to end the conflict, but opposition unsure.Rana Moussaoui, 9/10/2016, 8:24 PM

Air strike kills top jihadist rebel commander

An air strike near Syria's battleground city Aleppo killed the military leader of the largest rebel alliance.AFP, 9/9/2016, 10:59 AM

Syrian regime denies using chlorine

Syrian government denies it used chlorine gas in an attack in Aleppo, following which dozens were treated for breathing problems.Elad Benari, 9/9/2016, 4:46 AM

Presidential nominee doesn't know about 'Aleppo'

Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson doesn't recognize the name of Syria's second largest city during a TV interview.Ben Ariel, 9/9/2016, 3:15 AM

Syria regime retakes key Aleppo district

Assad forces retake strategic area as 'largest urban battle since World War 2' rages on, causing continued civilian suffering and privation.AFP, 9/8/2016, 8:21 PM

Chemical watchdog concerned over chlorine attack

Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons says it is "disturbed" by the alleged use of toxic chemicals in Aleppo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/8/2016, 6:48 AM

Syrian regime reportedly uses chlorine in Aleppo

Dozens of people treated for breathing problems in Aleppo after regime helicopters drop barrel bombs which may have contained chlorine gas.Ben Ariel, 9/7/2016, 3:45 AM

Syria regime advances south of Aleppo

Syrian government forces advanced on Sunday south of Aleppo as they pushed to once again encircle rebel neighborhoods and reimpose a siege.AFP, 9/4/2016, 2:48 PM

Rebels conquer massive swath of Syria

Syrian opposition fighters have seized several areas in a rapid advance against government forces in central Hama province.AFP, 9/1/2016, 6:31 PM

Barrel bomb attack in Aleppo kills 11 children

15 civilians, including 11 children, killed in a barrel bomb attack on a rebel-held neighborhood of Syria's Aleppo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/26/2016, 3:13 AM

Syria brutality enabled by anti-Israel double standards

The violence in Syria has become routine. The UN focuses on alleged Palestinian deaths rather than on the enormous number of Syrian civilian killings. Noah Beck, 8/24/2016, 6:24 PM

UN official blasts 'sinful' carnage in Aleppo

UN top aid official Stephen O'Brien voices anger at world powers' inability to agree on a truce to allow aid into Syria's second city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/23/2016, 2:16 AM

Syrian pound drops sharply against US dollar

The value of the Syrian pound fell sharply over the weekend due to petroleum shortage as a result the war ravaging the country.AFP, 8/21/2016, 5:48 PM

More than 300 civilians dead in Aleppo

More than 300 civilians have been killed in a three-week surge of fighting and bombardment in devastated city of Aleppo.AFP, 8/20/2016, 9:31 PM

Russia: We did not bomb this boy's home

Russia says the viral Aleppo video shows a neighborhood out of bounds for its pilots, suggests rebel home-made rockets are to blame.AFP, 8/19/2016, 2:04 PM

Russia in Syria: We will honor the UN 'pause'

Russia has announced its intent to join a proposed UN weekly ceasefire to aid civilians embroiled in the Syrian conflict.AFP, 8/18/2016, 6:10 PM

'Aleppo one of most devastating modern conflicts'

Russia, U.S., ISIS, Hezbollah, Syria and others battle at expense of suffering civilian population.Hillel Fendel, 8/16/2016, 12:24 PM

Russia close to joining forces with U.S. in Aleppo

Russian Defense Minister says his country is close to joining forces with the United States around Syria's ravaged second city.AFP, 8/16/2016, 4:42 AM

Dozens dead as warplanes pound north Syria

Russian and Syrian regime batter rebel-controlled areas in Aleppo and surrounding areas, killing at least 45 civilians.Layal Abou Rahal-AFP, 8/14/2016, 9:31 PM

France concerned over chemical attack in Syria

France alarmed at reports of a deadly chemical attack in the Syrian battleground city of Aleppo.Elad Benari, 8/12/2016, 5:13 AM

Russia searching for solutions for war-torn Aleppo

Russia is considering expanding a three-hour daily ceasefire in Aleppo. UN: A 48-hour halt in fighting was needed to bring in aid.AFP, 8/11/2016, 7:01 PM

Syrian civil war coming to a head in Aleppo

Regime and rebel forces dig in for protracted battle in battered Aleppo, formerly the economic and cultural crown jewel of the country.Sammy Ketz, 8/10/2016, 11:53 AM

UN: Two million at risk of siege in Aleppo

UN demands "humanitarian pause" in fighting between regime forces and rebels in Aleppo so as to bring in food and medical supplies.AFP, 8/9/2016, 12:23 PM

Rebel alliance launches battle to retake Aleppo

"Army of Conquest" announces the start of a battle to recapture the whole of Aleppo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/8/2016, 3:14 AM

