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Aleppo's tweeting girl meets Erdogan

Aleppo's tweeting girl meets Erdogan

A seven-year-old Syrian girl who drew global attention with her Twitter updates from besieged Aleppo met Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan at his palace in Ankara on Wednesday.

Israel considers treating Aleppo refugees in its hospitals

Israel considers treating Aleppo refugees in its hospitals

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday that Israel was looking into the possibility of bringing wounded refugees from the Syrian city of Aleppo to Israeli hospitals for treatment.

Syrian army urges remaining rebels to leave Aleppo

Syrian army urges remaining rebels to leave Aleppo

Syria's army on Tuesday urged the last remaining rebels and civilians to leave the bombed-out eastern quarters of Aleppo, a military source told AFP.

Turkish police detain six after Russian ambassador shot dead

Turkish police detain six after Russian ambassador shot dead

Turkish police have detained six people over the killing of the Russian ambassador, state media said, who was shot in the back as he gave a speech in Ankara on Monday by an off-duty police officer.

Thousands evacuated from Aleppo as UN eyes observers

Thousands evacuated from Aleppo as UN eyes observers

More than 3,000 people left the rebel enclave of Aleppo on Monday, raising hope for many others still stranded, as Russia eased its objections to sending UN observers to oversee the evacuations.

Buses attacked, burned on way to evacuate besieged villages

Buses attacked, burned on way to evacuate besieged villages

Several buses en route to evacuate ill and injured people from the besieged Syrian villages of al-Foua and Kefraya were attacked and burned on Sunday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and Syrian state television said.

Buses enter Aleppo to resume evacuations

Buses enter Aleppo to resume evacuations

Buses began entering the last rebel-held parts of Aleppo on Sunday to resume the evacuation of Syrian civilians and rebels, official media reported.

Aleppo evacuation: Syrian rebels blame Iran

Aleppo evacuation: Syrian rebels blame Iran

Syrian rebels blamed Iran and its Shia-backed militias on Saturday of holding up a deal to evacuate civilians trapped in the remaining rebel bastion in Aleppo.

Aleppo: Red Cross asks for quick agreement evacuation plan

Aleppo: Red Cross asks for quick agreement evacuation plan

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) asked Syria's warring parties to agree quickly on a plan to evacuate people from east Aleppo and provide "solid" safety guarantees on Saturday, a day after the evacuation stalled.

Thousands camp out in Aleppo desperate for evacuation

Thousands camp out in Aleppo desperate for evacuation

Thousands of civilians spent the night in bombed out apartment blocks in rebel Aleppo in desperate hope of a resumption of organised evacuations on Saturday, an AFP correspondent reported.

Aleppo evacuation suspended amid dispute over villages

Aleppo evacuation suspended amid dispute over villages

The evacuation of the last opposition-held areas of the Syrian city of Aleppo was suspended on Friday after pro-government militias demanded that wounded people should also be brought out of two Shi'ite villages being besieged by rebel fighters.

100,000 Aleppo civilians could be evacuated: Turkey

100,000 Aleppo civilians could be evacuated: Turkey

Up to 100,000 civilians could be evacuated from the Syrian city of Aleppo, the Turkish deputy prime minister said Thursday, with Turkey possibly setting up a camp in Syria for the evacuees.