Gulf Times - Aleppo
Buses evacuate hundreds from besieged Syrian towns

Buses evacuate hundreds from besieged Syrian towns

Hundreds of civilians and fighters who have been under crippling siege for more than two years left four Syrian towns in fleets of buses on Friday under a delayed evacuation deal.

Pentagon denies striking mosque in Syria

Pentagon denies striking mosque in Syria

The Pentagon on Friday denied that it had targeted a mosque in the Western Syrian province of Aleppo, saying that it had carried out a strike against an al Qaeda meeting place and believed that it had killed dozens of militants.

Water reaches pumping station in Syrian city of Aleppo

Water reaches pumping station in Syrian city of Aleppo

Water has reached a pumping station inside Aleppo and will "soon" go out to residential districts in the city, Syrian state media said on Tuesday.

Syrian army advances against IS in Aleppo

Syrian army advances against IS in Aleppo

Syria's military said on Thursday it had captured a string of towns and part of a key highway from the Islamic State group in the northern province of Aleppo.

Aleppo girl asks Trump to help Syrian children

Aleppo girl asks Trump to help Syrian children

The seven-year-old Syrian girl who gained a global following last year with her Twitter updates from Aleppo has written an open letter to US President Donald Trump asking him to help other children in her war-torn country.

Syrian army, allies push back Islamic State near Aleppo

Syrian army, allies push back Islamic State near Aleppo

Syrian government forces and their allies drove Islamic State militants out of several villages northeast of Aleppo between Tuesday and Wednesday, a monitoring group said, bringing them closer to territory held by Turkish-backed rebels.

Syrian army and allies take village from Islamic State

Syrian army and allies take village from Islamic State

The Syrian army and its allies on Sunday drove Islamic State from the village of Soran, east of Aleppo, bringing them closer to territory held by Turkey-backed rebels.

Aleppo charity auction raises QR3.275mn

Aleppo charity auction raises QR3.275mn

An amount of QR3.275mn was raised to support Syrians in Aleppo at a charity auction at Katara – Cultural Village Monday night.

Putin, Rouhani welcome Aleppo 'victory'

Putin, Rouhani welcome Aleppo 'victory'

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin welcomed the ‘Syrian army's victory against the terrorists in Aleppo’ during a late-night phone call, Iranian media reported on Sunday.

Hezbollah says Aleppo could pave way to political solution

Hezbollah says Aleppo could pave way to political solution

Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said on Friday the Syrian government's defeat of rebels in Aleppo this week had ended their hopes of ousting President Bashar al-Assad and could pave the way to a political solution for the country.

4,000 rebels leave Aleppo in 'last stages' of evacuation

4,000 rebels leave Aleppo in 'last stages' of evacuation

More than 4,000 fighters left rebel-held areas of Aleppo, the Red Cross said on Thursday, in the "last stages" of an evacuation clearing the way for Syria's army to retake the city.

Assad takes control of Aleppo, last fighters gone

Assad takes control of Aleppo, last fighters gone

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Syrian President Bashar al-Assad took control of Aleppo city on Wednesday after the last batch of fighters was evacuated.