Fighting in Aleppo after rebels 'break siege'

Siege of Aleppo partially lifted after rebel groups break through regime forces, now other areas in danger of encirclement by rebels.Maya Gebeily - AFP, 8/7/2016, 5:10 PM

OPCW concerned over chlorine attack near Aleppo

Chemical weapons watchdog voices concern over reports of a chlorine gas attack in which 24 people were injured.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/4/2016, 6:45 AM

Russia accuses Syrian rebels of using poison gas

Russian defense ministry says seven people died in an attack by Syrian rebels using weapons loaded with a "poisonous agent".Ben Ariel, 8/4/2016, 3:07 AM

Syrian regime forces close in on Aleppo

Syrian regime forces, backed by heavy Russian air raids, recaptured hilltops and villages on the southwest edges of Aleppo.Rachel Kaplan, 8/3/2016, 1:30 PM

Syria: Rebel shelling kills 28 civilians in Aleppo

Shells fired by Syrian rebel groups kills at least 28 civilians in southwestern districts in Aleppo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/2/2016, 4:14 AM

Jihadists launch offensive in Aleppo

Jihadist forces allied to rebels attack regime forces south and southwest of Aleppo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2016, 1:12 AM

Calls grow for Syria regime to end Aleppo siege

Aid agencies urgently call on Bashar al-Assad regime to allow for supplies and civilians to come in and out of the besieged city.AFP, 7/29/2016, 2:09 PM

Former Rabbi of Aleppo dies in New York at 93

Rabbi Yom Tov Yedid, formerly the Rabbi of the ancient Jewish community of Aleppo, dies after a distinguished career in Torah scholarship.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2016, 11:25 AM

Russia helps Aleppo residents escape

As Syrian forces bomb Aleppo, Russia offers beleaguered residents "humanitarian escape corridors."AFP, 7/28/2016, 6:16 PM

UN pleads for weekly 48-hour truce in Syria's Alep

The UN called for a 48-hour truce in besieged Aleppo, Syria, in order to send aid to the civilians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/21/2016, 5:18 PM

Rebels launch fierce assault in Syria's Aleppo

Opposition forces in desperate push to retake key road into Syria's second city, prevent total siege.Karam al-Masri, 7/11/2016, 9:43 PM

Fierce fighting for key road despite Syria truce

Regime forces move closer than ever to seizing strategically-important route, cutting off rebel supplies to Aleppo.Rouba El Husseini with Karam al-Masri in Aleppo, 7/7/2016, 8:11 PM

70 fighters killed in northern Syria

At least 70 regime and rebel fighters killed in a government assault and a jihadist-led counterattack north of Aleppo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/1/2016, 4:44 AM

Russia announces 48-hour ceasefire in Aleppo

Russia says a 48-hour ceasefire in the Syrian city of Aleppo will try to help stabilize it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/16/2016, 4:14 AM

At least 70 killed in clashes near Syria's Aleppo

Regime, rebel and jihadist forces involved in fierce battle over strategic positions near Aleppo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2016, 12:33 PM

Life behind plastic in Syria's window-less city

Ravaged by years of brutal civil war, civilians still left in Aleppo don't bother replacing their shattered windows anymore. Karam al-Masri and Ahmad Abouzeid, 5/30/2016, 3:45 PM

Syrian army announces extension of Aleppo truce

Truce in Aleppo between regime forces and rebels extended by 48 hours.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/10/2016, 2:12 AM

Britain blasts Russia for blocking UN resolution

Britain slams Russia for blocking a UN Security Council statement condemning the Syrian military offensive in Aleppo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/6/2016, 2:44 AM

Truce takes hold in Syria's Aleppo

Syria's war-ravaged second city enters 48-hour ceasefire, but prospects bleak for any long-term truce.Karam al-Masri, 5/5/2016, 1:42 PM

Syrian army agrees to truce in Aleppo

Under pressure from Russia and the United States, Syrian army agrees to two-day truce in the war-ravaged city of Aleppo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2016, 3:42 AM

Kerry warns Assad against truce violations

Secretary of State John Kerry warns Syrian President of "repercussions" if his regime violates ceasefire being negotiated in Aleppo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/4/2016, 5:42 AM

UN to hold urgent meeting on crisis in Aleppo

UN Security Council to discuss the crisis in Syria's frontline city of Aleppo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/4/2016, 3:15 AM

Russian FM: Aleppo ceasefire 'within hours'

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says talks under way to stop slaughter in Syria's Aleppo.Anna Smolchenko with Rim Haddad in Damascus, 5/3/2016, 6:28 PM

Can Russia and the US save Syria together?

US and Russia working to stop bloodbath in Aleppo, which has brought landmark ceasefire deal to the brink of collapse.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/1/2016, 7:25 PM