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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, starvation in Syria's 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 all of 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

Desperate fighting in Syria's 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, Syria, 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 Aleppo

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 divided 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 Aleppo 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 around 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 resolution on Aleppo

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: Syria ceasefire to extend to Aleppo '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

Doctors Without Borders slams 'outrageous' hospital air strike

Global organization condemns regime strike on Aleppo hospital, which killed the only pediatrician in the region; 'where is the outrage?'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2016, 5:09 PM

Syrian regime preparing 'major offensive' to capture Aleppo

Regime-controlled newspaper echoes government officials, says major operation imminent.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2016, 2:36 PM

Syrian regime launches lethal strikes on Aleppo

Dozens killed in air strike barrage on rebel-held neighborhoods of former economic hub, as ceasefire totters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/22/2016, 2:30 PM

Syrian opposition threatens to quit talks

Syrian opposition's delegation threatens to quit peace talks in Geneva amid continued fighting in Aleepo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/18/2016, 12:13 AM

Syria: Fierce fighting kills 35 around Aleppo

Clashes around Syria's second city kill at least 16 pro-regime fighters and 19 members of Al-Nusra Front.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/11/2016, 1:14 AM

Syrian regime prepares to retake Aleppo

Syrian Prime Minister announces troops aided by Russian air cover are about to try and capture second-largest city from rebels.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/10/2016, 6:53 PM

Jihadist rebels seize key hilltops from Syrian regime

Al-Nusra Front and allied jihadists seize strategic hilltops in northern Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/8/2016, 5:44 AM

Aleppo's ancient synagogue threatened with destruction

As regime forces move in on rebels amid intense fighting, group calls for help in saving last traces of Jewish heritage in the ancient city.Ari Soffer, 2/10/2016, 3:50 PM

Report: Syria army takes key rebel town south of Aleppo

Taking control of Al-Hader brings regime one step close to key Damascus-Aleppo highway.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2015, 4:08 PM

Syrian army breaks yearlong ISIS siege of key air base

Regime troops break through to Kweyris airport killing 'large number' of ISIS, although more ISIS terrorists still present at base.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2015, 6:34 PM

Ten killed in regime strike on ISIS-held town in Syria

At least two children killed in Syrian regime airstrikes on town in the northern Aleppo province.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/8/2015, 2:55 PM

ISIS Advancing on Aleppo Despite Russian Airstrikes

ISIS fighters advance to the outskirts of Syria's second city, despite Moscow's announcement it killed hundreds of jihadists.Arutz Sheva North America, 10/9/2015, 10:35 PM

Power Shift? ISIS Trying to Conquer Key Rebel Supply Line

ISIS launches extended assault replete with suicide bombers to capture key villages in supply line from Turkey to Aleppo region.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/9/2015, 7:11 PM

13 Civilians Killed in Aerial Attacks on Aleppo

13 civilians, among them seven children, killed in aerial attacks by Syria's government on the northern province of Aleppo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/16/2015, 3:14 AM

Nusra Front Suicide Bomber Kills 25 Soldiers in Aleppo

Suicide bomber from Syria's Al-Qaeda offshoot blows himself up in a Syrian army outpost in Aleppo.Ben Ariel, 7/7/2015, 2:14 AM

Rebels Launch Offensive to Capture Syria's Largest City

New Islamist alliance 'Ansar al-Sharia,' which includes Al Qaeda's Nusra Front, seeks key victory as regime struggles to hold positions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/3/2015, 3:20 PM

20 Dead in Rebel Attack on Aleppo as UN Envoy Visits

20 people killed and 100 wounded in Syrian rebel rocket fire on government-held parts of the city of Aleppo.Ben Ariel, 6/16/2015, 2:12 AM

UN Outraged Over Barrel Bomb Attacks in Syria

Security Council expresses outrage over a recent wave of barrel-bomb attacks in Aleppo province that have left scores dead.Ben Ariel, Canada, 6/6/2015, 1:20 AM

Syria: 14 Dead in Regime Barrel Bomb Attack on Aleppo

At least 14 civilians killed when Syrian regime helicopters drop barrel bombs on northern Aleppo, the latest in an ongoing air campaign.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/5/2015, 2:12 AM

Regime Barrel Bomb Attack Kills 20 in Aleppo

At least 20 killed in a regime barrel bomb attack on a mini-bus stand in a rebel-held part of Syria's Aleppo.Ben Ariel, 5/13/2015, 3:42 AM

Assad's Barrel Bombs Close Main Hospital in Aleppo

Doctors Without Borders report major hospital closed after repeated bombings, as the organization struggles to provide aid.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2015, 4:27 PM

Amnesty Blasts Crimes Against Humanity in Aleppo

Amnesty International blasts both Syrian regime as well as rebel forces in new report on Aleppo fighting.Ben Ariel, 5/5/2015, 4:44 AM

Syria: 7 Civilians Killed in Barrel Bomb Attack on Aleppo School

Barrel bomb hits Aleppo school, kills at least seven civilians, including a teacher and four children.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/4/2015, 1:12 AM

Assad: Turkey Prevented UN Ceasefire Plan in Aleppo

Syrian President claims Turkey's influence with rebel factions is prolonging the battle in Aleppo, a prime site for bomb attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/17/2015, 12:24 PM

Al Nusra Bombs Syrian Regime Base in Aleppo

Large tunnel explodes near air force intelligence base in Aleppo, just after rebels close down schools there due to bombings.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/13/2015, 10:45 PM

Schools Close in Aleppo Following Bombings

Human rights monitor says brutal bombings have closed 135 schools in the Syrian city after air raids on civilians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/13/2015, 6:16 PM

Syria: 5 Children Killed in Aleppo Airstrike

Syrian regime air strike in Aleppo kills five children and four other civilians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/13/2015, 3:46 AM

Rebel Aleppo Strike 'Mimics Ruthlessness of Assad'

HRW criticizes 'indiscriminate' attack on civilians after over 12 killed in missile bombardment in divided Syrian city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/23/2015, 2:57 PM

Assad's Barrel Bombs Leave Maimed Aleppo Residents Hopeless

Doctors Without Borders reveals bleak picture in Aleppo, where regime bombs and destroyed medical system lead to mass amputations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/11/2015, 9:36 PM