Gulf Times - Aleppo
Syrian boy Omran appears in Russian Aleppo event

Syrian boy Omran appears in Russian Aleppo event

Russia fought back Wednesday against what it called ‘fake news’ surrounding the battle for Aleppo, hosting a UN event with a video appearance by the boy whose blood-streaked face became a symbol of the conflict.

Islamic State kills Syrian villagers as fighting rages

Islamic State kills Syrian villagers as fighting rages

Islamic State attacked villages near the only useable road that links the government-controlled cities of Aleppo and Homs on Thursday, killing many residents, Syrian state media and a Britain-based war monitor said.

Evacuations from Syrian towns end after two-day halt

Evacuations from Syrian towns end after two-day halt

The evacuation of Syrian civilians and fighters from four besieged towns, part of a mediated swap deal between the warring sides, ended on Friday after a 48-hour halt, state media and a rebel official said.

Syria evacuations resume days after bombing

Syria evacuations resume days after bombing

Evacuations from four besieged areas of Syria resumed on Wednesday, Syrian state television, a Hezbollah media unit and a war monitor reported, days after a suicide bombing killed dozens in a convoy which was part of the same reciprocal agreement.

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.